Navigating Cloud Waters: How AFL and BIAS Removed Legacy Infrastructure and Embarked on a Modernization Journey with OCI

The concepts and ideas behind digital transformation quickly became synonymous with yet another marketing term. However, the events of 2020 saw the definition of digital transformation evolve from another buzzword, to an organization’s capability to emerge as a leader in a connected and digital economy. For industry leaders like AFL, this translates to a closer...

Multi-Cloud Workload Security

By Kashif Dhatwani, BIAS Chief Security Architect | Senior Director As Organizations adopt Cloud technologies, the common trend is the presence of a multi-cloud, where organizations are spreading their workload across multiple cloud vendors to select best-of-breed solutions. While this is advantageous for organizations, it is also critical that security designs include cross-cloud workload protection....

Protecting Your Digital Ecosystem in a Post-Pandemic Landscape

By Kashif Dhatwani, BIAS Chief Security Architect | Senior Director Enterprises with large workforces are adapting to new norms, working remotely, and accessing systems on public networks that were only available within the perimeter of the organizations. Already this trend was occurring at a certain pace and expedited during the pandemic; the network perimeter shifted...

Resilient and Empathetic Security Posture

By Kashif Dhatwani, BIAS Chief Security Architect | Senior Director We have heard that trees that bend with the wind and adapt to the changing wind patterns continue to withstand storms and last longer. This metaphor relates to many aspects of our lives, and in information security, it relates to building and managing security postures...

10 Digital Transformation Mistakes to Avoid

Companies and organizations worldwide are quickly adopting digital technology to improve their business processes, speed of innovation, and the value that they can provide to their customers. While many organizations had a multi-year digital transformation plan, the pandemic of 2020 forced them to accelerate their implementation process. Gaining the agility of a digital platform was not...

Key Considerations for Digital Transformation in Retail

With any digital transformation comes accelerated innovation, improved performance, and reduced IT risk. But some inherent risks and challenges come with the change too. BIAS Deputy CTO, Eddie Ambler, walks you through key areas to ensure a successful digital transformation journey for retail enterprises:    In the beginning, define your organization's set of goals for...

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Consulting During COVID-19

COVID-19 has impacted every industry, but which industries have you seen impacted the most?  Over the past year, nearly every industry has been impacted by the effects of COVID-19, though some have unfortunately been affected more than others. The hospitality and leisure-based industries and economies that rely on the movement of people vs. information have...

BIAS Shares the Secrets to a Successful Cloud Transformation

(Originally published by Oracle) Recently, we had the opportunity to chat with Pam Fisher, Vice President of Applications Consulting Services at BIAS Corporation. BIAS is an Oracle Platinum Partner and IT services company that works with a wide range of clients to implement the best strategic technology solution for their needs. They implemented Oracle Financials...

Oracle Cloud, Engineered Systems and Hardware Now Available through BIAS GSA Schedule

BIAS announced it has added Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (IaaS), Oracle Cloud Applications (SaaS), Oracle Construction & Engineering Cloud Services, and Engineered Systems and Hardware (including Servers and Storage software) to its GSA IT Schedule contract. This addition to BIAS's GSA schedule provides federal agencies, as well as other qualified agencies and participating organizations, streamlined...

Lift & Shift OBI 11g to Oracle Analytics Cloud: Lessons Learned

Introduction Many enterprise customers have been using OBIEE for over 10 years since 11g was first released and have a large highly trained user base that loves the capability the tool provides, and who have created a large catalog of reports, dashboards, and alerts they use today.  This user population, that has often smartly exploited OBIEE’s advanced capabilities, is now very keen on...

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