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The Data Game Just Got an Upgrade

Contributor and cloud evangelist Ian Moyse explores the functionality of Commvault, following their recent partnership with Microsoft to deliver joint Metallic SaaS Data Protection with Azure storage. The move is toted as a transformation enabler.

Digital

Humans as Friction in a Digital World

Expert Contributor and Futurist Kevin Benedict highlights the need for technology to help society and leaders process and act upon increasingly complex amounts of incoming data. Looking specifically at military equipment and their use of autonomous technology to rapidly leverage and act upon critical data, Kevin concludes that it’s not just high-flying fighter pilots that need digital assistance to accomplish their missions, but increasingly business leaders as well.

Privacy

The end of the EU-US Privacy Shield scheme – One aspect of a larger problem with ‘sensitive data’ transfer between the UK and the EU

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has just rendered the EU-USA Privacy Shield invalid. This is what allows EU members to move data to the USA without worrying about GDPR. How are UK companies going to navigate this monumental shift when the transition out of the EU concludes at the end of 2020? Bloor Practice Lead David Norfolk provides some potential avenues.

Digital Boardroom In 5 – Practical Options and Reference Architectures for Future Business Continuity

Our thanks to Neil Briscoe, CTO for Cloud Gateway who led an excellent session on how COVID-19 presented a serious threat to business continuity and expertly moderated by Ian Golding.  Neil provides expansions on modern architectures and technologies which present compelling business cases for a range of requirements. Here are his top 5 takeaways.

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