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It’s Official: AI Can Now Do a Doctor’s Job

By Daniel Matthews | April 16, 2018

AI Can Now Do a Doctor’s Job Look at how far we’ve come with AI and healthcare. Not long ago, I took a look at the telehealth scene and noted that there were no algorithms coming up with direct diagnoses

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Cloud Collaboration: When Will Remote Work Meet Virtual Reality?

By Daniel Matthews | February 14, 2018

Cloud Collaboration The benefits of remote work and cloud collaboration make it hard for businesses and employees to pass up. For the business, it’s a perk that can draw prospects. Plus, businesses with remote teams can save a lot of

Why Bitcoin Shouldn’t Be a Part of the Futures Exchange Yet

By Daniel Matthews | January 25, 2018

Bitcoin Futures Exchange Recently, cryptocurrencies “crashed,” particularly Bitcoin, which spiraled from a high of $19,783 to a current price of $11212.00 (01/25/2018). There are two prevailing sentiments regarding the crash of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies: Alarm and a kind of

Are Smart Pills a Smart Idea for the IoT?

By Daniel Matthews | January 4, 2018

Smart Pills and IoT It stands to reason that the medical industry would be the most likely place for groundbreaking and disruptive tech advancement. An aging baby boomer population—a huge slice of America as we know it—is seeking to prolong

The Smart City Is Closer Than You Think

By Daniel Matthews | December 13, 2017

Smart Cities “Today, in the era of Big Data, it is essential to have a central platform to house all of the government’s data, a platform that taps into the potential of artificial intelligence to spread happiness among the people.”

Survey: 87% of Businesses Are Confident About Cybersecurity

By Daniel Matthews | November 20, 2017

Businesses Confident About Cybersecurity In a year that has seen multiple massive data breaches and troubling cyberattacks, a new survey reveals 87 percent of businesses are “confident in their cybersecurity preparedness.” The survey, from SolarWinds MSP, included 400 businesses from

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AI and the Future of Identity Protection

By Daniel Matthews | October 6, 2017

Future of Identity Protection There’s a lot of alarm over who stands to lose their job to automation and artificial intelligence. From fast food workers to toll booth operators, no doubt there’ll be some losses in the coming decades. But

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Was the Data Just Too Big? Inside the Equifax Hack

By Daniel Matthews | September 15, 2017

Inside the Equifax Hack Equifax is a gigantic financial organization, the entire livelihood of which revolves around collecting and analyzing consumer credit data to assign credit scores. If any organization knows how to handle big data and keep it secure,

Telehealth: Big Data and Healthcare Innovation

By Daniel Matthews | August 31, 2017

Telehealth Innovation Every day, people pop their health-related questions into Google’s search field. Symptoms-related searches alone make up about 1 percent of queries in Google. If you think about it, given the number of things people could search for, that’s

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An End to Credit Cards? How the Dark Web Is Pushing Fintech Towards Blockchain

By Daniel Matthews | July 19, 2017

Dark Web Pushing Fintech Towards Blockchain As Jennifer Klosterman points out, “There are many strong reasons for reputable businesses to keep their noses clean and well out of the Dark Web.” Not the least of these reasons is the hive

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Cloud Proving To Be Major Resource For Hedge Funds

By CloudTweaks

Major Resource for Hedge Funds As we near the end of Q1 2013, hedge fund managers continue to generate higher returns. Following several years of sub-par performances from global hedge funds, investment managers have turned to cloud computing and infrastructure-as-a-service

State of the Cloud Report In 2017

By Byron Deeter

Cloud Report 2017 As the definitive guide to the biggest trends in the cloud industry, this year’s “State of the Cloud Report” includes: State of the Cloud 2017 from Bessemer Venture Partners 1. A Look Back at 2016  2016 was

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Keeping Your Business Data Secure In An Insecure World

By Stijn Hendrikse

Keeping Your Business Data Secure If you’re a small or medium-sized business (SMB), you might be hoping keeping your head down and staying off the Cloud will keep your data safe from interlopers — hackers and government agencies alike. Yet

Business Transformation And The IT Journey

By CloudTweaks

Business Transformation IT Journey When we look at significant business model changes during the past thirty years, technology has often been at the core. From mainframes to mini-computers to microcomputers to client/server to the Internet – technology change has been

A Smart Data Approach to Assurance in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

By CloudTweaks

Smart Data Microsoft and Amazon both reported significant growth in their cloud businesses recently. Revenue for Microsoft’s Azure increased by a staggering 98 percent in the three months ending December 31st 2017, and market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) saw

Backups And Disaster Recovery Are Not The Same Thing

By Ed Dryer

Backups And Disaster Recovery Most business owners are aware of the consequences of losing data. Much of the value of a modern business is in its data: customer records, analytics, marketing data, product catalogs, bookkeeping and accounting data, emails and

Cloud Comings and Goings

By John Pientka

Cloud Power Amazon Web Services – the giant of cloud computing – is on track to do $10 Billion in revenue this year. Yet, rumors swirl that Apple may take a huge chunk of business away from them and Dropbox has

The Five Rules of Security and Compliance in the Public Cloud Era

By Suda Srinivasan

Security and Compliance  With technology at the heart of businesses today, IT systems and data are being targeted by criminals, competitors and even foreign governments. Every day, we hear about how another retailer, bank or Internet company has been hacked

Six HR Technology Functions That Will Help You Retain Your Best Staff

By CloudTweaks

Six HR Technology Functions New trends in technology are making it possible for organisations to engage with their employees on a deeper level, making the employees more likely to stick around and contribute to sustainable business performance. Automated talent management

Putting The Service Back In “as-a-Service”

By CloudTweaks

“as-a-Service” The future of cloud computing has often been framed as being a debate between private vs. public clouds, with each model having its own strengths and weaknesses in terms of cost-effectiveness, control and security. The debate should instead focus

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Cybersecurity Skills Shortage Takes Center Stage at (ISC)2 Security Congress

Industry Leaders Discuss Workforce Strategy CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- (ISC)²® today announced Gary Beach, author of The U.S. Technology Skills Gap, will ...
What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

Becoming a Data Scientist Leveraging the use of big data, as an insight-generating engine, has driven the demand for data ...
How Security Certification Helps Cloud Service Providers Stay Transparent and Credible

How Security Certification Helps Cloud Service Providers Stay Transparent and Credible

Security Certification Helps Cloud Service Providers If you are a cloud service provider (CSP), you know your customers have a ...
Big Data Employment Essential for Startups

Big Data Employment Essential for Startups

Big Data Employment Small businesses and startups tend to be more open to innovative new technologies and readily implement fresh ...
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Why Certification Matters for Cloud Service Providers

Certification for Cloud Service Providers As of 2017, the concept of “cloud” has become more of a norm for companies ...