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  • Cyber Security – Getting Back to Basics

    Cyber Security – Getting Back to Basics

    Cyber Security – not a goal in itself Information Security and Cyber Security conferences are often overleaded with relatively ‘new’ developments such as Next-gen, IoT (Internet of Things), IoT DDoS, Security Intelligence Platform, and the rest. The fact that some of these terms have become ‘hype’ is not in itself a problem, but it does
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  • Encouraging Women and Girls in STEM fields

    Encouraging Women and Girls in STEM fields

    Canada launches campaign to encourage young women to enter STEM fields Canadian Science Minister Kirsty Duncan marked the International Day of Women and Girls in Science earlier this month by announcing the launch of a national campaign aimed at encouraging young women to enter science, technology, engineering and mathematics ( STEM ) fields. The social
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  • Digital Delivery by Charles T. Betz – A Book Review

    Digital Delivery by Charles T. Betz – A Book Review

    Digital Deliverance I’ve known Charlie Betz for quite a while and have always regarded him as one of our industry’s most rigorous thinkers and eloquent communicators, and his latest book, Digital Delivery hasn’t changed my mind. I was both flattered and apprehensive when Charlie asked me to review it. Flattered because there are more qualified
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  • Technology Fuelled the Super Bowl

    Technology Fuelled the Super Bowl

    The most connected one-day sporting event in history As the dust settles on this year’s Super Bowl, take the time to think about the huge amount of technology that was involved in its production and distribution around the world. Sports events are no longer simply a matter of two teams meeting on a field and
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  • Garbage In, Garbage Out

    Garbage In, Garbage Out

    Data Quality Key Concern for Business Data is driving business more than it ever has in the past, however it seems that many organizations still distrust the data they are relying on. Experian Data Quality‘s annual Global data management benchmark report demonstrates that, while data supports major business initiatives, the quality and accuracy of that data
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  • The most connected city  in North America

    The most connected city in North America

    Big Data Drives Smart City Today, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, shared the first compilation of Smart City data with leaders from 18 cities, two countries and five federal agencies – explaining how strategic analysis and application of this big data will be used to improve city performance. Kansas City rolled out its Smart
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  • DevOps and Security Collide in Singapore

    DevOps and Security Collide in Singapore

    DevSecCon – February 23, 2017 Security continues to be the number one concern for many organizations. With a rapid adoption of the DevOps way of working, what does this mean for security? DevOps and Security practitioners will be gathering in Singapore as DevSecCon (http://www.devseccon.com), the world’s leading DevSecOps conference is held there for the first
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  • IT-Business Value chains revisited

    IT-Business Value chains revisited

    IT-Business Value Chain Have you ever felt frustrated that business people don’t understand the value of your work in IT? I certainly have and this was the reason why I spent some time thinking about how to translate the value of IT services to a business context. I wrote a blog on the topic in
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