Louis Columbus

10 Charts That Will Change Your Perspective Of Big Data’s Growth

By Louis Columbus | June 8, 2018

Big Data’s Growth Worldwide Big Data market revenues for software and services are projected to increase from $42B in 2018 to $103B in 2027, attaining a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.48% according to Wikibon. Forrester predicts the global

Five Reasons Why Machine Learning Needs To Make Resumes Obsolete

By Louis Columbus | May 22, 2018

Machine Learning Needs To Make Resumes Obsolete Hiring companies nationwide miss out on 50% or more of qualified candidates and tech firms incorrectly classify up 80% of candidates due to inaccuracies and shortcomings of existing Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), illustrating

How Zero Trust Security Fuels New Business Growth

By Louis Columbus | May 15, 2018

Bottom Line: Zero Trust Security (ZTS) strategies enabled by Next-Gen Access (NGA) are indispensable for assuring uninterrupted digital business growth, and are proving to be a scalable security framework for streamlining onboarding and systems access for sales channels, partners, patients, and

How To Close The Talent Gap With Machine Learning

By Louis Columbus | May 2, 2018

Close The Talent Gap 80% of the positions open in the U.S. alone were due to attrition. On an average, it costs $5,000 to fill an open position and takes on average of 2 months to find a new employee.

How Machine Learning Quantifies Trust & Improves Employee Experiences

By Louis Columbus | April 13, 2018

Machine Learning Quantifies Trust Bottom Line: By enabling enterprises to scale security with user behavior-based, contextual intelligence, Next-Gen Access strategies are delivering Zero Trust Security (ZTS) enterprise-wide, enabling the fastest companies to keep growing strong. Every digital business is facing a

10 Charts That Will Change Your Perspective Of Amazon Prime’s Growth

By Louis Columbus | March 19, 2018

10 Charts That Will Change Your Perspective 70% of Americans with incomes of $150,000 or more who shop online have Amazon Prime memberships. Amazon Prime international customers will grow at a 56% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2016 to

Roundup Of Machine Learning Forecasts And Market Estimates, 2018

By Louis Columbus | March 2, 2018

Machine Learning Forecasts Machine learning patents grew at a 34% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) between 2013 and 2017, the third-fastest growing category of all patents granted. International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts that spending on AI and ML will grow

Machine Learning’s Greatest Potential Is Driving Revenue In The Enterprise

By Louis Columbus | February 19, 2018

Machine Learning’s Greatest Potential Enterprise investments in machine learning will nearly double over the next three years, reaching 64% adoption by 2020. International Data Corporation (IDC) is forecasting spending on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning will grow from $8B

Data Scientist Is The Best Job In America According Glassdoor

By Louis Columbus | February 6, 2018

Data Scientist Is The Best Job In America Data Scientist has been named the best job in America for three years running, with a median base salary of $110,000 and 4,524 job openings. DevOps Engineer is the second-best job in

Analytics Will Revolutionize Supply Chains In 2018

By Louis Columbus | January 31, 2018

Supply Chains In 2018 While 94% of supply chain leaders say that digital transformation will fundamentally change supply chains in 2018, only 44% have a strategy ready. 66% of supply chain leaders say advanced supply chain analytics are critically important

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

Do Not Rely On Passwords To Protect Your Online Information

By John Barco

Do Not Rely On Passwords Simple passwords are no longer safe to use online. John Barco, vice president of Global Product Marketing at ForgeRock, explains why it’s time the industry embraced more advanced identity-centric solutions that improve the customer experience

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

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

The Managed Service Provider

Threatening Skies: The Managed Service Provider

By John Humphreys

The Managed Service Provider Business is not easy. Just when you think you have the market figured out, and your business is growing nicely, another new threat comes onto the horizon. Many VARs and MSPs who built successful businesses implementing

Business Versus Technical Cloud Service Brokers And Why It Matters

By CloudTweaks

Cloud Service Brokers Gartner predicts “By 2015, at least 20% of all cloud services will be consumed via internal or external cloud service brokerages, rather than directly, up from less than 5% today.” Thus, it is important to understand what

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

Mark Carrizosa

Despite Record Breaches, Secure Third Party Access Still Not An IT Priority

By CloudTweaks

Record Breaches Research has revealed that third parties cause 63 percent of all data breaches. From HVAC contractors, to IT consultants, to supply chain analysts and beyond, the threats posed by third parties are real and growing. Deloitte, in its

New Year, New Cloud? Managing “Extreme Data”

By David Eisner

Managing Extreme Data Companies are familiar with the concept of “big data”; every piece of information they generate from day-to-day business processes or when interacting with customers is considered valuable, so long as these pieces are quickly analyzed and converted

Advances in Technology and Consumer Behaviour are Driving Transformation

By Francesco Venturini

Technology and Consumer Behaviour Advances in technology and consumer behaviour are driving a transformation in the way video content is delivered to consumers. The change involves a migration away from traditional broadcasting models and platforms towards digital distribution over the

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,

GDPR Compliance: A Network Perspective

GDPR Compliance: A Network Perspective

GDPR Compliance Regulations can be a tricky thing. For the most part, they’re well thought out in terms of mandating ...
Biometric Authentication

Passwords: More Secure Than Biometric Authentication?

Biometric Authentication Biometrics has long granted or denied access to secure things like premises and vehicles. Now it is being ...
Digital Identity Trends 2017 – Previewing The Year Ahead

Digital Identity Trends 2017 – Previewing The Year Ahead

Digital Identity Trends 2017 The lack of security of the Internet of Things captured public attention this year as massive ...
Cloud Proofing Future Business Challenges

Cloud Proofing Future Business Challenges

Cloud Proofing Business Hardly a week goes by without coming across news around the increase in the number of organizations ...
How IoT and OT collaborate to usher in the data-driven factory of the future

How IoT and OT collaborate to usher in the data-driven factory of the future

The Data-driven Factory The next BriefingsDirect Internet of Things (IoT) technology trends interview explores how innovation is impacting modern factories and supply chains ...
Leading Multicloud Strategies

Solving the Complexities of Leading Multicloud Strategies

Leading Multicloud Strategies To avoid the dreaded cloud lock-in, many organizations are now managing multiple clouds to service their business ...