Do Your Company’s Research Practices Lead To Better Decision Making?

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Do research!” And while I’m happy that so many people are recognizing the value of research as a key to business success, […]. age of the customer user experience design research org structures (UX) user research“Understand your customers!

New Research: What Blockchain Means For Advertisers

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Today’s big brands have come to grips with a new advertising reality: Finding and successfully engaging with their best prospects and customers is more complicated than ever. But it’s not just rapidly changing consumer behavior that’s to blame.

Navigate Forrester’s Data Economy Research

Forrester IT

It’s not hard to see the signs that the data economy is heating up. Virtually all decision makers want to be insights-driven. They mine their own data, yet increasingly they want incremental insights that drive further differentiation and competitive advantage.

Researchers warn of new support scam malware

Computer Weekly

Security researchers have identified a new strain of support scam malware and a way of clearing up infected machines

Forrester 2019 Enterprise BI Platform Waves ™ Research Update

Forrester IT

As the BI market and the technology continue to evolve, so does our research. Forrester has just published 2019 refresh of out Enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) Platforms Waves ™.

Research Announcement — Asia Pacific Cybersecurity Consulting Providers, Q4 2019

Forrester IT

Research announcement: Another APAC Forrester Wave™ is coming. This time I will be evaluating cybersecurity consulting providers in Asia Pacific. Gather round! The cybersecurity consulting market has been alive and well in APAC since I began my career many years ago.

Forrester’s Top Customer Experience Research Findings Of 2018

Forrester IT

Forrester’s customer experience (CX) research team published more than 100 reports in 2018. The report is called “Forrester’s Top Customer Experience Research Findings Of 2018.”

IoT security threat is real, says researcher

Computer Weekly

The security threat posed by IoT devices is not hype, says security researcher James Lyne

Introducing Autonomous Finance: Forrester’s New Research On Algorithm-Based Financial Services

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People’s lives are becoming ever more automated as millions of algorithms make decisions — and, in some cases, take actions on those decisions — on behalf of a consumer.

It’s never a good time to do research (which is why you should be doing research all the time)

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

Erica Hall – It’s never a good time to do research. Pound of Obscure design researchWhile the methods and the amount of collaboration required may differ, what goes for individuals goes for organizations. Every single time you are faced with a decision, you need to ask “Do we have the right information to make this decision?” If you are continuously making decisions, you need to continuously ensure that those decisions are well-informed.

Researchers find trove of 1.4 billion credentials

Computer Weekly

Security researchers have discovered what is believed to be the largest aggregate database found in the dark web to date, prompting fresh calls for improved identity management

Encryption keys too predictable, warn security researchers

Computer Weekly

Encryption keys are not as random as most people think, which means encrypting data is often not as secure as it could be, according to security researchers

GDPR could ramp up cyber extortion demands, warns researcher

Computer Weekly

The ransom demanded for stolen or encrypted data is likely to rise after the General Data Protection Regulation compliance deadline in May 2018, according to a cyber security researcher

OODA Research Report – The Iranian Threat

CTOvision

OODA has released the next report in our threat briefing series, this on focused on the country of Iran. This special report captures insights into the capabilities and intent of the Islamic Republic of Iran, with a special focus on the cyber domain. Our objective: provide insights that are actionable for business and government leaders […]. CTO Cyber War News

Research Announcement: Cybersecurity Incident Response Services Wave

Forrester IT

I’m getting ready to kick off a Forrester Wave on Cybersecurity Incident Response Services that should be viewed as a refresh of the Digital Forensics and Incident Response Service Providers Wave published in September of 2017.

Could Classifying AI Research Prevent Public Harm?

