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5 Steps to Create a Business Continuity Plan

A business continuity plan can ensure your business is always functioning, even during adverse times. Disasters can strike at any moment, and service outages can cost your organization millions of dollars in revenue. In today’s hyper-competitive market, it won’t take long for customers to switch to your competition if you are unable to deliver [...]

By |August 31st, 2020|

Database Management: 10 Database Design Best Practices to Improve Performance

Poorly designed databases are counterproductive to performance. Yet, many companies are unaware of the little errors that are causing big problems. These 10 database design best practices will help you significantly increase your company’s database management and performance, create more productive search queries and improve data quality. Tip #1: Avoid Using Hints Some of [...]

By |August 25th, 2020|

How to document a technical process

As a project analyst, I help gather critical data and support the project team. This includes both project evaluation and monitoring, while simultaneously maintaining compliance and documentation. I work on various IT projects and deployments. For example, I work closely alongside other project managers by serving as a daily bridge between the technical teams. [...]

By |July 28th, 2020|

Testimonial: Why a software developer chose to pursue a contract role with Odyssey Information Services

Editor's Note: Grace Coffman accepted a full-time position with Odyssey's client in Houston after successfully completing a six-month contract with the same client. We thank her for sharing her recruiting experience as she sought out a contract role for the first time in her career.  — Why did you choose to become a consultant [...]

By |May 15th, 2020|

Testimonial: Why a Fortune 500 IT leader accepted a contract role with Odyssey Information Services

Odyssey Information Services recruited me from a leadership position at a Fortune 500 company. How did that happen?? It came down to three factors: Trust, right fit, and quality Building a trusting relationship with my recruiter My recruiting journey started with a good relationship with my recruiter, which was built over a 10-year period. [...]

By |May 7th, 2020|

How to respond to a cardholder data breach (PCI DSS Requirement 12.10)

While your company may have taken the necessary steps to prevent a data breach, is it equally prepared for an incident response should a breach actually occur? Do you have a documented plan and dedicated resources to investigate, gauge your exposure and complete notification requirements? The PCI DSS Requirement 12.10 of the PCI Security [...]

By |April 29th, 2020|
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