Digital Identity - the Key to Privacy and Security in the Digital World
AUGUST 29, 2016
From time immemorial, our identity systems have been based on face-to-face interactions and on physical documents and processes.
a triple operating system
NOVEMBER 21, 2015
This trinity is not three separate operating systems. [Note: this is a repost from medium.com and a combination of two previous posts]. Action.
Securing the Foundations of our Digital Economy
JANUARY 2, 2017
On December 1 the Commission issued its final Report on Securing and Growing the Digital Economy. The attacker has the advantage.
“Flexible Security”: A Sensible Social Policy for our Digital Age
JULY 7, 2015
Entrepreneurship and flexible security. We are transitioning to a digital economy whose vast implications are not well understood.
cooperation, measurement, security and more
AUGUST 28, 2015
Systems thinking helps us find leverage. Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media.
Deaf police to monitor security cameras in Mexico
SEPTEMBER 8, 2012
This potentially makes them perfect for the job and likely better than their hearing colleagues. Link to brief new article on the project.
Noam Chomsky, security, and equivocal information
NOVEMBER 17, 2013
I have yet to find any system of power that thought it was doing the wrong thing. That’s why you should be extremely cautious when you hear an appeal to security. I don’t doubt that the US security folks believe it, but it is without meaning. So governments proclaim over and over what threatens our security: Spies in our midst?
Real Profitability Part II: classical System Integrators
JANUARY 16, 2011
For now, I think youll just feel bad for the poor system integrators - or at least their employees? Business or Pleasure? - dollar. Coffin.
Can cyber-crime result in global financial systemic risk?
MAY 13, 2013
Financial systems evolve, and even while banks continually improve their protection, there will be ways to attack banks.
6 uncertainties that will shape the future of mobile operating systems
MAY 5, 2011
I began by looking at the mobile operating system landscape, showing the forecasts recently made by Gartner, as below. UNCERTAINTIES: ANDROID.
Let The Next Adventure Begin – The What Next (The System of Me)
FEBRUARY 7, 2014
A system of me , Luis Suarez, a.k.a. Before I go on and explain what I mean with that system of me, please do allow me to share a story over here that would help explain why I am choosing those words carefully in terms of what I will be doing next. Well, that’s where the system of me idea kicks in. Myself included. elsua.
Digital Twin: Bringing the Physical and Digital Worlds Closer Together
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
A few weeks ago I first learned about a relatively new concept - Digital Twin. These include: .
Blockchain - Once Again, the Technological Genie Has Been Unleashed from its Bottle
AUGUST 22, 2016
Why wasn’t stronger security designed into the original Internet protocols? No single party can shut the system down.”. Period.
The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2016
AUGUST 16, 2016
Artificial Intelligence Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Smart Systems Technology and StrategyArtificial Intelligence.
Adventure & security
JUNE 5, 2013
Nothing pleases people more than to go on thinking what they have always thought, and at the same time imagine that they are thinking something new and daring: it combines the advantage of security and the delight of adventure. So new wine for new wineskins, it's a simple test and while it has a delight of adventure it is far from secure.
The Evolution of the Internet of Very Smart Things
OCTOBER 15, 2014
The notion of IoT solutions built as centralized systems with trusted partners is now something of a fantasy.” . The cost of connectivity.
The Growing Importance of Storytelling in the Business World
MARCH 13, 2017
Let me know discuss the use of blockchain technologies for enhancing the overall security and efficiency of our transactional systems.
The Economic Potential of The Internet of Things
JULY 14, 2015
Home - Energy management, security, safety, and automation of home chores. Privacy, Security, Confidentiality and IP. Interoperability.
Smart Cities as Systems of Systems
JULY 2, 2009
He then proceeded to articulate the two key reasons for focusing on cities, one centered on people, the other on technology and systems. are increasingly the central arena for success or failure. ” “And a city is a system - indeed, a city is a complex system of systems. Why cities?”, Which means that cities. billion to 9.2
The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity
MAY 23, 2016
Former national security advisor Tom Donilon and former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano serve as chair and vice-chair respectively. Workforce development.
