EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, August 12, 2019

EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter

We’re back! Enjoy the latest tech news, digital marketing updates, and more. It’s all in this week’s Tech Talk Newsletter. 

This Week’s Top Tech News

Is public cloud computing changing the world of open sourced software? Tech gurus from 20+ years ago have started changing their tune on this subject. According to a survey done by Gitlab, 98% of developers use open source platforms because the software emerges faster, the code is secure, and they claim there is more freedom working with an open sourced software. Are open source software companies the future? Read the full story >> 


You Know You Work in IT When: The EMPIST Edition

No one knows IT as well as someone that works in it day in and day out. That’s why we’ve asked some of our own IT specialists to answer the one question we all want to know. Why is the WiFi so slow? (No, not that question.)   

In all seriousness, we wanted to have some fun hearing from our EMPIST IT department, so we asked them to submit responses to the following sentence: You know you work in IT when…  

And we got some pretty priceless answers; take a look! Read the blog >> 

Tech Tip of the Week

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

To create a secure password: Avoid common words and phrases, use numbers and symbols, mix lowercase and uppercase letters, and make your password at least twelve characters long. 

Solve This  

*Cue dramatic game show music.* It’s time for some Tech Trivia! 

Question: What was the first shopping mall on the Internet called? 

Answer: The Branch Mall  

What’s Happening in Digital Marketing? 

With Nike’s market cap at $100 billion, they are ready to invest in their future. After all the buzz surrounding AI technology, Nike decided to buy an AI startup company. This startup is developing ways to use AI technology to predict what consumers want to purchase. How do you think this new technology will affect digital marketing?  Read the full story >> 

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