Fri.Dec 01, 2023

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FEMA Appoints First Female National Advisory Council Chair, Welcomes New National Advisory Council Members

DRI Drive

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell announced the appointment of 12 new members and two returning members to the agency’s National Advisory Council. This year, Carrie Speranza, director of Esri’s Emergency Management Solutions, is the new National Advisory Council Chair. Speranza previously served as vice chair alongside outgoing Chair Jeff Hansen, director of the Office […] The post FEMA Appoints First Female National Advisory Council Chair, Welcomes New Natio

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FEMA Administrator Visits Univ. of CO’s Hazards Center

Recovery Diva

From CU Boulder today: Putting research to work: FEMA administrator visits CU to strengthen academic partnerships. Nice tribute to one of the oldest disaster research centers. An excerpt: “Among the research topics that could support the agency’s resilience goals are work related to climate migration, risk communication and refining social vulnerability indices.

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Pure Storage and Veeam Partner for Unrivaled Data Protection with Unbeatable Economics

Pure Storage

Pure Storage and Veeam Partner for Unrivaled Data Protection with Unbeatable Economics by Pure Storage Blog In today’s data-driven world, there’s nothing more important than safeguarding critical information. Now, the partnership between Pure Storage and Veeam has sparked a new era in unrivaled data protection, offering unparalleled security to prevent data loss, minimal downtime during disruptions, and accelerated recovery so you can get back to business faster than ever.

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Storage and Data Protection News for the Week of December 1; Updates from AWS, Satorti, Veeam & More

Solutions Review

Solutions Review Executive Editor Tim King curated this list of notable storage and data protection news for the week of December 1, 2023. Keeping tabs on all the most relevant storage and data protection news can be a time-consuming task. As a result, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the last week, in this space.

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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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How to Build a LangChain Chatbot Pt. 2: Similarity Searching a Vectorstore from FlashBlade S3

Pure Storage

How to Build a LangChain Chatbot Pt. 2: Similarity Searching a Vectorstore from FlashBlade S3 by Pure Storage Blog In Part 1 of this series, we leveraged LangChain’s built-in capabilities to load in data from a FlashBlade ® S3 bucket and reviewed various settings to optimize throughput performance. In this article, we’ll review the next steps of taking the data residing on FlashBlade, chunking it up, embedding it, loading a vectorstore, persisting it to storage for easy future retrievals, and de

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What Is Multicloud? Definition and Benefits

Unitrends

In recent years, there has been a massive shift in cloud strategy, marking a transformative era where organizations no longer depend solely on a single cloud provider for their business needs. The multicloud model, which involves using multiple cloud computing services, is quickly gaining momentum. It has become the ideal cloud strategy for businesses looking […] The post What Is Multicloud?

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Direct vs. Indirect Costs: Definitions & Examples

Constellation

Understanding the difference between a direct vs. indirect cost, and how to use this information in pricing and profit planning, is vital to your small business. The post Direct vs. Indirect Costs: Definitions & Examples appeared first on Constellation Residential and Small Business Blog.

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Pandemic Planning: A Roadmap for Business Resilience

BryghtPath

Navigate the world of pandemic planning for business resilience. Learn from COVID-19, explore tech roles, and understand key strategies for preparedness. The post Pandemic Planning: A Roadmap for Business Resilience appeared first on Bryghtpath.

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A beginner’s guide to implementing zero-trust architecture

Online Computers

A quick look at cybercrime statistics will show you that cybercriminals have no intention of backing down. According to a 2023 report by Cybersecurity Ventures , the costs of global cybercrime are expected to hit $8 trillion this year and will increase by 15 percent per year over the next three years. What’s more, cybercrime and cybersecurity are now included in the World Economic Forum’s top 10 most severe global risks in the next decade.

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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.