With Bitcoin tumbling, the idea of it as a safe investment or a way to store value is being questioned. It may rebound back up to $20,000, but it may not. The real value for investors and everyone else lies in the blockchain tech that Bitcoin was based on.
Artificial Intelligence – Trends in Academic Research sees focus on specific domains which are attracting a lot of attention.
- Social human-robot interaction driven by artificial cognizance
- Natural language processing
- Image mining and recognition
- Moral uncertainty in artificial intelligence
- Future of artificial intelligence
It is not surprising that most people in the business world are not eager to spend time discussing their data backup strategies. We rely on IT quite a bit, and we need to ensure that all the data we are using is protected and backed up. None of that makes it an interesting topic to converse about however, and that is why you will often find that people are not willing to spend much time having a conversation about the process. But we think that you should have all the information if you are thinking of making changes to your data backup methods.
As cloud-based computing evolves and Amazon emerges as an early leader in the renting of cloud space, more businesses are migrating to Amazon Web Services (AWS) than ever before. But a poorly planned cloud migration can expose a business to data intrusion vulnerability. Explore the following important steps to keep your AWS cloud secure.
Most businesses these days would be pretty stumped without software to help them manage what they do and to help them operate in the most productive and efficient ways.
As of 2017 the whole cryptocurrencies market reached a peak of $176 billion, a mark that clearly tells us that they are here to stay, and Bitcoin is leading the table of rankings with a market capitalization of ~$70 billion. This alone is more than enough to motivate many to go after this new and rapidly growing market… but is it a good idea? Is it a better investment than gold?
When used effectively, social media channels are essential tools for today’s entrepreneur and small-business owner. Twitter and Facebook in particular lead to valuable insights into the latest trends and customer perceptions. Both channels also provide marketing opportunities that as an entrepreneur you cannot ignore.
IT asset management (ITAM) is a practice that allows professionals to make smart decisions about hardware, software and inventory information. ITAM is growing more important for businesses each year. Due to regular advancements in information technology, humans interact with a complex web of hardware and software assets for business, finance and leisure. These diverse resources offer a wide range of benefits for profit-seeking businesses. However, IT assets must be managed properly to keep costs low.
Nations are rapidly transforming by leveraging on information and communication technologies (ICTs). The access to information and knowledge across the web enables new innovations and the creation of smart cities. Organisations and governments at all levels initiate ICT-driven programmes to stimulate innovation and address the needs of the key stakeholders. This results in radical changes in the way nations are organized.
The speed in which technology has expanded the ways in which we do business has forced us to find creative ways to keep up with safety. Digital security has recently become a crucial consideration for any and all business owners. Hackers, thieves, and malicious digital components are a real threat. No matter what sort of business you are running, there are several, inescapable processes that involve passing important information through the use of technology.
Some of the most progressive firms have sought cloud computing or SaaS integration to improve their business processes. It is used to synchronize every process from project planning until project delivery and all intermediate processes to ensure minimal errors. This helps speed up work in IT companies, where deadlines are strict. SaaS integration allows organizations to work at their optimum capacity and deliver more output.
When it comes to managing a business in today’s world, technology has a huge impact on how things are done, as well as on a company’s profit margin. This is a time so unlike any other in history that it has even taken the younger generations some effort to keep up with all the advances in technology that have become the very core of business operations, from administration to production to sales and customer relations. In fact, it is safe to say that unless management learns to utilize technology in both front and back ends of business management, they will soon be left behind in a world that has gone tech-crazy.
The world today is more digital than it’s ever been before, and it’s only going to get even more digital with time. There’s a humongous amount of data being generated and handled on a day-to-day basis, and since the amount of data being churned is increasing, the processing power and architecture need to keep up.
A typical scenario: Imagine a scenario where you don’t have an attendance software: On a typical payroll cut-off date, you (as the HR or payroll personnel) will have to manually compile, collect, collate and then verify attendance details of all employees. Collation of such humongous data month after month is always a pain because there are chances of human errors creeping in. Sometimes attendance may not have been captured accurately or reliably and this may cause employee dissatisfaction.
As the modern world progresses and there are more buttons to press, applications to download, and screens to stare at, there are either those business owners who resist this digital era or those who embrace it with open arms. While there are certain benefits to doing things manually, in the long run, the benefits far outweigh the cons when it comes to your business depending on technology.
Technology forms the beating heart of many successful businesses. It enables them to engage with clients, publicise themselves and communicate internally in a seamless way. However, when creating something new or updating existing tools, testing is required to make sure it works as it’s supposed to do.
Data fuels the modern business world and that’s as true for sustainability as it is for any other aspect of an organisation, whether it be transactional data used by the finance department or customer data used by the marketing or sales department. With the advent of increasingly sophisticated tracking, monitoring and sensory devices connected to the Internet of Things, organisations of all sizes are now producing huge volumes of data relating to their core operations on a daily basis.
Considerable breakthroughs in Internet technology, computing power, as well as data storage have contributed to the start of an innovative Information Age in the 21st Century. Our everyday lives are more and more dependent on the successful flow of info, its acquisition, storage, and also distribution from the top-level business dealings and procedures, to simple social communications. The fact that almost all info is preserved in digital formats has significantly enhanced the speed as well as the efficiency with which we build relationships with one another, whatever the forum and objective. This can make tools such as virtual data room more valuable and useful here in this Information Age.
With cloud computing’s promise of business flexibility, scalability, and cost-effectiveness,it is no surprise that it is fast becoming a viable business alternative to traditional onsite infrastructure investment.However, as the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has warned, security on the cloud must equal that of non-cloud services and infrastructure.