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Dale Davidson

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COO at eLad Enterprises and Owner, eLad Enterprises

About Me

As a youngster, my teachers all noticed my writing skills. Instead of becoming a writer, I was drawn to technology, but the writing remained in my DNA, leading to some journalism and tech blogging for a few high profile publications.

With a love for things tech related, I combine what can be described as two of the best worlds.

The skills of storytelling and technology

Industries I Write About

Computer Software

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Consumer Electronics

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Automotive

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Information Technology & Services

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Nanotechnology

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Hospital & Health Care

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Computer & Network Security

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Marketing & Advertising

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Management Consulting

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Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing

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Financial Services

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Internet

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Facilities & Services

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Legal Services

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Wireless

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Banking

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Renewables & Environment

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Telecommunications

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Retail

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My Writing Samples

Google Hopes to Know You Better Than Anyone

Thanks to digital tech, lives are becoming open books.

http://guardianlv.com/2014/02/google-hopes-to-know-you-better-than-anyone/

Apple and IBM Join Forces to Produce Mobile Products

Industry watchers did not see this coming, but they are not totally surprised as Apple and IBM are joining forces to expand mobile products and applications in the enterprise arena. The partnership between former competitors was announced on Tuesday, July 16, and will eventually involve both companies working together to produce almost 100 apps for a wide variety of industries

http://guardianlv.com/2014/07/apple-and-ibm-join-forces-to-produce-mobile-products/

Experience

COO

Company: eLad Enterprises

I worked there from 1/2007 until now

Content I Write

Ideas and Pitches I Wrote

Why the Burger King has been downloaded by millions

If contextual is provided, a short outline of the development of Burger King app can be created.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Burger King, mobile app, downloads

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It's all in the follow-up

Sales people know that initial contacts rarely brings sales. It may take as much as 8 contacts to close a sale. Follow-up used to be difficult. Not anymore with digital business cards that are less likely to be discarded.

Content type: Article

Keywords: follow-up,digital, close

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It's now about data

Why and how being driven by data becomes critical, and what can be done about it. Exemplified by case relevant case study.

Content type: Article

Keywords: data-driven, decision, big data

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More effective use of data with immersive visualization

More effective use comes from being more connected. The opportunity to be virtually connected to data, can result in more efficient use.Imagine what it may feel like to be a part of your data. The experience awaits

Content type: Article

Keywords: immersive, data visualization, VR,AR

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Get data working for you

There may be several steps involved in getting data working. I would love to research and report on Datadog and some of the intergrations with APIs

Content type: Whitepaper

Keywords: big data,efficiency, productivity,profitability,data collection, predictions, data analysis

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It's not just business, it's personal

Service providers waste time and resources with useless and irrelevant pitches. Get to know your clients and eliminate waste. The right pitch and the right time to the right people with Personetics for retention and engagements

Content type: Article

Keywords: personal banking

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Should we be really worried about robots?

An objective view of what robotics can be in the future.Should we be worried or is it all hype?

Content type: Article

Keywords: robotics, artificial intelligence

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Decisions without data is more than costly, it's dangerous

Developing a new product is a costly endeavour, loaded with risks.Think of how many products fail and the costs associated.The risks can be mitigated with appropriate analysis of data, and the data is readily available with Signals Analytics

Content type: Article

Keywords: big data,efficiency, productivity,profitability,data collection, predictions, data analysis

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The Biggest challenges in Data Science

A lot of time is pent in cleaning and collecting data. Those processes can be automated to some degree. The bigger challenges are in defining the problem and developing appropriate models. These define the results.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: data-driven, decision, big data, analytics

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The Power of Python

Quickly become one of the more popular programming languages. A brief outline examines some of it capabilities with wide-ranging use across multiple industries and what can be expected.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: python,programming,libraries

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App testing: one of the critical succes component

The SDLC of app design must include testing. A brief synopsis of some of the components of app testing, and how they are applied.

Content type: Article

Keywords: app testing, design, sdlc

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Data drives development

You may be in the midst of developing what you believe is the oracle of applications. However, analysis of a bit of data may suggest you may be headed in the wrong direction.

Content type: Article

Keywords: data-driven, decision, big data

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Cyber security in the 21st century

A few tips from the experts on hardening your networks

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: cybersecurity, hardening, networks

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Cybersecurity prominently features at intersection of technology and law.

Cybersecurity laws are intertwined with other issues such as privacy. Lawyers and developers are required for compliance which is still undetermined

Content type: Article

Keywords: cybersecurity, technology,law

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Cybersystems and the law

Cybersecurity laws are intertwined with other issues such as privacy. Lawyers and developers are required for compliance which is still undetermined

Content type: Article

Keywords: cybersecurity, technology,law

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The paperless world: Is it a myth or still real?

The paperless world was promised a few decades ago with the transformation to digital. Where are we now? Closer or is it a myth?

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: paperless world,data in digits

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Is content really king

We look at why it may or may not be this way

Content type: Article

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Email marketing vs Social media Marketing

Is email marketing more or less effective than Social Media marketing? Are there factors that can be used for driving them effectively?Does effectiveness differ among vertical or industry

Content type: Article

Keywords: social media marketing,email marketing,data analytics,measurement

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Your data is a goldmine

Case studies that show how data is becoming vital to business growth and survival and pointer on where business can begin to get involved with data collection

Content type: Article

Keywords: data collection,prediction,analytics,decision

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Neuromarketing: Hype or Hope?

Marketers are becoming increasingly involved in the use of biological and biophysical responses that involve the use of the neural signals. These signals are processed unconsciously, but can they be measured and be identified for use in marketing ? We can have a bit deeper look at the status of the technology

Content type: Article

Keywords: neuromarketing,consumers,advertising

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What you know about self-driving cars

There is an increasing amount of news about self-driving cars. What does the public really know and what should they know? Who are the players? How close is the technology to be deployed? Infrastructure changes? Change in driving habits? the expected costs?

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: self-driving cars,autonomous vehicles,autos

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How much is your brand worth and why? You may be surprised if you knew

The world's top brand is now Google, valued at an astonishing $109b. ICBC rounds out the top ten, valued at $36.2b. Why? You can get and an indication of how much your brand is worth and why it is so important.

Content type: Article

Keywords: brand value,world's most valuable brands,branding,marketing

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Big Data is Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry

The Revolution is ongoing but is hardly being noticed.We cite a few areas and examples where Big Data Analytics has been used with success. Commentary may include opportunities.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: Big Data Analytics,Healthcare

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Winning big with Big Data

Recent surveys show that companies with huge investments in Big Data are winning competitive edges with some outstanding returns. The edge comes from the huge learning curve which some have already embraced. We offer a brief outline of how the process was adopted and offer a few methods to overcome the challenge of the learning curve.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Big Data,Predictive Analytics,Machine Learning

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Web design trends

Trends on the web appear to be a constant state of flux. Although sites can be built without programming knowledge, in order to not appear dated, there are some elements that should be included in the design process and should be available even with pre-built templates.

Content type: Article

Keywords: web design trends,functionality

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Big Data and AI gaining traction in Cybersecurity

Big data analytics is being used to predict hacker behaviour with a high degree of accuracy. With advances in Machine Learning, the process can advance from threat detection to prevention.

