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Future of the Internet: Misinformation and Loss of Control of Personal Data Pose Threats

By Dick Weisinger

Twenty-eight years after proposing and then prototyping the internet, Sir Tim Berners-Lee has posted a warning about dangers that are potentially destabilizing the technology. His three main worries are: Loss of control of personal data Consumers have lost control of their personal

Digital Transformation: Half of Businesses Say They Can’t Keep up with Technology

By Dick Weisinger

Innovation and new technology.  Those are the key elements of digital transformation.  But one other key element is people, people who are committed to change and willing to work to shape their organizations both strategically and operationally. A recent survey

Emerging Technology: Dark Analytics for Understanding Unstructured Data Tops List

By Dick Weisinger

Extracting and analyzing unstructured data to derive actionable information is ranked by Deloitte as the most important on-going emerging technology, something that they are calling “Dark Analytics“. The Deloitte report found that “in a business climate where data is competitive currency,

Typescript: Microsoft Improves Javascript Performance, Compatibility and Structure

By Dick Weisinger

Typescript.  It is an open source programming language that is maintained by Microsoft. Microsoft describes it, saying that  “TypeScript is JavaScript that scales.” Much of the direction behind Typescript has been from Anders Hejlsberg, lead architect of C# and creator of

IT Budgets: Political Uncertainty Causes 2017 IT Spending Estimates to be Trimmed

By Dick Weisinger

Global IT spending is expected to reach $3.46 trillion in 2017, a 2.7 percent increase over 2016, according to a report by Gartner.  But that estimate is a downward revision over previous 2017 estimates, and it follows up from two