Before Embracing AI, Conquer Data and Analytics

Before Jumping into AI, Conquer Your Data & Analytics

Why is it that of all the thousands of artificial intelligence (AI) use cases being considered today, only 5% are in production?

Because too many companies jump into AI without planning. They jump straight from identifying a business requirement to data modeling. They skip the steps in between that are vital to rolling out a successful AI solution.

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Challenges of Identity and Mobility for Office 365

Okta and Slalom Consulting have extensive experience with a wide range of Microsoft technologies and services. Rick and Daniel have been advising clients on Microsoft strategy for years and Simon works closely with Okta’s Microsoft account teams to make sure Okta’s technology works effectively for Office 365 customers. At the start of the year, Ed Sawma (who also works on Okta’s product team) blogged about the skyrocketing demand from customers using Okta for Office 365 and recently published another post highlighting some of the identity and mobility challenges of moving to Office 365. It became clear to us that customers would be interested in further discussion into this topic, including examining the pros and cons of using the out of the box tools from Microsoft, which is what we’d like to do today. [Read more…]

Let’s (Finally) Say Goodbye to Passwords

Finding the right authentication technology can be challenging. Companies strive for a solution that achieves the lowest risk of unauthorized access to their businesses’ data, be that in the form of sensitive GDPR- and HIPAA-protected information or highly-confidential collateral stored in globally-distributed databases, without encumbering the end user. With threat actors targeting the weakest points of a company’s security — their people — this means investing in technologies that replace passwords with stronger, simpler user authentication. [Read more…]