Is Microsoft a real threat to BI players?

Microsoft enters the BI and corporate/business performance management play with Maestro – 'Maestro' Keeps Business Intel Score. The anchor for Microsoft's wish to enter this deep "enterprise application" play relies on the ever expanding role MS office takes in our daily corporate life. In the official MS press release Lewis Levin summarizes this tight integration …

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Is Microsoft a deadly threat for SixApart and other blogging platforms?

Duncan Riley write on Blog slayer: Microsoft and the future of SixApart about the threats Microsoft poses on standalone blogging platform companies; including potential threats. Although the post relates to SixApart I think it is relevant for any other company that provides similar tools. Although a direct competition with Microsoft is probably not the most …

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Digital Transformation Is Hard and Existential

There is no large corporation on the planet which does not have digital transformation as one of the top three strategic priorities, and many have already deep-dived into it without necessarily understanding the meaning of success. Digital transformation is highly strategic, and many times existential due to the simple fact that technology changed everyone’s life …

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Unpredictions for 2020 in Cyber Security

The end of the year tradition of prediction is becoming a guessing game as the pace of innovation is increasing towards pure randomness. So I will stop pretending I know what is going to happen in 2020, and I want to write on areas that seem like the most unpredictable for 2020. Below you can …

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What Will Happen When Machines Start Lying to Us

The mere thought of a computer lying to you about something has boggled my brain ever since I heard it from a friend professor on a flight as an anecdote on what could happen next in AI. That one sentence took me on a long trip in a rabbit hole of a wide range of …

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My Ten Cyber Security Predictions for 2019

  Well, 2018 is almost over and cyber threats are still here to keep us alert and ready for our continued roller coaster ride in 2019 as well. So here are some of my predictions for the world of cybersecurity 2019: IoT IoT is slowly turning into reality and security becomes a growing concern in …

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Risks of Artificial Intelligence on Society

Random Thoughts on Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, and Future Risks at the OECD Event – AI: Intelligent Machines, Smart Policies It is the end of the first day of a fascinating event in artificial intelligence, its impact on societies and how policymakers should act upon what seems like a once in lifetime technological revolution. As …

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Some Of These Rules Can Be Bent, Others Can Be Broken

Cryptography is a serious topic — a technology based on mathematical foundation posing an ever-growing challenge for attackers. On November 11th, 2016 Motherboard wrote a piece about FBI’s ability to break into suspects’ locked phones. Contrary to FBI’s constant complaints about going dark with strong encryption the actual number of phones they were able to …

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