Legislators focus on data privacy risks

If 2017 was largely about coming to terms with the impact of a world undergoing a digital transformation, for all businesses and organisations, the focus in 2018 is around preparedness, action and managing digital risk. Across the globe, developments in privacy...

The massive growth of AI deployments

Global business value derived from artificial intelligence (AI) is projected to total $1,2-trillion in 2018, an increase of 70% from 2017, according to Gartner. AI-derived business value is forecast to reach $3,9-trillion in 2022. The Gartner AI-derived business value...

SD-WAN takes off as cloud expands

A massive three-quarters (74%) of organisations conducted SD-WAN lab trials in 2017; by 2018, many will move into production trials and then to live production. The WAN Strategies North American enterprise survey from IHS Markit shows that investments in WANs continue...

Robotic lasers solve bird problems

A vineyard in Sonoma County, California is using robotic laser bird repelling technology – and has achieved a 99,8% bird reduction while saving around $25 000.00 a year. Jim Griffin, owner of Griffin’s Lair, has a 21-acre vineyard that suffered from bird...

Getting to grips with data in your business

In light of the latest incidents of data sharing breaches, it’s become more crucial than ever for companies to understand the role of data and analytics in their business. Since the Cambridge Analytica story made headlines, many businesses have been questioning...