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Cloud Security: Understanding “Shared Responsibility” … and Keeping Up Best Security Practices

Cloud Security: Understanding “Shared Responsibility” … and Keeping Up Best Security Practices

Cloud computing has been around for many years now, with its primary driver being the need to increase agility and reduce the cost of doing business. While there has always been concern about data security in cloud computing, the...

Here’s How To Choose The Right Laptop For Your Specific Needs

Here’s How To Choose The Right Laptop For Your Specific Needs

Laptops are great - most of them have the capabilities of a personal computer, yet are portable enough to move around whenever you need a change of environment. Even with the rise of the smartphone and, more recently, the...

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Five Ways Technology Will Change Transportation In 2022

May 19, 2022 No Comments

Tweet As we reflect on two consecutive years of community disruption, one area has remained a critical lifeline: our transportation systems. From personal cars to buses and trains, Americans have relied on transportation to get to work, access critical amenities or care for their families. Although the pandemic presented new challenges for the transportation industry, […]

What is the Future of Computer Science Research?

April 29, 2022 No Comments

The future of Computer Science research looks bright today more than ever before. If you look at salaries in most companies, you will realize that Computer Science graduates start with higher salaries compared to most graduates in other professions. In addition, technological advancement has increased the demand for Computer Science graduates to a point where they now have the luxury of choosing the industry and job that they would like.

Top Strategies to Prevent Mobile App Fraud

April 22, 2022 No Comments

The information age has brought with it not only incredible new technologies that are making the world a better place, but also fresh ways for crooks and con artists to exploit victims. Mobile app fraud is a major example of the ever-escalating wave of cybercrime, and so it’s important to think about how best to prevent malicious activities from impacting your own projects.

Companies Are Leveraging These Top Technologies Today

April 20, 2022 No Comments

Rapid advancements in technology are enhancing how companies operate. Leading businesses are enhancing workflow, research, customer service, cybersecurity, and more with these new tools. Let’s learn what some of them are.

How to Ensure That Your Organization is Safe from Cyberattacks

April 20, 2022 No Comments

With cybersecurity dangers on the rise, companies are in the habit of adding more protocols and tools that protect their business from expensive cyber breaches. On average, every company nowadays has at least 35 security points — ways to protect their network and systems. Nevertheless, attacks keep happening and hackers manage to find vulnerabilities they can exploit — even when it comes to businesses that have multiple security points.

Must-Have Features Of Help Desk Software

April 1, 2022 No Comments

Investing in help desk tools is a great way to create unmatched customer experiences that put you ahead of your competition. But investing in help desk software may not make the difference you wish to get if it doesn’t have the suitable features. The right features can vary from one industry to another. However, there are some standard must-have features irrespective of your industry. If you are new to using help desk software or want to invest in one, this post highlights the bare minimum features you may need to have on your help-desk software.

A Guide to Causal AI

March 30, 2022 No Comments

If you still think that a world run on artificial intelligence (AI) is a futuristic phenomenon, think again. The technology is here, and it could be running more systems that touch your daily life than you imagine. The good news is that artificial intelligence is growing and developing to become more valuable to us every day, and one of these developments is causal AI. But what makes this form different, and could your business benefit from it? Check out this quick guide to causal AI, and learn more about where the world is going.

4 Future IT Trends and Predictions You Should Keep an Eye On

March 24, 2022 No Comments

The year is 2025. Companies are evolving to digital changes and remaining operations to survive and prosper in a new normal. Leaders in the technology industry are seeking innovative methods to create business success while staying ahead of changing client expectations and needs. That all sounds good, but what does this future actually look like? What kind of innovations can we expect to transform the upcoming year and beyond?

Cloud Security: Understanding “Shared Responsibility” … and Keeping Up Best Security Practices

March 10, 2022 No Comments

Cloud computing has been around for many years now, with its primary driver being the need to increase agility and reduce the cost of doing business. While there has always been concern about data security in cloud computing, the biggest test on the technology came in 2020 as many organizations shifted to cloud computing to allow their employees to work from home.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: State of the Cloud 2022

March 9, 2022 No Comments

In this interview, Brian Adler, Senior Director of Cloud Market Strategy at Flexera, highlights how businesses can keep pace with cloud trends. Read More >>>


February 25, 2022 No Comments

More and more companies are using AI-based systems for voice, messaging, or text communication with visitors to websites and online stores. Often, such chatbots are also used on platforms such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp or to respond to SMS messages. They are programmed to answer questions and perform tasks.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: How to Secure the Software Supply Chain

February 23, 2022 No Comments

In this interview, Alex Rybak, Director of Product Management at Revenera reflects on current risks posed to the software supply chain and offers best practices for protecting it. Read More >>>

Tech Solutions To Reduce Business Downtime

February 22, 2022 No Comments

Reduced productivity is one of the main drawbacks of downtime. And in today’s highly competitive business environment characterized by 24x7x365 operation, uptime and round-the-clock service are crucial for your company’s success. Therefore, the last thing you want is the slightest business downtime; otherwise, your business won’t have an edge over its other competitors in the industry.

How to Save Money on Smartphone Usage

February 16, 2022 No Comments

While increasing energy prices and supply chain issues are largely to blame, essentials like food, drink and clothes have also become costlier. Something else you might consider essential is, of course, your smartphone. Fortunately, though, by scrutinizing your phone and how you use it, you could ascertain ways of trimming associated expenses you have long incurred – perhaps, in some cases, without having even noticed.