Content type: Article

Keywords: threat detection,AI,machine learning,prevention

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A Practical Guide to Successful Cloud Migration

A few practical references to help business decision makers and IT practitioners at the enterprise level analyze and consider migration to cloud computing. Practical steps, and strategies that also consider technical and business requirements.

Content type: Article

Keywords: cloud migration,enterprise,cloud computing

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VDI vs Daas

There are benefits and disadvantages to the use of Virtual Desktop Integration and Desktop as a Service. Understanding both can be critical in deciding which is right for your business.

Content type: Article

Keywords: VDI,DaaS,Cloud hosting,Cloud Computing

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Big Data Analytics revolutionizes Health Care

The migration to digital health care systems such as EMRs will facilitate the generation and management of data. The data can be mined and analyzed for insights, trends and assist in decision making.Value added is derived from reuse in clinical programs and more contributions to research.

Content type: Article

Keywords: healthcare,Big Data Analytics,data management

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Big Data Analytics Poised for Gains in Cybersecurity

Effective defense from intrusions is being developed with the use of Big data and analytics. With the ability to analyze streams, actions are faster and more robust. The periods from detection to remediation is reduced and defense shifts to being proactive to protective.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Big Data Analytics,Cybersecurity

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A backup and recovery plan for the small business

A recent survey indicates that more small and medium-sized businesses are prioritizing data backup. However, education is needed as the majority still backup on-site. A backup plan that the SME can easily implement is outlined.

Content type: Article

Keywords: cloud backup,backup and recovery plan,SME

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AR and VR will begin to show up in unexpected places

Augmented and Virtual reality have long been held within the domain of games. Expect rapid changes in unexpected place as multiple benefits are to be realized as the technology is now taken seriously.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: AR,VR,consumer electronics,enterprise communications

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Getting more business from less with Pareto

Entrepreneurs and other business owners spend an inordinate amount of time and resources on attracting new customers, and rightly so. However, according to the Pareto Principle, 80 percent of business activity, is driven by only 20 percent of the customers. We explore ways to find and focus on the 20 percent.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Pareto,increase business,customers

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Choosing the algorithm

This is perhaps one of the primary concerns of data scientists. How do you decide on the best algorithm for processing and evaluating data? Could there be an algo that helps in the decision? A methodology that may be useful. A decision tree?

Content type: Article

Keywords: algorithm,decision,modelling

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Cybersecurity and embracing AI

Although there may be a lot of hype surrounding the current emergence of Artificial Intelligence, there is one certainty, and that that there is practically no industry that will not be affected in the future. We examine the role that AI can play in the field of Cybersecurity.

Content type: Article

Keywords: AI,Artificial Intelligence,Algorithm,Cybersecurity

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Transitioning to the Clouds

Change can be difficult especially for the SBE. We present a few tips and strategies for an efficient transition to Cloud Computing

Content type: Article

Keywords: Transitioning SaaS,Cloud Computing

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Virtual reality takes foothold in Consumer Electronics

There are fewer areas in the field of consumer electronics that may be hotter than that of VR. The technology has been around for decades, but manufacturers are reaching to developers for more applications and the consumers can expect advances in technology that may surpass that of Sony Playstation and Facebook-owned Oculus Rift.

Content type: Article

Keywords: VR,consumer electronics,haptic experiences

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A stronger case for LED

An outline of the strong case for the implementation of LED lighting with an overview of industrial and commercial applications.

Content type: Article

Keywords: LED,commercial lighting

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Is Hadoop dead, dying or dormant?

The demise of Hadoop has been announced a few years prior.The discussion continues as we look at the current status and examine whether the announcement has been premature

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: Big Data,Hadoop,MapReduce,Spark

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AI to transform the Healthcare Industry

IBM Watson may have already started, but observers and industry practitioners envision a greater revolution with the application of AI in healthcare, primarily because of the huge amount of data that is being generated.

Content type: Article

Keywords: AI,Healthcare,Machine learning,Unsupervised learning

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Big Data's Crime Fight

There are already some legal considerations, but Big Data Analytics has been successfully deployed in fighting crime.The process is not only predictive, where the legal issues arise, but can also be preventative, and we can offer a detailed look at several applications.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Big data,Crime fighting,data analytics

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Decisions without Data invites disaster

A simple ideological process for applying data-driven decision making is outlined along with noted benefits.

Content type: Article

Keywords: data driven decision making,decisions,analytics

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Why Saas based Monitoring

In the digital age in which we now live, it means that everything can be measured, and that includes how your applications are used in the clouds. Cloud monitoring services are really multipurpose and can contribute to better business management.

Content type: Article

Keywords: cloud based monitoring Saas,Cloud Application monitoring

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Why Managed Services can be the best choice

Major issues confronting SMBs are those of maintaining efficient Information services at optimal costs. Business owners and operators have but two choices.The DIY process offers several limitations which are difficult, if not impossible to overcome.Managed services often offer superior capabilities.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Managed services,IT,MSP

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What you should know about AWS Redshift

From a user perspective, a brief overview of the capabilities, strong points and weaknesses experienced with AWS Redshift.

Content type: Article

Keywords: AWS Redshift,Database,data warehouse

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Pendulum swings to aggressive adoption of Big Data Analytics in Financial Services

Quickly becoming an imperative for businesses. Analytics are being used to address the challenges faced by the financial services industry. Is not too early to envision the entire industry being transformed. The common entity that product facilitates the transformation is data, which is one of the core assets of financial services.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: Big data analytics,Financial services,banks

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Consulting involves much more than just advice

Clients should appreciate what consulting should accomplish. A short list of expectations of consulting process is outlined.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: Management consulting,execution,implementation

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Adopting a defensive stance with Cybersecurity

The conventional approach to cyber security, of analysis and reacting after breaches, is inadequate and new approaches are needed. A few suggestions are outlined

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: cybersecurity,algorithm,cyber attack,breach,data

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The economics of Machine Learning

The current focus on the technology of Machine Learning is in the area of prediction.The effect can be dramatic as application are deployed.Much wider implications are realized as more situations are reframed as prediction problems

Content type: Article

Keywords: machine learning,predictions,artificial intelligence

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Choosing an IT service provider

There is some degree of risk involved when IT services are outsourced. However, these risks can be mitigated, with careful research and by following the progression of a few simple steps

Content type: Article

Keywords: IT service provider,managed services

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A proactive approach to Cybersecurity may be needed.

Serious and costly breaches continue, and it appears that the current approach of post analysis and algorithm processing may be inadequate. Suggestions are outlined for a proactive stance.

Content type: Article

Keywords: security breach,cybersecurity,vulnerability discovery

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Essential Requirements for Effective Cloud Management

Cloud Computing is exploding. Growth figures approach 50% annually, as businesses of all sizes are migrating some form of their operations to the cloud.A few of the essential requirements to be considered when migrating to an IaaS platform are outlined.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Cloud management,IaaS,cloud computing

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Improving your Practice with the Right Management System

Electronic record keeping is an essential for practitioners. From an operational standpoint, the needs and functionality required in your practice will also change, making choices and implementation difficult. However, with the use of the right system, you can really improve your practice. A few benefits are outlined.

