CHAPTER 5

How Do We Get Information to the Right Place?

The right place is wherever the data is needed. The question is how do we get the information to that place so that it is relevant, timely, and secure?

  • For Human Resources (HR), that place is a secure file (both physical and cyber security) within the company’s network.

  • For sales people, that place may be in the field on a mobile phone, tablet, or notebook.

We can no longer talk about the corporate network as an internally controlled physical infrastructure. Today’s corporate network spans across suppliers and customers and includes internal and external networks as well as cellular towers, hot spots, and the cloud. With the growth of the Internet of Things, our corporate network extends ...

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