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Speake(a)r attack allows to spy on users through typical headphones

Speake(a)r attack – Security researchers have demonstrated how to turn headphones into a microphone to spy on all target conversations<p>A group of …

Security Affairs

New research suggests IT has become too decentralised

<b>VMware have published key findings from a cloud study conducted by Vanson Bourne on IT management.</b><p>The study dove deeper into the topic explored by …

Innovation

When an Argument Gets Too Heated, Here’s What to Say

I recently stood in front of an executive team, allowing their unproductive to-ing and fro-ing to continue a little longer. It was a gold mine of examples I could use to teach them how <i>not</i> to have conflict. Within 10 minutes, they’d managed to take a routine issue and turn it into an all-out row, …

Body Language

Stratgic Play - Doing the Right Thing at the Right Time

In this talk from Red Hat Agile Day 2015, Cory Foy covers the notion of Strategic Play by covering tools like Wardley Maps, Business Model Canvas, Purpose-Based Alignment Model and Product Vision Statement

Red Hat

Big Data Doesn’t Exist

My customers always lie to me. They don’t lie about what they can afford. They don’t lie about how much (or how little) customer service they’ll need. They don’t lie about how quickly they can pay us.<p><i>They lie about how much data they have.</i><p>At first, I thought it was just a weird one-off. A client …

Machine Learning

Simon Wardley's 100-day Corporate get fit plan

I was recently at a rather hellish event listening to a presentation on corporate strategy. I'll summarise it for you - <i>"blah, blah, digital, blah,</i> …

Business transformation: how to stay ahead of the game in the digital age

With Uber and Airbnb changing the landscape, boardrooms are waking up to the need for transformation in the digital era. But why do most programmes flop?<p>Since the beginning of this century, over half of Fortune 500 companies have disappeared. In their place has emerged a generation of new, …

Innovation

Microservices — a DevOps architecture. – feidhlim o'neill – Medium

Microservices — a DevOps architecture.<p>DevOps is all about breaking down the barriers between development and operational teams and thereby unlocking …

Amazon Web Services Decimates All Comers--Bigger Base, Faster Growth, More Innovation

There is one thing that almost every independent cloud computing commentator agrees upon and that is that Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing division of the Seattle-based behemoth, is the largest public cloud vendor on earth.<p>It was Amazon which invented the idea of public cloud …

Amazon Web Services

Autonomous cars will destroy millions of jobs and reshape the US economy by 2025

Most people—experts included—seem to think that the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades, and that large hurdles exist for widespread adoption. I believe that this is significant underestimation.<p>Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near …

Autonomous Cars

9 Mobile App Development Myths - Separate fact from fiction

Today’s consumers are increasingly adopting mobile as their medium of choice for searching, researching, browsing and shopping. Businesses have …

Helsinki's ambitious plan to make car ownership pointless in 10 years

Finland's capital hopes a 'mobility on demand' system that integrates all forms of shared and public transport in a single payment network could essentially render private cars obsolete<p>• Should we ban cars in city centres?<p>The Finnish capital has announced plans to transform its existing public …

How Netflix Reinvented HR

Artwork: Freegums, Good Vibrations, 2011, acrylic on wood, 8′ x 15′<p>Sheryl Sandberg has called it one of the most important documents ever to come out of Silicon Valley. It’s been viewed more than 5 million times on the web. But when Reed Hastings and I (along with some colleagues) wrote a …

Digital thinking redefines enterprise architecture

Four ways enterprise architecture is adapting to the new realities of the digital enterprise.<p>It used to be that enterprise architecture was about …

Leadership

IDC's 2015 CIO Predictions: Demand For Analytics Continues To Skyrocket

By 2017, 80% of the CIO’s time will be focused on analytics, cybersecurity and creating new revenue streams through digital services .<p>These and other insights were shared today by IDC during the webinar, IDC FutureScape: CIO Agenda Leading the 3rd Platform business and technology transformation …

The Multimodal CIO for the Digital Business Era

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. - Stephen Hawking<p>According to the 2015 State of the CIO report, there is a significant perception gap between business leaders and IT executives. Only 13% of business leaders perceive the CIO as a business partner. Even worse, 54% of line-of-business …

Innovation

10 Tell-Tale Signs You Are Not In A Digital Enterprise

There’s been a nonstop stream of chatter that it’s time for companies to shed the husks of their analog and manual ways and evolve into <i>digital</i> enterprises. It really sounds like the way to go: one, because it’s cool; and two, because there are too many scary stories out there about entire …

Amazon Web Services

Now, Even Artificial Intelligence Gurus Fret That AI Will Steal Our Jobs

It’s easy to find lots of people who worry that artificial intelligence will create machines so smart that they will destroy a huge swath of jobs currently done by humans. As computers and robots become more adept at everything from driving to writing, say even some technology optimists such as …

Artificial Intelligence

Decoding leadership: What really matters

New research suggests that the secret to developing effective leaders is to encourage four types of behavior.<p><b>Telling CEOs</b> these days that leadership …

Intel unveils tiny Curie system on a chip for next-gen wearables

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich plucked a button off his sport jacket and held it up during his CES 2015 keynote Tuesday night. It was not actually a …

Clear out an HDMI port for Intel’s $149 Compute Stick

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit:<p>Here at the Consumer Electronics Show, Intel is trying to cram its chips into every possible product, ranging from …

At HP Labs, an effort to make the biggest change to computing since the 1940s

HP Labs has been Hewlett-Packard’s engine of innovation for decades, but the division won a lot of attention this year when it began talking about …

Year in Review: CIOs Watching Wearables, Payments, Security in 2015

By<p>Steven Norton and Clint Boulton<p>No one can truly predict the future, but that doesn’t stop us from trying. It’s just too much fun. We asked CIOs, research firms and a few tech vendors to predict the IT and tech trends that will shape the new year. It’s by no means a scientific or definitive list. …

A CIO's guide to the future of work

Today's digital workplace is constantly inundated with new applications and devices, as tech investment also decentralizes. Top technology leaders …

Innovation

Google Says These Are 2014's Best Android Apps

Eric Laignel—Google<p>Eric Laignel—Google<p>Eric Laignel—Google<p>Eric Laignel—Google<p>Eric Laignel—Google<p>Eric Laignel—Google<p>Eric Laignel—Google<p>Eric …

Android News

Jim Highsmith offers a 2015 prescription for adaptive CIO leadership

The metrics for business success -- and therefore, for CIOs -- have changed, said Jim Highsmith, the renowned software...<p>engineer. Companies, due in …

Project Management

Build an Innovation Engine in 90 Days

Practically every company innovates. But few do so in an orderly, reliable way. In far too many organizations, the big breakthroughs happen despite the company. Successful innovations typically follow invisible development paths and require acts of individual heroism or a heavy dose of serendipity. …