Content type: Article

Keywords: EMR,CRM,EHR,records management,medical software

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The Telehealth challenge

The health care industry has been identified as one of the prime targets for transformation in the digital era because a tremendous amount of data is generated. We look at fitting telehealth into the picture,

Content type: Article

Keywords: telehealth,mhealth,big data

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How data analytics is transforming the energy industry

Cost cutting, optimizing processes and decision making are a few of the areas where data analytics can be used in the energy sector. A few opportunities are explored for implementation

Content type: Article

Keywords: data analytics. modelling. process optimizing

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Managing migration to the cloud

Migration to the clouds is really a multistage process that requires some assiduous management to avoid problems now, and even in the future. A process can be illustrated.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Migration.cloud computing,process management

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Should you be concerned about security in mobile payments

Adoption of mobile payments is experiencing growths of 80 percent annually. There may be some security risks. We explain how the risks are being mitigated to ensure rapid adoption.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: mobile payments,security,protocol

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Everyone's marketing, but few are measuring

Marketing is an essential for business survival.Surveys show that marketing campaigns can be a lot more effective when the results are measured. The question for the SME owner is choosing the most appropriate channel and metric.We outline solutions for choosing KPIs

Content type: Article

Keywords: Performance measurement,KPI,Marketing

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The Bots are here. Should we be scared?

It's no longer just business. In banking, the bots can make it personal. Gartner predicts that 85% of business relationships will be completed without human intervention. We examine cases where AI-powered bots can create better banking experiences

Content type: Article

Keywords: AI,chatbots,personal banking

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Digital Forensics and the Cloud

Cloud computing is growing by more than 30 % annually. At the same cybercrime continues to proliferate. With more business operations moving to the cloud, special challenges are presented to the field of Digital Forensics.

Content type: Article

Keywords: cloud computing,digital forensics

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The challenges faced with Cloud-based testing

The benefits of computing in the cloud are readily acknowledged. However with the accelerated growth here are several challenges that may be particular testing environments in the cloud. We look at some of the challenges and suggestions for mitigating them

Content type: Article

Keywords: cloud-based testing,cloud computing,virtualization

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What can be expected as the cloud mushrooms

Cisco expects cloud traffic to quadruple within the next 5 years, growing at a CAGR of 30 %. Along with the growth, there will be some challenges and expectations are outlined with a glimpse of the future.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: cloud computing,expectations,trends

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The Evolution of Ransomware

Although it seems that Ransomware has come out of nowhere, it has actually been around since the mid-2000s. We look at some of the reasons why it is the use is now exploding, with a better understanding of what can be done as preventative measures.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Ransomware,payloads,encryption

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Appreciating the AI DevOps connection

Machine Learning appears to be naturally compatible or more than complimentary when applied to DevOps. It may be a surprise to observers, but the integration and benefits may happen much sooner than anticipated.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: Machine Learning,DevOps,AI

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The case for Procurement Software

Some key elements that bolster the benefits of investing in Procurement software are outlined.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: procurement software,cloud computing,business,spend,expense

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The Managed Services Reminder

A few of the deliverables from a Managed Services collaboration are outlined.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Managed services,provider IT,cloud computing

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The challenge of upgrading Legacy Systems

We readily acknowledge that the data and code in your Legacy systems may be invaluable. With the transformation to current architecture, upgrading Legacy systems may be an option, but we examine some of the challenges that can be expected.

Content type: Article

Keywords: legacy systems,Re-architecture,api software

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Managing the costs of energy in Marijuana growing

There are media reports of exorbitant energy costs involved in the marijuana growing. Are the reports validated? We mention a few areas where the cost management principles can be implemented.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Energy costs,marijuana growing,HVAC,cost estimate

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Reducing data overload

Computing power may be limited according to Moore's law and handling the 2.5 exabytes of data created daily may still present problems despite the increase in computing power.Reduction techniques may decrease reliability.Better use of data may be realized with the introduction of VR.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: Big data,VR,AR. visualization

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Outsourcing Cybersecurity

There may be both pros and cons involved with outsourcing cybersecurity. A few best practices are outlined.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Cybersecurity,outsourcing,protection,network

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Data set size : Is bigger better?

In the world of data analytics, the tendency is often to add data to improve accuracy or prevent characteristics such as overfitting.It may not always be right approach as it can be shown that how the data and dashboards are used can effect better decision making.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: data-driven decision,data analytics,datasests

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Technology is only part of the Cybersecurity solution

Human error is a contributing factor in a major number of security breaches. The case for a complimentary program of training is made for a better investment.

Content type: Article

Keywords: security breaches,hacking,cybersecurity,ransomware

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Development trends point to advances in the Industry

Almost every industry faces some sort of challenges, and software development is not immune. By examining some of the trends both present and those that may be forthcoming.it appears that software development may be in for an exciting future.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: software development,SDLC,SaaS

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Implementing Best Practices for Coding with Agile

Perhaps the greatest characteristic of working with Agile is that it fosters a truly collaborative environment. It may be much more, as it helps in building a beneficial culture. The process can be accelerated with best practices.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Agile development,team building,coding

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Citrix Adopts new Approach to Cybersecurity

s cyber attacks appear to proliferate, it seems that corporations are becoming under siege. Citrix along with other industry partners introduce new initiatives to counter the threats of Cyber attacks

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: Cytrix,cyberattacks,vulnerabilities.

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Robots in every home: What will they be doing

We are entering a new era where reliance on the PC will diminish as robots will see, hear an even seem to comprehend. It is not even a great stretch of the credibility to have personal butlers and waiters. We present an overview of the current status of developments.

Content type: Article

Keywords: consumer robots,AI,robotics

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Data security in the cloud

With the accelerated increase in migration to the cloud. users may still be concerned with issues of security. A few strategies that can allay fears and mitigate risks are outlined.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: cybersecurity,data security,cloud migration

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Predictive Analytics and regulations

Predictive analytics or decision assist algorithms is expected to affect almost every industry.Will some regulation be necessary. We examine how and why it can be introduced

Content type: Article

Keywords: Predictive Analytics. regulations,industry,algorithms

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The benefits of Comprehensive IT services

The dealer that sold your auto is often the first choice when repairs are needed. The same benefits can be extended to IT services. We outline a few of the associated benefits.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: IT service provider,management,IT solutions

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The Efficacy of Popups to Improve Conversion Rates

An often repeated story is that popups are bad and dislike by web users. The truth may be a different story and the efficacy really lies in how they are used.

Content type: Blog Post

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The Outlook for Cloud based Training

With the advent of new tools, there appear to be continuing trends that signal changes in virtual training. The market continues to grow at rates of almost 10 percent annually, and we look at what these trends can mean.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: cloud-based training,cloud computing,cloud,environment

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Success in Design

How can you determine if your design is successful? Can it be measured?A few ways that it can be measured and how they are applied are outlined

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: successful design,iterative model,development process

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Don'ts of Cloud Computing

There may be more than enough advice on reaping the benefits of Cloud Computing that now appear to begin bursting out of the seams. Very little mention is made of the things that should be avoided.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: cloud computing

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Analytics in the Cloud

It can be much easier to make better use of data in the clouds. A few strategies are posted

Content type: Article

Keywords: big data,predictive analytics,cloud computing

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They Said SEO is Dead

What is it really, and why is it still around

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: SEO

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Can the Cybersecurity War be Won

The constant in the war in Cybersecurity is change, and the industry should be adopting the attitude of constant changes in order to get in front of Cybercriminals. The article explains further

Content type: Article

Keywords: Cybersecurity,threats,cyberwar,endpoint

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Why Move to the Clouds

Adoption to the clouds continues to grow at an extraordinary pace. There are a number of reasons and the benefits are outlined in a particular case.

