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Fat fingers

When a large portion of the World Wide Web suddenly ceased to function recently, it was a wakeup call. Fifty-four of the top 100...

IoT security fundamentals: what risk, why care and who’s driving?

The glow surrounding IoT is beginning to fade as organizations come to face one of the key challenges in its implementation – the need...

Competition or cyber security co-opetition

Competitors in many industries quietly cooperate when it makes sense, even if it's only by establishing and adhering to standards. Just think what the...

Tackling the ‘data dump’ challenge

Big Data initiatives are multiplying at an unprecedented rate. The near-ubiquitous discussion of IoT and the accelerating adoption of AI and machine learning are...

Cognitive collaboration

IBM is tackling the holy grail of tech deployment - the need to align IT with business needs - on two fronts. On one...

Unhelpful help

In the beginning was the manual. There had to be – there was no online help, or even much assistance embedded in software. You...

Car clouds and data networks – the Ethernet game is on

Celebrated as a “data centre on wheels,” the modern car is more software than ‘hardware’, and kicks off an enormous amount of data that...

Striking a Spark

Teleconferencing has been both a boon and a bane for businesses for many years. There are not many among us who haven't struggled with...

Betakit – An Open Letter from the Canadian Tech Community: Diversity...

“The Canadian tech community comprises many different nationalities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, mental and physical abilities, and perspectives. We believe that this diversity...

MS cloud + AI = digital transformation

Microsoft is one of several major IT players racing to build the AI (Artificial Intelligence) startup community. In December 2016, the company announced a...

Three keys to managed services innovation

Sitting midpoint between public cloud and reliance on on-premise IT resources, managed services are an increasingly attractive alternative for the delivery of IT services....

CARROT points are good for your health

There’s nothing like instant gratification for achieving a means to an end. That’s the thinking behind CARROT Insights, a unique rewards-style program that isn’t...

Citizen everything

We live in a world where lines are blurring between professionals and amateurs. Except we're no longer calling them "amateurs" – they're now "citizen"...

From Green to Smart to IoT – an IIoT journey

Named for the two-headed Roman god Janus, January is a time for reflection on the past and for looking forward to the future. In...

Improved into oblivion

There was a day when computers and other devices connected happily to accessories, and ease of connection mattered. It appears that those days are...

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