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Valerie Pedreno

Valerie is passionate about Technology and loves to create software!  With over 25 years of experience, she is fluent in all aspects of software development and co-owner, Code A Site, Valerie has the background and keen understanding of how to make a website or application work well. Technology can be overwhelming and Valerie's goal is to keep it simple for the users. "Users want to find answers to their questions quickly!" 

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Friday, 12 September 2014 04:58

Press Release: CED Announces Early - Stage Companies Selected to ‘Demo’ Their Technologies

Written by Valerie Pedreno

We are excited to share that Code A Site has been selected by The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the largest and oldest entrepreneurial support organization in the country to demonstrate our products and technologies at this year's CED Tech Venture Conference 2014.  More than 60 "demo" companies have been chosen, these companies have distinguished themselves as among North Carolina's most exciting early-stage companies. We are looking forward to this opportunity.

Read more about the Tech Venture Conference

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Tuesday, 19 August 2014 05:57

Security Trends in Financial Services

Written by Valerie Pedreno

You may be interested in a report I read today: Security Trends in Financial Services.sec trend

A few key findings that may be of interest to you, of the surveyed financial organizations:

  • 20% do not use role-based access control -- employee roles such as administrator, user, and guest
  • 37% do not use standardized data classification - sensitive information may be misclassified or not classified at all
  • 22% have not established a formal risk management program- how sensitive data is stored and transmitted across applications, databases, servers, and networks

The report highlights a total of 7 security trends plus recommendations for each area.


If interested, read the full report now.

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Tagged under SharePoint Online, Office 365, SharePoint 2013, Cloud

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 03:27

Connect OneNote iPad app to Office 365 account

Written by Valerie Pedreno

We love OneNote and were so excited about the OneNote iPad app.  We could finally "present" in a Lync meeting and use our iPads to take notes directly into our Notebooks on SharePoint!

After downloading the app though, we couldn't sign in.  We assumed that our Office 365 creditials would work, but we discovered that you need to do the following:

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