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Market Insights: The Marriott Hack: A Call to Action for Holistic Security and Due Diligence for Mergers and Acquisitions

On November 30th, 2018, Marriott disclosed its Starwood acquisition had a 4-year-old data breach that exposed data for up to 500 million customers.  However, this wasn’t the first time they have been hacked. Corporate boards need to take cybersecurity and the risks of a digital future seriously.

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The Digital Gap: Boardroom Leadership & Governance

Corporate boards of today are challenged with understanding the opportunities and the risks and threats presented by "Digital".  As cybersecurity incidents and privacy issues from the Sony hack to the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica debacle increase in number and severity, board rooms cannot afford to not know.  neXt Curve hosted a discussion with USC Marshall School of Business professor, Bob Zukis on the urgency for digital savvy and competency in the board room.

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Market Insights: iOS 12 Gave Apple a Massive Ecosystem Advantage

When the latest series of iPhones are released, we love to see how they measure up to the competition.  The comparative evaluations are typically based on specs - number of cores, processor clock speed, RAM, removable storage - and increasingly on performance benchmark scores.  But what about the value that customers receive over the life of the device.  iOS 12 is enabling Apple to do something no other mobile device manufacturer is remotely able to do - keep your six-year old iPhone up to date and relevant.

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Want to Get Value Out of IoT? Stop Talking About IoT

Do you scratch your head when someone asks you if you have an “IoT strategy?”  I do, and I find myself inevitably asking what one means by “IoT strategy.”  Why is the Internet of Things (a.k.a. “IoT”) such a confusing…

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IoT Solutions World Congress 2017: Key Takeaways

IoT is still a widely confused topic for most businesses though the conversation has evolved a bit beyond sensors, connectivity and data.  We are starting to see practical business applications emerge from the world of Industrial IoT, which will likely provide the…