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Protected cloud storage (source: iStock Photos)
Aug 31, 2016
Cloud-based backup and recovery can be appealing for various reasons. Large enterprises may see it as an extension of their hybrid cloud strategy, while smaller shops may simply...
Sidney Hui
Aug 29, 2016
Enterprise resources planning (ERP) is the vanguard of many businesses’ IT investment. It is often a major IT investment and the very first large-scale automation project for...
Eight tips to get more bang for your big data convergence bucks
Aug 24, 2016
CIOs can achieve cost savings and productivity gains from the convergence of development, IT ops and BI strategy.How technology convergence can help CIOs do more with lessCIOs and...
Winnie Tang
Aug 22, 2016
Earlier this year the World Economic Forum produced The Future of Jobs report, which predicted that the job skills required in five years’ time will be very different. Among the...
David Senecal
Aug 19, 2016
Bandwidth, server CPU cycle and memory are precious resources that impact the performance of a website. Unfortunately, these resources are also vulnerable to bot hijacks, which...
Prognosis: private clouds will suffer a long, slow death
Aug 16, 2016
A couple of weeks ago Amazon announced its quarterly numbers. As has been the case over the past year or so, the numbers looked good. Really good. Derided for years as a...
How to choose a vendor you can trust
Aug 15, 2016
One of the issues we all have is knowing whether you can trust a company or not. There are classes of companies like cable firms and mobile operators where the smaller ones often...
Could installments be the key to loyalty in e-commerce?
Aug 10, 2016
Ever since credit cards first became readily available in the 20th century, consumer spending has been driven by borrowing. Today, plastic cards continue to dominate consumer...
Michael Mudd
Aug 8, 2016
The above headline is not an email subject line that the chairman - or the board - of any company wants to see today. But cybersecurity is now a major C-suite issue.A data breach...
Will your device give away your secrets and behaviors?
Aug 5, 2016
In 2000, a senior citizen complained to the Privacy Commissioner that his Octopus card gave a loud noise and yellow indicator lights when he passed the toll gates, “thus...