ARTICLES BY CHRISTINE KERN
5 Trends Driving How Your Retail IT Clients Use Mobility To Connect With Customers
An infographic from staffing organization Randstad examines five trends driving how mobility is used to connect businesses with customers. According to Randstad, enterprise mobility is now transcending BYOD (bring your own device) to encompass better business intelligence, ultra-personalization in mobile marketing, and creating “mobile moments” that mark unique business experiences.
Facial Recognition, Beacon-Based Geofencing, Liquid Metal Technology Among New Apple Patents
A few weeks ago, Apple received 36 separate patents, covering technology including facial recognition, beacon-based geofencing, and liquid metal technology according to Patently Apple. A complete list may be found here, on Latest Patents.
ONVIF Test Tool Allows Clients To Test For Conformance
ONVIF, the standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has released its first Client Test Tool, which tests clients for conformance to ONVIF’s Profile S, G, and C specifications, according to a press release.
Mythbusting: Be A Trusted Advisor To Your Clients With The Truth Behind Cloud Myths
As your clients consider cloud computing options, be prepared to answer questions and provide the facts to help them make the best decisions for their companies.
National Retail Federation Creates Retail Research And Analysis Center
The National Retail Federation announced a multimillion-dollar investment to create The Retail Research and Analysis Center.
“Buhtrap” Malware Targeting Russian Banks And Businesses
ESET has discovered a malware campaign targeting Russian banks and the accounting departments of Russian businesses, nicknamed Operation Buhtrap. Apparently, the malware has been active for more than a year, and 88 percent of the attacks have been in Russia and 10 percent in the Ukraine.
Study Shows Government IT Investments Produce Returns
A study by University of Michigan professor M.S. Krishnan and two Ross Ph.D. alumni has found that government IT investments produce gains in productivity and efficiency. The study is set to appear in a future volume of Management Science.
Supreme Court Ruling Says GPS Tracking Is A Search And Requires A Warrant
The Supreme Court ruled government use of GPS trackers is a search and therefore requires a warrant, according to its ruling on Torrey Dale Grady v. North Carolina. In a short, but unanimous ruling, the Court clarified how the Fourth Amendment interacts with the expanding technological capabilities of the federal government.
Progress Continues To Decrease Tech Interoperability Challenges For Government Agencies, First Responders
Federal and local agencies and first responders face the task of carrying out their missions while also negotiating serious challenges raised by limited interoperability and compatibility of video surveillance systems, according to Security InfoWatch.
Initiative Helps Provide Insight, Advice To Help Women Flourish In Business
It could be that 2015 is a turning point year for female empowerment in business.