Technology and travelling cont.

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I mentioned in my last posting how technology had both helped and hindered with travelling. One thing which technology has definitely made a difference with when travelling around is communication. This post is a continuation of that theme. Hence the cont. abbreviation in the title. Before, when people, as they say in my countries jargon, go walkabout, they basically disappeared

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Technology and travelling

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As you most probably have guessed from my recent posts I am not at home but am instead travelling around on what I feel is a well deserved holiday. I remember in the time the way back machine would have trouble reaching what it used to be like to travel around. But then, we all deserve our holidays don't we :). For starters the cars were far simpler. So much so that if they broke down

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Traveling for the holidays? Avoid these 5 tech mistakes

Tech Republic Security

Wi-Fi hotspots, public charging stations, and travel planning sites seem helpful, but they could actually be a traveler's worst nightmare

UBS uses predictive analytics to manage its travel spend

Computer Weekly

Swiss bank is getting a better insight into its business travel costs through an automated software platform

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Amex Global Business Travel pools data lake to bolster ‘duty of care’

Computer Weekly

Amex Global Business Travel is investing in modern IT, including cloud analytics, to pivot its business towards serving the traveller in their whole journey

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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

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Is P2P the Future of Travel?


When planning a trip, today’s travelers are brought into contact with a multitude of services designed to meet their transportation, accommodation and entertainment needs. The post Is P2P the Future of Travel?

5 Ways Edge Tech is Transforming Travel and Transportation

Information Week

If you are wondering about the role of edge technologies, consider how they help companies and individuals in the travel and transportation sectors

Tabibito - The Traveler in SQL and Physics

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"I desire, as I did in the past, to be a traveler in a strange land and a colonist in a new country

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Insurance industry transformation will mirror travel sector through insurtech

Computer Weekly

Insurtech is gaining momentum, and companies in the sector of all sizes and ages can learn from startups

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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.

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Time Travel With Your Data – No Flux Capacitor Required

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Have you ever said something like “I wish I could go back when…” maybe it was to re-live an awesome vacation or some funny event. But, if you work with data you’ve probably said that same thing, but not for nearly as pleasant circumstances.

OODA Produces A Traveling Executive’s Guide to Cybersecurity


We have written before about the importance of all of us recognizing that we are in a cyber conflict. The fact is that we are all targets. We all have to keep our wits about us. This includes tracking the cyber threat and best practices to mitigate the threat. A period of significantly enhanced vulnerability […]. CTO Cyber Security Cyber War News

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Six Innovative Trends That Have Made Travelling Industry Easier

IT Toolbox

It is affecting all the industries, and its influence has been seen more in the travel industry Technology is evolving at a rapid rate since it stepped out in the path of digitalisation.

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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

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Hotel Chains Demonstrate Common B2B eCommerce Website Blunders

Forrester IT

Why do hotel web sites fail to support business travellers' customer journeys, in both the digital and physical sense? age of the customer application development & delivery B2B ecommerce offshore services travel & leisure web development b2b ecommerce hotel travel value

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ERP: How Does This Software Benefit the Travel Industry?

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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An AI Lie Detector Is Going to Start Questioning Travelers in the EU


Soon traveling to Europe will depend on a lie detector test taken by an artificial intelligence tool. In Hungary, Latvia, and Greece, travelers will be given an […]. EU is planning to launch a six-month trial of iBorderCtrl, an AI lie detector that looks for “biomarkers of deceit”, at its external borders in Hungary, Latvia, and Greece. CTO Cyber Security News

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Travel Back To 1985 For A Guest Lecture By Commodore Grace Hopper on The Future of Computing


Thanks to the power of computing you can watch Commodore Grace Hopper delivering her landmark lecture at MIT Laboratory on 25 April 1985. The entire presentation is excellent and worth listening to.

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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

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Tabibito-san -- The Traveler Technique in SQL

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Stepping stones for the SQL sojourner

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Trackside network to bring 5G to UK rail travellers by 2025

Computer Weekly

The government has launched a consultation on improving mobile connectivity for rail passengers

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Video-conferencing solution: Critical link for travel operators

IT Toolbox

Companies in virtually all industries have benefited from the capabilities and functionalities of video conferencing in order to improve internal and external communications as they develop their businesses. That said, for some sectors the ability to connect with partners, stakeholders and customers at any time can make all the difference between success and failure. The healthcare

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Travelers are Finding Ways to Save Money with Big Data


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.

How uses machine learning to improve travel bookings user experience

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Learn how a culture of IT innovation helps make highly dynamic customer interactions for online travel a major differentiator

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Organize your travel plans and intinerary


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.

VoIP enhances customer experience for high-end travelers

IT Toolbox

Grace Bay Resorts, a boutique developer and operator of high-end luxury resorts and branded residences, has turned to CaaS provider AVOXI for a suite of integrated cloud communications - including a cloud-based phone system, virtual contact center software, a VoIP gateway and international toll free numbers. As a provider of luxury holidays Grace Bay wanted to enhanced its reservations

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Rio Olympics pose security risks to travelers

Network World

Meanwhile, physical safety isn't the only thing that travelers need to worry about -- security experts warn that travelers need to be extremely careful when they access computer networks, as well. MORE ON NETWORK WORLD: 26 crazy and scary things the TSA has found on travelers.

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.

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.

The future of retirement: blurring boundaries, helpful houses, robot pets, hypersonic travel

Trends in the Living Networks

The timeline for this is uncertain as yet,” Dawson says, “but interspace travel is something investment bank UBS has already earmarked as a possibly significant market

6 Best Ways to Promote a Travel Website Online


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.