How CIOs Can Get Travel Expenses Under Control

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs can end up spending a lot of their limited budget on travel Image Credit. One of the biggest drains on your budget can be travel expenses. What you need to do is to find a way to keep your travel expenses under control without appearing to come across as an overbearing boss.

Travelers are Finding Ways to Save Money with Big Data

CTOvision

It’s on our bucket list to travel more, and we always brag to friends and families about the day where we’ll get to pack a suitcase and take off to explore the globe. The tool businesses have been taking advantage of is one travelers are discovering how to harness, and the results are enough to make traveling the world an easy and obtainable reality. How are travelers using big data to save money ? 1.They Can Have a Travel Agent – for Free. Rick Delgado.

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Travelers enlists Symantec to advise cyber insurance customers

Network World

The Travelers insurance company has teamed up with Symantec to give policyholders cyber security assessments and consultation in order to help them manage risks. The self-assessment consists of filling out a 25-question survey and getting a written report of how well their network and data protection stacks up. If they want to, they can talk to a consultant who walks them through the results and recommends steps they could take to remediate risks.

Amadeus turns to NoSQL to answer complex travel questions

Computer Weekly

Travel software and services company Amadeus has employed a NoSQL database technology to help travellers find answers to complex travel queries

Russia VPN ban: What tech pros and business travelers need to know

Tech Republic Security

Here is how business travelers can respond Russian President Vladimir Putin recently signed a law prohibiting the use of VPNs, while Apple pulled VPN apps from the Chinese App Store.

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How to catch a 400lb drone traveling at full speed

Network World

Catching a full-sized military drone traveling at full speed without destroying it midflight is no easy task. But DARPA this week said a research project it has been working – known as SideArm -- is doing just that and more.

10 of the latest craziest and scariest things the TSA found on your fellow travelers

Network World

When it comes to our annual look at what wacky things the TSA pulls out of travelers’ carryon luggage, every year the crazy seems to get a little crazier and the scary, well you know where we are going with this. Interestingly the TSA finds some amusement or amazement in these finding as it now posts its own Top 10 Most Unusual Finds which outlines the most “dangerous and often times wacky items” it has kept off commercial airliners. To start, we need to look at guns.

Why traveling CEOs and coffee shops are your company's greatest security risks

Tech Republic Security

Some 93% of tech decision makers said they are worried about the security challenges posed by an increasingly mobile workforce, according to a new report from iPass

GCHQ knew WannaCry hero risked arrests by travelling to the US

Computer Weekly

UK intelligence officials were reportedly aware that security researcher Marcus Hutchins risked arrest by travelling to the US to attend a series of cyber security conferences

Subscription-based air travel to hit Europe

Computer Weekly

Airline Surf Jet launches its membership-based service in Europe with cloud-based subscription management software at the core of the business

US idea to collect travelers' passwords alarms privacy experts

Network World

To better vet foreign travelers, the U.S. He said it was “very hard to truly vet” the visa applicants from the seven Muslim-majority countries covered by the Trump administration's travel ban, which is now in legal limbo. might demand that some visa applicants hand over the passwords to their social media accounts, a proposal that’s alarming privacy experts. “If

ERP: How Does This Software Benefit the Travel Industry?

IT Toolbox

ERP automates various business operations, making it a valuable resource in the travel and tourism sector. This software streamlines day-to-day processes, such as payroll, lead generation, reporting and human resources management, and provides travel agents, hoteliers and tour operators with the resources they need to manage their businesses.

Mystery Company Behind ‘Project Oasis’ is Travelers Insurance

Data Center Knowledge

One of the last secretive projects in the midwest, "Project Oasis" has come out of stealth as a $200 million data center for global insurance company Travelers Insurance. Site Selection iowa Nebraska project oasis travelers insurance

6 Best Ways to Promote a Travel Website Online

Galido

If you have a travel website, then we want to be the first to tell you that this is a fantastic choice! Having a travel website is your chance to influence others to start traveling more and to help spark their travel bug to get out of their comfort zone and explore the world.

Organize your travel plans and intinerary

Galido

Email travel plans, build a master itinerary, and access it anywhere online. With today’s myriad of travel sites, even the most experienced traveler has their hands full managing all the details of a typical trip.

