Uniform Policing is Complex

Uniform public are among the first to arrive at the scene of social disturbances, violent crimes and catastrophic events. They must make time-sensitive judgments on their personal and the public’s safety, sometimes in fraction of a second, without the benefit of conversation. Mood influences perception of events. Like everyone, the uniform police officer’s brain is …

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Good Security is More than the Illusion of Security

In the wake of the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and the downed hijacked airliner the U.S. Congress determined that some of the terrorists boarded commercial aircraft using fraudulently acquired state identification cards. They are issued by Departments of Motor Vehicles (DMVs) for people without driver’s licenses. As a consequence, the US …

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What You Should Know About Means of Identification

Since the mid 1990s much media attention is drawn to “identity theft” and what consumers can do to prevent victimization. It is rare that a clear distinction is drawn between theft (the supply) and unlawful use (the demand) for personal information. A lack of clarity at times creates confusion and underachieving counter strategies. Although the …

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How Tranzform Security Can Help You Reduce Insurance Fraud

Health care spending accounts for 17.8% of GDP in the United States. In Canada total health care spending is reported to be 11% of GDP. The dispensing of health care uniquely depends of a healthy relationship between health care plan administrators and diagnosing physicians prescribing access to the benefits and services of the plan. In …

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Design Thinking: a foundation for Business Innovation

Submitted by PBenedicto on Wed, 02/13/2013 – 22:09 “Innovate or Die” is a popular expression among thought leaders to describe the economic and cultural climate we now do business in.  Technology’s impact on people and business continues to evolve the way we communicate, work and live at a disruptive pace.  Businesses need to respond by …

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Organizational Design from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age

Submitted by rroyer on Sun, 01/13/2013 – 22:59 As the Information Age continues to evolve at a rapid rate, businesses are finding it challenging to compete in their marketplace.  New technologies, global markets, demanding customers, disengaged employees and aggressive competitors are placing unprecedented pressure on many companies, who must now rethink the way they do …

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Can the Enterprise Strike Back?

Submitted by Martin Sumner-Smith on Fri, 10/12/2012 – 16:17 Most people have written-off Research in Motion (RIM) and their Blackberry platform. But then most people take a consumer’s perspective in making that assessment. RIM is making a play to its traditional strength – security. But it is considering security for both enterprises and consumers. Security …

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As the pendulum swings – Users vs. the Enterprise

Submitted by Martin Sumner-Smith on Wed, 02/08/2012 – 14:07 There have been two traditional enemies of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) adoption: Email Shared network folders/drives For most users in an enterprise (i.e. staff), it is simply easier to send a file to a colleague through email than it is to first deposit the file and …

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Engaging Content. Whether to Embed or Link?

Submitted by Martin Sumner-Smith on Mon, 11/21/2011 – 14:44 Showing a collection of PowerPoint slides pulled from an OpenText Content Server was the subject of a recent post. At that time, I used presentations from our Content World Users’ conference of a year ago to show how a collection of related materials from a secure …

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Video at Work – Video Services for Content Server

Submitted by Martin Sumner-Smith on Tue, 11/15/2011 – 12:33 I’m a big fan of video for work applications. It’s the best way to get information to staff quickly. As such I’ve been using the OpenText Video Service (OTVS) for some time. In fact, we recently developed a ‘Success Story’ about our own use of the …

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