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Cloud Transition Case Study

The data clearly shows there are multiple benefits for SMBs to transition to the cloud. A case study using some if the infographic statistic is illustrated. Also outlined are several benefits derived from Cloud Computing.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Cloud computing,transitioning,SMB,benefits

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How to get Much Higher Returns from Analysis of Call Center Data

Call centers have begun fertile ground for research. Several large corporations are using call center data to improve customer relations and operations. A model is outlined

Content type: Article

Keywords: Call center data,data model,statistical analysis

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More Effective Protection of Sensitive Information

The mandated laws now require that sensitive information must be protected. There are requirements for different types of data, and a brief outline to obtain and remain compliance is presented.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: Privacy,HIPAA,Cloud

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Big Data and Marketing

Digital Marketing and Big Data may be the perfect combination. An overview of how retailers can leverage the competitive presented with the use of Big Data in marketing

Content type: Article

Keywords: big Data,marketing,analytics retailing

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Big Data and Marketing

Digital Marketing and Big Data may be seen as a perfect combination. A view of using the leverage to gain a competitive edge with Big Data is presented.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Big Data,retailing,analytics,digital marketing

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Big Data and Marketing

The combination of Digital Marketing and Big Data may be a perfect fit. A view of the use of leverage gained from the use of Big Data in Marketing to provide competitive advantages.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Big data,analytics,retail,marketing

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Reducing Healthcare costs with Telemedicine

Despite the challenges, telemedicine has shown to dramatically reduce some costs as the needs to visits primary care physicians are reduced. The use of telemedicine continues to increase as more adopters become engaged.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: telemedicine,healthcare,telehealth

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Big Data and Marketing

An overview of how major retailers can leverage the competitive edge using Big Data

Content type: Article

Keywords: Big Data,Predictive Analytics,Marketing,retailing

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Big Data Meets the Cloud

Big data involves more than being big, and there are several challenges that include the need for speed and processing of incredibly large datasets. The datasets are diverse as they originate from various industries. The challenges present opportunities for new approaches with new algorithms that operate in the cloud. Insights are also derived from new types of data and a few advancements are highlighted.

Content type: Article

Keywords: big data,algorithm,cloud computing,challenges

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Better Analytics from the Cloud

Appreciating how and why Analytics from cloud data can provide superior results.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: big data,predictive analytics,cloud computing

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An Access Management Framework

Having easy access is totally beneficial, however, the management of the process is also essential. An overview of an easy to implement access management framework is presented.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Access management,secure,connections,access

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Inbound Marketing Challenges and Overcoming them

The many different strategies that comprise the field of inbound marketing all contain advantages and disadvantages. Some strategies may be more suited to different industries. New strategies may be developed and we examine how they can be adopted with increased potential for success.

Content type: Article

Keywords: inbound marketing,strategies,channels,content

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Ensuring the Security of Backups

It may be misleading to believe that backing up data is the key to solving security concerns. The fact is that it may only be the beginning. The continued concerns are the others risks to which backed up data can be subjected. Strategies for mitigating the risks are outlined.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: security,backup,disaster recovery,data backup

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Email Analytics Case Study

How one company improved annual revenue by more than 100 percent with the effective use of email Analytics

Content type: Article

Keywords: email Analytics,intelligence,ROI,KPI

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The Process App Development

A brief outline of the process involved with app development and an explanation of how the process unfolds.

Content type: Article

Keywords: app development,mobile,iOS,Android

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Social Media and Manufacturer Marketing

A few pointers on why social media which may seem like an unlikely combination for manufacturers, is an important platform when used correctly.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: social media,manufacturers,marketers,networks

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How AI Impacts Mobile Payments

Artificial Intelligence is already having impacts on mobile payments much earlier and faster than anticipated. Integration now also includes systems for fraud detection and prevention. A few strategic cases such as those that employ predictive behavioral analytics are outlined

Content type: Article

Keywords: AI,Mobile payments,integration

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The Case for MDR - The Pros far Outweigh the Cons

There is an absolute need for Pro Services when it comes to Managed Detection and Response services. The benefits include real-time monitoring, threat detection and analysis that better appreciated by pro services.

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Keywords: MDR

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Cybercrime not complex activities

The cyber criminals are not overly sophisticated and can be easily defeated with application of the right procedures

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Keywords: cybersecurity, technology,law, cybercrime

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True Expertise

The challenge that most companies may face is not finding but identifying the experts.The proliferation of fake news, our love for stories and opinions turns the process into something labor intensive, there are a few strategies that may help.

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Keywords: finding experts

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3C Ransomware Cousins

Ransomware has not gone away, and the fight continues. 3 possible cousins that appear to be related are Cryptovirlogy, cryptocurrencies, cryptography, and a brief look at each and how they can be engaged in the battle against Ransomware.

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Keywords: Ransomware,Cryptovirlogy,cryptocurrencies,cryptography.

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Fighting Ransomware with Relationship to 3 Cs

Ransomware has not gone away, and the fight continues. 3 possible cousins that appear to be related are Cryptovirlogy, cryptocurrencies, cryptography, and a brief look at each and how they can be engaged in the battle against Ransomware.

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Keywords: Ransomware,cryptocurrencies,cryptography,cryptovirology

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The Cashless Society is Literally Here

With the need for less cash, there is certain to be some reverberating effects when the governments are forced to print less money.Some of the expected changes in online payments are outlined.

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Keywords: Cashless society,online payment,digital cash,payment processing

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Is it Possible to Predict Cyber attacks

Researchers are involved in developing methods to predict cyber attacks. A brief overview of some of the methods involved are presented

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Keywords: wireless,Cyberattacks,AI

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7 Quick Reads to Helps B2B Marketers Stay Sharp at Work

No particular order and there is likely to be differing opinions: Purple Cow: Seth Godin, Influence of Persuasion: Bob Cialdini, The Long Tail: Chris Anderson, #AskGaryVee: Gary Vaynerchuk, Guerilla Marketing. JC Levinson, Buyology: Lindstrom, Non-obvious : Rohit Bhargava

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Keywords: Marketing

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Looking Past Credit Scores

Although the credit score remains vitally important. As far as consumers are concerned, several potential creditors are looking beyond credit the score when evaluating borrowers. In light of the massive hack of Equifax, other factors require even more attention. A few other factors are outlined.

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Keywords: Credit score,lenders,application,creditors

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Minding Mobile Ransomware

Mobile ransomware is slightly different from other types as it the locker type that is not encrypted. The threat of mobile ransomware may become more insidious and some tips for mitigating the threats are outlined.

