February 2017 Blog Posts (18)

Artificial Intelligence: ‘Frankenstein’ or Capitalist Money Machine

Artificial Intelligence: ‘Frankenstein’ or Capitalist Money Machine

By Professor James Petras…

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Added by Enrique Suarez on February 24, 2017 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Competing for the Future: What it Takes to Win

Whether an organisation realizes it or not, it is competing for a place in the future. It can sit back and let itself be overrun by events, act in a crisis manner to deal with rapid or unexpected changes or it can prepare itself. Create a state of readiness because as Arnold Glasow has said, ’The only problem with the future is that it is usually here before we are ready for it!’ How do you get ready?

How do you create an enduring organisation…

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Added by Dr. Ted Marra on February 24, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns

Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns

By Felix Richter…

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Added by Enrique Suarez on February 23, 2017 at 11:31pm — No Comments

Remember This: Hackers Like Strong Passwords, Too

In late 2016, a huge data breach occurred. More than 412 million accounts were affected when hackers got into FriendFinder Networks.

According to sources, approximately a million of those accounts had the password ‘123456,’ and approximately 100,000 has the password that was simply, ‘password.’ This, of course, is despite the efforts from pros about password management and the importance of a strong password.

Complex Passwords are…

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Added by Robert Siciliano on February 22, 2017 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Cyber Security Culture Barometer

We have provided this simple self-assessment and score card free of charge in hopes that it will cause you to consider the impact that your organizations corporate cyber security culture has on your efforts to address your cyber threats and exposures.

Today the pace of change in malicious cyber events is accelerating. In the past the risks were mainly in someone gaining access to valuable information such as proprietary company information, financial records, customer credit card…

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Added by Douglas Nagan on February 22, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The World's Most Boring Jobs

The World's Most Boring Jobs

By Niall…

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Added by Enrique Suarez on February 22, 2017 at 1:29am — No Comments

Do you need to build your Company into a Results Driven, Cash-Generating Machine?

Do you need to raise substantial amounts capital?



Commonwealth Capital has created the Sprocket Network™ to help cultivate quality deal flow for their V. C. Fund, Commonwealth Capital Income Fund - I & II.



What can Sprocket Network™ do…

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Added by Charles David Dreher on February 15, 2017 at 9:43pm — No Comments

Reviewing the upcoming regulatory landscape and environment as a result of Brexit and Basel IV

Many a blog or article piece on banking risk and regulation have started with the words ‘since the 2007/2008 financial crisis…’. This is as a result of the fundamental regulatory changes that have occurred since. The industry has seen a tsunami of regulations that have swept through the industry and stretched banks resources, increased their overall capital requirements and profoundly effected how banks operate. Add on top of this the UK’s decision on 23 June, 2016 to vote to leave the EU…

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Added by Olympia Nolan on February 15, 2017 at 3:27pm — No Comments

7 Uses of Exponential Technology We’re Excited to Watch in 2017

7 Uses of Exponential Technology We’re Excited to Watch in 2017

Source: Singularity…

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Added by Enrique Suarez on February 15, 2017 at 5:11am — No Comments

How to Eliminate 63% of Your Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in 90 Days

Cybersecurity vulnerabilities are a concern for every company in every industry. In 2016, 4.2 billion records were stolen during 4,149 reported data breaches. This doesn’t take into account breaches not noted in the public record.

According to a …

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Added by Steven Minsky on February 14, 2017 at 9:58pm — No Comments

6 Tools Entrepreneurs Must Master

6 Tools Entrepreneurs Must Master…

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Added by Enrique Suarez on February 14, 2017 at 9:17pm — No Comments

HR auditing: Key issues

Since HR auditing is directly related to the most important resource for an organization –its people –a Human resources audit is perhaps the most important of audits that an organization needs to carry out. HR auditing being the mechanism through which an organization assesses its powers and flaws relating to…

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Added by TrainHR on February 9, 2017 at 6:58am — No Comments

Reviewing the upcoming regulatory landscape and environment as a result of Brexit and Basel IV

Many a blog or article piece on banking risk and regulation have started with the words ‘since the 2007/2008 financial crisis…’. This is as a result of the fundamental regulatory changes that have occurred since. The industry has seen a tsunami of regulations that have swept through the industry…

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Added by Olympia Nolan on February 8, 2017 at 6:24pm — No Comments

How to Make $5 Million a Day in Cybercrime

This post isn’t exactly a “how to” but if your current employment isn’t bringing in the bacon, I’m sure your criminal mind can figure it out. In the biggest digital advertising fraud in the history of the U.S., it was recently found that a group of hackers is bringing in from $3 million to $5 million a day from media companies and brands. That’s some scratch!

White Ops, an online fraud-prevention firm, uncovered this campaign, which they have called “Methbot,” and…

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Added by Robert Siciliano on February 8, 2017 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Organizational culture defines an organization more than its products



Organizational culture is the edifice of an organization.…

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Added by TrainHR on February 8, 2017 at 8:17am — 2 Comments

Trump’s Assault on Bank Regulations

Trump Issues Orders to Roll Back Bank Regulations Adopted in the Wake of the 2008 Wall Street Crash…



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Added by Enrique Suarez on February 8, 2017 at 4:21am — No Comments

Free risk management book

Risk management is ultimately about creating a culture that would facilitate risk discussion when performing business activities or making any strategic, investment or project decision.

In this free book, Alex Sidorenko and Elena Demidenko talk about practical steps risk managers can take to integrate risk management into decision making and core business processes. Based on our research and the interviews, we have summarised fifteen practical…

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Added by Alexei Sidorenko on February 6, 2017 at 7:12pm — No Comments

Press down on the accelerator, don’t design a new car

This year has started similarly to last with plenty on the airwaves about disruption and the need for innovation and THE strategy before someone else creates a category killer.



The truth is, for every new strategy success story, there is a mountain of non-success stories. Not failures, just failures to come up with THE killer strategy so you become one of those organisations everyone uses as an example of innovation and disruption.



Also, most organisations are not…

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Added by Bryan Whitefield on February 1, 2017 at 5:43am — No Comments

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