Forecasting the future of blockchain

Blockchain has captured the imagination of both businesses and government organisations. Distinguishing between hype and the real potential of this technology can be difficult. Blockchain promises to redefine trust, allowing organisations...

Don’t Let the Grinch Steal Your Data! 5 Tips for a Safe Cyber Christmas

Whilst working from home during the festive period represents a well-meaning attempt by staff to maintain productivity, it can also expose a business to considerable risk. This is much to the...
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Tax opportunities for technology businesses and why it’s important to get them right (Part...

This is part three of a three part series, part one can be found here, part two is here. Exit The eventual exit from a business can provide a reward for the years...
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Understanding the most critical risks to your business

Companies must build a “trust and verify” strategy when it comes to managing third party risk. Requesting documentation about a supplier’s security performance is good – but how can you verify...
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Understanding Control, Security and Risk When Moving to Cloud

Fears that cloud environments are less secure than on-premise solutions have long been a barrier to organisations making the move to the cloud.  While some organisations remain hesitant, cloud security is...
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What EU Businesses Can Learn from Spain’s Time Tracking Law

In May 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union passed a directive making time tracking at work mandatory, and Spain was the first country to take the plunge in...
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Change? Yes please!

This is a further article in my series looking at fundamental areas of business. Common themes emerge wherever I work. Whether it’s with small businesses or global corporations and anywhere in...
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Contract AI and the Imminent Tipping Point for the Legal Industry

Contract analytics are now a staple of the legal industry. Driven by continuing advances in artificial intelligence (“AI”), contract analytics has changed the way the legal industry thinks and works. It...
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Tax opportunities for technology businesses and why it’s important to get them right (Part...

This is part two of a three part series, part one can be found here. Growing the business As the business develops, two key requirements for success are continued investment in innovation and...
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Modern multi-national growth can cause significant AP challenges

Modern multi-national organizations have complex structures. They are often some combination of multi-entity, multi-currency and operate within multiple legal and regulatory regimes. They must satisfy disparate accounting regulations doing so frequently...

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Avast subsidiary harvested browsing data for sale

Antivirus vendor Avast has been accused of selling users personal data. The claim comes from an investigation carried out by news website VICE. The...
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UAE could save US$3B with blockchain implementation

The UAE (United Arab Emirates) could save over US$3B (AEDirham 11B) by implementing advanced blockchain technologies. This is the claim of a joint white...
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Jolocom and Bundesdruckerei e-government PoC

To demonstrate the potential for decentralising digital identity solutions in the context of IT infrastructure, researchers at Bundesdruckerei have tested a blockchain-based self-sovereign identity...
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Retailers look to hybrid cloud as they search for flexibility

Nutanix, an enterprise cloud provider, has announced the retail industry findings of its second Enterprise Cloud Index Report. The report measures retailers’ plans for...
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Going beyond CRM, talking technology, methodology and strategy

Enterprise sat down with Patrick Morrisey GM Revenue Optimization Business Unit and Nigel Cullington, VP Product Marketing at Upland Altify at Dreamforce. Cullington reveals...
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Changepoint rises with bright future

Changepoint announced new branding last year and it has now revealed what it has been working on for the last eighteen months. In a...
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Sage Foundation engages student on AI

Sage Foundation has launched its FutureMakers initiative in the US for the first time. It partnered with 3DE, a non-profit created by Junior Achievement...

EEA partners with Whiteblock to offer collaborative blockchain

The EEA (Enterprise Ethereum Alliance) is partnering with Whiteblock to provide a testing environment for the EEA global membership base (of which Whiteblock is...
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IBM report: ‘shoppers will pay premium prices for sustainable, traceable brands’

IBM has released a study on global consumer trends which 'reveals' that the importance of brand purpose surpasses cost and convenience for today's shoppers....
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The unsolved problem of poor utilisation

KeyedIn has highlighted recent research showing how poor utilisation rates are. The research, carried out by the Resource Management Institute (RMI), was co-sponsored by...
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Kadena launches its hybrid blockchain

Kadena has launched its public blockchain which includes full transactions and the ability to write smart contracts. The latest functionality of the network completes...
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WAV files risk to Windows 7 and beyond

WAV files have been blamed for infecting Windows 7 machines with cryptomining malware at a medical tech (MedTech) vendor. It infected over 50% of...
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Ternio slashes minimum balance requirement on BlockCard

Ternio, the creator of BlockCard, has reduced the minimum balance requirement for all its BlockCard holders - by 90% (from US$100 to US$10). Ternio...
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Food Trust for quality and origin of Terra Delyssa Extra Virgin Olive Oil

CHO, a Tunisian olive oil producer, will use IBM's Food Trust blockchain to create a provenance record that traces, via eight quality assurance checkpoints,...