Are Digital Technologies the Planet’s Last Best Hope? (If bananas are anything to go...

By John Bates Humanity’s destructive ecological footprint is only getting bigger and effective solutions are needed more than ever. Below Dr. John Bates explains...

The Digital Transformation Opportunities Ahead

By Mike Sutcliff The proliferation of digital technologies allows scope for innovation in the way organisations deliver customer experience. Here Mike Sutcliff explores the first...

Six Months on: Have we Learnt from our Heartbleed Mistakes?

By David Sandin Here David Sandin, product manager at Clavister, looks at whether we have heeded the lessons of the Heartbleed bug, the implications of...

Aargau, Switzerland: Home of Innovation

Welcome to Aargau – the Swiss high-tech canton with a Triple A rating. In Aargau, where the number of people working in R&D is...

The Ingenuity Challenge: What Big Data Really Means for Big Business

By Mihnea Moldoveanu Big Data presents a unique challenge to big business, one that intelligence as we now think of it cannot solve alone. Big...

Technology Innovation the New Currency of the Digital Age

By David Stokes The advent of the internet changed modern day lives irreversibly but the new game-changer is already here: mobile digital technology is changing...

Can Digitisation Save the Planet?

It is a big, big question with millions of small positive answers  Part 1 – digitisation & long-term economic success By John Bates  In a post-crisis...

Swarm Economics: How 3D Manufacturing Will Change the Shape of the Global Economy

By Olaf Groth, Mark Esposito and Terence Tse The collaborative economy and commons are challenging the way

Disruptive Digital Technologies Can Help Europe Recapture Competitiveness

By Mauro Macchi European countries have long lagged behind other developed economies in productivity and innovation, even prior

The Road to Sustainable Business Mobility

Interview with Carsten Kwirandt In this day and age, sustainability must be on the agenda of every organisation – particularly when it comes to their...

Rethinking Network Security in the Age of the Internet of Things

By Aaron Portnoy The rapid onslaught of the Internet of Things poses new challenges to network security; each and every connected device is susceptible to...

Should We Give Connecting Ourselves to the Internet Pause for Thought?

By Jim Carlsson With each device that is connected to the internet comes a new opportunity for cyber-criminals to exploit and new ways for hackers...

Growth Through Innovation: Innovation Principles for the Technology-Driven Enterprise

By R. Boutellier and M. Heinzen Technology is the key to our growth, but with it comes many risks. Below, Roman Boutellier and Mareike Heinzen...

Better Be a Baller: The Coming Talent Gap May be the Opposite of What...

By Christopher Surdak The concept of Big Data has rapidly emerged as web and telecoms-based networking has expanded on a global scale. Christopher Surdak explores...

The Internet of things: An Inside Perspective

By R. Richard Asselstine A data revolution is underway: the Internet of Things is giving a “voice” to billions, even trillions, of objects – connecting...

The Internet of Thingies

By Dr. John Bates Dr. John Bates describes how the concept of The Internet of Things has come into being and how exactly technology has...

Embedding Security in the Internet of Things

By Jim Carlsson The Internet of Things will mean a better-connected world, with huge possibilities for positive change – and big opportunities for cyber-criminals. Jim...

Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities

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...

Crowdsourcing Disaster Response: Mobilizing Social Media for Urban Resilience

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,...

Enter the Age of Intelligent Business Operations

By John Bates Is your firm stuck in the Customer Service Dark Ages? Or have you entered the Age of Customer Experience Management?...
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Open Heartbleed Surgery – Securing Against Further Vulnerabilities

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...

Internet of Things: A Review and Future Perspective

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...

Leadership Mindsets for IT Success

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...

Securing Mobile Targets

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...

Marketing Strategies for a Digital World

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...

What It Takes to Succeed with Big Data

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...

Unlocking the Internet of Things

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...

Big Data Takes On Big Weather

By Djeevan Schiferli, IBM Some European cities are turning to Big Data to not only predict the weather and its potential impact, but also to...

Unify Your Communications

The way people work is changing fast – and competitive companies need to keep up. On site and remote employees alike rely on conferencing,...

