February 2020 Blog Posts (35)

How to Prevent your Devices From Spying on You

You might not realize it, but your electronic devices may be tracking you. They know what you are doing, what you are reading, and the things you like to do. In almost every case, you give these devices permission to collect this info when you start using them. Here are some tips to help you prevent your devices from spying on you:



If you are using a macOS computer, you can limit the information you are sending to…


Added by Robert Siciliano on February 27, 2020 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Push To Talk Technology Coming Up In the Digital Era

The push to talk technology has proven to be an efficient one in providing instant access to the digital network that's currently being worked on. If a business or institution uses a network-enabled for dispatch, any device that has access to it through push-to-speak will be able to communicate through it. This means that bidirectional radios, cell phones, and even computers can access the network by pressing a…


Added by KBV Research on February 27, 2020 at 12:19pm — No Comments

We all need insights

Marie Curie provided insight, literally, that anyone would envy.

Ask yourself what insight a doctor in World War I would have valued most. Insight, not a wonder drug that is penicillin that was only discovered in the next decade.

Your answer (which I get very quickly when I ask it in workshop) may be “the ability to see…


Added by Bryan Whitefield on February 27, 2020 at 12:18am — No Comments

How to Use the Porter's Value Chain in Identifying Cost Savings and Differentiation Opportunities?

The Value Chain concept, first described by Dr. Michael Porter in 1985, is a series of actions that a firm—in a specific industry—accomplishes to produce a valuable product or service for the market.  The value chain notion visualizes the process view of an organization, perceiving a manufacturing or service organization as a system comprised of subsystems of…


Added by Mark Bridges on February 26, 2020 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Managing Critical Risk Vendors - Risk reviews, frequency, and key questions

Organizations outsource critical functions like technology and security solutions. The benefits of outsourcing are attractive. However, there are also inherent risks involved with outsourced services.

Risks associated with vendors who support an organization's technology and or/ security solutions include cyber-attacks, Wi-Fi attacks, DDoS attacks, third-party attacks and more. There are also possibilities of a data breach. Such risks can damage the organization's reputation and cause…


Added by ComplianceOnline on February 26, 2020 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Trends That Are Shaping the Over the Top (OTT) Services Market

The entertainment industry has been transformed dramatically by over-the-top (OTT) technologies. On-demand subscription-based OTT platforms such as Netflix, nexGTv, and Amazon Prime have grown in popularity over the past couple of years and are rapidly displacing traditional TV programming as the preferred entertainment medium.

The use of blockchain in the OTT…


Added by KBV Research on February 25, 2020 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Sanctions and AML: a practitioner’s view of getting to grips with new directives

Following A deep dive into how businesses can ensure they keep up with evolving sanctions regimes with Martha Kliss from…


Added by Cheri Burns on February 25, 2020 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Are You Interested In Transforming Your Traditional Warehouse into a Lean Warehouse?

As the last decisive step in customer service, a warehouse ensures cost effective distribution.  Latest technological innovation has turned warehousing into a competitive advantage.  It offers untapped potential for improvement. However, warehousing is a hugely neglected part of global supply chains.  There is inconsistency in picking, packing and…


Added by Mark Bridges on February 24, 2020 at 8:23am — No Comments

First Law of Digital Transformation: 3 Key Elements to Manage Digital Transformation

Gordon Moore, Intel co-founder, observed that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles about every two years.  He projected that this rate of growth would continue for at least another decade.

His observation, termed the “Moore’s Law,” has correctly predicted the…


Added by Mark Bridges on February 21, 2020 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Understanding Enterprise Risk Management

What is risk management?  

Risk management is the process of planning, organizing, directing and controlling an organization's human and material resources, in order to minimize or take advantage of the risks and uncertainties about that organization. 

Uncertainties represent risks and opportunities, with the potential to destroy or add value. …


Added by Risk and Compliance on February 21, 2020 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Metal Finishing Chemicals: The Present and Future Scenario

Metal finishing chemicals are used widely across various end-use industries such as electrical & electronics, automobile, aerospace & defense, and many others. Automotive is the leading metal finishing chemicals end-user. Metal finishing chemicals help to protect automotive parts from corrosion and chemical reactions, such as the engine, shock absorbers,…


Added by KBV Research on February 21, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

What is Synthetic Identity Theft?

Identity theft is when a person steals another person’s private and personal information, generally to make money from it. You probably already knew this, but have you heard of synthetic identity theft? This is a bit different.

With synthetic identity theft, a person creates a new and very fake identity by combining the real information from a person with made-up information. You might not think this is a big deal, but it can be very bad for anyone who has their identity…


Added by Robert Siciliano on February 20, 2020 at 5:48pm — No Comments

4 Common Risks That Come With Bridging Finance and How to Avoid Them

Bridging finance solutions have been a common go-to for business owners that are looking for quick resolutions. Essentially, bridging finance options can help ‘bridge the gap’ in transactions which are time-constrained and require large funds. This is one of the reasons why bridging finance has become such an appealing proposition for business owners.

Whilst it can be beneficial, as with any form of lending…


Added by Jamie Costello on February 20, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Nationwide, Philadelphia and Azuga on delivering value-add fleet insurance

In cannot be denied that carriers providing fleet insurance face a multitude of challenges that simply must be addressed now to ensure survival as profitable outfits.

With the assistance of increasingly granular and capable technology, there is no excuse for not providing intuitive, well-reported and workable solutions on top of any mandatory operational practices that carriers are committed to.

Reuters Events decided to delve deeper into how carriers are reacting to…


Added by Charlotte Jennings on February 20, 2020 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Urban Pollution & the Rising Business of Air Quality Monitoring System: Industry Insights

Air quality is a major issue in modern cities due to the major impact of air pollution on the health of people, the global environment, and the economy. According to the World Health Organization, one air quality sensor should be installed for every one square kilometer. Recent studies point to the crucial role of information about pollution on the micro-level, which translates into direct exposure of people to air pollutions.

To provide such information, it is…


Added by KBV Research on February 20, 2020 at 11:06am — No Comments

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Added by GlobalRiskCommunity on February 19, 2020 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Here’s How Sports Analytics Has Emerged as Soccer’s Rising Star

Sports associations have a broader range of information on concussions and thus, physicians of the sports world can now improve care facilities for players. This is where sports analytics comes in handy, especially in soccer, which is one of the most popular sports played worldwide.

As the number one sport in the world, this game is exceptional in its ability to…


Added by KBV Research on February 19, 2020 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Growing Industry of Level Sensors and Its Progressive Applications

The fundamental level sensors technologies which currently exist to measure level existed with the same standards of developments 10 to 15 years ago. The advancements recently started emerging in making these technologies more reliable. Products survive longer in harsh environments with breakthroughs in materials, electronics, and manufacturing methods, and are easier to set up. Powerful, low-cost…


Added by KBV Research on February 19, 2020 at 7:56am — No Comments

From Fear to Understood

According to passiton.com and brainyquote.com (see I’ve done my research, the internet never lies, right?) Marie Curie said “Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood.”

For those of you who are not right up on Curie, she was a scientist who discovered the chemical element now on the periodic table called polodium (named after her…


Added by Bryan Whitefield on February 19, 2020 at 2:37am — No Comments

Strategy Classic Series: Porter's Five Forces

Michael Eugene Porter—a Professor at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School—is widely acclaimed for his unmatched prowess in competitive strategy, strategic planning, global economic development, and the application of competitive principles and strategic approaches. …


Added by Mark Bridges on February 18, 2020 at 2:53pm — No Comments

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