1. Articles in category: Technology Evolution

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    1. The race to secure the smart connected future

      The race to secure the smart connected future

      Of the many challenges which stand in the way of digital transformation today, one of the most pressing is security, and failure to address cybersecurity could result in a slowdown in the adoption of smart, digital practices, according to Wael Mohamed, President and COO of Trend Micro. The security threat landscape is changing, Mohamed noted, both in terms of the range and number of systems that are potentially at risk, and the severity of the threats.

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      Mentions: Security
    2. 10 IT Hiring Plans For Second Half Of 2016

      10 IT Hiring Plans For Second Half Of 2016

      While CIOs say they expect to see a slight dip in IT hiring plans for the last six months of this year, according to resent survey results, one tech recruiter says the outlook appears positive. Here's a closer look at CIO hiring plans for the remaining months of 2016, including layoffs, the most in-demand IT skills, and the hottest regions.

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      Mentions: InformationWeek
    3. Building a Mobile Work Culture for a Mobile Workforce

      Building a Mobile Work Culture for a Mobile Workforce

      Facebook Flipboard 0 193 SHARES Struggling to find the best talent on the market? Well, the market has become a very big place, and the most skilled talent aren’t necessarily the people in your neighborhood. If you want to recruit the cream of the crop, it might be time to bring your business to them — in a manner of speaking. Today’s top professionals prefer freedom, flexibility and mobility. To engage and retain them, we need to champion a mobile work culture.

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      Mentions: Education Facebook
    4. Is network fabric heading down the same path as ‘software defined’ and ‘stacking’?

      Is network fabric heading down the same path as ‘software defined’ and ‘stacking’?

      Technology vendors love to grab terms that are hot and then overuse them to the point where no one really understands what it means any more. I understand the desire to catch a market trend and have the “rising tide” lift the vendors along with a number of others. But the overuse of terms tends to confuse buyers while they are trying to figure out what’s what.

      Gartner

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    5. 14 Ways IoT Will Change Big Data And Business Forever

      14 Ways IoT Will Change Big Data And Business Forever

      The Internet of Things (IoT) has gained momentum. Sensors are now small and cheap enough to embed in all kinds of devices, and more companies are leveraging the vast data generated.

      Gartner expects 6.4 billion "things" will be connected to the Internet in 2016, up 30% from 2015. Here are some key drivers your company needs to remember as you jump into IoT.

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    6. The answer to wasted IT investment: Spend, spend, spend!

      The answer to wasted IT investment: Spend, spend, spend!

      A recent study by the Genpact Research Institute found that almost 70% of everything spent on IT doesn’t meet the functional goals of projects or deliver the expected return on investment.

      The numbers are unacceptable and it’s the big companies undertaking big projects that are the biggest victims of this wasteful spending. When a company invests heavily in IT by undertaking massive infrastructure projects (hardware or software) it’s not only enormously stressful because of the widespread disruption that results in operational waste and lost opportunity costs, it also creates systems “lock-in.”

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    7. How to thrive in the coming tech gig economy

      How to thrive in the coming tech gig economy

      Disruptive technologies do more than shake up markets -- they drastically alter the way we work. And it’s not only nonstop cost cutting that has businesses favoring IT contractors they can bring on -- or scale back -- as necessary without paying benefits.

      Emerging platforms, in particular around the cloud, have many organizations shifting their staffing models toward project-based, contingent work in hopes of landing the key skills necessary for their businesses to stay competitive in a constantly evolving technical landscape.

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      Mentions: Services
    8. The Social Innovation Benefits to the Business Bottom Line

      The Social Innovation Benefits to the Business Bottom Line

      How do highly recognizable multinational brands and corporations contribute to social good? Historically, their impact on issues such as poverty, disease and environment has come through charitable giving of special corporate social responsibility units (CSR) or separate foundations. What if instead the bottom line profit and longevity of the company was enhanced by social impact investment?

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      Mentions: Mobility Cisco
    9. The U.S. Power Grid is in Need of a Technology Upgrade

      The U.S. Power Grid is in Need of a Technology Upgrade

      Two reports released over the past 6 months show how grid operators with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Southern Company have been able to use networks of innovative power flow control technologies to relieve stress on the nation’s electricity grid.

      Innovators gather in DC this week to discuss how to modernize the U.S. electric grid in the face of a changing electricity sector. The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit kicks off today in Washington DC and will highlight technologies that could fundamentally alter how the nation generates, uses, and stores electricity.

       

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