Posts by Brittany McKeon:

Your Security Solutions Might Be Outdated, But Blockchains Offer a Fix

by   |   October 23, 2017   |   Leave a comment

According to Arbor Networks’ attack data released on July 19, 2016, an average of 124,000 distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks per week were recorded at that time in 2016, with an average size of 1.1 Gbps – more than enough bandwidth Read More…

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8 Things Your Employees Wish You Knew About Cloud and IT Training

by   |   October 20, 2017   |   Leave a comment

  We all know how quickly technology changes. As a result, workers in technical roles must learn constantly, lest their skills become obsolete. Employees are well aware of their training needs, and the difference between an average manager and a Read More…

The Route to Digital Transformation

by   |   October 18, 2017   |   1 Comment

Digital transformation is everywhere. You can see it emerging in marketing, sales, HR, supply chain and finance – as well as in domains such as plant operations and maintenance. Digital transformation is opening up new opportunities, challenging the traditional methods Read More…

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Simple Explanations of Key Artificial Intelligence (AI) Terminology

by   |   October 17, 2017   |   1 Comment

Just as science fiction authors have always predicted, (AI) is increasingly becoming an everyday part of our lives. From personal assistants such as Apple’s Siri or Microsoft’s Cortana to cutting-edge applications in healthcare and across various industries, self-learning machines have Read More…

In a Crisis, You’ll want Hybrid Cloud

by   |   October 16, 2017   |   Leave a comment

AWS. IBM Cloud. Microsoft Azure. What do they have in common? Yes, they’re all public clouds, but there’s something else that binds them: They’ve all experienced a major outage or service interruption of some consequence to customers. This is not to Read More…

The Big Challenge for Data Science in Investment Banking

by   |   October 13, 2017   |   2 Comments

  Investment banking institutions have been much slower to embrace data science techniques when compared to their retail counterparts who regularly use analytics to evaluate churn, make product recommendations, and more. Legacy systems and legacy thinking have long held investment Read More…

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Knowing Your Job in the Cloud: Roles and Responsibilities of Customers and Cloud Providers

by   |   October 11, 2017   |   1 Comment

A common misperception is that moving your business to the cloud obligates the cloud provider to take care of everything. However, a substantial amount of work is still shared by both sides. The division of labor and responsibilities is less Read More…

Witnessing the Revolution: 10 Reasons Why Cloud-Based Systems Are Replacing On-Premises IT

by   |   October 9, 2017   |   Leave a comment

Cloud computing solves two of the main issues related to corporate finance – data security and disaster recovery. A robust disaster recovery strategy is a must for businesses of all sizes while corporate data on lost laptops causes billions of Read More…

How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Sales

by   |   October 5, 2017   |   Leave a comment

  Sales is tricky, even for humans. With all our creativity and intuition for how each other works, you’d think the art of marketing would be a task kept exclusively in human hands. However, recent development on the artificial intelligence Read More…

Data Ownership: Time to start reading those T&Cs

by   |   October 3, 2017   |   Leave a comment

In the run-up to GDPR, the attention of businesses has understandably been focused on issues of data privacy and the rights of the consumer, including the ‘right to be forgotten’. Article 17 of the GDPR, the Right to Erasure or ‘right Read More…