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Data Analytics Is Fueling Business Growth

67% of business decision-makers surveyed said data analytics is either "somewhat" or "extremely" important to their company, and 70% said it will be …

Big Data
Data Warehousing

In retail's new omnichannel standard, brick-and-mortars face looming uncertainty

From store closures to sales slumps, retail's start to 2015 paints a bleak picture of an industry struggling to keep up with the pace of consumer …

Ranking the disruption potential of industry forces

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Open Garden<p>While it may be a hackneyed and abused concept, there’s no way to stop Silicon Valley from overusing the …

Innovation

Five Technologies That Will Disrupt Retail in 2015

<b>Wearables</b><br>In 2015, consumers will inevitably begin to integrate wearable connective technology more into their daily lives. For example, Luxottica …

<b>Potential cyber attacks have risen to become the third biggest risk for UK businesses, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2015.</b><p>Fear of cyber …

eCommerce

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week: Preparing for Decads of Slowing Global Growth

Our supply chains of course are deeply connected to the broader economic climate. As just one simple example, in times of high growth, the challenge …

Cybersecurity Must Be Priority for Corporate Boards, KPMG Says

The threat of cyber-attacks must be taken more seriously by corporate boards at Britain’s largest companies, according to a survey by KPMG LLP …

Cybersecurity

Microsoft Is Teaching Cybersecurity to Cities Around the World—For Free

Cybersecurity isn't just an issue for the feds and big companies like Google and Facebook. Cities of all sizes around the world are increasingly …

What You Need to Know About President Obama’s New Steps on Cybersecurity

<b>This week is a big one for cybersecurity.</b><p>President Obama is using the week before his State of the Union to highlight the importance of cybersecurity and to outline the steps this Administration is taking to tackle this problem head-on. As many companies and government agencies know far too well, …

Expired digital certificates caused the most important cybersecurity story no one is talking about.

There’s no doubt what the most discussed cybersecurity story of the month is—with belligerent attackers, sophisticated counterhacks, corporate …

Obama, Cameron Vow to Bolster Cybersecurity After Sony Hack

President Barack Obama and U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron Friday announced efforts to bolster hacking threats, including the creation of a joint …

Privacy

NY bank regulator's cybersecurity plan has strong authentication, identity

State taking specific steps to protect $2.9 trillion in assets across 1,900 financial institutions<p>New York is upgrading its evaluation of banks …

Cisco, GE bet big(ger) on big data

Cisco is embarking on a new mission to sell analytics services using information gleaned from devices connected to its networking …

Big Data: 6 Bold Predictions For 2015

'Tis the season when industry soothsayers don their prognostication caps to make fearless forecasts for the coming year. What does the crystal ball …

Big Data

Pay TV Disruption Doesn’t End With Unbundling

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Albert Lai is the CTO of Media at Brightcove.</i><p>Which would you rather do: pay for all available content or only the content you consume?<p>At first blush, this would seem like a simple cost issue: why not cancel your cable subscription in favor of Netflix, Hulu or Prime Instant Video – or …

2014 showed the reach and limit of technological innovation

A landmark Supreme Court ruling on the digital domain, the impact of opening data, the 'right to record,' and data transparency were key topics in …

How to avoid a Yodel supply chain disaster

Follow @SamJermy and @SupplyChainD on Twitter.<p>Fears of a Christmas parcel logjam escalated after Yodel, the UK’s biggest delivery company after Royal …

<b>The rush to Asia for low cost country sourcing has come to an end research by the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee has</b> …

Amazon starts roll-out of one-hour delivery service - Logistics & Supply Chain

<b>Amazon has launched a one-hour delivery service for members of its Prime service in the United States.</b><p>Prime Now has been launched in Manhattan …

Internet of Things