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1. How Innovation & Inertia Impact Marketing for Fintech Companies
The perfect storm is brewing for the fintech industry. According to Capgemini’s World Fintech Report 2017, 50.2% of worldwide customers report doing business with at least one non-traditional firm. As both consumers and businesses become hungrier for new innovations, VCs expand funding, technology evolves at a rapid rate, and barriers to entry decline, fintechs are poised to make significant headway as global leaders of financial change. Fintechs also have an angle in as many traditional financial institutions have...
Origional Story Date :8/14/2017
Research | Business 2 Community
Information Technology | Financial | Fintech
2. Why Enterprises Are Looking at Object Storage as a Big Data Solution
If IT were a television show, it would be “Hoarders.” Organizations are creating and storing more and more data every day. According to research by IDC, by 2020 total data volumes will hit a mind-boggling 44 zettabytes, with about 80 percent of the data stored outside of structured databases. With such unprecedented data growth, IT teams are looking for flexible, scalable and easily manageable ways to preserve and protect that data. This is where object storage shines. Object storage manages data as objects rather than...
Origional Story Date :8/14/2017
Editorial | Eweek
Information Technology | Services | Big Data | Enterprise
3. 7 hot new IT jobs - and why they just might stick
Unusual job titles aren’t new in the IT world. Before the Twitter ninja and social media rockstar, before the webmaster was hired to conjure up HTML sorcery, there was the software evangelist, an IT job title that merged the worlds of sales and religion. In the early ’80s an Apple executive coined the term for an Apple marketer who would praise the first Macintosh to potential developers and customers. Since then, as firms have looked to boost innovation, cut costs, or improve security, new IT job titles have been forged to catch attention...
Origional Story Date :8/14/2017
Research | CIO Magazine
Information Technology | Human Resources | Employment
4. How Does the Dark Web Put Your Business at Risk?
As AI continues to automate the administrative burden of recruiting, there’s a growing consensus that the skills recruiters have today won’t be the same ones needed tomorrow. The majority of HR leaders predict AI will be a regular part of their workflow within the next five years. This large scale adoption of AI and automation will require recruiter re-skilling to adapt to the new workplace. In the age of AI, the new recruiter skill set includes skills focused on both people and data. 1. People-focused social skills When it comes to hiring, we still want...
Origional Story Date :8/14/2017
Research | Business 2 Community
Information Technology | Security
5. Fuzzing Shows IoT, Industrial Control Systems Have Most Software Flaws
Industrial control systems and the Internet-of-Things are the industries most likely to have unknown vulnerabilities in their products, because their development processes are the least mature, according to data from more than 4.8 billion automated tests conducted by clients of security-services firm Synopsys. The data comes from fuzz testing, or fuzzing, an automated process that systematically sends data to devices and systems with the goal of causing errors in a targeted network protocol. Overall, the testing of more than 250...
Origional Story Date :8/14/2017
Research | Eweek
Information Technology | Hardware | Networking | IoT | Industrial Control Systems
6. How AI Is Creating The Recruiter Skill Set Of The Future
As AI continues to automate the administrative burden of recruiting, there’s a growing consensus that the skills recruiters have today won’t be the same ones needed tomorrow. The majority of HR leaders predict AI will be a regular part of their workflow within the next five years. This large scale adoption of AI and automation will require recruiter re-skilling to adapt to the new workplace. In the age of AI, the new recruiter skill set includes skills focused on both people and data. 1. People-focused social skills When it comes to hiring, we still want...
Origional Story Date :8/14/2017
Research | Business 2 Community
Information Technology | Artificial Intelligence
7. Facebook puts cork in chatbots that created a secret language
A pair of chatbots has recently done something children often do: create a secret language. Last month, researchers at Facebook found two bots developed in the social network's AI division had been communicating with each other in an unexpected way. The bots, named Bob and Alice, had generated a language all on their own: Bob: "I can can I I everything else." Alice: "Balls have zero to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to." That might look like gibberish or a string of typos, but researchers say it's actually a kind of..."
Origional Story Date :8/7/2017
News | CNET News
Information Technology | Artificial Intelligence
8. The 10 most expensive cities for hiring tech talent
Wondering where to make your next tech hires? According to a report from CBRE Research evaluating tech talent markets in 50 U.S. and Canadian markets, some of the most concentrated areas of tech talent are also the most expensive cities for businesses to operate in. With higher costs of living and operating a business, these hubs of tech talent demand salaries higher than the national average - but in some cases, the benefits of valuable tech talent can outweigh the costs. These 10 cities experienced significant growth in...
Origional Story Date :8/8/2017
Research | CIO Magazine
Information Technology | IT Industry | Trends
9. How to Protect Your Business From Cyber Crime
Is your business secure? It may not be. Many unscrupulous individuals are operating online looking for new ways to exploit honest people. I was recently pulled into a scam enacted by someone yet to be identified via a freelance work website. Because of how personally this affected me and my brand reputation, I’ve decided to write today’s blog post about securing your business online. My personal experience involved Upwork.com, which is a website boasting about the value of freelance talent. As the old saying goes: there is nothing more...
Origional Story Date :8/14/2017
HowTo | Business 2 Community
Information Technology | Security | Cybercrime
10. How Interbots Will Change Chatbot Development
In the past couple years, chatbots have made great strides in disrupting the way brands and publishers get to know consumers. Far from being just a fad, conversational UI has changed the way we interact with machines, discover content and accomplish tasks. But now that bot-to-human interaction has made its impact, what’s next? Enter interbots, the latest phase in chatbot development enabling bot-to-bot communication. With bot-to-bot communication, chatbots can work together to accomplish tasks...
Origional Story Date :8/14/2017
Editorial | Business 2 Community
Information Technology | Artificial Intelligence