Infrastructure & Architecture

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Architecture and infrastructure provide the foundation for transformational application systems. They impact agility, usability, and scalability.

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Embracing the Cloud for Business Efficiency
Cloud computing allows businesses to access mobile, on-demand data and application services without the traditional IT capital costs. Using cloud for business also improves efficiency and flexibility when dealing with customers, suppliers, and partners. This course covers the benefits and deployment options for utilizing cloud-based technologies and big data effectively. You’ll explore different deployment models, and how to migrate to and use cloud services. You’ll also learn about ways to measure return on an investment in cloud computing and related collaborative tools.
7 videos | 24m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Network Security Threats and Their Impact
Organizations are subject to increasingly sophisticated network attacks that are occurring more and more frequently. And despite significant improvements in IT security, hackers and attackers are still able to exploit weaknesses in some computer networks – potentially resulting in major data breaches. In this course, you’ll learn about the importance of defense in stopping hackers from accessing vital customer or business data. You’ll discover the different types of computer network security threats to your organization, how these threats can be prevented, and how they can be detected if one breaches your computer security system.
7 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Building Better Applications with Microservice Architecture
With the advent of digital innovation, microservice architecture is becoming the default style for building enterprise applications. Designing applications with microservices provides businesses more freedom, flexibility, and resiliency than designing with traditional architecture. Adopting microservice architecture helps businesses build applications that are more scalable and fault tolerant. In this course, you'll learn about microservice, including the elements of microservice architecture and the many advantages it offers application designers. You'll also learn both the disadvantages of traditional monolithic architecture and the potential drawbacks of microservice architecture. And you'll learn about the characteristics of microservice architecture, as well as its benefits and trade-offs.
7 videos | 21m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Planning an Effective Mobile App Strategy
One key digital innovation that is associated with increased smartphone usage is the use of mobile apps. It’s estimated that mobile device users are using apps 90% of the time their devices are in use, which represents a huge marketing opportunity. That’s why if your organization doesn't have a marketing strategy for tapping into the mobile app market, you're already behind. In this course, you'll learn about the importance of mobile marketing and of planning a mobile app strategy. You’ll explore the different types of apps available, how to create marketing strategies to target each type, as well as the elements of a mobile app development framework.
7 videos | 22m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Infrastructure & Architecture
This collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how converging technologies are realigning how organizations operate in an increasingly connected world.
Book Duration 30m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Make Cybersecurity a Strategic Asset
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how leaders can boost resilience and business advantage by elevating cybersecurity from an operational necessity to a source of opportunity.
Book Duration 10m Book Authors By Manuel Hepfer, Thomas C. Powell

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Getting Smarter About Smart Buildings
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, learn how intelligent environments can make the workplace safer and improve collaboration.
Book Duration 5m Book Authors By Ethan Bernstein

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Managing Crisis Communications in the Cloud Era
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how data breaches are inevitable, but planning for a breach can minimize the damage to consumer trust.
Book Duration 2m Book Authors By Wojtek Dabrowski

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Why You -- Yes, You -- Need Enterprise Architecture
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how companies must rethink how work gets done and how that work relies on people, processes, and technology.
Book Duration 5m Book Authors By Cynthia Beath, Jeanne Ross

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on A Manifesto for the Middle
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, learn how our political factions are more extreme today than at any point in our lifetimes. We need a different story about what businesses and government can achieve.
Book Duration 4m Book Authors By Joseph Burton, R. Edward Freeman

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Develop Your Cyber Resilience Plan
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review recommends a four-part framework that can help create an effective cyber resilience plan to minimize damage and sustain operations through a cyberattack.
Book Duration 7m Book Authors By Chon Abraham, Ronald R. Sims, Tracy Gregorio

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Moving to the Cloud Corporation: How to Face the Challenges and Harness the Potential of Cloud Computing
Providing an outline of everything that a manager needs to know in order to make strategic decisions about cloud technology, this essential guide provides a deep insight into the progress of the cloud so far and supports the need for a new operating model.
Book Duration 4h 50m Book Authors By Edgar A. Whitley, Leslie Willcocks, Will Venters

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Business Models for the Social Mobile Cloud: Transform Your Business Using Social Media, Mobile Internet, and Cloud Computing
Written for businesses who want to understand how the coming technology changes will eventually impact them, this book explores how the social mobile cloud and other new technology changes are part of a digital transformation that is moving quicker and cutting more deeply than ever before.
Book Duration 3h 54m Book Authors By Ted Shelton

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Cloud Computing: A Self-Teaching Introduction
An overview of cloud computing in a self-teaching format, this practical resource contains state-of-the art chapters with tips and insights about cloud computing, its architecture, applications, information on security and privacy, and numerous case studies.
Book Duration 3h 1m Book Authors By Rajiv Chopra

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