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Keywords: mobile ransomware

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Big Data Meets the Cloud

There will be a lot of opportunity for providers in the transformation to cloud computing as the growth of 20 percent annually. At the same time, the explosion of Big Data may produce some turbulence. We examine some of the issues.

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Keywords: Big data,cloud computing

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Getting to 32K Image Resolution

A brief of 32K image resolution and some expected applications

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Privacy and Security in the Cloud

Privacy and security are still the main concerns with computing in the cloud. A few techniques and strategic implementations are discussed.

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Keywords: cloud computing,privacy,security

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The Essential Steps in the Cloud Migration Process

To be effective, and eliminate difficulties, migration to the clouds should be processed in stages. Planning is required, and some essential stages and how they are implemented are outlined.

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Keywords: migration. transformation,cloud computing

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How to Really Harden Defenses Against Ransomware

Ransomware has not gone away, and expectation for the attacks to become more insidious before things get better. While there are no bulletproof methods, we outline a few strategies that get help companies to get in front of the force.

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Keywords: Ransomware,compromises,DGA,threats

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The Outlook for email Marketing

Despite the rise seen in other platforms used for marketing purposes such as social and video, email continues to be one of the mainstays. In the technological world in which we live, there is nothing quite as constant as change, and the question that will or should undoubtedly be on the mind of marketers is what can be expected in email marketing as we go forward. A few of the expected changes are outlined.

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Keywords: email marketing,martech,digital marketing

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What Can Be Expected from IAM as GDPR Approaches

IAM is one of the pillars of establishing a foundation that is compliant with GDPR. Thre are additional benefits that may not be yet fully recognized and a few of them are outlined.

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Keywords: GDPR,IAM,consumer,enterprise,access management

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How Much of Sales Should You Automate

There may both advantages and disadvantages to automating the sales process. A few benefits may be obvious, but along with the benefits, in some situations, some processes can be avoided. we discuss a few and how they can be some mitigation.

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Keywords: sales automation,CRM,automation

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From Insights to Action : Marketing with Big Data

The mover and early adopters are realizing big payouts from marketing with Big data. It is not only the big companies with big budgets that can benefit although they may be first movers. A few of the ways that insights can be turned into action are outlined.

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Keywords: Big data,marketing,insights

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Increasing Sales With Big Data Analytics

A few strategies and opportunities to optimize revenue with Big data are outlined

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Keywords: Big Data Analytics,revenue,analytics

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AI revolutionizes Health Care

It may be because of the importance, the Healthcare industry appears to be one of the most appropriate areas to benefit from the application of AI. The data generated by Healthcare surpasses that of other industries, both in volume and importance. A few of the applications in Healthcare and expectations are outlined. Connections can include developments along with the progression of the IoT and personalized medicine.

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Keywords: AI,Healthcare,the IoT,Big Data,Analytics,development.

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Data can Drive Design

Designers are not users, and it can be easy to build cases where Data is used for more effective design. Attribute in the auto industry that most believed should be included were eliminated with effective results

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Keywords: Data driven design,A/B testing KPIs

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Oral health link to Other Diseases

Good oral health is not only for appearance and boosting confidence, but studies indicate that poor oral health can be linked other disease, some of the very serious, such as heart disease and low birth weight (PLBW) babies. A few are outlined.

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Keywords: Ora health,diseases

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The Case for The cloud

For several reasons managers, may still be hesitant with migrating to the clouds. We look at some of the objections often stated and outline the advantages where they can be overcome.

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Keywords: Cloud computing,Migration,cloud-based operation

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Engagement is the Driver

Engagement may surpass other aspects such as relationships to drive marketing. The relationship may be seen as passive, while engagement is active and reciprocal. The customer gets value and they give time, where the benefits from their engagement are explored further.

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Keywords: customer,engagement marketing

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Fighting Cybercrime and others with Data

Researchers are developing techniques that use Machine Learning to fight cybercrime. How effective can they be? There are very few places where data cannot be used. The key is transforming situations into questions of data and a few scenarios are outlined.

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Keywords: Machine Learning,Predictive analytics,big data

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Big Data and Mobile Apps are an Awesome combination

Companies that make better use data pipelines and analytics tools get ahead of the game when it comes to building better apps. Learning who uses and how the apps are used is used to drive revenue in the crowded app market. The competitive edge is explained a bit further.

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Keywords: Analytics,big data,mobile app,marketing,engagement

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Finding Ways to Grow

There are several ways to grow your business. The key is knowing what stage or where you are, and where you wish to be along with being selective in choosing an applicable strategy.

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Keywords: business growth,strategy,plan

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Social Media Platforms and Recruiting

Recent surveys show that 95% of recruiting firms use Social Media for recruiting. Is this reliable?

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Keywords: Consulting,recruitment,social media

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From Documents to Data

Companies are legally obligated to provide documents, but it has become just as important to appreciate how documents relate to collection of data

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Keywords: data,documents,data analytics

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Developing a Plan for Defending Your Business Against Cyber-attacks

Fighting cyber attacks requires a pro-active approach. Discovering that your network has been compromised does nothing, but provide a costly lesson. In the tightly- networked world of business, operations should include a plan for Cyberattack defense. A plan outline is suggested

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Keywords: Cyberattack,breach vulnerabilities,cyberdefense

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Payment Processing for SME

Credit cards are not going away anytime soon, but there are several alternatives that offer advantages with payment processing for small businesses. A few are discussed.

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Keywords: SME,small business,payment processing,credit card payment

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What Makes Websites for Engineering Companies

Websites may serve different purposes, but the one common task involved is marketing. There are some components that should be included for the effective functioning of Engineering or Manufacturers.

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Keywords: web design,engineering,manufacturing,marketing

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Ensure that your site is prominent

There are some elements that should be included in the design to ensure that your website is prominent in the competition.A look at some upcoming trends that put websites up front.

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Keywords: Webdesign elements,design trends

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How Data Analysis upends Software Development

There are a number of ways that Big Data is disrupting various aspects of software development throughout phases of the SDLC. A few of them are examined.

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Keywords: Big data,SDLC,Predictive Analytics,testing

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A Primer on Real-time Data Analysis

A few practical cases where artificial intelligence (AI) and real-time data analysis in development reveal obscure relationships and provide insights to improve operations

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Keywords: AI,real-time,data analysis,Predictive analytics,machine learning

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Easy Tips for Better security in the Cloud

The biggest concern that deters migration to the Cloud is the security of data. A few tips for adopting a pro-active stance is presented.

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Keywords: Cloud computing data security,migration,breaches

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What Happens to Used Mobile Phones

An outline of the distribution or part redistribution for used cell phones. May be accompanied by an infographic.

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Keywords: cell phone,used mobile,phone parts,deployment

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Consider Hybrid First

Although migration to the cloud continues to grow, operators may still be hesitant for a number of reasons that include security and unfamiliarity.We explain why the hybrid cloud may be the better option in cloud computing.

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Keywords: Hybrid cloud computing,migration,security

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Io T and IAM

The IoT is upon us. Discussions surrounding identity-based computing is sure to usher drastic changes with new policies. A brief overview of security moves to the cloud is presented.

