In today's age of disruptive innovations, technology is playing a far bigger role than ever before. It is playing a pivotal role in the Retail business as the nature of business is complex with huge volume of transaction data to handle. Today's customers are tech-savvy and they look for seamless shopping experience across multiple channels.
Internet and its ubiquitous stature has no doubt brought a lot of things closer to us, which were unimaginable about two decades ago. Internet for health, for education, for banking, for many more things has been a boon. We can't close eyes on those massive pros and can't take the credit away. But the positive side cannot be appreciate in isolation and isn't the only aspect. What's the negative side of it?
I just came back from the Next Generation Security Summit in San Antonio, Texas and I have to say that there were two surprising themes - cloud and cyber threat intelligence. I could speak about the vendors and their unique or specific offerings, but that would dilute the story a bit. Instead I want to talk about a conversation I had regarding cyber threat intelligence.
PwC has published an interesting finding from one of their researches accomplished recently. The Digital IQ Survey found that enterprise business and IT leaders are looking for the traditional technology areas like cybersecurity (69%), private cloud (61%), and data mining and analysis (54%) as their top areas to invest. But there is more beyond just this list. Enterprise wearables and business sensors are slowly creeping in.