Want More Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurship? Go Low-Tech!

By Terence Tse and Mark Esposito Promoting entrepreneurship is increasingly seen as a way to revive stagnant economies. Below, Terence Tse and Mark Esposito argue...

Delivering Innovation in Unified Communications

The business world is one of constant change. Technology lets us reach colleagues, customers, and partners whenever and wherever needed; yet each innovation brings...

The Real-World Use of Big Data: How innovative enterprises extract value from uncertain data

By Rich Hume In industries throughout the world, executives are recognising the opportunities associated with Big Data. Despite what seems like unrelenting media attention, it...

Big Data Meets Big Brother: The Privacy Risks of Big Data

By Viktor Mayer-Schönberger & Kenneth Cukier In Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier...

Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Development

By Wim Naudé & Adam Szirmai   What is the relationship between technological innovation, entrepreneurship and development? Is it better for developing countries to adapt existing...

ShoreTel: Brilliantly Simple Business Solutions

With ShoreTel, organisations enjoy freedom of choice. ShoreTel’s purpose-built solutions remove the barriers and complexities that other providers throw in the way, and with...

How Enterprises Exploit Five Digital Capabilities to Globalise

By Siew Kien Sia, Peter Weill & Christina Soh Some of the most successful enterprises have embraced global diversity and operate nimbly in multiple countries...

Security-as-a-Service: At Your Service

By David Sandin David Sandin, product manager of Clavister shows how new approaches to delivering next-generation security can benefit your business. The firewall has been the...

Overcoming Our Obsession With Technology While Getting The Best It Has To Offer

By Larry D. Rosen We are all showing signs of obsession, accessing our smartphones all day (and all night) due to a need to reduce...

Society in the Clouds

By Peter Lake & Elizabeth Uruchurtu There is no doubt that technology can make enormous changes to human society. Advances in Information and Communication technologies...

PDF Documents Now Accessible to Enhance Supply Chain Integration

By Steve Hill For years the benefits of electronic integration of supply chain integration documents have been clearly identified by businesses, consultants and acknowledged in...

Measuring the Relative Weights of E-Marketing Tools for Online Businesses

By Kin Meng Sam & Chris Chatwin E-marketing strategy is normally based and built upon the traditional 4Ps (Product, Price, Promotion and Place), which forms...

BoardVantage: Success Beyond the Boardroom

Used by over half the Fortune 100 companies, BoardVantage is making the paperless boardroom a reality. The expansion of its internal functionality to different digital...

Turn Time Into Money: Faster Growth Through Digital Reuse

By Stephanie L. Woerner, Peter Weill, & Mark P. McDonald Today’s technologically savvy firms have created an internal digital reuse culture that significantly reduces time-to-market...

Executive S&OP – Put it Front and Centre for Your Organisation

By Karin Bursa Does your company have the right S&OP process in place? These 5 steps to success allow you to assess trade-offs between many interdependent...

Turning Talent Data into Talent Intelligence

By Nik Kinley & Shlomo Ben-Hur Talent management is built upon talent intelligence—the understanding that businesses have of the skills, expertise and qualities of their...

Predictive Analytics: New-generation Strategic Decision Support

By Tobias Klatt & Klaus Moeller Environmental turbulence has be- come a key challenge for companies’ strategic planning. Planning results remain arbitrary and risky, and...

Flexibility to Improve Forecast Accuracy

By Karin Bursa To succeed in a business economy shaped by uncertain demand and rapid market changes, companies must be able to sense and adapt...

‘Big Data’ vs. Quality Information: The Peculiarities of Information Markets

By Miklos Sarvary Big data versus quality information ‘Big Data’ is the new buzzword of today’s business world. Management consultants, corporate strategists and IT executives...

Reimagining Enterprise IT for an Uncertain Future

By Jeanne G. Harris, Allan E. Alter, Stéphane J.G. Girod and Iris A. Junglas The role of the information technology department is under scrutiny in...

Mobile Payments

By Christopher Coonen, EVP Global Solutions, Sales Marketing Strategy at Ingenico Market Trends The mobile technology market all over the world is booming, with consumer...

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