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Keywords: IoT,IAM,cloud computing

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How Data Science Combined with Political Science Affects Lives

It is much more than hacking, but the data explosion provides opportunities for more granular and precise targeting, Explained how data points that include population data, registration data and others are used to affect outcomes.

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Keywords: political science,data science,politics

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The History of the Zipper

I can bet your readers would be interested in knowing how the zipper came to be and where it may be going

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Keywords: zipper

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MSSP vs MSP

The misconception can be explained by looking at the acronym, They are really different processes. One is pro-active while the other is passive. An explanation can include an easy-to-read infographic.

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Keywords: MSSP,MSP,Cybersecurity,processing,administration,network

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The trends and benefits of IAMaaS

The need for enhanced security with advances in mobile and IoT is propelling the adoption of IAMaaS. As the use of cloud-based platform increase, the cost savings and scalability benefits will be associated with the need for IAMaaS as customers can customise security levels.

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Keywords: IAMaaS,security,cloud computing

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The Current State of Natural Language Processing

With the ever-expanding use of computers for analyzing and representing human languages, applications are being implemented in areas such as information extraction, automated response, spam detection, and translation. An overview of the current technology, application challenges, and trends are presented.

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Keywords: NLP,language processing

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Smarter Insights From TV Data Analytics

OTT, DVR, satellites, and other technologies are transforming tv viewing into complex procedures as they generate huge quantities of data. Moving beyond Nielsen data, a brief introduction and the benefits of adopting the advances in TV Analytics are presented.

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Keywords: TV Analytics,TV data,tracking,viewership

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Simple Strategies for Protecting Data in The Cloud

Cloud computing continues the growth that exceeds 25 % YOY. Concerns such as security may still deter potential migration, but there may be some easy to implement strategies to defer cyberattackers.

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Keywords: Cloud computing,cyber attacks,migration

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Smart Tips for Securing Data In the Cloud

No solution is yet fully bulletproof, there are intelligent and easily implemented ways that data can be protected in the clouds.

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Keywords: Cyber-security,cloud computing,data protection,migration

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Driving Superior Growth With Marketing Data Analytics

With the explosion in data generation, the pressure to improve the ROI from marketing programs with the effective use of available data will also increase. It is happening in businesses of all sizes and industries. A few cases are outlined.

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Keywords: Marketing Data Analytics,Marketing,ROI

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Setting Record Sales in Retail With AI

According to Gartner, 85% of customer interaction in retail will be managed by AI, The movement is slowed, as many retailers still operate on legacy systems, making the use of unsupervised learning very difficult. A lot of work is to be done in moving towards true personalization. Other studies show customers readily appreciate responsive convenience from personalized services that are now generating record sales.

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Keywords: AI,personalized services,retail,customer experience

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AI and Mobile App Development

As technology rapidly evolves, innovations such as machine learning and AI will be incorporated into the fields of App development. Research reports are indicating innovation such as development with little or no coding. AI is also helping to build better apps that learn from users.A few scenarios are outlined

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Keywords: AI.mobile app development,UX,apps

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Speech Recognition - Getting Better Faster

A primer on speech recognition and what can be expected in the future

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The Challenges Involved with Big Data Analysis

Yes, it appears that the world is drowning in data and hype machines appear to be in overdrive, but the challenges of working with big data are rarely mentioned. An overview of the challenges and views towards minimizing them are presented.

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Keywords: Big data,analysis,processing,analytical methodology

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Going From Data to Smart Decisions in 5 Simple Steps

Analytics may be among the hottest buzzwords in the current business environment. An easy to use strategy shows how to leverage current data to generate smarter business decisions without the complex tools and rocket science wizardry of the manipulation of massive datasets.

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Keywords: Analytics,decisions,big data,methodology

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Boosting Conversions with Retargeting and Social Media

An outline showing the effective use of retargeting on Social media channels.

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Keywords: retargeting,social media,FBX

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Get Ahead of the Game, Especially at Tax TIme

A way to beat the tax deadline with automated booking services that frees up time to grow your business

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The Powerful Combination of Remarketing and Mobile

Evidence suggests that marketing may be easier on the mobile web as the conveniential number of visits for conversion can be reduced. We explore the combination of remarketing technologies with the many opportunities that can be discovered on the mobile web.

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Keywords: mobile,remarketing,mobile web

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Case Study of the Application of ML in Sales and Marketing

An actual case study with effects of the Application of ML algorithms on aspects of evolution in sales and marketing with the results achieved.

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Keywords: Machine Learning,algorithm,application,sales and marketing

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Why You Should be Remarketing

With the conventional number of visits for conversions being up to 8 at times. it is an essential to employ some powerful remarketing techniques that closes the gaps. A few strategies are outlined.

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Keywords: 1200+

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How Big Data can be Used to Engage Customers

A few examples to illustrate the changes that are impacting customer engagement with the deployment of unsupervised learning across a few industries.

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Keywords: customer behaviour,big data ioT

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Becoming An SQL Pro without Coding

SQL is not a programming language, but a Query Language with some very powerful data reporting attributes, now made even more powerful with SQL Bot.

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Is Conversion Optimization Critical

Paying for clicks can be a valuable activity, but with an objective to increase sales, it may be more important to focus on conversions. The concept may not be too difficult to grasp, and there are a few strategies that can be implemented for improved conversions

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Keywords: Conversion optimization,Pay-per-click,conversions

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5G And You

What the implementation of 5th generation networks mean to consumers

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Keywords: 5G,networking

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Artificial intelligence and machine learning for B2B marketing

In much the same way that algorithms with data points are used to qualify prospects in the financial industry. Unsupervised learning systems can be used to qualify prospects as potential leads in far less time and with greater accuracy than being done manually. It is also possible that leads can be discovered in may thought of as unrelated industries.

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Keywords: AI,Machine learning,unsupervised learning,prospect qualification

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How to Write the Perfect blog Post

The search engines stated it and surveys now confirm it. The marketers who prioritize blogs are killing with ROI that exceed 80 to 90%. The elements involved in crafting the perfect blog post are outlined.

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Keywords: blog post,publishing,writing

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Big Data on AWS

A brief outline of an experience of big data processing on AWS cloud

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Keywords: Big data,AWS cloud,Analytics

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Personalization keys sustainability and survival

There appears to be some uncertainty entering the retail space with big- name closings increasing, while new entries remain limited. Adoption of new technologies is essential.One of the ways, we show is by becoming much more personal in relation and interacting with consumers

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Keywords: retail,technology,personalization

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Why AI Chatbots may be indispensible

Almost every process can be automated, and with the technological advancements, customer service receives much more attention as it seen as a critical success component the very near future, the majority of customer interactions will be automated as it presents the most efficient way to learn from customer interactions presenting huge opportunities for programs and additional revenue

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Keywords: chatbots,customer service,interaction,learning,I

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Multiple Opportunities From the Connected Car

The race is on as consumers adopt the connected car in unexpected numbers, The connected car foreshadows the autonomous vehicle with huge opportunities for business areas such as cybersecurity, better service and even better cars.

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Keywords: connected car,cybersecurity,autonomous vehicles

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Living Forever

Hundreds of millions of dollars are being spent on research and resources are deployed in understanding and combatting the aging processs. Is this a pipe dream or promise? Is human lifetime finite?

