It takes something huge to foster business collaboration – especially when the topic is data protection and security. So it’s a testament to the gravity of GDPR that it is actually sparking conversations between data holders and partners, suppliers, customers and cloud services providers.
Tech and Innovation
Cyber threats are only going to get worse from here, experts claim. However, bosses seem to currently be investing in the wrong areas.
Technology failures caused by web traffic surges can be expensive, yet they still occur with predictable regularity. Here, Hyve director Jake Madders examines the risks of failing to predict and cope with such spikes.
Magnus Jern, chief innovation officer at DMI, takes a look at the opportunities AI could afford businesses. He notes, however, that recognising potential issues with the technology is also key.
The overarching advice for GDPR preparation is to take it one step at a time, do your due diligence and – crucially – don’t panic.
AI will disrupt the finance industry, there’s no doubt about it. But according to Andrew Paton-Smith, creator of www.Jazoodle.com, the accountancy and business advisory profession in particular will go through an evolutionary process.
A new initiative from Microsoft will support growing companies around the world, with a plan to pump $500m into the project.
It’s Valentine’s Day, but for many business leaders the 14 February 2018 is a date of significance for an entirely different reason, for it marks 100 days until GDPR is enforced.
In a conversation covering his foundations’ annual letter, Microsoft founder Bill Gates picked science as the area most likely to present the greatest opportunities for business builders.
History’s famous inventors are some of the most inspiring individuals who have ever lived, but are today’s great minds ambitious enough with their plans?
In years gone by, what might need protecting may have been based more on tangible items like new pieces of machinery. Now, intangible items like digital innovation are a major source of wealth for businesses which also need protecting.
In his latest Blockchain Bytes column, Barry James delves into the various opportunities the Blockchain has made available to SMEs, as well as how businesses will be affected by its surge.