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The Need for Effective Third-Party Risk Management in Financial Services

The last few years has seen the frequency of third-party cyberattacks grow against global financial institutions. One of the biggest reported attacks against financial organisations occurred in early 2016. In that...
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What to look for in the modern accountant

I attended a Xero-Microsoft Power BI event at Metrobank this morning. It got me thinking about what companies should be looking for in a modern accountant. Gone are the days when an...
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Why project management needs to be an Excel-free zone

Project management is a challenge for all businesses, especially those that are co-ordinating numerous employees across the globe, all with their own tasks and deadlines. Putting everything down on an Excel...
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From start-up to scale-up: the challenge facing UK SMEs

The UK has an enviable reputation for supporting start-ups, but its standing for facilitating scale-ups is less laudatory. It comes third in the OECD’s start-up index but ranks just 13th when...
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Using Technology To Capture, Preserve And Protect Indigenous Languages

We all face the problem of having to manage and work with huge volumes of content and data. That’s as true of the brand trying to use data to make its...
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Book Review – The Pacesetters

The Pacesetters is a not a standard business book. It is part of a marketing initiative jointly authored by Doug LaBahn PhD and Josh Drummond. That is not to say its...
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Why AI and why now?

There has been a lot written about the potential benefits of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for business users. Some of that has been positive. In the DHL Trend Radar 2016...
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Why Choose Native Graph

Graph databases have been the fastest growing of any database category in the last five years. There is growing awareness that connected data is the raw material for business success. Neo4j...
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Book review: This is Service Design Doing

This is Service Design Doing was written as a collaborative book. Its four primary authors Marc Stickdorn, Adam Lawrence, Marckus Hormess and Jakob Schneider are recognised experts in the field. Other...
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Artificial intelligence is easing the adjustment to a post-Brexit world

British firms are demonstrating characteristic resilience in the face of Brexit uncertainty. Just six months from the formal withdrawal date and much still remains unknown. Businesses in the UK are considering...

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How to change case in Excel

You may well know that in Word you can change the case of your text very easily. What was originally all in lower case...
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Malware is totally under control

At the Panda Security user conference, PASS2019, held in Madrid, attendees were told "Malware is totally under control." As statements go its about as...
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Salesforce Ventures refills funding bucket in Europe with $125

At Salesforce World Tour, London today Paul Smith EVP & GM UK announced a new $125 million Salesforce Ventures fund to invest in European cloud based...
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Natero acquisition slots into Freshworks

Freshworks has announced the acquisition of customer success platform vendor Natero for an undisclosed amount. The customer success technology dovetails neatly into the marketing,...
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Dragonchain patent for blockchain loyalty system

Dragonchain has received a USPTO patent for a blockchain loyalty system which tracks and monetises time. The product described in the filing corresponds to the...
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BanQu signs up RSM Spain for supply chain transparency

BanQu, a for-profit/for-purpose blockchain-as-a-service software company, has secured a strategic partnership with RSM Spain, the Spanish member firm of RSM International. The latter is...
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CloudBees scores US$10 million from HSBC

Enterprise DevOps vendor, CloudBees, has received a US$10 million investment from global banking giant HSBC. This is the latest significant investment in CloudBees who...
Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Intelligent mobility software provider, Immense Solutions, has raised US$4.6 million in a series A funding round. The funding round was led by Amadeus Capital...
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Kai Waehner explains why you need Kafka

The Apache Kafka summit was held in London last week. Kafka was originally designed to solve the problem of high volume and throughput at...

Calastone’s blockchain-based DMI goes live

Calastone has gone live with its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI). The technology underpinning Calastone's network has migrated to a blockchain-enabled market infrastructure. This...
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HPE buys Cray for $1.3 billion

Supercomputer stalwart, Cray Inc, has been bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The offer of £35 per share values Cray at $1.3 billion and...
Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is holding its annual European conference in Barcelona this week. Alongside the CNCF conference is KubeCon, a project that...
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FLETA testnet claims 15,000 TPS

FLETA, a Korean blockchain platform, is aiming to create a sustainable DApp ecosystem. It has announced the release of its beta testnet with its...

Marconi adds Diffie and launches its Mainnet for scaling complex networks

Marconi, creator of a networking and blockchain protocol using programmable packets, has launched its Mainnet platform. This multi-cloud application platform provides ways to build...