Tag: coronavirus-effect

How businesses are making hybrid offices a permanent feature

How businesses are making hybrid offices a permanent feature

COVID-19 delivered a blow to the way we all work, and almost overnight millions of us has to learn how to work remotely. For many companies this forced lesson, taught them that actually remote working can have a lot of positive benefits.

If Bitcoin Crashes Below $10,000 It’s All Over—Here’s Why

If Bitcoin Crashes Below $10,000 It’s All Over—Here’s Why

Bitcoin has declined sharply this week, losing over 5% in under 24 hours and causing traders to nervously eye the psychological $10,000 per bitcoin level.

Bitcoin’s Hedge Fund Sharks Are Swimming With The Whales

Bitcoin’s Hedge Fund Sharks Are Swimming With The Whales

Bitcoin is doing that thing again. After a 50% slump in the cryptocurrency’s price to about $4,000 in mid-March, when Covid-19 panic was gripping the financial markets, it has bounced back to trade at about $11,200. Veteran crypto-watchers have seen this rapid shift from fear to greed many times before, and know it can have…
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How One Fintech Unicorn Became A Fashion Destination

How One Fintech Unicorn Became A Fashion Destination

As the world moves rapidly online, the distinction between B2B and B2C is becoming increasingly hazy. Today, consumers have more visibility and connection to businesses further up the value chain. And smart businesses are taking advantage of this direct relationship to become more relevant to a new audience. One business that is leveraging its B2B…
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Keeping abreast of COVID-19 – adding new ways to view the data

If there was ever a question in anyone’s mind about the value of data, the recent experience we have all been through has answered it. Knowing how a virus is spreading, the relative infection rates, how long people take to recover, how long they stay infectious, if the infection rates are reduced by social distancing,…
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Getting ready to reopen offices!

Getting ready to reopen offices!

While we all continue to shelter in place, many companies are now going through the process of getting ready to reopen offices. Here in New York the government has put in place a rigorous reopening plan (one that I suspect is similar to that of most other countries and states). Our plan requires a county…
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The Current Pandemic Gives Cloud Computing A Needed Jolt

The Current Pandemic Gives Cloud Computing A Needed Jolt

In a matter of weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended global business. From local insurance agencies to multinational corporations, companies around the world have had to scramble to continue operations with their employees working remotely from home due to office and business closures as a result of government orders. Even without the pandemic, cloud-based tools…
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Using the experience of APM experts in the age of COVID-19

Using the experience of APM experts in the age of COVID-19

The world is waking up to the importance of tracing and tracking techniques, something experienced operations staff have used for decades. In IT terms the idea of following the pathway (the act of tracing) that a user takes through a complex business system is the cornerstone of the analysis that is performed by security and…
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Artificial General Intelligence - What Does It Mean And Should We Be Worried About It?

Artificial General Intelligence – What Does It Mean And Should We Be Worried About It?

Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) – a hypothetical machine capable of any and all of the intellectual tasks performed by humans – is considered by many to be a pipe dream. A long-standing feature of science fiction, AGI has achieved a cultural reputation of both reverence and fear, but above all an appreciation for the possibilities…
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Welcoming Back The Economy!

Welcoming Back The Economy!

As we prepare for the first rounds of business to open across the nation, we’re all expecting a number of things to happen in parallel, including: An increased sense of awareness of the presence of other people. A new-found understanding of why our mothers always told us to wash our hands so thoroughly. A deeper…
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