How “feral” insights sometimes trump qualitative and quantitative research

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I feel so guilty when I have to tell colleagues and management that technology can’t solve a given problem. I feel even more uncomfortable when I have to explain that technology is actually decreasing effectiveness. I don’t have a C-level technology job title — but I know that it’s even more difficult (and counter-intuitive) for […]

National Science Foundation funds additional cybersecurity research

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One might think that, since the dawn of the network firewall and intrusion detection systems in the 1980s, the tech industry would have a handle on the technologies necessary to adequately secure networks, applications, data, and people. Looking at the state of security and endless data breach story headlines, however, and it’s safe to assume […]

Automating AI to make enterprises smarter, faster

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are in the process of transforming the economy, the workplace and the home. We already see it in the form of Siri, Google Assistant, Alexa, Nest, Pandora, chatbots and other technologies used by millions of consumers and workers every day. Throw in self-driving cars, robots and smart drones — […]

Enterprise Trend Visualization and the Potential of OSINT

Is it possible to build a dashboard and command center to give a 360-degree view of the emerging trends, topics and conversations affecting your enterprise? KPMG believes so. They have invested in Bottlenose, a cloud-based trend intelligence solution that analyzes real-time streaming data from social media and other sources. How much data? A Twitter feed is around a […]

Where DevOps is today

OK, so you get that DevOps is important. Yay you! But how broadly has DevOps been accepted? That’s a darn good question, and IDC and AppDynamics have some answers in their recent report, DevOps and the Cost of Downtime: Fortune 1000 Best Practice Metrics Quantified. First, let’s put into perspective the problem DevOps is meant to tackle, […]