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Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities

July 17, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, Internet of ThingsComments (1)

By S. C. Mukhopadhyay and N. K. Suryadevara The term “Internet of Things” (IoT) is used to describe embedded devices (things) with Internet connectivity, allowing them to interact with each other, services, and people on a global scale. This level of connectivity can increase reliability, sustainability, and efficiency by improved access to information.

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Crowdsourcing Disaster Response: Mobilizing Social Media for Urban Resilience

July 9, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Social Impact, Social MediaComments (0)

By Thérèse F. Tierney As urban populations continue to expand worldwide, natural disasters are precipitating increased challenges to public health, welfare, and safety. Informal methods, such as crowdsourcing, can provide real-time data enabling quick

Enter the Age of Intelligent Business Operations

June 30, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Digital Transformation, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By John Bates Is your firm stuck in the Customer Service Dark Ages? Or have you entered the Age of Customer Experience Management?...

Open Heartbleed Surgery – Securing Against Further Vulnerabilities

May 21, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By David Sandin David Sandin, product manager at Clavister looks at the implications of the Heartbleed bug and the use of open-source code libraries in vendors’ security solutions. You might also like: Establishing a Foundation for Your Fledgling Ecommerce

Internet of Things: A Review and Future Perspective

May 21, 2014 • TECHNOLOGYComments (2)

By N. K. Suryadevara and S. C. Mukhopadhyay Internet of Things (IoT) is all about the ability to sense things, understand and act according to the requirement of environmental conditions. The following information is about the potentials of IoT framework that

Leadership Mindsets for IT Success

April 1, 2014 • TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Donald A. Marchand and Joe Peppard Negative stereotypes regarding IT departments abound: they are slow, ineffective, dull. But the reality is very different. As Donald A. Marchand and Joe Peppard explain, IT needs to have strong leadership that can work

Securing Mobile Targets

March 5, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Digital Transformation, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By John Vestberg While 4G and LTE networks deliver unprecedented bandwith and performance, they lack the inherent security of previous-generation networks.  Below, John Vestberg, CEO of Clavister shows how operators can secure their LTE networks, and protect

Marketing Strategies for a Digital World

March 4, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, Marketing & Consumers, Social MediaComments (0)

By Eric Greenberg and Alexander Kates In an increasingly digital age, organizations are being rapidly educated about the importance and scale of digital channels, and the colossal impact these platforms have on the modern consumer. Below, Eric Greenberg and

What It Takes to Succeed with Big Data

March 2, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital TransformationComments (0)

By Tom Davenport Big data is something that everyone in business needs to know about. Below, Tom Davenport discusses how organisations can harness the power of big data and suggests that the stand-alone era for big data and analytics is approaching the end of

Unlocking the Internet of Things

March 2, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By John Bates Big data is amassing like snow in a blizzard, forming an avalanche that threatens to bury anyone who ignores it. Below, John Bates, CTO for Intelligent Business Operations and Big Data, Software AG, discusses how systems with scalability,