Cyber Security Strategies To Keep Your IT System Secure

February 11, 2022 No Comments

Cybersecurity threats are nothing to scoff at. In today’s world, being hacked means being vulnerable to other equally serious security issues, such as identity theft, loss of personal information, monetary theft, and the list goes on.

Top 5 Tech Trends That Will Transform the Mobile App Industry In 2022

February 9, 2022 No Comments

With the ever-increasing digitization in the global market, one thing that hasn’t changed for quite some time is the emergence of mobile apps. People today have mobile apps for every need, whether it’s ordering food, reading a book, or even booking a doctor’s consultation. In fact, Statista predicts that by 2013, the mobile app industry will register a whopping $935.2 billion in revenue.

The Hidden Network Running Your Devices: Application Programming Interfaces

January 31, 2022 No Comments

As technology has developed, consumer expectations regarding the technology they purchase have also changed, with users coming to expect seamless, connective experiences from their investments. New developments from big tech companies such as Facebook, which is transforming its platform into an experimental, connective digital universe, seem to suggest that not only is connectivity the ideal of the present, but it’s what we can expect of the future.

Modern Trends in Mobile Development

January 24, 2022 No Comments

The market of mobile development is growing and is extremely dynamic. Technologies are changing at a rapid pace. Which trends will play a special role in 2022?

Why Should Organisations Adopt an API Platform for their Development Strategy?

January 24, 2022 No Comments

The world of digital technology is always changing. One of the most challenging parts of this change is trying to keep up with the latest trends in software development. For many companies, this means spending more time and resources on developing software themselves, rather than focusing on their core business.

US Time Spent with Mobile 2021

January 13, 2022 No Comments

The pandemic accelerated the growth of time spent with mobile, in some cases by years. Time spent with mobile increased by an average of 31 minutes per US adult in 2020, reaching 4 hours and 16 minutes. Growth will only hit 2.5% in 2021, but that’s on top of a higher baseline.

What Is a Blockchain?

January 12, 2022 No Comments

A blockchain is a database which stores information electronically in digital format. They are distributed databases which are shared among computer networks. Blockchains are best known for their crucial role in cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin and Floki Coin, for maintaining secure and decentralised records of transactions. The main benefit of blockchain for cryptocurrencies is that is guarantees fidelity and the security of record of data and generates trust without the need for a third party.

The 8 Latest VoIP Predictions to Watch Out For Going Into 2022

December 8, 2021 No Comments

As more organizations rely on VoIP service providers for their primary communications, it is increasingly critical to keep up with VoIP market trends to evaluate if a firm is making the most of this technology. Without further ado, here are 8 VoIP trends to keep an eye on in 2022 and beyond.

3 Best Voice Assistant Technologies for SMBs

November 29, 2021 No Comments

If you own or run a small or medium-sized business (SMB), you probably appreciate any ways to make your workflow more streamlined and productive. Voice-assistant technologies can certainly help get your to-do list done faster. While these options usually don’t provide the level of help that an extra person would, they let you use your voice to carry out many of the tasks that likely occur throughout your workday. Some voice-based apps also analyze people’s voices, which could help determine whether callers are genuinely satisfied with their phone-based interactions with your company.

Is BNPL About To Change B2B Transactions Forever?

November 23, 2021 No Comments

Buy now pay later (BNPL) is a payment method many of us have used before. Most people use it for one-off purchases that they can’t afford – some people get carried away with it. It’s a form of credit offered by creditors that means every purchase made is like a mini loan. Miss the payments, and it can affect your credit score.

Interesting Things That Smartphones Changed Forever

October 7, 2021 No Comments

There is almost not a single person in the world today that does not own a smartphone, or at least hasn’t owned one at some point in their lives. According to Statista, which is the database company specializing in consumer and market data, in 2021, there will be around 6.37 billion smartphone users worldwide. Yes, you read that right, it is an amazing number, and also, this means that 80.76% of all people in the world have smartphones today. Even more fascinating is that this study shows that until 2026 more than 7.5 billion people will use a smartphone.

The Relevance of Mobile Devices in Our Lives

September 27, 2021 No Comments

Technology assists in very many ways. For instance, manufacturing industries rely on tech to help boost work efficiency and increase output. Moreover, there are other small tech devices that we interact with each day.

Benefits That Custom Mobile App UI/UX Design Offers To The Business

September 24, 2021 No Comments

Custom mobile apps are more popular and in-demand than ever. These types of mobile apps can be fully customized to suit your business needs to help save more time which can then be used to focus on other important responsibilities. There are so many reasons why customer apps are being used by more businesses every day. This article will go through the benefits of custom apps and why you should consider using them.

The Top Mobile Payment Technology Trends in 2021 – So Far

September 20, 2021 No Comments

Cash is starting to show its age. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, cash accounted for only 17% of payments in 2020 – that’s down from 24% in 2019. But at the same time, total spending per survey respondent actually increased year-over-year – it went from 4,236 USD in 2019 to 4,760 USD in 2020. But if cash usage is down significantly, then where is this spending increase coming from? Mostly, it’s originating from cards and mobile payment technologies.

5 business technology ideas that you start from home

August 30, 2021 No Comments

With modern technology advancement, owning and operating a business from home has never been easy. In this article, we will explore some business tech ideas that you can easily start from home and make a living.

Here’s How To Choose The Right Laptop For Your Specific Needs

August 20, 2021 No Comments

Laptops are great – most of them have the capabilities of a personal computer, yet are portable enough to move around whenever you need a change of environment. Even with the rise of the smartphone and, more recently, the smartwatch, the laptop has still managed to withstand the competition to be an item most of us need to work on.