Kayla Matthews

Using No Electronics, 3D-Printed Objects Can Now Connect to Wi-Fi

By Kayla Matthews | January 2, 2018

3D-Printed Objects Can Connect to Wi-Fi The vast collection of 3-D-printed products in existence is impressive enough to inspire people of all ages and interests. However, a team recently made 3D-printed items that are remarkable in their own right — they

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Forward-thinking Developers Recognize Cloud Services Drive Innovation

By Kayla Matthews | December 18, 2017

Cloud Services Drive Innovation It’s common to read news stories and research about certain segments of cloud computing and how they’re growing. However, an organization known as the International Data Corporation took an all-encompassing approach by looking at the “whole

The Internet of (Retail) Things: How mPOS Systems Make Buying Stuff High-Tech

By Kayla Matthews | December 6, 2017

mPOS Systems On The Rise Modern society is increasingly connected — and mobile. Those realities have also carried over to how people buy things, specifically, mobile point-of-service (mPOS). These devices let merchants and service providers simplify making and processing payments

This Amsterdam Bank Wants To Hack … Itself?

By Kayla Matthews | November 21, 2017

Bank Wants To Hack … Itself? With instances of professional hacking and data leaks making the news every year, it’s no secret that cybersecurity has become a major concern. How does a corporation ensure its cybersecurity remains impenetrable in a world

Machine Learning Open-Source Tools

Do More With Machine Learning Thanks to These 6 Open-Source Tools

By Kayla Matthews | November 2, 2017

Machine Learning Open-Source Tools We are in the middle of a machine learning, AI and big data renaissance — at least, that’s what we’re calling it. Seemingly everyone is interested in this technology these days, and for a good reason.

How Big Data Is Aiding Police And Security Officers

By Kayla Matthews | October 27, 2017

Big Data Is Aiding Police Officers Big data has become a trusted resource for people in industries ranging from health care to marketing. It shouldn’t be surprising, then, that big data is quickly becoming the future of law enforcement, too. Below,

The Path of Technology is Paved With New Collaboration Strategies 

By Kayla Matthews | October 17, 2017

Collaboration Strategies Cloud computing ushers in a new age of collaboration, one that allows an organization to excel at sharing data and strategies seamlessly and securely. Cloud-based collaboration has grown businesses at various levels, from employees collaborating within a single business

Will 2018 Be the Year Augmented Reality Moves Outside ‘Pokémon Go’?

By Kayla Matthews | September 12, 2017

2018 Augmented Reality If you’ve never heard of “Pokémon Go” — or at least never had the concept explained to you — then surely you’ve been living under a rock. Heck, it probably means you’ve been living under hundreds of

Big Data and Autism

Can Big Data Help Us Create a Medical Test for Autism?

By Kayla Matthews | August 22, 2017

Big Data and Autism Many mysteries surround autism spectrum disorder. Arguably, one of the largest is how to authoritatively diagnose it in children. However, scientists have developed the first physiological test, based on a big data algorithm. Keep reading to

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These U.S. Counties Are The Best At Using AI For Their Citizens

By Kayla Matthews | August 7, 2017

AI For Their Citizens Every year, the Center for Digital Government conducts a survey of every county in the U.S. and ranks them on how well they use information technology (IT) to enhance public service. Based on the results of

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

Learning From Past Mistakes: Predictions For Cybersecurity

By Larry Jones

Predictions Cybersecurity From Ashley Madison to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), hackers did not discriminate between organizations or industries when it came to unleashing cyber-attacks in 2015. This past year, data breaches affected millions of people with headlines of

5 Things To Consider About Your Next Enterprise Sharing Solution

By Rajesh Ram

Enterprise File Sharing Solution Businesses have varying file sharing needs. Large, multi-regional businesses need to synchronize folders across a large number of sites, whereas small businesses may only need to support a handful of users in a single site. Construction

What the Dyn DDoS Attacks Taught Us About Cloud-Only EFSS

By Kris Lahiri

DDoS Attacks October 21st, 2016 went into the annals of Internet history for the large scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that made popular Internet properties like Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify and Box inaccessible to many users in the US. The DDoS

Is Machine Learning The Future? Making Your Data Scientists Obsolete

By Guha Ramasubramanian

Is Machine Learning The Future? In a recent study, almost all the businesses surveyed stated that big data analytics were fundamental to their business strategies. Although the field of computer and information research scientists is growing faster than any other

Why NSA Revelations Will Be Good For Cloud Security

By CloudTweaks

NSA Security Edward Snowden’s recent disclosures, including concerns about the NSA’s ability to break certain types of encryption, and the extent of surveillance on cloud service providers, put the entire cloud industry into an uproar. The bad news is that

Breakthroughs in Clinical Trials Utilizing the Power of the Cloud

By Craig Morgan

Cloud Computing and the Medical Field Clinical trials play an essential role in the drug development process by effectively demonstrating the efficacy and safety of a pharmaceutical compound. Although lead by scientific endeavor with patient safety and therapeutic benefits in mind,

How to Improve the Backup Success Rate of Data Centers?

By Cloud Syndicate

Improve Backup Success Rate According to industry analysts, a significant number of backup jobs (from 5 to 25%) are failing across various tiers of data centers. This impacts datacenters heavily on revenue loss, SLA-based penalties, and customer experience. Furthermore, loss

3 Challenges of Network Deployment in Hyperconverged Infrastructure

By Ariel Maislos

Hyperconverged Infrastructure In this article, we’ll explore three challenges that are associated with network deployment in a hyperconverged private cloud environment, and then we’ll consider several methods to overcome those challenges. The Main Challenge: Bring Your Own (Physical) Network Some of

Outsourcing Agile Cloud Development: A New Frontier

By CloudTweaks

Outsourcing Agile Cloud Development The rise in cloud popularity has brought a corresponding increase in the number of companies outsourcing their cloud software development. Yet things can get a bit complicated when a business sets out to find a compatible

Three Tips For Tackling Bring Your Own Cloud (BYOC) Within Your Organization

By CloudTweaks

(BYOC) Within Your Organization It’s the latest tech acronym: BYOC or Bring Your Own Cloud. Personal cloud services are convenient, inexpensive, and always available. They also have the potential to wreak havoc on the enterprise in ways we haven’t seen

Two 2017 Trends From A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Two 2017 Trends From A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Reaching For The Stars People who know me know that I’m a huge Star Wars fan. I recently had the ...
Four Recurring Revenue Imperatives

Four Recurring Revenue Imperatives

Revenue Imperatives “Follow the money” is always a good piece of advice, but in today’s recurring revenue-driven market, “follow the ...
Malware Will Cripple Cloud And IoT Infrastructure If Not Contained

Malware Will Cripple Cloud And IoT Infrastructure If Not Contained

The Malware Cloud Concern This year we’ve had two cyber attacks in which malware was used to cripple government computer ...
Avoiding the IOT ‘Twister’ Business Strategy

Avoiding the IOT ‘Twister’ Business Strategy

IOT ‘Twister’ Most organizations’ ‪ IOT Strategy look like a game of ‪ ‘Twister’ with progress across important IOT capabilities such as architecture, technology, ...
Driving Transformation? It is possible to predict the future.

Driving Transformation? It is possible to predict the future.

Driving Transformation Previously, I wrote about the criticality of defining the Vision for your transformation - what is your real objective, how ...
5 Important VR Industry Trends Starting To Take Shape

5 Important VR Industry Trends Starting To Take Shape

5 Important VR Industry Trends In recent years, virtual reality (VR) finally made a move to the mainstream after largely ...