What You Need to Know About the Cybersecurity Tech Accord

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Recently, 34 technology companies came together to sign the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, declaring it a “watershed agreement among the largest-ever group of companies agreeing to defend all customers everywhere from malicious attacks by cybercriminal enterprises and nation-states.” Key Points from The Accord Signatories to the accord include Microsoft, Facebook, Dell, VMWare, HP, Cisco, Avast, and… Read more »

How to Prove Value With DevOps Metrics

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Speed to market is a critical success factor in today’s highly competitive software market. However, customer experience can make or break a release, so development teams must always balance the efficient delivery of a release against quality user experience. DevOps methodologies were developed to ensure balance can be achieved, focusing on a unified development and… Read more »

It’s Time to Debunk These Myths About Bitcoin

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Bitcoin has dominated the headlines in recent years, but the market is rife with myths and misinformation. If you’re interested in entering the market and accepting bitcoin transactions in your organization, it is important to separate myth from fact. Myth: The Bitcoin Market Is Too Expensive At the time of this writing, 1 Bitcoin is… Read more »

How to Prepare Your IT Professionals for Security Threats

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With the number of security threats seemingly rising on a daily basis, most companies want to feel as though they are prepared to protect their systems at all times. Often, this means relying on IT professionals to secure critical systems and networks, and also staying on top of the evolving nature of the security landscape…. Read more »

Why Tech Pros Need Positive Work-Life Balance

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Work-life balance is a goal that many tech professionals struggle to realize.  IT jobs are incredibly stressful, and most tech teams are stretched well beyond their limits. Fewer people in the corporate world log more hours than IT teams.  However, achieving strong work-life balance is important for managing stress and hedging against burnout. Why Work-Life… Read more »

Are We Facing the End of Email?

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Reports of the death of email have been wildly exaggerated. Or have they? Thanks to the rise of task management and collaboration tools, teams have become much less reliant on email over the last decade. Are we now finally facing the end of email? A Short List of “Email Killers” For years, vendors have been… Read more »

Where Does Blockchain Fit Into Business?

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Unless you’ve been asleep for the last few years, you’ve likely been following headlines on blockchain. While some people have been quick to write off blockchain as a fad with no real legs, advancements in blockchain technology are steadily making their way into mainstream business.  It’s important for tech leaders to keep an eye on… Read more »

Why is New York City Hiring a Futurist?

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New York City is often looked to as a trendsetter, setting the tone for cities across the nation.  Recently, the city took a major step towards positioning itself as a city of innovation with the launch of NYCx, a program to help the city prepare for the high-tech future. Driving Innovation Through Moonshot Challenges According… Read more »

New York City Will be a Hub for Startups in 2018

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New York City has long been known as a place where people come to make their fortunes. Tech startups are carrying on that long tradition of entrepreneurship today. Recently, LinkedIn released a list of the top startups in the country and one location stood out: New York. Six of the top ten were New York-based… Read more »

5 Trends that Stood Out in 2017 and How They Will Evolve in 2018

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January is a great time of year to take stock of where we’ve been and where we are headed in the tech sector. Here are five trends that stood out in 2018 and our thoughts on how they will continue to evolve in 2018. The Internet of Things Cars, refrigerators, wallets and even dog collars… Read more »