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From the Cambridge Analytica scandal to GDPR and data breach headlines, the idea that consumers should know how their data is used is gaining traction with governments and consumer groups. What does this trend mean for companies that rely on consumer data for their business model? Right now, consumer data

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Netflix excels at attracting users to its platform and hooking them on to the content it provides. For several years, pharmaceutical companies have wanted to achieve the same thing with specialised medical content. But is it that easy to transfer the “Netflix principle” to the pharmaceutical industry? What kind of

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With ecommerce sales skyrocketing, the options for online transactions are manifold. But what are the problems that come with these many choices to pay? Find out.  Global e-commerce sales hit $29 trillion in 2017 according to data released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) early this

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The upcoming end-of-support deadline presents serious risks for late adopters and significant opportunity for IT professionals. Here is how MSPs can create new business by urging customers not to wait until the last minute to upgrade. The end of support for Microsoft Exchange 2010 is approaching and MSPs must take

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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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In an increasingly competitive market, how are fintech companies adapting to improve their decision making? In industries such as insurance, capital markets, cryptocurrency, wealth and asset management — alternative data is proving to be a valuable source of insight. Like a broken leaf to a hunter or a change of

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For over the last decade, some of the most successful companies on earth have made their riches by mining user data and selling it to advertisers. The big question is whether this will continue to be a sustainable business model with the ever-mounting scrutiny on data privacy and if not

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Technology is driving a major revolution in patient care. These days, wearable devices and healthcare applications on smartphones are putting the power into patients’ hands, allowing them to be more involved in their healthcare and in improving their overall health and wellness. At the same time, robots are now making

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Banking as a Service (BaaS) is the democratisation of financial capabilities that have fiercely been protected, isolated and hidden in silos for hundreds of years by banks. The fact that BaaS opens up banks’ capabilities and essentially empowers anyone to be able to create their own financial products, goes against

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The talent shortage in architecture and engineering is huge. As noted by the World Economic Forum, the ongoing shortage of labour, including a shortage of professional talent for designers, architects, and higher levels of management, has “undermined project management and execution, adversely affecting cost, timelines and quality.” Ultimately, time is

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