STC Group Is Leading A Biometric Authentication Revolution

STC Group Is Leading A Biometric Authentication Revolution

Biometric Authentication The explosion of online services that involve personal data, classified information, and the free flow of wealth around the globe has brought with it the need for innovative top-notch security systems. Sophisticated online fraudsters with access to massive resources are able to collect passwords and data, which enable them to cause massive disruptions to the way we do business today. Biometric data is increasingly viewed as the most secure method of protecting data…

Is It Time For Your Small Business To Take CRM Seriously?

Is It Time For Your Small Business To Take CRM Seriously?

Small Business CRM Nothing is more important to a small business than creating and nurturing solid relationships with its customers and treating them in ways that lock in their loyalty for many years to come. But customer relationship management (CRM) is hard work and very time consuming without the right tools to tackle the challenge. Making that relationship easier to manage is the reason why multi-national software company SAP has developed SAP Digital CRM, an…

Great Cloud Platforms Need to Win the Hearts and Minds of Developers First

Great Cloud Platforms Need to Win the Hearts and Minds of Developers First

Great Cloud Platforms  Adoption of cloud computing services is growing exponentially all around the world. Companies are realizing that so much of the hard, expensive work that they used to have to do internally can now be outsourced to cloud providers, allowing the companies to focus on what it is that they do best. That’s the reason why tech research firm Gartner projects that over the next five years, the shift to the cloud is…

SAP Digital Consumer Insight: SAP’s Data-as-a-Service Tool Helps Business Owners Know Their Customers

SAP Digital Consumer Insight: SAP’s Data-as-a-Service Tool Helps Business Owners Know Their Customers

SAP’s Data-as-a-Service Tool There was a point not too long ago when futurologists believed that all retail would be going online, with anonymous transactions and drone deliveries meaning you would never have to leave your couch to satisfy all your shopping needs. In fact, the opposite has happened. Brick and mortar retail stores have embraced and incorporated big data, cloud computing and the internet to deliver a much-improved retail experience for business owners and consumers…

The Week In Tech: Twitter, Microsoft and Apple

The Week In Tech: Twitter, Microsoft and Apple

The Week In Tech There is no doubt that the biggest tech story of the week (and possibly the year, so far), is that Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for the cash price of $26.2 billion. That’s a massive investment from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and a vote of confidence in a company that is beloved by those who use it, but which has never really been able to monetize in the same way that other…

The Week In Tech – NVidia AI Inception Program and Google Goes Wireless?

The Week In Tech – NVidia AI Inception Program and Google Goes Wireless?

The Week In Tech Much of the news coming out of the technology sector this week focused on looking ahead to new challenges, and deploying new technologies to solve difficult global problems. Here are some of the standout developments in the technology sector this week. Nvidia, the American pioneer in GPU-processing, announced the establishment of a comprehensive global program to support startups that are driving breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence and data science. The Nvidia Inception…

The Week In Tech: Twitter, Apple and Microsoft Make Waves

The Week In Tech: Twitter, Apple and Microsoft Make Waves

Week In Tech In a sign that multi-national corporations are assuming more of the roles once associated with government, Facebook and Microsoft teamed up this week to announce plans to lay 4 000 miles of cable under the Ocean from Virginia Beach, USA to Bilbao, Spain. “The companies said the system — designed to support the fast-growing demand for cloud and online services — will be the highest-capacity subsea cable ever across that span. Composed…

Hybrid IT Matures Just In Time To Tackle Complex Challenges

Hybrid IT Matures Just In Time To Tackle Complex Challenges

Tackling Complex IT Challenges Today’s sophisticated business environment demands a dynamic and robust IT infrastructure which is a far cry from the closed, controlled environments that most IT departments were created to handle. A hybrid IT infrastructure, drawing services from multiple cloud-based vendors and integrating seamlessly with in-house systems offers great benefits, yet requires new skills from IT employees. Already, one in three organizations (34%) makes use of a hybrid IT system, with sectors like…

Judging Panel Announced For 2016 Stratus Cloud Awards

Judging Panel Announced For 2016 Stratus Cloud Awards

2016 Stratus Cloud Awards The deadline for the 2016 Stratus Awards is edging closer and innovators in the cloud computing space are encouraged to enter before the nomination deadline of June 3rd, 2016. At a time when the cloud computing revolution is gathering pace and changing the way we all do business, the Stratus Awards are a way for the industry to get to know more about each other and to discover which companies are doing…

Google Enters The Personal Assistant Fray

Google Enters The Personal Assistant Fray

The Week In Tech Let’s take a look back at some of the biggest stories in tech this week. The Google Assistant Siri, Alexa and M have got company. But the new guest at the party has no name, choosing instead to go by the moniker “Google Assistant”. On Wednesday this week, Google parent company Alphabet unveiled its entry into the personal assistant arsenal being assembled by Apple, Amazon and Facebook. The small connected box…