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Cybersecurity tricks and treats to protect your business

The following guest article is from Edgardo Artusi, SVP of Engineering at identity and access management company SecureAuth. It's the spooky season, that spellbinding time of the year when little, big and in-between kids turn into monsters,…

Capgemini’s World Quality Report Reveals Skills and Security Challenges - CloudTweaks

Capgemini’s World Quality Report also reveals skills and security challenges as major hindrances for organizations to uplift their testing and IT environment Paris, October 31, 2019 – The World Quality Report 2019-20 (WQR), released today…

Wearable spending forecasted to increase 27% in 2020 - CloudTweaks

New numbers from Gartner mark another major increase for global wearable spending in 2020. The analyst firm forecasts a 27% jump in end-user spending over this year, from $40.5 billion to $51.5 billion. Once again, the pack is lead by smartwatches,…

Hilton turned to the cloud to solve a troublesome room lock problem

ORLANDO, Fla. — Few hotel experiences are as frustrating for weary travelers as finding themselves standing, suitcase in hand, in front of a room door that won't open. Often, dead batteries inside the lock mechanism are to blame for rogue…

Email or text? TGI Fridays tackles personalization at scale with ML

Technology may be transforming what connection between diners and restaurants look like, but a core motivation remains unchanged: people want to eat where everybody knows their name.  With machine learning, TGI Fridays has been able to learn…

50 Years of The Internet. Work in Progress to a Better Internet - CloudTweaks

It was fifty years ago when the very first network packet took flight from the Los Angeles campus at UCLA to the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) building in Palo Alto. Those two California sites had kicked-off the world of packet networking,…

Women's biggest workplace obstacle is much earlier in the pipeline than the 'glass ceiling'

Dive Brief: While recent data shows employers are making progress on gender equity, women remain underrepresented at every level, according to a report from LeanIn.org and McKinsey. And it's not the "glass ceiling" that's blocking most of the…

How 'the couch' is supporting ExxonMobil's sprint to digital transformation

ORLANDO, Fla. — Last year ExxonMobil announced plans for "aggressive growth," pushing to double its earnings by 2025 without changing customer pricing. The ambitious goal forced the oil and gas company to digitally transform, according…

How CIOs can alleviate CEO tech concerns, one investment at a time

ORLANDO, Fla. — CEOs are finally asking to see the return on years-long digital investments. It's been a slow-crawl for modernization efforts, such as cloud migration, to show its worth. And the value, while revealing itself, still has a…

The CIO's true role in data privacy

ORLANDO, Fla. — Privacy is like coffee. When coffee makers adopted fair trade practices, they became the industry norm. If a producer doesn't sell fair trade coffee, "you barely sell coffee," said Bart Willemsen, VP analyst at Gartner, during…

Data Gravity: Driving Design for Intelligent Mission Fabric - CloudTweaks

The term ‘Data Gravity’ was generated by Dave McCrory in 2010. In his blog post he asserted that, analogous to gravitational pull between objects in space, “. . . as data builds mass there is a greater likelihood that additional services…

Mastercard seeks partners on data responsibility standards

Dive Brief: Mastercard on Thursday laid out six principles to promote data responsibility in response to a company-commissioned survey in which customers say only one-quarter of firms adequately handle personal information. The third-party online…