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What the FTC’s $5 billion fine really means for Facebook | TECH(feed)

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission hit Facebook with a $5 billion fine for mishandling user data. The fine comes after the FTC’s investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. On this episode of TECH(feed), Juliet...

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Amway, the new gig economy and a roadmap for transformation leaders

As it entered the 21st century, Amway found that the new gig economy had brought with it an entirely new host of competitors and that the nature of the market itself was shifting as consumers increasingly engaged digitally. Its...

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Schrems II: What the latest challenge to transatlantic data transfers means for IT

Austrian lawyer Max Schrems’ first complaint about Facebook’s transfer of his personal data to the U.S. brought down the Safe Harbor data sharing agreement. Now Europe’s highest court is examining his complaint about the use of...

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Are you happy with chatbots replacing humans?

AI and machine learning are predicted to be the most positive disrupting technology for banking with an estimated cost saving of more than $1 trillion by 2030. Although AI/ML fits into the “do more with less” mentality and the hope is...

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Antitrust enforcers can think of privacy as a parameter of competition

But it is not likely to improve privacy protection very much.

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French judicial analytics ban undermines rule of law

The ban is likely unconstitutional in the United States.

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It’s time for Silicon Valley to grow up

For all too long, Silicon Valley has operated under the laissez-faire notion that the world is just one big beta-test and that conventional rules don’t apply. Finally, a prominent member of the community is calling for change.

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Building a platform can help you and your customers innovate

A platform will also pay dividends in the long run. Here’s how…

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An enterprise leader’s guide to the changing landscape of technology innovation

We are seeing work split into two broad camps: those that build and support technology, and those that do work that technology cannot (or which we, as a society, are not yet prepared to) automate. As this shift takes root, enterprise...

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As AI/ML permeates our lives, is privacy a thing of the past?

The World Economic Forum has brought together the most influential scientists, economists and entrepreneurs to deliberate on the positive and negative aspects of our digital future living and being in what we collectively are calling...

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The challenge of balanced content moderation

Digital platforms have to ban the bad stuff and promote diverse political perspectives.

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To make tech more inclusive, you must first understand why it isn’t

The industry needs to take a look inward before looking outward.

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How close are we to platform domination in healthcare’s digital business models?

Several technology firms are making attempts to dominate the digital health market. However, healthcare is very different from platform dominated markets in other sectors.

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What does digital transformation really mean?

We can’t seem to go a day without seeing or hearing the term digital transformation. But what does the term really mean? What happened to start this paradigm shift in the way people and companies interact with technology? And, more...

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3 ways devops mitigates the operational IT skill gaps

Advancements in devops can help close the skill gap in IT. The big question for CIOs is whether or not they're ready to learn from past mistakes.

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What is architecture?

Traditional architecture frameworks are complicated, requiring multiple layers of interlinked artifacts. Getting down to the core purposes of architecture makes it both simpler and more effective.

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Building a data-driven culture for a sustainable tomorrow

How Brett Jenks and Rare built a global, data-driven culture to inspire community-led change and protect the most vulnerable ecosystems around the world.

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How AI/ML is helping to eradicate poverty

In 2015, the UN Member States adopted a 2030 Sustainable Global Agenda. 17 aggressive objectives were recognized, of which the elimination of poverty was at the top. Since the SGA was created, ongoing gatherings of some of the...

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