MasterCard, TfL and British Airways join for travel tech hackathon

Computer Weekly

The payments provider is running the event alongside BA and the UK local government body responsible for London’s transport system to create new travel services

Video: How to protect your corporate data while traveling

Tech Republic Security

iJET CEO Bruce McIndoe explains the best ways to take technological precautions while traveling Open wifi networks can compromise your data, and international customs might lead to a cyber-breach.

Video: Travel deep down the Dark Web with IBM Security

Tech Republic Security

Ever wonder how hackers make money? Or where stolen corporate data is resold? What about cyberweapons and hacking tools? Etay Maor, Executive Security Advisor of IBM Security, shows us the 'Amazon of the Dark Web

SAP Buys Corporate Travel Services Giant Concur for $8.3B

Data Center Knowledge

Combined cloud services customer base will total more than 50 million users Read More. Cloud Computing Deals Enterprise

The Travelling Salesman

IT Toolbox

One of the most annoying things about customers is that some of them are actually intelligent life-forms

Like IT Data Centers Do You Take Trade Show Exhibit Infrastructure For Granted?

Storage IO Blog

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Technology and Travel

Scott Lowe

Cody Bunch recently posted a quick round-up of what he carries when traveling, and just for fun I thought I’d do the same. Like Cody, I don’t know that I would consider myself a road warrior, but I have traveled a pretty fair amount. Technology and Travel.

Is Computer Data Storage Complex? It Depends

Storage IO Blog

backup BC and DR big data Cloud converged Education food fun I/O Networking IT Infrastructure Topics little data object storage perspective post server ssd Storage Architecture and Access tools Travel virtualization storage storage decision making I often get asked, or, told that computer data storage is complex with so many options to choose from, apples to oranges comparison among other things.

Non Volatile Memory (NVM), NVMe, Flash Memory Summit and SSD updates

Storage IO Blog

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Simple tips to keep your devices secure when you travel

Network World

CSO security reporters Fahmida Rashid and Steve Ragan share some easy ways to keep your data and devices secure while traveling, even at the Black Hat conference, where active scanning is the norm. And check out the built-in Faraday cage in Fahmida's jacket

Cloud Conversations: Revisiting re:Invent 2014 and other AWS updates

Storage IO Blog

AWS made several announcements at re:invent including many around development tools, compute and data storage services. One of those to keep an eye on is cloud based Aurora relational database service that complement existing RDS tools. Aurora is positioned as an alternative to traditional SQL based transactional databases commonly found in enterprise environments (e.g. SQL Server among others).

Ten Tips for the The Technology Traveler

CIO Musings

One thing that has changed about travel in the last decade is the amount of technology we take with us. A friend at work asked me for tips on travelling with technology. I don''t travel that much, perhaps a trip every 2-3 months. For me there isn''t that much difference between personal travel and business travel. I think there are two types of technology travelers. Travel is not a central part of my job. App for that travel.

September October 2014 Server and StorageIO Update Newsletter

Storage IO Blog

Hello and welcome to this joint September and October Server and StorageIO update newsletter. Since the August newsletter, things have been busy with a mix of behind the scenes projects, as well as other activities including several webinars, on-line along with in-person events in the US as well as Europe.

What A Modern Factory Can Teach You About High-Performance IT.

Chuck's Blog - EMC

In my travels, I've encountered others who share my fascination.  He lives in Holliston, MA with his wife, three kids and four dogs when hes not travelling. Travel. Chucks Blog. An IT industry insiders perspective on information, technology and customer challenges.

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Traveling (Part 1) - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

Traveling (Part 1). This has been my 4 th week traveling in a row with very brief stops at home to see the family. Traveling is always interesting but not always fun. When traveling, you never know when you will be near an outlet. Next post: Traveling (Part 2).

S3motion Buckets Containers Objects AWS S3 Cloud and EMCcode

Storage IO Blog

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StorageIO Out and About Update – VMworld 2014

Storage IO Blog

backup BC and DR big data Cloud Comment converged Data protection database Education fun I/O Networking IT Industry Activity IT Infrastructure Topics music perspective pod cast post server ssd Storage Architecture and Access tools Travel virtualization evo:rail vmware VMworld Here is a quick video montage or mash-up if you prefer that Cory Peden (aka the Server and StorageIO Intern @Studentof_IT) put together using some video that recorded while at VMworld 2014 in San Francisco.

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Dutch railway uses IoT to reduce people jams

Computer Weekly

Railway stations in The Netherlands are monitoring the movement of travellers to manage traffic flow and reduce people jams