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More on the CA Snow Melt

Recovery Diva

From the NYTimes: California’s Snow Is Melting and It’s a Beautiful Thing. An excerpt: “But this year still feels like a reward. Rather than solely preparing for the upcoming natural disaster season of fire and drought, we get to anticipate a summer when flowing rivers and deep lakes will be full of people enjoying them. If only for one year, abundant, clear and cold waters will come down from the Sierra Nevada mountains.

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The Russian Military's Looming Personnel Crises of Retention and Veteran Mental Heath

The Rand Blog

Russia's looming troop-retention and veteran-treatment problems are already visible on the horizon, even though they have been delayed by policy. By invading Ukraine, Russia has created a wave of severe trauma that will soon crash over its own country.

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Non-disruptive Workload Mobility with ActiveWorkload

Pure Storage

Non-disruptive Workload Mobility with ActiveWorkload by Pure Storage Blog You bought a FlashArray//X20 —wise choice! You love it; it’s fast, efficient, and feature-rich. The hardware is non-disruptively upgraded every two years, new capabilities come out without licensing costs, and the data reduction is extremely effective. In fact, it’s so cheap to run and upgrade, your boss lets you buy more of them…maybe a newer, high-performance FlashArray//XL ™ for your mission-critical applications

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SIA New Member Profile: NATANLife Security

Security Industry Association

New Security Industry Association (SIA) member NATANLife Security helps entrepreneurs create sustainable companies that run autonomously. The company is headquartered in Glen Rose, Texas, and serves businesses across the United States. SIA spoke with Zack Spelz, director of NATANLife Security, about the company, the security industry and working with SIA.

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Mastering Remote Onboarding: Proven Strategies for Seamless New Hire Integration

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

Join this brand new webinar with Tim Buteyn to learn how you can master the art of remote onboarding! By the end of this session, you'll understand how to: Craft a Tailored Onboarding Checklist 📝 Develop a comprehensive, customized checklist that ensures every new hire has a smooth transition into your company, no matter where they are in the world.

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Threat Intelligence: A Key Capability for Our Turbulent Times

MHA Consulting

There was a time when only the military had to concern itself with scanning the horizon for potential dangers. But in our current period of an ever-expanding set of global threats, most organizations would benefit from developing a system for actively monitoring potential threats to their operations and assets. Related on MHA Consulting: Driving Blind: The Problem with Skipping the Threat and Risk Assessment The Need for Threat Intelligence Traditional business continuity methodology leans heavi

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What’s New with Citrix — CVAD 2305 and Cloud Updates

Citrix

It’s no secret that Citrix continues to innovate and deliver new capabilities to make your environments more flexible, increase deployment speed, and improve end user experiences. Citrix is also fully committed to meeting organizations where they are in their deployment … The post What’s New with Citrix — CVAD 2305 and Cloud Updates first appeared on Citrix Blogs.

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Deadly North Carolina Construction Blaze Could Spark Update to State Fire Code to Include More from NFPA 241

National Fire Protection Association

Fire safety officials in North Carolina are considering incorporating requirements from the latest edition of NFPA 241, Standard for Safeguarding Construction, Alteration, and Demolition Operations, into the state fire code after a massive, deadly blaze earlier this month. “We do hope that the latest updates [to NFPA 241] will be considered,” Chief State Fire Marshal Brian Taylor told The Charlotte Observer.

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Generative AI for the PagerDuty Operations Cloud by Sean Scott

PagerDuty

When it comes to keeping your business’s lights on, you need to manage and orchestrate your operational activities, prioritize high-impact and urgent work, and maintain day-to-day precision. Trust is paramount during mission-critical, time-sensitive crisis response and the narrow margin for error means there is little room and low acceptance for generative AI hallucinations or false positives.

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What’s New with Citrix — CVAD 2305 and Cloud Updates

Citrix

It’s no secret that Citrix continues to innovate and deliver new capabilities to make your environments more flexible, increase deployment speed, and improve end user experiences. Citrix is also fully committed to meeting organizations where they are in their deployment … The post What’s New with Citrix — CVAD 2305 and Cloud Updates first appeared on Citrix Blogs.

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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An Autistic Soldier Wants You to Read This

The Rand Blog

Despite the recruitment challenges it is currently facing, the Army continues to make personnel decisions based on last century's understanding of neurodivergent diagnoses. The loosening of stigma associated with these diagnoses could improve recruitment, and the Army might reap the benefits of neurodiversity.

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Accommodate More Complex Networks with Purity//FA 6.4.5

Pure Storage

Accommodate More Complex Networks with Purity//FA 6.4.5 by Pure Storage Blog Integrating enterprise storage into complicated data centers has always been tricky. A pretty common occurrence is having to navigate production network topologies that have been around for a while with reactionary growth. Storage networks are no exception to this concept—their Ethernet-based fabrics are subject to the same quasi-chaos and ever-expanding hunger for more networks and IP addresses.

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How to Conduct a Business Impact Analysis

BryghtPath

Imagine a significant disruption, such as a cyberattack, a natural disaster, or a pandemic, hit your business. How would you cope with losing data, customers, revenue, or reputation? How would you recover your operations and resume your normal activities? How would you prevent or minimize the impact of such events in the future? These are … The post How to Conduct a Business Impact Analysis appeared first on Bryghtpath.

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Retail Industry Challenges – Staffing, Employee Burnout, Customer Behavior, and Community Engagement

Business Resilience Decoded

Episode 151: Retail Industry Challenges – Staffing, Employee Burnout, Customer Behavior, and Community Engagement Today we’re joined by Vernetta Purcell-Morrow , the director of human resources for the Mecklenburg County Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board. In this episode, Vernetta shares her experience with supporting community engagement programs as a company, and the unique challenges that came with being an essential retail business during the pandemic, staffing shortages, and more.

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Is Training the Right Solution?

Speaker: Tim Buteyn

Let's set the scene: you’ve identified a critical performance gap in your organization and need to close that gap. A colleague suggests training, but you suspect there’s something going on that training can’t address. How can you determine if training is the right solution before you commit your budget and resources to a new training program? In this webinar, you will learn how to determine if training is the right solution using the Behavior Engineering Model.

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Take and Store Nearly Half a Million Snapshots with Purity 6.4.3

Pure Storage

Take and Store Nearly Half a Million Snapshots with Purity 6.4.3 by Pure Storage Blog Snapshots have become a de facto tool in managing and protecting data on primary storage. With Pure Storage and Purity//FA, snapshots can be created in less than a millisecond and take up very little space since they are simple data structures filled with only pointers to actual data.

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An Electrical Inspector’s Role in Reducing Electric Shock Drowning

National Fire Protection Association

A version of this blog was originally published in 2022. It has been updated to reflect the most recent information. You would think that as someone who lives and previously conducted electrical inspections in Michigan, a state with 3,288 miles of freshwater shoreline and countless marinas, I would have known about electric shock drowning (ESD) before joining NFPA®.