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Four Key Steps For Enterprise IoT Security

August 26, 2016 by Timo Elliott

There’s been a lot of press recently about the problems of IoT security: easily hackable smart locks, as many as 100M Volkswagens at risk, vulnerable light bulbs, and even sex toys that spy on you.Here are some key concepts for the future of IoT security in the enterprise:First, IoT is going to save a lot of livesIt’s ...[read more]

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Cloud Managed Services Provider (MSP) Is it really about services or winning customer trust?

August 24, 2016 by Alakh Verma

            We have entered the era of outcome economy, or it would be appropriate to say that we are slowly entering the era of consumer trust economy. We can conclude that customers across the industry are shying away from paying for products or services. Consumers are willing to sign on the outcome,...[read more]

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How listening to our cars will improve the driving experience

August 21, 2016 by Mahbubul Alam

Smart technology is already being used in cars, but we're just at the very beginning.  It’s a given that Over-the-Air  (OTA) software updates for both drivers and automotive OEMs will be an integral part of new cars. The total vehicles predicted to have OTA map updates for example will exceed 32 million by 2022.  New code...[read more]

4 Signs you’re Ready to Take your Technology to the Next Level

August 19, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

Being an innovative technology organization is important. It allows you to reduce (or even eliminate downtime), reduce IT support tickets and gives you some predictability around your IT strategy and replacing your equipment. But what next? What happens when technology stops being a headache for you? Some might think that that’s the...[read more]

3 Reasons Unreliable, Stagnant Technology is a Dice Roll

August 15, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

Take a moment and think about the most important day in your business. Was it your launch day? The day you revealed a new product? The day your manufacturing line got a new machine? The day that you closed a huge new account? What would happen if, during your biggest day of your business, your IT systems completely failed you? I’m not...[read more]

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Should You Move Your Business to the Cloud?

August 14, 2016 by Richard Smith

More and more business owners are moving their IT infrastructure to the cloud. The benefits are numerous: reduced It costs, reduced energy consumption, better efficiency in collaboration, scalability, and automatic updates. But maintaining the security of valuable business and client data is still paramount to avoiding data loss or...[read more]

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AWS IoT Button: Introduction

August 13, 2016 by Mihai Corbuleac

Did you heard about the AWS IoT button? Anyone who has basic programming skills can easily test out different IoT applications and create their own through the IoT button. Create the AWS IoT resources, configure your button and count items, call/text someone, start/stop a process, etc.[read more]

The Most Important Elements of Technology Project Scope

August 12, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

  When it comes to your technology projects, they should be outlined in great detail long before they’re initiated. Ideally, as part of the proposal process. We already took a moment to lay out some red flags for IT projects, but perhaps one of the most important points in that blog was to ensure that the proposal had a full...[read more]

Add More Fuel to Your Migration with these Parse Alternatives

August 12, 2016 by Ritesh Patil

Parse is the Facebook’s Mobile Backend as a Service provider that application developers use for web or mobile apps. It allows you to develop the app without worrying about creating your own backend. The reason developers like Parse is because it offers many ready-made features that can easily be customized. Some of these includes:Third-...[read more]

The Growing Fear of Excel and Why It's Finally Nearing Extinction

August 10, 2016 by John O'Rourke
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For the past 30 years, Excel has been integral to businesses everywhere.It's become the foundation of countless business processes, aiding in computing, financial tasks, IT projects, marketing, and so much more. It's no wonder Excel was such a hit from the start.With its ability to process mathematical equations, store and organize data...[read more]

Getting Serious About Big Data Security

August 10, 2016 by Melissa Thompson

Because the risk of a data breach is so high, and the potential fallout is so significant, it’s time for companies to get serious about big data security.[read more]

3 Red Flags when Making your Next Big Technology Purchase

August 9, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

Technology projects are a necessary evil. Whether it’s a server refresh or a company move, you need to get every single detail of the project laid out so that you can better understand how to manage any contractors involved, price things out and get a handle on the timeline and how it will impact your business efficiency. But not all...[read more]

Big Data Projects – When You're Not Getting the ROI You Expect

August 8, 2016 by Paul Barsch

Some failing big data projects get millions more pumped into them with the hope that they’ll break even. At some point good money needs to stop chasing bad projects, but it takes leadership to make the right decision.[read more]

Explaining McLaren Technology Group’s 5-Step IT Strategy

August 7, 2016 by Timo Elliott

McLaren has been pioneering and innovating in the competitive world of Formula 1 since 1963.In a recent web seminar sponsored by SAP, Eric Kavanagh, CEO of The Bloor Group, interviewed McLaren CIO Craig Charlton to understand the critical role of technology in supporting the Group’s different business units.The McLaren-Honda racing...[read more]

Intermixing Big Data and IoT to Create Smart Cities that Improve Life

August 6, 2016 by Ryan Ayers

With big data analytics, our generation has the ability to process large amounts of information, and use it to suit our personalized needs wherever we go. When big data and information technology are combined in our major cities, efficiency and effectiveness get stronger making the quality of human life better.[read more]