France is good at launching tech startups, but not at growing them

France is good at launching tech startups, but not at growing them

“France is maybe the best place to start a company,” said Jean-Rémi Kouchakji, co-founder of PayinTech, a Paris-based fintech firm that was among the 9,000 startups at the Viva Technology conference this year. Paradoxically, he said, it’s a difficult place for small- and medium-sized companies
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The ‘Unprecedented Challenge’ of Cybersecurity in an Age of Burgeoning Threats

The ‘Unprecedented Challenge’ of Cybersecurity in an Age of Burgeoning Threats

The ‘Unprecedented Challenge’ of Cybersecurity Technological and legal complexities abound in this age of heightened cybersecurity threats—including a rise in state-sponsored hacking. This “unprecedented challenge” was the topic of conversation between Dorian Daley, Oracle executive vice president and general counsel, and Edward Screven, Oracle’s chief
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Lessons Learned When Moving to the Cloud

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Moving to the Cloud Lessons At Leostream, we work with organizations around the globe that are moving workloads to the cloud. These organizations span a wide range of industries, vary in company size, and typically have very different motivations for why they chose to move
Kayla Matthews

The California Consumer Privacy Act: What You Should Know

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The California Consumer Privacy Act GDPR or the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation effectively altered the way that businesses interact with European citizens. It doesn’t matter whether a company is located within the boundaries of Europe or not — if it does business with
Using the Digital Transformation Journey Workbook to Deliver “Smart” Spaces

Using the Digital Transformation Journey Workbook to Deliver “Smart” Spaces

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Key points of this blog include: Digital Transformation sweeps aside traditional industry borders to create new sources of customer and operational value Unfortunately, Digital Transformation and “smart” initiatives are struggling, and organizations will need a more pragmatic approach to successful execution per Forrester research Organizations must
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The Evolution of SharePoint Customization

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When I started working with SharePoint back in 2005, deploying WSS 2.0 followed and then SharePoint Portal Server 2003 for a large client, the concept of "customization" as we define it today was not really part of the SharePoint vernacular. The technology was fairly basic
Kayla Matthews

What You Need to Know About Google’s New AI Board, Coral

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Google's Coral Dev Board Thanks to the Rasberry Pi, tech enthusiasts quickly got accustomed to single-board computers (SBCs). As the name suggests, they're complete computers built on single circuit boards. Due to their small size but full functionality, SBCs make tech development accessible to more
IoT and the Evolution of the Workplace

IoT and the Evolution of the Workplace

IoT Evolution Just as the Industrial Revolution changed the relationship between humans and work, the rise of the Internet of ...
Directive 20 Repealed – Beat the Cyber War Drums?

Directive 20 Repealed – Beat the Cyber War Drums?

Exposed by Snowden in his 2013 document dump, Presidential Directive 20 limits the U.S. in attacking/counter attacking with cyber weapons ...
MarTech’s Fragmented Landscape is Failing Brand Marketers

MarTech’s Fragmented Landscape is Failing Brand Marketers

MarTech’s Fragmented Landscape Mapping the customer journey is one of the biggest strategic shifts currently underway in the marketing industry ...
Scale Matters in the Enterprise Cloud

Scale Matters in the Enterprise Cloud

The Enterprise Cloud What used to be an unknown and mysterious term, “the cloud” is now a common and mostly ...
Enabling Digital Transformation With Funding

Enabling Digital Transformation With Funding

IF IT’S IMPORTANT, BUDGET FOR IT When leadership issues a corporate mandate, employees are expected to execute on it. But ...

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Visual interface for Azure Machine Learning service

Visual interface for Azure Machine Learning service

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During Microsoft Build we announced the preview of the visual interface for Azure Machine Learning service. This new drag-and-drop workflow capability in Azure Machine Learning service simplifies the process of building, testing, and deploying machine ...
BrandPost: Four Critical Reasons for Investing in Your WAN Edge

BrandPost: Four Critical Reasons for Investing in Your WAN Edge

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The traditional network model of a central, physical data center hub with spokes running out to fixed locations has gone the way of the mainframe and electric typewriter – once mainstays of business. Today’s workforce ...
Huawei accuses U.S. of bullying, says working with Google to counter ban

Huawei accuses U.S. of bullying, says working with Google to counter ban

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior ...
IT services giant HCL left employee passwords, other sensitive data exposed online

IT services giant HCL left employee passwords, other sensitive data exposed online

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IT services giant HCL left employee passwords exposed online, as well as customer project details, and other sensitive information, all without any form of authentication, research by security consultancy UpGuard reveals. An HCL human resources ...
Singapore updates guidelines on data breach notification, accountability

Singapore updates guidelines on data breach notification, accountability

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Expected to be included as part of the upcoming amendment to the country's data protection law, the new guidelines state businesses take no more than 30 days to investigate a suspected breach and notify the ...
GDPR – One Year On

GDPR – One Year On

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May 25 marks the first anniversary since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. After a two-year preparation process, the regulation came into effect a year ago tomorrow, harmonizing data security, ...