Weekly Roundup Jan. 31st 2018

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Here are the fresh stories about product updates.


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Here are some helpful tips for ensuring winning SaaS strategies, including how to ease your transition.

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AWS CodeBuild now supports GitHub Enterprise as the source control provider. This enables GitHub Enterprise customers to use CodeBuild’s managed build service to automatically build pull requests and commits.

What are AI and Blockchain anyway? This overview helps you understand the how and why behind them and how they can help your business.


The comments feature is now available to all DocuSign customers. Here’s a quick how-to on enabling comments + a short video introducing the feature.

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Gmail Data Loss Prevention (DLP) allows you to scan and systematically take action on your users’ inbound and outbound email traffic.

G Suite is making it possible to specify exactly who can view your content in the new Google Sites. You can now publish your site to a specific audience, here’s how…

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This data science webcast series will explore the different ways data scientists use Git and GitHub.

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This post announces the general availability of Azure Event Grid, a fully managed event routing service that simplifies the development of event-based applications.

Connectivity Check, now the Connection Troubleshoot, is part of the Network Watcher suite of networking tools and capabilities. It enables you to troubleshoot network performance and connectivity issues in Azure.

From Netsuite, here are 6 technology trends businesses must account for in 2018, including; CRM takes a back seat to CX, AI/ML in every IT strategy and everything must be global, easily consumable and cloud based…

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Okta’s Annual Business@Work Report – this overview shows security and new digital technologies as a top concern. Tech companies, for example, use 1,910 distinct apps. Here’s how companies are embracing these changes to work better and more securely than ever before…

Merritt Maxim, Principal Analyst at Forrester on why customer identity and access management, also known as CIAM, is critical to building seamless customer experiences.

Okta certifications are amongst the best IT certifications based on salary. Two of Okta’s certifications ranked 15 and 18 in the US, and eight and nine globally, out of the top 75 highest paying IT certifications.

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Here are 4 critical points your security and IT teams need to consider when developing an identity and access management strategy.

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Salesforce Admins Podcast with Zayne Turner, Lead Developer Evangelist at Salesforce, on how features are like coffee – and how to drive adoption at your organization.

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These apps for Slack will help you make the most of every meeting

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In this SaaStr podcast, Smartsheet CEO Mark Mader discusses; how startups should hire, how feedback really works, how to balance output vs. input and more.

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Workday commentary on “Forrester Predictions 2018″, “The 2018 Gartner CIO Agenda” and several other reports. Their advice? Build fast. Set the expectation that all your processes and technology are in a permanent ‘beta’ state.

Comfort means standing still, and standing still means falling behind. Enjoy these three tips for staying uncomfortable!

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How our “attention economy” trains us to be ready for interruption, and we build relationships with our smartphones that are so strong that we physically feel phantom vibrations.

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