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Five worthy reads: The future of work, metaverse style

Five worthy reads is a regular column on five noteworthy items we have discovered while researching trending and timeless topics. This week, we explore the impending impact of the metaverse on the future (or now) of work and productivity. Illustration by Akshaya Maheswaran Imagine a world where you can work from anywhere, collaborate with colleagues from around the globe, and attend meetings in virtual reality (VR) conference rooms.


Applications Manager once again helps customers go beyond their limits

Reading case studies can be a tedious task for someone who needs to single-handedly manage the entire IT infrastructure of their firm. But hey, why not spend a minute or two if it can provide you some golden tips on how to save time while monitoring your complex IT infrastructures? Here are the stories of two firms that achieved improved performance after switching to Applications Manager. Dig in to learn how they made the best use of our product and achieved a better version of themselves.


How a corrupted file took down 12,000 flights across the US: Real-world consequences of minor IT negligence

The airport is shutdown in the midst of a busy time, masses of people are stranded, pilots wait in the cockpit awaiting ground information, there’s confusion and panic among the crew. This could easily be a scene from Die Hard 2 where the villains take over an airport and seize control of all electrical equipment. But, hate to break it to you, this actually happened. Is it possible for one person to disrupt the entire nation’s aviation system? Apparently, yes.

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Uptime monitoring: How to track your network availability, 24/7

When it come to measuring an organization's ability to support end users and provide services, network uptime can be a great yardstick. An inability to ensure optimum uptime can negatively impact your business delivery, resulting in financial and reputational losses. If you're doing it manually, ensuring 24/7 network uptime is a challenging exercise requiring considerable resources. It is way more convenient to have a monitoring mechanism in place that can monitor network uptime and notify the network admin proactively about any bottlenecks that might lead to network downtime.

Cloud Cost Optimization: 5 best practices for reducing your cloud bills

Before we jump into cloud cost optimization, let us address the elephant in the room. Businesses are moving to the cloud but are struggling with unpredictable cloud bills. If you are a business owner who has moved to the cloud recently, you need to understand each cloud touchpoint and get a transparent view of your cloud services. When it comes to cloud cost optimization, there are many tools and techniques that organizations can adopt. Most of these can only take you so far.


Want to keep your employees satisfied? UEM shows you the way

If we look at the last decade, organizations are increasingly championing the movement of employee satisfaction. Customer satisfaction, of course, is one of the quintessential factors for any enterprise to be successful. However, in recent times, enterprises have realized that employee satisfaction is an enabler of customer satisfaction and business success. With the onset of hybrid work models, UEM solutions are more centred towards employee enablement.

A workforce strategy for an era of uncertainty

In this episode of the ManageEngine Insights podcast, Insights Editor Brent Dorshkind and Michael Barata, a master trainer at CultureRx, discuss the Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE). As a workforce strategy, ROWE prioritizes autonomy, accountability, and clarity, making it particularly well-suited to the relentless democratization of IT and decentralization of work that’s taking place in organizations today. Likewise, ROWE offers a clear way forward in an era of economic, political, cultural, and general uncertainty.

Audit day based logon errors: ADAudit Plus User Logon report

ManageEngine ADAudit Plus is a real-time change auditing and reporting software that fortifies your Active Directory (AD) security infrastructure. With over 250 built-in reports, it provides you with granular insights into what’s happening within your AD, such as all changes made to objects and their attributes. This can include changes to users, computers, groups, network shares, and more.