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But some individuals are concerned about what could happen if information about AI research falls into the wrong hands. Headlines frequently feature news about advancements in artificial intelligence (AI). These developments collectively boost public interest in AI and help people imagine what’s possible. Hackers Are Typically One Step Ahead The increase in cybersecurity attacks has […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Researchers Say Google Fiber Has Nationwide Potential

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HP sponsors cyber security research chair at Birmingham University

Computer Weekly

Five-year research collaboration agreement will support government efforts to address cyber security challenges

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Testing is key to IoT security, says researcher

Computer Weekly

Building an effective testing process across all elements associated with a product is key to securing the internet of things, according to a researcher in the field

Convergence: The Catalyst to Transform Scientific Research

Cloud Musings

by Melvin Greer Greer Institute for Leadership and Innovation A new transformative research approach is gaining global attention and adoption. This is an appropriate way to characterize and address converging research in life sciences and engineering, computation, and physical sciences.

PowerShell security threats greater than ever, researchers warn

Computer Weekly

Administrators should upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft PowerShell and enable extended logging and monitoring capabilities in the light of a surge in related security threats, warn researchers

New Research Survey: Video Technologies For CX And EX

Forrester IT

We’ve kicked off some new research, and we need your help. Our Forrester Tech Tide™ aims to help companies make investments in video technologies for customer and employee experiences. We’re currently fielding a survey for vendors, end users, and experts who use video technologies.

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Paying ransomware attackers perpetuates attacks, says researcher

Computer Weekly

Continually evolving ransomware is among the threats organisations need to factor into their cyber defences in 2017, but only once they have taken care of the basics, says Kaspersky Lab researcher

HPE Superdome Flex in-memory supports Big Bang research

Computer Weekly

Stephen Hawkin’s Cosmos research group takes delivery of a Superdome HPC to enable it to test theoretical models of the Big Bang

McKinsey AI research finds slender user adoption outside tech

Computer Weekly

McKinsey Global Institute research finds artificial intelligence adoption to be exiguous and experimental outside the technology sector, but registers rapidly growing investment

Researcher uncovers UK government threat to privacy

Computer Weekly

Despite concerns about the draft Investigatory Powers Bill, a legal researcher has highlighted that existing legislation is a much bigger threat to privacy than most UK citizens realise

Poor IoT security could take down power grid, warns researcher

Computer Weekly

A security researcher who has exposed a series of vulnerabilities in IoT devices says he is concerned about systemic attacks that could take down parts of the internet or national power grids

Three-quarters of enterprises collecting IoT data, says 451 Research

Computer Weekly

A study of IoT buying plans by analysts at 451 Research shows robust growth ahead during 2017

Researcher finds over 711 million compromised email accounts

Computer Weekly

A security researcher has discovered a spambot using more than 711 million compromised email accounts to spread data-stealing malware

Birmingham Uni beefs up network automation, virtualisation to support research

Computer Weekly

The University of Birmingham has deployed a Brocade switching infrastructure and network virtualisation to support the needs of its research teams

Researchers find potentially lethal car hack with no quick fix

Computer Weekly

Security researchers have discovered a supplier-neutral and stealthy smart car hack that can drastically affect the performance and function of the vehicle

Nvidia announces $99 AI computer for developers, makers, and researchers

CTOvision

In recent years, advances in AI have produced algorithms for everything from image recognition to instantaneous translation. But when it comes to applying these advances in the real world, we’re only just getting started. A new product from Nvidia announced today at GTC — a $99 AI computer called the Jetson Nano — should help […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Radiation detection devices open to cyber attack, researcher finds

Computer Weekly

A security researcher has discovered numerous security flaws in multiple devices that are used to detect radiation in critical facilities

Focus needs to shift to breach impact, says McAfee researcher

Computer Weekly

Breach investigations commonly focus on the attackers and their motives, but a security researcher believes there needs to be more emphasis on business impact

Google AI researchers use mannequin challenge YouTube videos to improve depth prediction

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Google AI researchers today said they used 2,000 “mannequin challenge” YouTube videos as a training data set to create an AI model capable of depth prediction from videos in motion.

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