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Blockchain + Analytics: Enabling Smart IOT

By Bill Schmarzo | May 21, 2018

Blockchain + Analytics Autonomous cars are racing down the highway at speeds exceeding 100 MPH when suddenly a car a half-mile ahead blows out a tire sending dangerous debris across 3 lanes of traffic.  Instead of relying upon sending this urgent,

Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service and Financial Services Enable Next-Gen Blockchain Innovators

By CloudBuzz | May 18, 2018

Students Tackle Real Problems and Succeed in Blockchain Challenge In an effort to accelerate blockchain innovation in Financial Services and other industries, Oracle recently joined academia and banking industry leaders as part of the Carolina Fintech Hub (CFH) Generation Blockchain Challenge to

De Beers tracks diamonds through supply chain using blockchain

By CloudBuzz | May 10, 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Anglo American’s (AAL.L) De Beers said on Thursday it had tracked 100 high-value diamonds from miner to retailer using blockchain, in the first effort of its kind to clear the supply chain of imposters and conflict minerals.

Buffett bashes bitcoin as nonproductive, thriving on mystique

By CloudBuzz | May 7, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Monday said buyers of bitcoin, which he characterises as “rat poison squared”, thrive on the hope they’ll find someone else who will pay more for it. Likening bitcoin demand to tulip

Top 10 Machine Learning Algorithms

Top 10 Machine Learning Algorithms to Know

By Ronald van Loon | May 7, 2018

Top 10 Machine Learning Algorithms Modern advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are set to change our world for the better. These developments have largely been made possible due to technologies such as cloud sharing, data analytics, blockchain, and improved computing

Newly Formed Chinese Trusted Blockchain Alliance Names SAP as Vice Chair

By CloudBuzz | May 7, 2018

WALLDORF — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that the Chinese Trusted Blockchain Alliance has appointed SAP as vice chair to deepen the integration of blockchain across industries. The joint initiative of companies and research institutions seeks to facilitate co-innovation, advance blockchain standards

Blockchain Potential to Transform Artificial Intelligence

By Ronald van Loon | April 5, 2018

Blockchain Potential The research on improving Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) has been ongoing for decades. However, it wasn’t until recently that developers were finally able to create smart systems that closely resemble the A.I. capabilities of humans. The main reason for

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Skills for faster innovation in financial services

By Peter HJ van Eijk | April 3, 2018

Banks and insurance companies are going through a lot of changes. Read on to see my thinking on how to facilitate that change if you are working in financial services. Pathways to innovation There are two major pathways to innovation in financial services, and

Google bans crypto-currency adverts starting in June

By CloudBuzz | March 14, 2018

Google has moved to ban crypto-currency advertising from its platforms. The move will affect promotional campaigns for initial coin offerings, Bitcoin exchanges, digital wallets to store the assets and trading advice. A notice said the policy would be introduced in June but

Japan’s Coincheck to start repaying customers Monday after digital money heist

By CloudBuzz | March 12, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc, reeling from government reprimands over lax standards after $530 million dollar theft of digital money, said it would from Monday start repaying customers affected by the heist. Coincheck also plans to lift

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Preventing Disastrous Events Through The Power of Anomaly Detection In Machine Data

By CloudTweaks

Preventing Disastrous Events Through the Power of Anomaly Detection in Machine Data In August, a single server failed and the NASDAQ went down for three hours. In January, GlobalPayments reported that a hack compromising millions of credit card accounts cost

7 Essential Facts About SharePoint And ECM

By Jim Kane

SharePoint And ECM Pioneer enterprise content management systems like SharePoint can help in take up your business to the next level, but only if you use them correctly Here are seven things you need to know about this leading web

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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

Living In A Post-Safe Harbor World: What Your Company Needs To Know

By Ron Hovsepian

Living In A Post-Safe Harbor World With the striking down of the Safe Harbor agreement in October, we have seen the tip of a data privacy iceberg whose global implications will play out well into the new year. In 2016,

Bridging The Chasm Between Business And IT – The GRC Way

By Rajesh Raman

Business And IT  In today’s world, company operations function at two distinct levels: the business operation level and the IT infrastructure operation level. While the two functions operate independently, IT exists to support the business. Many of the IT operations,

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

Online File Sharing And The Importance Of Security

By Charles Mount

Online File Sharing Security Do you have confidential business files stored on your work computer? Maybe it’s a spreadsheet for a report that must be delivered to management tomorrow. If you don’t work on it from home, you’ll be at

Why Your Cloud Project Needs A Strong PMO

By Vinny Hu

Cloud Project Needs A Strong PMO Cloud projects are highly complex. Without a strong project management office, they have a tendency to go off track. As enterprises in all verticals look to modernize application and infrastructure stacks, Project Management Offices

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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

Rainmaking From The Cloud – CIOs Struggle To Keep Pace With IT Demands

By Brendan O'Brien

Rainmaking from the Cloud In the digital era, where customers can select virtually anything with a click of a button, they are demanding more choice; not only in products, but in how and when they pay for them. They expect

Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Most In-Demand on LinkedIn

Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Most In-Demand on LinkedIn

Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Machine Learning Engineers, Data Scientists, and Big Data Engineers rank among the top emerging jobs ...
Advanced IoT systems provide analysis catalyst for the petrochemical refinery of the future

Advanced IoT systems provide analysis catalyst for the petrochemical refinery of the future

Advanced IoT Systems The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology trends interview explores how IT combines with IoT to help ...
Cloudification - Budgets are Shifting Toward a “Cloud-first” and “Cloud-only” Approach

Cloudification – Budgets are Shifting Toward a “Cloud-first” and “Cloud-only” Approach

Cloudification and the Budget Shift Gartner has recently predicted that by 2020, a corporate "no-cloud" policy will be as rare ...
Why Open Source Technology is the Key to Any Collaboration Ecosystem

Why Open Source Technology is the Key to Any Collaboration Ecosystem

Open Source Collaboration Ecosystem Open source – software whose source code is public and can be modified or shared freely ...
Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

Evolution of Cloud Analytics Moving data to the cloud, once considered a strenuous task, has now become commonplace in most ...
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Cryptographic Key Generation – It’s Time To Pay Attention

Cryptographic Key Generation When we think about cryptographic keys, we tend to think about closely guarded secrets. Keys are the only ...