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Outlook for fintech in 2019

‘FinTech’ – once a buzzword is now common parlance. Globally, investment into the sector has roared ahead at a record pace in the first half of 2018. With $57.9bn invested across...
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Four steps for running an intelligent business

Digital transformation is at the top of every business agenda. Modernising IT infrastructure, overhauling customer service, and accelerating innovation, are all paths businesses are taking. Many leaders are also investing in...
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The challenges for PS firms

Running a professional services firm is rarely easy. Most business leaders will say it is often demanding. A few might even say it is fun. At least one consultancy firm, Moorhouse...
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How to Solve the UK’s Non-Starter Syndrome

In the race to acquire talent, HR focus in recent years has understandably fallen on improving the candidate experience through digitising recruitment. And, while this is a great step forward, many...
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Is LXP The New LMS?

Coorpacademy co-founder and former head of Google France Jean-Marc Tassetto explains why a new breed of elearning solutions are making the learner, not the training booker, the focus Learning Management Systems (LMS)...
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Keep your cyber security in check – 4 reasons to get certified

When it comes to cyber security breaches – is it a question of when, not if? Joe Collinwood at CySure looks at how certification can set SMEs on the path to...
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Five top tips for small businesses adopting encryption

Becrypt has been in the disk encryption business for more than 15 years and has carried out extensive work with governments and large enterprises. Today, a lot of what we're doing...
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Drones in the Property & Construction Industry

Due to their flexible uses and the fact that they are small yet sophisticated pieces of equipment, drones could soon become as commonplace on construction sites as trucks and diggers. A recent...
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How can enhanced workplace productivity become a reality?

Workplace productivity is one of the biggest areas of concern for business leaders today. It is an issue of growing importance as organisations of all sizes attempt to cut costs while...
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The user is the new security perimeter – let’s put them at the heart...

Unstructured data is the hackers’ new ‘black’ As modern working practices continue to develop and evolve, so technology and the way in which we consume it is also constantly advancing. Today, organisations...

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Linking spreadsheets in Excel 19

A while ago I wrote a tip on how to consolidate two or more spreadsheets together. It occurred to me that maybe some of...
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LogChain completes international blockchain shipment

LogChain has completed, as part of its pilot program, a full cycle international blockchain-backed maritime shipment. This executed on its end-to-end, digital and tamper-proof...
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SWIFT’s ‘gpi Link’ meets Corda DLT for trade ecosystems

Back in January (2019) SWIFT added a proof of concept (PoC) to trial a new gateway - the 'gpi Link' - with R3's Corda....
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Norsk Hydro shutdown by ransomware

Norsk Hydro, one of the largest aluminium producers in the world has been hit by a ransomware attack. The attack has forced the company...

Council of Clerks of Commercial Courts (NCC) deploys IBM-developed blockchain

The French National Council of Clerks (NCC) and IBM have developed a blockchain-based commercial court solution devoted to the clerks of commercial courts' commercial...
SAS invests $1 billion into AI

SAS to invest $1 billion in AI

Analytics vendor SAS is to invest US$1 billion in Artificial Intelligence (AI) over the next three years. The money will be spread across three...
2nd Watch selects RiverMeadow for cloud migration

RiverMeadow helps 2nd Watch migrate to the cloud

2nd Watch is to use RiverMeadow to help migrate client data and apps to the cloud. This deal sees 2nd Watch take advantage of...
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Tide launches blockchain-based data marketplace 

Tide is a non-profit foundation with a blockchain protocol which seeks to address costly GDPR compliance, compensation and data accuracy issues. Its objective is...
Qlik donates 18 more courses to Data Literacy Project

Qlik boosts Data Literacy Project course library

The Data Literacy Project has just expanded its course library after data analytics vendor Qlik made 18 of its courses available. The project was...
BITC highlights problems with cyber security in SMBs

BITC claims small businesses key to preventing data breaches

Business in the Community (BITC) is claiming that small businesses are the key to preventing data breaches in the future. It's relatively easy to...
NAO slams UK Cyber Security Programme

NAO calls UK Government Cyber Security Programme a farce

In 2016, the government announced it was to invest £1.9 billion in a National Cyber Security Strategy. The announcement came with a lot of...
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CertiK to audit smart contracts on LTO Network

CertiK is introducing an LTO Network Live Contract Audit. The relevant, auditable, Live Contracts run on LTO Network, a hybrid blockchain platform for decentralised...
EQT completes acquisition of SUSE

EQT completes aquisition of SUSE from Micro Focus

EQT Partners has completed its acquisition of SUSE from Micro Focus. The deal was first announced in July 2018 with EQT paying US$2.5 billion...
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Change and keep column settings in Explorer 10

You would be amazed how many times I get asked this question. “How do I keep the settings of particular columns in Explorer for...