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CEOs Have Their Heads In The Cloud Around COVID-19

CEOs Have Their Heads In The Cloud Around COVID-19

As Pandemic Moves In, On-Premise Moves Out The COVID-19 pandemic is hastening many companies’ ongoing migration to the cloud as organizations both small and large see their workforce turned into a well-distributed, stay-at-home army. While large on-premise datacenters were once all the rage, COVID-19 is helping to prove how unwieldy they can be, according to several industry…
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How to Use the available COVID-19 data to predict when pandemic restrictions can be lifted.

How to Use the available COVID-19 data to predict when pandemic restrictions can be lifted.

There are some excellent sources of data on the spread of the COVID19 virus around the world, and across the different states and counties. But how can you use this data to understand what is happening and how it can be expected to change over time? As we are all becoming very aware, this is…
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Privacy In A Time Of Pandemic: Artificial Intelligence To Protect Patients

Privacy In A Time Of Pandemic: Artificial Intelligence To Protect Patients

Artificial Intelligence – Since March, several celebrities, including Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Idris Elba, sports figures and members of Congress have announced that they were infected with COVID-19. Hanks and Elba framed their Instagram posts with public health messages to urge others to self-quarantine and heed public health warnings about social isolation. Utah Jazz player…
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Digital Transformation Is The Auto Industry’s Road To Recovery

Digital Transformation Is The Auto Industry’s Road To Recovery

Digital Transformation – Even before COVID-19, the automotive industry had its share of challenges. Sales were down in many markets. Huge investments in electrification, autonomous driving and digital were hurting revenue and profitability. The coronavirus pandemic turned those challenges into a crisis. Global vehicle sales have stalled, production facilities have been shuttered and many supply…
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Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 Cyber Threat Intelligence League and other groups cooperate with the industry, law enforcement, and the government to prevent attacks on healthcare providers. Last month, some of the usual cast of online scammers and malware miscreants promised to refrain from attacking healthcare organizations or exploiting them during the COVID-19 crisis, showing a sense of…
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5 Fintech Stocks to Watch Out Amid Coronavirus Crisis

5 Fintech Stocks to Watch Out Amid Coronavirus Crisis

FinTech – The coronavirus pandemic disrupted supply chains and hampered economic growth. And in order to curb its impact on the economy, the government implemented a stay-at-home order. This has facilitated fintech firms as digital payments are taking precedence over cash purchases amid lockdown. Moreover, an emerging trend in financial services has been observed with…
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The importance of cybersecurity during remote work

The importance of cybersecurity during remote work

Cybersecurity – During the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are entering uncharted territory as our companies operate fully remotely for the first time. Below, I hope to provide some information to make this time as easy and productive as possible for you. During onboarding at my company, we tell employees that cybersecurity practices don’t end…
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Now Some Good Coronavirus News: 33% Of Cryptocurrency Scammer Revenue ‘Wiped Out’ By COVID-19

Now Some Good Coronavirus News: 33% Of Cryptocurrency Scammer Revenue ‘Wiped Out’ By COVID-19

Cryptocurrency – From lower fumes to more time spent with family, there are some glimmers of light in the darkness of the COVID-19 era. And, despite the rise of coronavirus-themed scams, cybercriminals hoping to make bundles of cryptocurrency during global lockdowns are earning less than ever, according to a report released Friday. The report, shown…
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Digital Transformation - One of the core principles of digital transformation is that it is meant to improve customer experience. But at the end of the day, humans are … wait for

Digital Transformation – One of the core principles of digital transformation is that it is meant to improve customer experience. But at the end of the day, humans are … wait for

Digital Transformation – One of the core principles of digital transformation is that it is meant to improve customer experience. But at the end of the day, humans are … wait for it … humans. Which means successful digital transformation isn’t just a company’s ability to earn customer relationship metrics. True success lies in a…
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COVID-19 And Our Surprising Digital Transformation

COVID-19 And Our Surprising Digital Transformation

For years, digital transformation has seemed like something mostly about computers and software and data. It is what companies undertake for the sake of things like IT agility, deriving new value from data, model software prototypes of physical goods, or improving business processes. While such technology endeavors are often critical to a business, it turns…
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