January 2020 Blog Posts (38)

How a Wi-Fi Hacker Snoops on Your Laptop and Mobile

You have likely heard of the dangers of using unsecure public Wi-Fi, so you know that hackers are out there snooping. It is pretty easy to hack into a laptop or mobile device that is on a public Wi-Fi connection with no protection. Hackers can read your emails, steal passwords, and even hijack your website log ins.

Let’s imagine that you are in a local coffee shop with your laptop. All someone has to do is download a wireless network analyzer, which usually has a…


Added by Robert Siciliano on January 30, 2020 at 4:57pm — No Comments

3 Strategies to Prevent Business Partnership Disputes

There can be many benefits when it comes to going into partnership for a business. Two minds means more ideas for your business and the potential to grow even more. If the partner is a close friend, it can also be fun to work with them. Partnerships tend to be quite popular in corporate and professional service businesses.

Unfortunately, there can also be…


Added by Jamie Costello on January 30, 2020 at 1:57pm — No Comments

SMART GRID CYBERSECURITY 2020 | Advancing prevention, detection and response strategies to ensure the reliability and resilience of the smart grid against a rapidly changing threat landscape

As the grid modernises, the design of utility cybersecurity solutions need to be rethought to defend against the evolving capabilities of potential attackers. A huge difficulty lies in the selection process of available technologies. This comes with the bigger challenges of implementing and operating these new technologies to harmonise with existing internal…


Added by Smart Grid Forums on January 29, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Failure is Not an Option: Realize the Potential of Data Science From Swiss Re, AmFam, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield


With 90% of carriers actively investing in new data projects, project failure is not an option.


Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have become mainstays in the insurance industry, equipping insurance companies with tools that can help them to become more…


Added by Insurance Nexus on January 28, 2020 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Attack the uncertainty of disruption

There is an adage that attack is the best form of defence. I’m very sure it applies when it comes to disruption.

Last blog I asked if disruption disturbs or excites you and your colleagues. I also gave you…


Added by Bryan Whitefield on January 28, 2020 at 12:30am — No Comments

Bakery processing equipment for waste management in bakery

The demand for bakery processing equipment will witness growth, but the management of waste in the food production line is a major challenge for the industry. Equipment that does not work efficiently may result in burnt, undercooked or even over-mixed food, ultimately generating waste.

It is also a major limitation in achieving the level of quality on the production floor. Furthermore, the…


Added by KBV Research on January 27, 2020 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Strategic Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) Primer: Introduction to The KPI Virtuous Cycle

Technological innovation and intensifying competition are forcing leaders to rethink how they use Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to manage and direct organizations.  Digitization has reinforced the importance of Key Performance Indicators not only in enhancing employee performance but driving the…


Added by Mark Bridges on January 25, 2020 at 11:51am — No Comments

What Areas to Focus On While Devising Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)?

Creating a culture that measures productivity objectively is a sensitive matter.  Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are being employed extensively by organizations across the globe to monitor and track performance.  KPIs provide valuable metadata to improve top-down and bottom-up vertical efficiency.

Analytics-driven firms are aware that KPIs are much more than a tool to evaluate performance.  Utilizing KPIs, they gather…


Added by Mark Bridges on January 25, 2020 at 11:06am — No Comments

What are the Documents Required for GST Registration

GST is mandatory for all who are involved in the buying or selling or providing of services anywhere in the country in India, with annual aggregate turnover over Rs 40 lakhs (20 lakhs for north-eastern states) is required to obtain GST registration. To register for GST, you require GST registration documents.

The documents required for GST registration are as…


Added by Ananya Nair on January 25, 2020 at 7:10am — No Comments

How Risk Managers are Using Technology to Enhance Risk Tracking

We easily live in one of the most exciting eras ever. The rapid pace of technological development we have experienced has went beyond anything that used to be possible. If you go back a century, the pace completely changes. Think about it  there would be a new notable technology maybe once a decade. The reason progress was so slow is simple – everything had to be done manually. All the calculations had to be done by hand, all the…


Added by Risk and Compliance on January 24, 2020 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Insurance Nexus by Reuters Events Releases the Connected Auto Insurance 2020 Report

The automotive sector is on the cusp of a huge wave of change, rivalled only by historic moments such as Ford Model Ts rolling off the construction line or the deep-seated impact of the 1973 oil crisis. This time, however, it is not just one technological frontier disrupting the sector, but multiple innovations that are already making their mark.

