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The Internet of Things: Biased, Opaque and Unfair

Gary Ebersole | Posted 11.23.2015 | Technology
Gary Ebersole

We don't believe consumers should blindly accept an opaque Internet of Things that is biased to enrich the technical elite at our expense. That's why I co-founded the Open IoT Foundation with a mission to expose data vampires.

The Cloud Is a Vast Storehouse of Consumer Data Collected by Big Business

Gary Ebersole | Posted 11.16.2015 | Technology
Gary Ebersole

When the Rolling Stones sang the classic lyrics "Hey, you, get off of my cloud", we understood the metaphor. It was a cry from a generation reflecting a growing sense of alienation. The demand was clear--respect my personal space and my world view. In that simpler era, a "cloud" was seen as a safe, private place to inhabit.

Julie Sweet Of Accenture Discusses The Move To The Cloud

Fox Business Network | Dana Oliver | Posted 11.09.2015 | Impact

"Well, it goes back to first innovation, so most of the new applications the new ways of whether it is going to it is digital tran...

Internet of Things in Sports

Beverly Macy | Posted 10.05.2015 | Sports
Beverly Macy

By 2020 the Internet of Things is on target to be a trillion dollar industry with approximately 26 billion objects set to be linked together on the Internet. This trend will literally affect everyone's daily life and most industries and businesses.

7 Jaw-Dropping Applications of Cloud Computing

Ian Khan | Posted 09.10.2015 | Technology
Ian Khan

Here are 7 Completely Real, Jaw Dropping applications of Cloud Computing that can transform humanity. Made possible with Cloud technology, don't be su...

What Do You Know About Cloud Safety? | Posted 07.22.2015 | Technology

It seems like everyone is using the cloud these days. Whether they're storing their personal files and photos to share them with friends and family, or they're taking advantage of the amount of space readily available for businesses critical data, there is one common concern across the board: how safe is the cloud?

Another Reason to Reach for the Cloud

Stephen W.T. O'Keeffe | Posted 06.05.2015 | Technology
Stephen W.T. O'Keeffe

Lots of people are talking about cloud computing. Even if the term is a misnomer, cloud computing is a big deal. That's because organizations can do anything in the cloud that they can do on-premises. So why are Federal agencies still investing just a fraction of their IT budgets on cloud computing?

Shaping a New Constitution for the Digital Age

Marc Benioff | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Marc Benioff

CEOs and other business leaders have to stand up for all of their stakeholders -- employees, customers, partners, shareholders and local communities -- and recognize that they are part of a larger ecosystem. Issues ranging from climate change and global health to food production and education impact every business.

Small Businesses Need to Catch the Bullet Train to the Cloud

Jamie Sutherland | Posted 05.24.2015 | Small Business
Jamie Sutherland

Today, small business owners and their accounting advisors are throwing out desktop accounting software in favor of apps they can access wherever they are, at any time. Why? Part of it comes down to sociology. Many new entrepreneurs are millennials.

Why the Public Loves Leaked Photos

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 04.22.2015 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

Another week, another leak. Flux is the new norm, and surprise is the new expectation. The latest unveiling has been a double-dose of diva exposure ...

The Evolution of the Organization Pt. 2

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.04.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Profit is just the financial gain that an organization generates and has always been the primary measure of success. When it comes to the future of work money will no longer be the primary success factor that organizations are measured by.

PCs Were the Triumph of the Nerds; iPhone is the Revenge of the Cool Kids

Druce Vertes, CFA | Posted 03.31.2015 | Technology
Druce Vertes, CFA

Microsoft's triumph was driven by standards and economics. Corporate IT picked IBM and hence Microsoft. Clone competition drove costs down. Scale and platform effects made PCs and eventually Windows ubiquitous. The iPhone is driven by the consumers. No IT folks pushed iPhones. End users demanded it.

The Plot for Tech to Drive You Crazy

Robin Raskin | Posted 02.15.2015 | Technology
Robin Raskin

I bought my eighty-something-year-old mom her own iPad this year thinking about how much joy it would give her. First task was to get some music. Do you have any idea how many passwords it takes to get a song off the web?

2015 - The Year of the Message App for Consumers and Business

Beverly Macy | Posted 02.09.2015 | Business
Beverly Macy

Something has been missing. The ability to communicate one-to-one privately has been lost in the world of social applications. Many-to-many has a place and is relevant much of the time.

Save, Scale, Secure: Why Small Businesses Should Take to the Cloud

Daniel Marcus | Posted 01.06.2015 | Technology
Daniel Marcus

To put it in accounting terms, using cloud computing, the spend on technology will no longer be a capital expense, but rather an operational one.

California Continues to Lead the Nation in Child Privacy Protection

Jim Steyer | Posted 12.06.2014 | Technology
Jim Steyer

As technology transforms every facet of our lives, educators are implementing exciting new tools that will help our children learn the critical skills they need and prepare them for the 21st Century economy. California has taken the lead in ensuring these new innovations are incorporated into our classrooms in ways that protect student privacy.

Code Junkies, Mega-Software and the Decline of American Innovation

Alan Trefler | Posted 10.26.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alan Trefler

I once read that writing clear specifications for software was a good idea and that not having them would be like not having architectural blueprints for a building project. And blueprints don't make buildings, right? But what if they could?

Is This Perfect Face In The Clouds For Real?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.22.2014 | Green

We've all played the game where you identify shapes in the clouds. You might have seen horses, monsters, waves and even the occasional face. But have ...

'Sex Tape' and the Internet of Things

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

"Nobody understands the cloud. The cloud is f***ing mysterious." This, exasperates Jay, one of a couple who has taped his wife and himself performing ...

The Future Of Programming: 5 Reasons To Code In The Cloud

Andrew J Solimine | Posted 09.21.2014 | Technology
Andrew J Solimine

The modern day coder looks less and less like computer programmers of the past -- by way of cloud-based platforms and more accessible Learn to Code courses, we're seeing a democratization of coding, leading to a range of new stakeholders involved in the creation of innovative technologies.

This Cloud Proves What Michiganders Have Known All Along

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.25.2014 | Green

If someone were looking for a sign of Michigan's indisputable awesomeness, this might be it. Imagine looking at the sky to see rays of sunlight ill...

Cloud Schools: An Educational Revolution

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 08.23.2014 | Education
Ricardo B. Salinas

Today in Mexico, politicians are paying more attention to education. It would be worthwhile to consider new experiences that go beyond cosmetic changes and to visualize the future of an education guided by the natural curiosity of children.

A Layman's Guide To Cloud Computing

David Kramer | Posted 08.10.2014 | Small Business
David Kramer

Hopefully this discussion will shed some light for those not directly involved in the information industry. It will also help you to answer the question, "Should I be in the cloud, and if so how do I get there?".

Timothy Stenovec

Good Luck Trying To Quit Amazon | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.29.2014 | Technology

You may want to quit shopping at Amazon these days, considering how the whole blow-up with Hachette is going. Amazon has come under fire for its ha...

Three Questions About the Aereo Supreme Court Case That Desperately Need Answers

Elyssa Pachico | Posted 06.29.2014 | Technology
Elyssa Pachico

It's now up to the SCOTUS to answer what's arguably the most important Aereo question of all: What's the future of TV going to look like?