Is the Blockchain Now Reaching a Tipping Point?
AUGUST 2, 2016
Just sending an e-mail or exchanging information across systems based on different vendors’ networks and applications was quite a chore.
Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry
MARCH 22, 2016
How can we best anticipate the future of a complex, fast changing industry like IT? Data Centers → Cloud. Data Analysis → Data Science, Cognitive, AI.
Reflections on the Longevity of Mainframes
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012
As pointed out in the announcement, the new system is a result of more than $1B in R&D investments over the past four years, resulting in major improvements in performance, security, availability and other key enterprise features. The architecture of client-server systems was quite different from that of mainframes.
How Will AI Likely Impact How We Work, Live and Play?
DECEMBER 5, 2016
Public safety and security. “One of the more successful uses of AI analytics is in detecting white collar crime, such as credit card fraud.
The Future of Financial Services
JUNE 23, 2015
Bitcoin , the best known cryptocurrency, is both a digital currency and a peer-to-peer payment system. Why include money in such an exhibit?
The New Era of Smart, Connected Products
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
Should the company pursue an open or closed system?; . Have we pretty much stopped solving big problems ? “We I totally agree.
Towards a Trusted Framework for Identity and Data Sharing
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
From time immemorial, our identity systems have been based on face-to-face interactions and on physical documents and processes. The U.S.
New Tools Beget Revolutions: Big Data and the 21st Century Information-based Society
MAY 29, 2013
We’re only now at the beginning of understanding how to map the financial system,” Lo said. “I’m That’s a remarkable change.
The Blockchain and Open Innovation
JANUARY 12, 2016
Until the early 1990s, it was quite difficult to get different IT systems to talk to each other. Let me explain.
Is There a STEM Crisis or a STEM Surplus?
AUGUST 9, 2016
systems engineers, cybersecurity, and intelligence professionals) due to the U.S. Is the US facing a critical shortage of STEM skills?
Blockchains: the Promise of More Frictionless, Trusted Economies
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Why wasn’t stronger security designed into the original Internet infrastructure? Foremost among them is security. Why do firms exist?
The Fourth Industrial Revolution
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Systems impact : “The breadth and depth of these changes herald the transformation of entire systems of production, management, and governance.”.
The Untethered, Hyperconnected Enterprise
JUNE 8, 2012
Stitching together the overall infrastructure to support a variety of cloud services and mobile devices requires discipline, otherwise things will not work or there might be serious security and quality breakdowns. . A few weeks ago I attended the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. But lots of questions remain as to what those implications might be.
Blockchain Can Reshape Financial Services… But it Will Take Significant Time and Investment
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
Blockchain will become [the] beating heart of the global financial system…” it added in a related media statement. DLT is not a panacea.
Is FinTech Forcing Banking to a Tipping Point?
APRIL 11, 2016
But blockchain is still at the bleeding edge , lacking the robustness of legacy payment systems. Investments have risen “from $1.8
The Rise of the On-Demand Economy
MARCH 10, 2015
A firm will keep expanding and adding people as long as doing so is less expensive than securing the additional services in the marketplace.
A Kind of Digital “Perfect Storm”
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
Chief technology officers loved its emphasis on security. Lately, the latter kind of stories seem to predominate. IBM barely survived. .
Computing Beyond Moore’s Law
APRIL 5, 2016
Initially, we used these components to develop what in retrospect were not-very-powerful, stand-alone computer systems. Software. he asked.
The Collaborative, Sharing Economy
AUGUST 14, 2013
Online reputation systems , where people rank buyers and sellers, are critical to the smooth functioning of collaborative markets. Web 2.0
Systems? Day 1
JANUARY 12, 2015
An odd sort of day today, the first of two in a small session discussing system thinking, complexity and the like with people from very different traditions. A friend in the US had started the process trying to get a diverse group of people together to secure funding for something. Both show respect neither has a monopoly. Reflection