Digital Workplace | CIO WaterCooler - Part 12

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IT and HR – A Two-way Street?

  At first glance, Information Technology and Human Resources have little in common:  IT focuses on the “hard” stuff – data, applications, infrastructure – while HR tends to focus on the “soft” stuff –...

IoT

IoT: Sensors working overtime

It’s not just the data, it’s what you do with it that counts. Organisations everywhere are striving to get to grips with what the Internet of Things could mean for their products their infrastructure, and the devices their customers and employees carry with them.

I was at London’s ExCeL centre recently for a new event, Smart IoT London. It’s part of an expansion of last year’s ‘festival of the expos’ that now sees exhibitors and speakers from Cloud Expo Europe, Data Centre World, Cloud Security Expo, and Smart IoT all vie for the a share of the same crowd. Which does rather make for somewhat confused delegate profile!

IoT

The Internet Of Things (IoT) Has Arrived – What You Should Know

We have entered a new era of scientific breakthroughs and technological applications that will change life as we know it. Accelerated technological development is transforming our civilization. The pace of innovation is growing so rapidly that it is becoming exponential as each year passes.

Futurist Dr. Michio Kaku characterizes this blazing technological shift as moving from the “age of discovery” to the “age of mastery.”

This next decade beckons many new technological discoveries and applications. This includes genetic engineering and regeneration of body parts, new cures for diseases, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, nano-technologies, robotics, ultra-high speed trains and self-driving cars, renewable energies, sustainable agriculture, big data, 3-D Printing, digital security, quantum computing, mobility, and paper-thin flexible personal computers.

Slack: What we know so far

Since its launch in August 2013, team collaboration tool Slack has gained two million followers, raised nearly $400m in funding and shaken up the market for team collaboration technologies. We’re currently running a research project...

Social collaboration software: helping make the world smaller

Inspired by social concepts and technologies that were born on the public web, social collaboration tools introduce a new perspective to enterprise collaboration, connecting employees across the organisation and enabling a more open, interactive environment. Using...

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