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Sensitive Data Drives Cloud Computing

The advent of the cloud has been, well, moving. Businesses of all shapes and sizes have or are considering moving workloads from their on-premises, private data centers to the cloud. Who could blame them?
Tags The advent of the cloud has been, well, moving. Businesses of all shapes and sizes have or are considering moving workloads from their on-premises, private data centers to … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/sensitive-data-drives-cloud-computing/

The Kansas City Shuffle, Bitcoin and the End of the Accounting Industry

Blog explaining Bitcoin, blockchains, and how the accounting industry will be disrupted
Bitcoin is the saviour. Bitcoin is a Ponzi scheme. Just like everything else on the Internet these days, debate has been polarised and constructive discussion is hard to find.… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/kansas-city-shuffle-bitcoin-and-end-accounting-industry/

Google rewrites the Alphabet: They’re coming for your industry too

In less than 1000 words, Larry Page just created a new company big enough to own Google
In less than 1000 words, Larry Page just created a new company big enough to own Google Google, the Silicon Valley search giant, has just announced plans to reorganize under a ne… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/google-rewrites-alphabet-theyre-coming-your-industry-too/

MIT's "Enigma" Project Secures Cloud Computation

Google, Facebook, Dropbox... Anyone who stores your data online could give any or all of their customers' data up to the government, or hackers. How many of the services you use do you really trust with that data any further than necessary? MIT's Media La…
Categories Tags What is it? Google, Facebook, Dropbox... Anyone who stores your data online could give any or all of their customers' data up to the government, or hackers. H… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/mits-enigma-project-secures-cloud-computation/

Gun Violence in US and Long-term Implications to Future Life

Categories Tags Gun violence appears to be great fodder for media as it always becomes the top news story and is discussed and overanalyzed. Unfortunately, it sets a tone for s… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/gun-violence-us-and-long-term-implications-future-life/

Data Protection in the Cloud: Assurances Backed by a Warranty!

Categories Tags Would you put your organization’s most sensitive information into a public cloud? For most, the answer is, at best, “it depends.” The crux of “it depends” is a… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/data-protection-cloud-assurances-backed-warranty/

Forget The Terminator scenario, Artificial Intelligence is already here and transforming industries

Blog exploring the development and importance of artificial intelligence
Tags The Future of Life Institute based in Boston, backed by Elon Musk and the Open Philanthropy Project, has just awarded $7 million in grants to 37 companies working on ar… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/forget-terminator-scenario-artificial-intelligence-already-here-and-transforming-industries/

Aging Population Is Key Critical Market for Internet of Things (IoT)

Why meeting the needs of an aging population is becoming a key market for the Internet of Things
Categories Americans and Canadians who rely on the Internet of Things (IoT) to monitor and adjust their homes’ a/c, alarms, lighting, water taps, and window shades while they ar… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/aging-population-key-critical-market-internet-things-iot/

Nextiva: The Importance of People and Culture in Company Success

While I was at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona, I took a class titled Competing Through People. This class was about the importance of people and company culture in accomplishing key business goals. Earlier this month, I had t…
While I was at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona, I took a class titled Competing Through People. This class was about the importance of people and comp… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/nextiva-importance-people-and-culture-company-success/

Google Sets Sights on Smart Cities

Google has launched a new "urban innovation" initiative called Sidewalk Labs. We look at how this shakes up the smart city market landscape, and the potential challenges facing this new enterprise.
Categories Tags Google Wades into the Smart City Marketplace On June 10th, Google announced a new initiative titled Sidewalk Labs, dubbed an “urban innovation company”, led b… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/google-sets-sights-smart-cities/

In the End it’s about the People – Dimension Data’s Drive to Claim its Unfair Share

Dimension Data's annual analyst conference overview
Categories Tags While that title sounds negative, the sentiment behind it is the exact opposite.  Last week Dimension Data held its annual industry analyst conference in beaut… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/end-its-about-people-dimension-datas-drive-claim-its-unfair-share/

ShoreTel Champions One Path Forward

ShoreTel this week held its Champion One Partner Conference in Orlando. It was the first such event hosted by the company in over two years. A lot has changed during that time – the company, competitive landscape, technology and buyer’s perceptions of UC.
Categories Tags ShoreTel this week held its Champion One Partner Conference in Orlando. It was the first such event hosted by the company in over two years. A lot has changed … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/shoretel-champions-one-path-forward/

Making a Difference in People’s Lives: How Far Can Technology Take You?

Most of us choose a certain career path and we follow it until the end of our lives. There are some unique individuals, however, who always seek new ways to make a difference. One of the most interesting people I have met is Dave Gilbert, President and CE…
Categories Tags       Most of us choose a certain career path and we follow it until the end of our lives. There are some unique individuals, however, who always… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/making-difference-peoples-lives-how-far-can-technology-take-you/

Vonage Climbs Up the Market Share Ladder

On March 16, 2015, Vonage announced the acquisition of SimpleSignal, another leading U.S. cloud communications provider and recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s 2013 Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award in the North American hosted IP telephony and UCC Se…
Categories Tags Where it all Began It was only a year and a half ago when Vonage made a foray into the business cloud communications market through the acquisition of Vocal… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/vonage-climbs-market-share-ladder/

Avaya Stadium - State of the Art - A Great Fan Day Experience

Opening Day at the New Avaya Stadium
Categories Tags Stadiums are a passion for me, being a veteran of over 100 college football away games, and numerous other sporting events. I love the whole fan experience; th… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/avaya-stadium-state-art-great-fan-day-experience/

Steel Bars Around Clouds – Secure Content Protection in Cloud-Based File Sharing Systems

In a recent blog series about enterprise file sharing (EFSS), I discussed the features and benefits, the added productivity gains, and the financial sense that enterprises realize when you using this …
Categories Tags In the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Cloud User Survey, cloud adopters were asked why they adopted the cloud. The top responses were: Improve IT flexibility/agilit… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/steel-bars-around-clouds-secure-content-protection-cloud-based-file-sharing-systems/

The Weekly Disrupt #4

The Weekly Disrupt is a summary of the most important technology stories from the last week. These are stories that hint at fundamental shifts in the way we will live and do business - things to keep on your radar to ensure you capture future growth oppor…
The Weekly Disrupt is a summary of the most important technology stories from the last week. These are stories that hint at fundamental shifts in the way we will live and do busin… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/weekly-disrupt-4/

The Weekly Disrupt #3

The Weekly Disrupt is a summary of the most important technology stories from the last week. These are stories that hint at fundamental shifts in the way we will live and do business - things to keep on your radar to ensure you capture future growth oppor…
The Weekly Disrupt is a summary of the most important technology stories from the last week. These are stories that hint at fundamental shifts in the way we will live and do busi… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/weekly-disrupt-3/

The Weekly Disrupt - Edition #2

The Weekly Disrupt is a summary of the most important technology stories from the last week. These are stories that hint at fundamental shifts in the way we will live and do business - things to keep on your radar to ensure you capture future growth oppor…
The Weekly Disrupt is a summary of the most important technology stories from the last week. These are stories that hint at fundamental shifts in the way we will live and do busine… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/weekly-disrupt-edition-2/

Innovating the Virtual Office & Optimizing the Client Experience in BPO

A summary of the recent opening of a Teleperformance virtual office in Dubai.
On February 4, 2015, a group of BPO industry analysts joined Teleperformance Group for the opening of their new virtual office in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Yannis … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/innovating-virtual-office-optimizing-client-experience-bpo/