The Transformation Ticker: Volume 8


Top Technology Headlines for February 2020

Volume 8 – February 2020

Here is Volume 8 of SkySync’s Transformation Ticker, our monthly roundup of what we found to be the most important content pieces to help you stay on top of the constantly changing world of cloud collaboration and content management.

[Blog] PandemicEX: The Employee Experience Of Coronavirus

Companies are making plans and governments are tracking the spread of the virus, but who is listening to the voice of the employees?

[Article] Office 365: 9 Baked-In Productivity Tools That Workers Are Using

Microsoft keeps adding new tools and services in response to enterprise needs, but are workers using all of them? And what’s still missing?

[Quiz] Test yourself on the differences between SharePoint and OneDrive

Think you know the differences between SharePoint and OneDrive? Put your knowledge to the test.

[News] Google Cloud cancels its biggest conference of the year over coronavirus fears

Google Cloud has decided to reimagine Google Cloud Next ’20, which has transformed to still take place from April 6-8.

[Blog] Could California Become an EU Data Privacy Darling?

In speaking about his new “CCPA 2.0” initiative, Mactaggart indicated that raising the bar for California may raise the bar for the entire US in the event its fabled federal privacy law becomes a reality.

[Data] Global Cloud Tipping Point: The 2020 Thales Data Threat Report-GlobalL Edition Shows Organizations Struggle With Security Post Digital Transformation

Multi-cloud world causing profound security challenges, triggering security vulnerabilities as 100% of respondents have some sensitive data in the cloud that’s not encrypted.

[News] Microsoft sees $17 billion of market value erased in just 5 minutes after a judge grants Amazon’s request to block a key cloud contract

After its loss to Microsoft, Amazon challenged the Pentagon’s decision, accusing the agency of “clear deficiencies, errors, and unmistakable bias” against the company.

[Blog] Coronavirus’ Impact On Tech Markets Is Likely To Be Limited In Time And By Country — For Now

Will the economic and tech market impacts from Coronavirus will be short-lived and localized? Forrester shares its thoughts based on the experience of past natural disasters and epidemics such as SARS.

[News] Microsoft sees room for growth opportunities for all cloud providers in UAE

Big tech companies have shown interest in the UAE to open data centres, and according to Microsoft, all big cloud providers could have their own space and limitless growth opportunities in the UAE.

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Mallorie Brazeau