Insurance Nexus by Reuters Events have produced the Connected Auto Insurance 2020 report to make sure Auto insurance…


Added by Charlotte Jennings on January 24, 2020 at 1:13pm — No Comments

The tomorrow of project portfolio management: Through the eyes of present

Project portfolio management is not a new phenomenon. We all do it as technology executives, and we're likely to be good at it based on traditional norms. The environment of project management has been constantly evolving. Given how market fluctuations control people, processes, and projects, the introduction of a new strategy for project execution is equivalent to stabbing…


Added by KBV Research on January 24, 2020 at 8:40am — No Comments

What’s New in the ASIC Chip Market?

By increasing the number of logic gates per chip, the ASIC chip technology reduced the size of electronic products. The market has time and again witnessed the advent of various types and configurations of IC's. When we look around, we note that some ICs can only be used for one particular application, while some ICs can be reprogrammed and used for different applications.…


Added by KBV Research on January 23, 2020 at 5:47am — No Comments

Does it Disturb or Excite You?

Does industry disruption disturb or excite you? Before you answer, consider this. Innovation is not disruption. Disruption is much, much, much bigger. Disruption turns an industry on its head. It creates massive shifts in markets, in how work is done and even if it is done.

Last blog I wrote about that feeling of being …


Added by Bryan Whitefield on January 23, 2020 at 1:43am — No Comments

Unlock Financial Materiality – Take ESG Mainstream

Integrating ESG factors into investment decision making is no longer optional, it’s a must. Larry Fink’s recent letter to CEOs re-iterated that long-term decision-making is at the forefront of client demands. The talk has shifted to real investment action.

The Global Sustainable Investment alliance has valued sustainable…


Added by Insurance Nexus on January 22, 2020 at 1:51pm — No Comments

What Can CISO’s Do to Mitigate Security Risks Posed by Third Party Suppliers?

In today’s hyper-connected digital age, it’s not unusual for medium to large-sized companies to have hundreds, or even thousands, of third-party suppliers.

This can range from product suppliers, to billing processors, to cloud providers, and a variety of different services.

This large volume of suppliers can pose a challenge for Chief Security Information Officers (CISO) to properly manage risk, especially when personal or confidential data is shared.

A Risky…


Added by Kirsty Donovan on January 21, 2020 at 7:31am — No Comments

How To Drive the AI Value Proposition in Insurance with Cutting-Edge Analytics and Innovation

The insurance industry is facing the challenges of disruption caused by the technological advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Insurance carriers are now able to know more about their customers than ever before. They can use data mining with AI and ML to develop compelling product offerings. Customers may…


Added by Insurance Nexus on January 20, 2020 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Flexible Displays: A Revolutionary Breakthrough

A flexible display is an electronic visual interface that is as flexible as a piece of paper in nature. Since 2000, it's been one of the most trending topics. Several companies have produced various kinds of flexible display prototypes ranging from flexible electronic paper such as display to flexible OLED-based display.

It is important to note that mobile phones do not only have flexible screen…


Added by KBV Research on January 20, 2020 at 10:22am — No Comments

Insurance Nexus Unveils Agenda and Announces Brand-New Speaker Line-Up for Fourth Annual Connected Claims USA Summit 2020

As customer expectations have risen thanks to new platforms and products, so too has the level of technological sophistication as artificial intelligence, chatbots, drones, telematics and apps have become common in multiple industries. The insurance industry is now at a critical juncture as carriers seek to transform their claims processes, using new technologies to meet rising customer expectations and reduce costs. According to a recent survey, over 70% of insurance carriers are looking to…


Added by Insurance Nexus on January 17, 2020 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Your Uber Driver May be a Criminal

Do you Uber? If you do, you probably feel pretty safe getting into the car of a stranger. However, you might not be as safe as you think.

Most people take for granted that Uber does background checks on its drivers, but there are actually a number of shady drivers who have recently been accused of crime, and it’s definitely not the first time they have had run ins with law enforcement. Some of these people are accused of committing crimes against their passengers,…


Added by Robert Siciliano on January 16, 2020 at 2:35pm — No Comments

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