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Desktop virtualization: what you should know

During the past decade, server virtualization has become a mainstream way for businesses to gain more efficiency from existing physical infrastructure. Desktop virtualization takes this further, offering independence from the traditional work station. This technology is still in its infancy and is limited to certain use cases – and one such case for desktop virtualization […]

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AI in education – trends and implications

While artificial intelligence (AI) is yet to permeate our lives on the scale seen in blockbuster movies such as I, Robot or Minority Report, it’s already widely deployed in numerous industries such as the gambling, car manufacturing, online gaming, technology, retail, health care, and financial services industries. One sector it is tipped to disrupt next is education, long […]

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Quick shipping status lookup

An easy way to check the status of a shipment, is to copy and past the tracking number into Google search. The search will return a link for the shipper that best matches the format of the tracking number. Clicking the link will take you directly to the status page for your tracking number.

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The future of two-factor authentication

After years of lectures from security experts, businesses have finally begun to accept that a password alone isn’t enough to secure a corporate computing account. Enter two-factor authentication (2FA). It strengthens security by using an additional login method, such as fingerprint scans or facial recognition. Two-factor authentication is becoming increasingly important as passwords fall victim […]

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6 edu-tech trends for the classroom of tomorrow

Technology and digital innovation are changing the educational environment and the way students learn. This rapidly evolving landscape is accelerating digital transformation for teachers, schools and administrators alike, with the promise that technology will help students succeed. Here we look at some of the trends – including artificial intelligence (AI), gamification and coding – that […]

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The key to IT success in 2019: Invest, train and transform

Successful organizations are investing in IT. That’s the headline finding from this year’s edition of the Business IT Trends Annual Report. The report, based on research carried out in December 2018, surveyed more than 600 US and Canadian IT executives, managers, decision-makers, and decision influencers on their experiences and expectations. Looking back This year’s edition includes, […]

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Can robotic process engineering transform your business?

One of the most talked-about trends in the digital economy is robotics and its ability to perform tasks infinitely faster and more accurately than human workforces. The key to such advances is automation. Specifically, robotic process automation (RPA), which uses software ‘robots’ governed by business logic and structured inputs. RPA is already having a big […]

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