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SECURITY REPORT

New Report Reveals Just How Bad The Cybersecurity Skills Gap Is

It takes a deep dive into all aspects of security in the cloud computing industry. Some of the statistics the report uncovers are positive, such as that 97 percent of worldwide respondents are using some cloud technologies in their organization, representing a 4 percent growth compared to a year ago...

Are There Messages Hidden in Your DNA? It Could Be Malware.

By John Pientka | February 21, 2019

Are There Messages Hidden in Your DNA? Messages in the Human Genome: are they from God, or maybe aliens? It sounds Sci-fi but our knowledge of the DNA code is merging with our ability to write increasingly intelligent algorithms. We

Which Analytics And BI Technologies Will Be The Highest Priority In 2019?

By Louis Columbus | February 20, 2019

Which Analytics And BI Technologies Will Be The Highest Priority 82% of enterprises are prioritizing analytics and BI as part of their budgets for new technologies and cloud-based services. 54% say AI, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP) are

How the Economics of Data Science is Creating New Sources of Value

By Bill Schmarzo | February 19, 2019

The Economics of Data Science There are several technology and business forces in-play that are going to derive and drive new sources of customer, product and operational value. As a set up for this blog on the Economic Value of Data

SolarWinds Survey Showcases the DevOps Disconnect

By CloudTweaks | February 18, 2019

Survey Showcases the DevOps Disconnect The increasingly distributed nature of today’s tech environments has amplified the demand for DevOps practitioners in the workplace. But are DevOps teams, developers, and web product managers (WPMs) doing the work their job titles intend?

5G Network Market

The 5G Market Impact and Evolution

By Scott Andersen | February 15, 2019

The 5G Market Impact One of the things I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about is the reality of 5G and the impact it is going to have on the market. However, it isn’t going to hit handsets until

Why AWS’s building block structure can benefit SMBs

By CloudTweaks | February 14, 2019

AWS’s Structure Can Benefit SMBs With every year that passes, the popularity of cloud technology increases as more businesses choose to make the move. This has led to more and more SMBs implementing AWS products to increase their operational services

Optimizing Your Company Right Out of Business

By Bill Schmarzo | February 13, 2019

Optimizing Your Company Professional athletes know the importance of developing opposing or complementary muscles (quadriceps and hamstrings, biceps and triceps).  These complementary muscles are sets of muscles that “work together” to move your body in the most efficient ways. If these

GDPR Compliance

System Vulnerabilities Are an Issue for Everyone in the Cloud Environment

By Brad Thies | February 12, 2019

System Vulnerabilities Are an Issue for Everyone Over the past decade, we have seen a drastic increase in the number of companies relying on cloud services. Given the nature of the cloud as a shared-resource environment, threats that infiltrate the

Using Machine Learning To Find Employees Who Can Scale With Your Business

By Louis Columbus | February 11, 2019

Machine Learning To Find Employees Hiring managers in search of qualified job candidates who can scale with and contribute to their growing businesses are facing a crisis today. They’re not finding the right or in many cases, any candidates at

Working with security researchers to make the web safer for everyone

By CloudTweaks | February 10, 2019

Working with security researchers What do a 19-year-old researcher from Uruguay, a restaurant owner from Cluj, Romania and a Cambridge professor have in common? They’re all security researchers—a global community of professionals, academics, students and hobbyists who are essential to

5G Revolution: Telcos Becoming the New App Store for Industrial Apps

By Ronald van Loon | February 7, 2019

The 5G Revolution 5G technology is knocking on our doors and is said to be around the corner. Mobile service providers have upped their game recently and are holding talks, events and discussions to formulate a plan for the launch

What Do You Mean: Too Much Screen Time?

By John Pientka | February 6, 2019

Too Much Screen Time? Oh the shame of it! Our children are turning into anti-social, myopic monsters because of their addiction to smartphones, tablets and laptops. Guess what? It is all BS. It seems that not a day goes by

7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Deploying SD-WAN Alongside Public Cloud Services

By Ben Ferguson | February 5, 2019

Why You Should Consider Deploying SD-WAN Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) and public cloud IaaS services both offer powerful benefits to virtually any business. Many of these same businesses, however, are missing out on an incredible opportunity by either accessing the internet using

Who, if anyone, is in charge of multi-cloud business optimization?

By Dana Gardner | January 31, 2019

The next BriefingsDirect composable cloud strategies interview explores how changes in business organization and culture demand a new approach to leadership over such functions as hybrid and multi-cloud procurement and optimization. We’ll now hear from an IT industry analyst about the forces reshaping the consumption

Future Trends 2019: Supply Chains Among Top Contenders for Blockchain Growth

By CloudTweaks | January 30, 2019

Future Trends 2019 Predictions about blockchain’s future run the gamut from wildly transformational to completely dismissive. Before we get too mired in the trough of disillusionment or carried away by the hype, here are some recent forecasts about blockchain, including

THOUGHT LEADERS

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

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

2018 Augmented Reality If you’ve never heard of “Pokémon Go” — or at least never had the concept explained to ...
10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Sales

10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Sales

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning show the potential to reduce the most time-consuming, manual tasks that keep sales teams ...
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 ...
Let's Study in the Cloud; the New Ways to Learn

Let’s Study in the Cloud; the New Ways to Learn

Study in the Cloud Alice Jones teaches Math to students from grade 6 to 8. She says, “All my students ...
The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Node.js

The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Node.js

Update: We have published an article on the most important Node.js Security Tips. You should check it out after you have read ...
Philips teams with HPE on ecosystem approach to improve healthcare informatics-driven outcomes

Philips teams with HPE on ecosystem approach to improve healthcare informatics-driven outcomes

The next BriefingsDirect healthcare transformation use-case discussion focuses on how an ecosystem approach to big data solutions brings about improved healthcare informatics-driven outcomes ...
How Will the Internet of Things Change The World of Trucking?

How Will the Internet of Things Change The World of Trucking?

IoT Transportation Ever since sat-navs became commonplace in cars around the world, the relationship between vehicles and wireless data has ...
Open APIs Alone Won’t Change Banking

Open APIs Alone Won’t Change Banking

Open Banking API's Most people think of banks as one monolithic entity, but they are actually made up of hundreds ...
5G Network Market

The 5G Market Impact and Evolution

The 5G Market Impact One of the things I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about is the reality of ...
How Will AI and Automation Change the Global Economy?

How Will AI and Automation Change the Global Economy?

The Future of AI and Automation Artificial intelligence (AI) and the automation it enables will significantly disrupt the global economy ...
5 Data Security Tips Small Businesses Should Mimic

5 Data Security Tips Small Businesses Should Mimic

Data Security Tips As more and more companies begin to switch to the cloud, cyber attacks need to be a ...