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Chicago Bar AssociationThe Chicago Bar Association recently hosted a seminar and panel; Introduction To Cloud Computing and the Virtual Office which included an overview of the technical aspects of cloud technology as well as insights from practitioners operating out of the “virtual” office.  Brian Greenberg presented a technical overview on Cloud Computing and then participated on the panel with fellow panelists: R. Andrew Smith, Stephen Hoffman and moderator, Justin Heather. Read more here.

Financial Communications Society The Financial Communications Society assembled a wonderful panel at the Union League Club of Chicago to discuss Social Media for Financial Services and Managing all that Data. The symposium consisted of fabulous expert speakers and led by Alecia Dantico, our moderator. Eric Rehl of Robert W. Baird and Pat Allen of Rock the Boat Marketing, contributed incredibly valuable insights into content development, intra-organization social media management and tools and strategies to help with social media campaigns. Ruth Wagner of discussed technologies to help facilitate social media compliance through legal disclosure. Finally, Brian Greenberg of General System Dynamics discussed the need to partner with I.T. in an organization to develop a wholistic strategy for the development and management of social media and its associated data. Read more here.

InfoSec Institute Fresh off the presses! "Are your backup systems secure?" Brian Greenberg, an InfoSec Institute contributor, provides new insight with an approach to data security and the integrity of data backup systems from a whole systems perspective. Brian shows you how you can, in your own systems, look at different vectors of data storage and the relationship we have with data from different points of view. You’ll also find a feedback loop illustration of one way to approach data lifecycle management as well as:

  • Factors to consider before you move to a tapeless data backup system
  • Encryption challenges and opportunities-related to keeping your off-site data secure
  • Approaches for backup tape reduction and legacy storage technology elimination

Data2.0 Conference The Data2.0 Conference was a great event exploring the ecology of data including topics in data storage management, data generation, legal implications of open data, data visualization and the monetization of data. Brian Greenberg designed & moderated the Augmented Business Intelligence and Data Storage Management panels and co-designed the The Law and Data & Scaling Out, Scaling Up panels.

CampIT Brian Greenberg of General System Dynamics, along with representatives from Foley & Lardner and CUNA Mutual participated on a thought provoking panel at CampIT entitled "How to Gain Agreement Between Legal and IT on the Right Email Retention Policy".

TechCocktail We had a great time at TECH Cocktail - Chicago 12 as one of the few companies chosen to demonstrate our products and technology. A good time was had by all as evidenced by the many photos hosted on flickr.

TechTarget Over the past several years, Brian Greenberg has delivered several presentations with TechTarget on a number of subjects at the Storage Decisions Conferences and Data Center Decisions Conferences. Some of the sessions that Brian presented were:

  • The Backup Battle; Disk v. Tape and how to choose a backup target medium.
  • Storage Forecasting and Media Consumption Modeling & Simulation
  • New Developments in Data Storage Technologies: Scale up v. Scale Out Systems
  • Capacity Management in Data Storage
  • Strategies for developing Data Protection Service Level Agreements

Ziff Davis We had a great presentation about using Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) at the Ziff Davis Enterprise Virtual Trade Show entitled Using ILM to Reduce Risk Before it's too late.

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