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Keywords: Anti-aging,death

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Effective Data Modelling - Building Your Database the Best Way

Even if you are not a data scientist, there are still some essentials involved in designing the right database for your business. A few approaches are outlined

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Keywords: data modelling,design,database,development

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Here come The Algos

Healthcare is one of the industries that are appropriate for the adoption of AI and machine learning. The data generated. There is a metamorphosis that is accelerating and some of the potential and applications are outlined.

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Keywords: Healthcare,algorithms,AI,Machine Learning

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Reputation Management Tools

Reputation Management Tools- What are they? How do they work and should you use them?

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The Promise of Edge Computing

Edge computing holds some potential as it moves away from centralized data processing to working closer to data location. We look at where and how the applications can provide benefits when compare to centralized cloud computing

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Machine Learning in the Cloud

An early but evolving trend sees Machine Learning being developed as a service (MLaaS). We outline a few of the benefits and what can affect the adaptation.

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Recovery Case Study

A case study is outlined that demonstrates where the use of RTO could be of benefit. Case studies have shown to be a compelling method to improve credibility and conversion.

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Keywords: RTO,vmware,recovery,data

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How to conduct a Security

Most business owners or operators may have little confidence to properly conduct security audits. Even professionals may not be totally certain of the process. An overview of the objectives and suggested requirements are presented.

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Ten Steps to Easy Inbound Marketing

Most successful processes can be repeated when there is a plan or system that is put in place. This can also be true for Inbound Marketing, although some components of the system can vary. An overview of the 10 most important steps for success in Inbound Marketing is presented.

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Keywords: inbound marketing,conversion

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Why Move to the Clouds

Adoption to the clouds continues to grow at an extraordinary pace. There are a number of reasons and the benefits are outlined in a particular case.

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The Data Explosion in Healtcare

One of the areas where the explosion of data may have the biggest impact is in the Healthcare industry.Primarily, because human life is involved.We examine some of the implications and how it can affect us both now and in the future.

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Promising Startup trends in 2018

Most of the promising startups appear to a technology connection or driving force. A few of them are outlined with a short discussion of why they hold potential. One of the likely reasons is because they can be started anywhere.

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Keywords: Start up. entrepreneur

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All You Really Need to Build an Enterprise is an Internet Connection

Time zones and distances no longer matter in the world made much smaller with Internet connectivity. Work can be handled around the clock and can be much more cost-efficient. And with easy access to applicable tools, several more efficiencies are outlined.

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Keywords: technology,portability,acessibility

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Developing An Effective Content Marketing Strategy

Freelancers can be used in several aspects of content marketing - creation, publication, distribution, influences, but in order to determine the efficacy, a plan that includes measurements must be developed. One of the more important aspects is what should be measured and how.

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What Can Be Expected of the Bank of the Future

Transformations are happening in almost every industry and banking is no different. We take a short look back and a look forward to what can be expected in the bank of the future.

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In Data We Trust: Intuition no Longer Required

With a deluge of data being generated daily, some proponents believe that efficient analysis is all that is required for making decisions. Some statistics show that in many cases, decisions derived solely from data produce better results. A few questions; Is this reliable? Would intangibles such as intuition and experience become obsolete in business?. Can intuition be learned?

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Cybersecurity and the iOT

The IoT blossoms quietly and unobtrusively. There are several issues concerning security that should be addressed. A brief overview of the current state is presented, with some consideration of what can be expected in the future.

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The Future of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing continues to expand and by expectations, the evolution may result in a non-uniform situation of having a cloud per se. but applicable clouds with support for features such as Function-as- a- Service is used to drive more efficient innovation.

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Drones On the Greens : How Drones Can Enhance the Game

An outline of the application of GreenSight Agro technology, with a few stated results.

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Why the Combination of AI and Cloud Computing Cannot be Ignored

Although it may not be readily recognized, there is tremendous potential to be obtained from processing data for improved productivity which is already being generated from cloud computing. The concept of the tremendous potential is illustrated with a few examples.

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Why Toyota Keeps Winning

The record of awards is enviable. From the watershed Camry to the Highlander and game-changing Lexus, we present a brief look at the awards some vehicles have received and what may behind the success.

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Should You Buy an 8K TV

Higher resolution becomes more advanced and maybe more affordable as several TV manufacturers are offering 8K resolution. We can discuss whether they can be a worthwhile investment, and what the outlook may be.

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Approaches To Anomaly Detection With Streaming Data

Anomaly detection can be categorized according to the criteria. They can depend largely on the type of data and the appropriate algorithm. A few methods are outlined.

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Storytelling Moves to the Fore of Content Marketing

There is no getting around it. Perhaps the most compelling and efficient marketing methods involve telling a good story. A brief explanation is offered.

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AIaaS Essential

An overview of AIaaS and how businesses can approach the idea of getting started using AIaaS

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Big Data and the Cloud May be the Perfect Combination

Although there are some challenges. We outline a few reasons why the analysis of Big Data in the clouds can be a perfectly seamless combination

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What Does it Take to be a Millionaire

A record number of Americans are now millionaires, a new study shows. Business schools feature programs in entrepreneurship. Many millionaires have no college. Why the lack of correlation or are things changing?

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Healthcare is on the block

A few examples and possible evolution of healthcare on the blockchain

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Know your responsibilities as a seller

Although you may have a super agent or broker, there a few responsibilities which you should be aware, and the knowledge agent should be willing to help.

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Cisco Capable

1) An overview of some of the outstanding features of networking with Cisco. 2) New Skype features applicable to business

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Simplifying Real time Decision Making Without Integrity loss

Tools and practices are available to simplify and improve the real-time decision-making processing. The major difficulty lies in processing the data

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The Outlook For Managed IT Services

The Global demand for managed IT services is expected to continue to grow at close to 8.5 percent CAGR. Some sectors are expected to be stronger than others, and growth is driven primarily by an expanding IT industry along with enhancements in connectivity.

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Best practices for Better UX

In reality, achieving the ultimate in UX remains challenging because of several factors: Market dependency, user intent, and demographics, business objectives. The focus should be on a deeper understanding of user needs as a universal theme may be less effective. An effective starting point can begin by following the metrics that reveal the story.

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Alternative to Chemotherapy

Some initial resistance and skepticism can be expected, however, the focus should be placed on the test results shown to date. THe wording can be crafted in such a manner as to pique interest.

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Volunteerism: The Ultimate Career Boost

Interviewers and employers all state that candidates that mention volunteer experience are often given an advantage for a number of different reasons that are further discussed.

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Which KPIs Are Really Important

While the importance of Analytics cannot be overemphasized, it is really important to appreciate which ones are having the most impact on the performance. Sales figures are affected by a number of factors and we explain in a bigger picture outlook.

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The Evolution of the Managed Services Industry

The outlook for the MSP industry is one of continued robust growth of almost 20 per cent annually. As the Industry develops there are likely going to be a few challenges. One of the questions that will affect both provider and prospective client is in the concept of diversification vs specialization are

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Why Optimization May be Mandatory

SMB operators are leaving money on the table in pursuit of sales growth while conversion optimization may be more cost-efficient. We outline a case study and emphasize that more efficient success lies in the data that tells the story.

