The Transformation Ticker: Volume 3


A Shortlist of Our Top Technology Headlines

Volume 3 – October 2019

Here is Volume 3 of SkySync’s Transformation Ticker, our monthly roundup of what we found to be the most important pieces of current technology news and top technology headlines to help you stay on top of the constantly changing world of cloud collaboration and content management.

[Article] DMVs Are Selling Your Data to Private Investigators

With the CCPA coming up in January, out-dated policies like the DPPA founded in 1994 will likely have to change with the times as well.

[News] Slack, the chat app competing with Microsoft, is launching ‘Slack 101,’ an online classroom to teach newcomers how to use its app

The story of Teams vs Slack continues. Slack introduces “Slack 101,” but we think it can be pretty tough to ignore Teams’ capabilities within Office 365.

[Best Practices] How Do You Adapt Security When You Move to the Cloud?

Don’t assume your cloud service provider will be able to simply “handle everything” when it comes to data security, especially as cyber attacks are on the rise.

[Blog] Why We Ditched Our Unlimited Vacation Policy

“Unlimited” vacation plans, common among the tech industry, may not be what they seem to. A poll found that employees with unlimited vacation plans were twice as likely to “always work” while on vacation.

[Article] Customer-centric digital transformation

How can an organization keep customers—rather than technology—at the center of a transformation effort?

[Blog] Can Google Cloud Beat Microsoft? Could Salesforce + IBM? Or Amazon + SAP?

No one owns first place in the business world, and winter is coming for Microsoft. Who will be next on the Iron Throne?

[Blog] Why a COE should be the CEO of your Salesforce Program

Do you have a Salesforce Center of Excellence at your company? Read how research shows it’s one of the top ways to realize the most return from your Salesforce investment.


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Mallorie Brazeau