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Ralph Tkatchuk

Ralph Tkatchuk is a freelance data security consultant and expert with 10 years of field experience working with clients of various sizes and verticals. He is all about helping companies and individuals safeguard their data against malicious online abuse and fraud. His current specialty is in eCommerce data protection and prevention.

Key Challenges That Healthcare Ai Needs To Overcome In 2020
Artificial IntelligenceBig DataData ScienceFeaturedHealthcareTech TrendsTechnology & IT

The promise of artificial intelligence (AI) is finally being realized across a wide variety of industries. AI is now viewed as a crucial technology to adopt for enterprises to thrive in today’s business environment. Healthcare, in particular, has been one of the industries that AI advocates expect to be revolutionized

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How Blockchain Is Boosting Renewable Energy
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The explosion in renewable energy projects on blockchain is already promising—there are 122 startups operating in the space, with nearly half launching since 2017. More impressively, these startups have raised over $320 billion between the second quarter of 2017 and the first of 2018. Electricity is undoubtedly one of the

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The Missing Piece Of The Smart Contract Puzzle
BlockchainCybersecurityFeaturedTechnology & IT

While there has been a lot of hype around the efficiency of a smart contract, can it replace the traditional way of working? What are the challenges and what is the role blockchain has to play in this shift? Smart contracts have been touted as an evolutionary leap in legal

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What’s The Role Of Information Technology In The Xaas Era?
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The era of everything-as-a-service (XaaS) has provided both an opportunity and a challenge for companies across industries. The XaaS model, a subscription-based solution that makes cloud-based applications available on demand unlike the traditional license-based platforms of the past, delivers several noteworthy advantages over its predecessors. Between cost reductions and easier

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Five Ways To Make Better Data-Driven Decisions In 2020
Artificial IntelligenceBI & AnalyticsBig DataContributorsFeaturedMachine Learning

Is your organization data-driven? Across industries, data has become a core component of most modern businesses. Here is how budgets and corporate planning reflect this trend. A McKinsey study found that 36% of companies say data has had an impact on industry-wide competition, while 32% report actively changing their long-term

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Three Unusual Examples Of Industry Integration In Blockchain
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How a bunch of tech savvy entrepreneurs are using blockchain to solve problems in the areas of graphics rendering, identification processes and diamond trade. Blockchain stormed onto the tech scene with ambitions of disrupting the status quo across several industries while demonstrating the potential to do so. Nevertheless, the technology

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How Blockchain Is Solving Some Of The Gaming Industry’s Trickiest Problems
BlockchainFeaturedGamingIndustry

Innovative young companies are improving gaming concepts with the help of blockchain, ensuring that this epic clash creates a better reality for future gamers. Industries central to our entertainment end up being the most highly valued. Hollywood and the US film industry pull in billions, and though it’s traditionally been

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How Blockchain Can Incentivize The Social Platform Revolution
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Social platforms such as Quora, Reddit or Stack Overflow are gaining popularity as users can easily exchange information within the social community without any barriers. How and why can blockchain make these platforms more credible? Ralph Tkatchuk finds out. The internet and the rise of social media has significantly changed

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How Blockchain Can Supercharge The Network Effect
BI & AnalyticsBig DataBlockchainTechnology & IT

The network effect is a curious phenomenon that describes the group’s benefit that ensues as each new member joins and begins using the same product or service. It applies to several industries and ideas, and can be found in examples like eBay, the popular auction site. As more people join

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New York Deploys Its Shield Act; Is The Tech World Ready For Tougher Regulation?
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What is the  Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act? How does it affect the residents of New York? What does it mean for the future of companies?  Read on. The past few years have seen data breaches affecting millions of people in ways ranging from harmless to

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