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Facebook uses newspaper ads to warn WhatsApp users about fake news

The devastating consequences of fake news are apparent around the world, but in recent times India has felt them most keenly, with the spread of misinformation resulting in the deaths of 12 people in the last two months. WhatsApp, and its parent company Facebook, have taken a number of measures to stem the tide of fake news,… Continue Reading Facebook uses newspaper ads to warn WhatsApp users about fake news

What is a product manager? A complex, cross-functional role in IT

What is a product manager? A complex, cross-functional role in IT Product managers are responsible for understanding the market, audience and demand for a software, hardware or service. A product manager typically acts as the point person throughout a project’s life-cycle. It is a role that requires you to balance input, concerns and feedback from… Continue Reading What is a product manager? A complex, cross-functional role in IT

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence Computers are being taught to learn, reason and recognize emotions. In these talks, look for insights — as well as warnings. http://www.ted.com/playlists/310/talks_on_artificial_intelligen?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=tedspread

3 Reasons Millennials Are Getting Fired

Recently, I wrote this article explaining why Millennials aren’t getting promoted. In response to Millennial readers’ requests for a deeper understanding of how being misperceived can negatively affect their careers, I’m taking it a step further and outlining exactly what’s getting them fired… Read more: http://www.inc.com/jt-odonnell/3-reasons-millennials-are-getting-fired.html?platform=hootsuite

The current state and predictions for the future of blockchain in the enterprise

Blockchain is still an emerging enterprise technology, so it wasn’t a surprise that in a recent Tech Pro Research survey, 70% of professionals who responded said they hadn’t used it. However, 64% said that they expect blockchain to affect their industry in some way, with most of that group predicting a positive impact. The survey… Continue Reading The current state and predictions for the future of blockchain in the enterprise

Agile project management: A comprehensive guide

Agile is a project management methodology that uses short development cycles called “sprints” to focus on continuous improvement in the development of a product or service. Although incremental software development methods go as far back as 1957, agile was first discussed in depth in the 1970s by William Royce who published a paper on the development of large software… Continue Reading Agile project management: A comprehensive guide

From open clouds to open infrastructure: OpenStack’s evolution continues

The output of the open source community that supports OpenStack has paved the way for the telecommunications industry, for example, to embrace the concept of Network Function Virtualisation (NFV), and provide it with a means of building edge computing environments. Its contributors have also laid the groundwork for the Foundation to offer greater support for… Continue Reading From open clouds to open infrastructure: OpenStack’s evolution continues

London Tech Week Review

Over 55,000 visitors attended this year’s London Tech Week celebrating and championing innovation, talent and the rapid development of the tech sector. London Tech Week is a festival like no other – hosting over 250 crowdsourced events attracting attendees from across the world. London played host to a variety of events across its iconic city… Continue Reading London Tech Week Review

Cyber Security GDPR – a defensible position

Simon Merrick, GDPR Transformation Specialist at Agilisys discusses why, with less than one month to go until GDPR enforcement, a defensible position should be the default The General Data Protection Regulation is a regulation and if there’s one thing that doesn’t get everyone out of bed in the morning, apart from compliance managers, it’s compliance with a… Continue Reading Cyber Security GDPR – a defensible position

Artificial Intelligence is Nothing Without Human Ingenuity

It’s long been the stuff of sci fi, but increasingly, the practical side of artificial intelligence (AI) is very real. On the consumer side, personal assistants such as Siri, Alexa, and Cortana help automate the simplest of tasks. Meanwhile, AI adoption is also accelerating within the workspace. According to a recent Spiceworks survey of more than 500… Continue Reading Artificial Intelligence is Nothing Without Human Ingenuity

Financial Services: Still the No. 1 Target for Cyber criminals

As revealed in the 2018 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index, the financial services sector has been the most-targeted industry two years in a row. Over the past year, financial services experienced 27 percent of security incidents and 17 percent of attacks. More than 76 percent of the activity involved injection attacks, while nearly 10 percent involved reconnaissance… Continue Reading Financial Services: Still the No. 1 Target for Cyber criminals

With cyber security concerns over smart toys, should retailers be held responsible for vulnerable products?

With cyber security concerns over smart toys, should retailers be held responsible for vulnerable products? With each new cyber attack on internet of things (IoT) devices, it’s clear that manufacturers need to work harder at building security into their products, but retailers cannot be let off the hook. As strict laws exist in the UK… Continue Reading With cyber security concerns over smart toys, should retailers be held responsible for vulnerable products?
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