George Foot

Your Biggest Data Security Threat Could Be….

By George Foot | May 23, 2016

Biggest Data Security Threat Your biggest data security threat could be sitting next to you… Data security is a big concern for businesses. The repercussions of a data security breach ranges from embarrassment, to costly lawsuits and clean-up jobs –…

How Will The Internet of Things Affect The Business World?

By George Foot | April 25, 2016

Internet of Things and the Business World? Experts predict that by 2020, the Internet of Things will have a market greater than $1 Trillion, yet despite it being the new buzzword, many people have no idea how this predicted revolution…

The Rise of Fintech and the End of Traditional Banking

By George Foot | March 22, 2016

The Rise of Fintech Developments in financial technology, or fintech, are changing the way we make payments, with new products gradually transforming how personal and commercial transactions are processed. The pace of these developments has opened up a whole range…

How To Use Big Data And Analytics To Help Consumers

By George Foot | February 22, 2016

Big Data Analytics Businesses are under increasing pressure to develop data-driven solutions. The competitive advantage gained by a successful strategy can be immense. It can create new opportunities and help businesses to react to different scenarios or sudden changes in…

Immune Systems: Information Security And Risk In 2016

By George Foot | January 22, 2016

Information Security And Risk C-suite executives have woken up to the threat posed by data theft, denial-of-service attacks and vulnerable systems. In 2015, for example, a series of high-profile cases illustrated the degree to which such attacks can damage a company’s reputation,…

Wearable Tech And Employee Well Being

By George Foot | December 18, 2015

The Key To A Healthy Business Wearable tech has effectively rewritten the terms and conditions of employee wellness programs. Organizations can now give employees fitness trackers as part of wider policies, using the data gathered over a given period to…

Driving Insight: Analytics And The Internet of Things

By George Foot | November 20, 2015

Analytics And The Internet of Things  For many businesses, the Internet of Things is playing an increasingly important role, influencing day-to-day operations and strategic planning. An ecosystem of growing complexity and sophistication, the IoT calls for careful navigation: advances in…

Working With Hybrid And Multiclouds: Use Cases For Multicloud Computing

By George Foot | October 26, 2015

Working with Hybrid and Multiclouds A multicloud strategy can deliver real gains in IT flexibility, cost savings, and can increase an organization’s responsiveness to changes in the market or internal developments in the business itself. But the migration of apps…

The True Power And Potential Of Wearables

By George Foot | September 17, 2015

The Power of Wearables The potential of wearable computing for efficiency and innovation is enormous. For business leaders and CIOs, wearable technology represents an opportunity to find more intelligent solutions to real problems and to leverage these devices for the…

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