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Challenges With AR/ VR in the Auto Industry

AR/VR are poised for explosive growth across a wide range of industries. The Auto sector is one of those at the forefront of adaptation, however, there are a few challenges along with the areas of high potential. A few cases are outlined

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What Makes an Effective Web Design And How Often Should it Be Upgraded

Is effect web design industry dependent? Are the components that constitute an effective design? How often should websites be upgraded? Concepts are explored

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Keywords: Effective Web Design

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Incident Response Management: A holistic Approach

Consistency in methodology and definition of objectives is critical for effective Response management

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Keywords: Incidence response management,security,procedures

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Getting Inside the Hacker's Mind

Although hacking has become a full-blown enterprise, it is important to understand some of the motivation behind the behaviour of groups or individuals. The understanding can lead to better protection.

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From Data to Decisions :Leading innovation with Data Analytics

Data Analytics can be disruptive, but we can show how some companies win with innovations using Big Data Analytics

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Keywords: Big data Analytics,innovating,decisions

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What makes Cybersecurity difficult

The problems are beyond technical issues and a few of the areas that require deeper examinations are addressed if effective solutions can be deployed.

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Keywords: Cybersecurity,breaches,solutions

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Cybersecurity in the Auto Industry

With the evolution of technological innovations being incorporated rapidly in the auto industry. A look beyond Apple Car Play and Android Auto indicates why Cybersecurity in the auto industry is essential.

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Key Concepts of Conversion Optimization

The central component of CRO should be a plan that includes various elements such as measurements and testing. An overview is outlined.

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Keywords: CRO,testing,measurements

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Potential AI Gamechangers

Minus the hyperbole, a few of the applications with potential game-changing capability for AI are outlined with how and whys.

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Keywords: AI,deep learning,GAN,networks

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What Drives the Trends in Security Ops Centers

The role of the SOC continues to evolve with new technologies that go beyond protection and prevention and may also include analysis. A few of the trends are outlined with a progressive outlook.

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How Blockchain may Affect the Utility Industry

With a brief overview of the blockchain, a few applications involve trading, distribution, and billing and management in a decentralized system.

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Keywords: blockchain,utilities

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Real Time Decisions and Streaming Data Analysis

SAt the enterprise level, corporations are engaged in exploring the use of analytics in data streams. Simply put, a lot of value can be extracted from live data streams that can contain info that may not be discoverable otherwise. A few instances are outlined with expected forthcoming associations

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Fostering and benefiting from Generational Diversity in the Workplace

There maybe psychological traits that may be inherent in different generations. Instead of emphasizing the difference. Businesses can adopt a different approach, perhaps by emphasizing the similarities. Practices such as reverse mentoring can also help to make the magic happen, leading to more cooperative and productive workplaces.

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Machine Learning in Mobile Apps Development

Machine Learning evolves into a multi-disciplinary field. There are several aspects of the disciplines that can be applied effectively in Mobile app development as the processing of data lies at the heart of the technology. A look at the aspects of generating of data and how it can be applied in mobile app development.

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Auto Shake

There appear to be some major changes as the auto industry transforms. Announcements include plant closures, fewer sedans, even reduction in fossil fuel engines. Self-driving autos and ride sharing programs. How is this all going to play out, and what can we expect?

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Scaling Up to Big Data Analytics

While most business owners and operators are steadily beginning to adopt the concept of data utilization, they should be made aware that some planning is required in an evolutionary. The article introduces the notion that at some stage, some planning and knowledge at scaling up to Big data Analytics will be required.

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The Five and Multiple Benefits of Migrating to the Clouds

The Cloud Computing Market is Projected To Reach $411B By 2020. Business owners may be ready to get there, but some may have difficulty in knowing how or appreciating why things may be better in the clouds.

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Tools and Techniques for Data Cleaning

Although the approach is apparently shifting to black box methods for data processing, the operation can be more efficient if operators had basic knowledge of the process. You may need to know much about the engine in order to drive a car, but in the long autos last much longer with those who are more familiar with the operation.

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Benefits of Data Analytics in the Cloud

It may not be readily obvious, and operators may not be yet fully aware as adoption continues to grow, but there are several benefits of big data analytics in the cloud environment as opposed to being site based

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How Does Analytics Work With Weather Prediction

To the casual observer or uninitiated predicting the weather and data analytics may be seen as peas in the same pod. The relationship between big data analytics and predicting the weather can be astounding as the weather has a major impact on the way that we live.

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Protecting Yourself From Credit Card Hacks

The value of fraud involving the use of credit cards costs the economy more than $5 billion. The consumers can be liable, but there are a few ways that consumers can protect themselves. We also look at the role that Artificial Intelligence will play in fraud prevention and detection.

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Plan for Scaling With Analytics in the Cloud

Just as with other aspects of data processing, although the adaptation of effective Analytics may still be at the early stages, it is not late to include a few points that include regard for scaling when it becomes necessary. A few considerations are outlined.

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The Outlook for Desktop Virtualization and Apparent Consequences

Virtualization introduces multiple benefits to business operations: More efficient use of resources with telecommuting, enhanced data security, better communication. The driving forces continue to be increased mobility and technology advancements that contribute to a growth that approximates 9% CAGR What are the expected effects?

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How Marketing Analytics Fosters Extensive Growth

We live in a digital world, where almost every process can be digitized. If it can be digited, it can be measured and monitored and can be edit for improvements. Operators and adopters that deploy marketing analytics continue to experience superior growth. A strategy is outlined

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Tips on Getting Top Offers

Your home will hardly sell is itself, and there are a few tips required to increase value. Cosmetic renovations and other easily implemented solutions can increase the value and quality of offers.

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The Pillars of Digital Marketing

Depending on who you ask, there may be as many as 10 pillars or major components involved in Digital marketing. We examine a few and attempt to decipher whether some should take priority.

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A Guide To the Efficient use of AI and Analytics in Business

There may be several undisclosed applications for AI and Analytics in operational areas of business situations and industries and a few are described.

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A Primer on Penetrating Testing Software

Manual hacking is old school and outdated. Multiple tools are available, but the challenge is selecting the most appropriate. A brief outline of the workings and testing is provided

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The Case For Efficient Accounting in The Food Industry.

It is no secret that the Food Industry has traditionally been a low-profit-margin business that thrives on high volume turnover. With a larger amount of transactions, it is imperative that good accounting practices be deployed. The solution can be applications such as Sourcery.

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Marketing Mobile Apps

Marketing mobile apps can be handled in a slightly different way than the marketing of websites. The audience differs and should be treated differently. The results may be more impressive if programs are properly executed

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What can be done about ransomware

If your site is held for ransom, what should you do? The website is becoming the lifeblood of many businesses.

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It's all about data

The explosion of data is about to change the way businesses operate. Almost every area can be affected. From making decisions to developing new products, marketing and deploying resources. It may still be quite early in the game, but it is essential that operators become better educated and informed in order to gain and retain the competitive edge.Most business owners, and particularly SME ma not yet appreciate that data that they may not be collecting can be a goldmine to improved efficiency.

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Keywords: big data,efficiency, productivity,profitability,data collection, predictions, data analysis

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