4 raisons d’adopter un modèle d’exploitation informatique hybride et devenir un courtier de services

De nos jours, un nombre croissant d’entreprises consomment des services de cloud public, contournant souvent les règles de gouvernance de leur DSI. Il incombe justement aux DSI d’adopter un modèle hybride pour centraliser la gestion des ressources, tout en restant pertinentes en matière de services agiles de cloud public. Le défi auquel sont confrontées les […]

The battle for digital attention span

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Information overload and attention span are the fiercest of natural enemies. While information growth has no boundaries, attention span has temporal limitations that can’t be adjusted. One grows exponentially with absolutely no possibility of slowing down while the other is coming in shorter and shorter supply. Needless to say this creates tremendous challenges for digital […]

The joy of missing out (JOMO) on technology hype curves

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Despite being in a business that demands hundreds of human-to-human interactions a week, my wife considers me a recluse when I’m not talking with executives. She couldn’t be more different given her FOMO, or fear of missing out, on local social events. I was recently made aware of the corollary to FOMO, now known as […]

Time-traveling back to the 1995 software development industry

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Remember the heady days of 1995? Toy Story was released, Jagged Little Pill was the album of the year, The Grateful Dead disbanded, this time for good. For the tech industry, eBay was founded (“an online flea market”), and Windows 95, Java 1.0, and JavaScript (no relation) were all released. There was also a book published, Software […]

U.S. DOE seeks innovative cybersecurity technologies

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To outsiders, energy is often considered a mundane industry that changes slowly, if at all. The reality is that the energy industry has been experiencing just as much digital transformation as most other modern industries, as energy producers and operators rush to digitize manual and mechanical processes so that they can better manage physical controls […]

Three trends driving IT reform in the public services

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While there are many examples of the private sector delivering disruptive digital services, most notably in the banking, hotel and taxi business, the government sector has lagged dramatically. However, as the millennial generation comes into the workforce and gets to the point where they need to use government services more frequently, there’s a tremendous opportunity […]

La portata della Blockchain andrà presto oltre la valuta e verso i processi aziendali

La tecnologia blockchain è già il tema preferito della stampa, e sembra chiaro che svolgerà un ruolo evolutivo -e forse persino rivoluzionario- nei prossimi anni del nostro viaggio di trasformazione digitale collettiva. Tuttavia, abbiamo molto da imparare (incluso me stesso!) su questa tecnologia di registro distribuito. Che cos’è esattamente, dov’è ora e verso dove sta […]

Want to improve job performance? Take a walk, take a hike … no, seriously

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The International Labour Organization estimated in 2012 that 50% to 60% of all workdays lost were caused by factors associated with work stress. Improvements in technology, and especially mobile technology, may not be helping this. Stress is not always bad. For example, it can provide drive, energy and focus. However, too much stress or the […]

How internal “Shark Tank” competitions drive organic innovation

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Never can one underestimate the role of a competition for driving innovation. Surely it can and should happen organically. But anyone who’s been to a middle school science fair knows that bragging rights can produce some very impressive results. This concept has not been lost on applying “Shark Tank”-style innovation competitions within the corporate world. […]

Are we honest about our password habits?

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Passwords are always an interesting discussion. While we all are aware that passwords aren’t quite good enough, we’ve yet to turn to any alternatives that are as convenient. PCMag.com recently set out to get some answers when it comes to passwords, and so they surveyed 2,500 U.S. consumers to get a sense of their password […]