NEW TECH: ‘Passwordless authentication’ takes us closer to eliminating passwords as the weak link

The Last Watchdog

I interviewed Sharon Vardi, Trusona’s chief marketing officer, about what the path forward looks like, in terms of someday eliminating passwords from digital commerce. Username and password logins emerged as the go-to way to control access to network servers, business applications and Internet-delivered consumer services. And that’s really the way we see it evolving — from a B2B [business-to-business] play to a B2B2C [business-to-business-to-consumer] play.”

Data monetization: driving the new competitive edge in retail

CGI

The 2019 CGI Client Global Insights reveals that harnessing the power of data analytics to drive real-time insights and improved personalization for new revenue streams is a top business priority for the retail and consumer services executives interviewed.

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The race for corporate banks to catch up with their retail peers

CGI

Corporate and transaction banks (CTBs) face the challenge of delivering services equivalent to those offered by their retail bank peers. Over the last few years, there has been a big drive to digitize the retail bank; and, of course, across Europe, all banks have had to make their data available to third parties that offer bank consumer services in response to PSD2 and open banking. Every year, CGI conducts two sets of important market research.

Selecting the Right Cloud SSO Solution for Your Organization

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

They need to maintain an easy user management access for cloud-based applications and services, without compromising on security. These solutions can play a key role in securing access to cloud services at the access point, as well as protecting access to networks remotely.

From channel to customer: How an omni-channel experience is the key to the retail industry’s success

CGI

In this year’s CGI Client Global Insights , 87% of retail and consumer services executives we interviewed say they continue to invest in improving the customer experience, making it their number one business and IT priority. The use of “apps, services and third parties” has also increased in importance. Implement a flexible and agile infrastructure – With customer behaviours constantly evolving, a flexible and agile infrastructure will help to enable market differentiation.

Necessity drives innovation; innovation is a necessity

CGI

Today, inventors are taking purposeful actions to deliver innovations not only to make things better, faster and cheaper, but also to protect the environment, create new consumer services and continue to improve our day-to-day lives. Since the beginning of the World Wide Web in 1991, we’ve moved at rapid speed to improve delivery of IT services. Necessity drives innovation; innovation is a necessity. michael.hardy@…. Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:35.

Comment le numérique rebat les cartes du secteur énergétique

CGI

In 2016, market prices and revenues from conventional energy supply fell sharply. Big energy players are now faced with new market dynamics, and are grappling to find the right business models to thrive in a complex economic scenario with several unknown factors. In addition, distribution network operators that provide flexibility, aggregation and innovative services will flourish, boosted by management API. Digital disruption is in the cards for the energy sector.

From channel to customer: How an omni-channel experience is the key to the retail industry’s success

CGI

In this year’s CGI Client Global Insights , 87% of retail and consumer services executives we interviewed say they continue to invest in improving the customer experience, making it their number one business and IT priority. The use of “apps, services and third parties” has also increased in importance. Implement a flexible and agile infrastructure – With customer behaviors constantly evolving, a flexible and agile infrastructure will help to enable market differentiation.

The time for government blockchain proofs of concept is now

CGI

For the past two years, CGI has seen an exponential uptick in commercial sector interest in blockchain beyond just the financial services industry. General Services Administration (GSA) and other federal agencies have issued contracts for proofs of concept (POCs); the Department of Homeland Security has issued more than $1 million in blockchain startup grants; and the Departments of Defense and State have issued requests for white papers and held industry forums.

What’s in a name? CGI’s guide to the language of the Internet of Things (IoT).

CGI

At CGI we have adopted the following: The Internet of Things (IoT) is a world where smart objects are seamlessly integrated as part of a global network; where smart objects interact without human intervention to deliver new services or improved processes. This is significant as it will be within the business market that the value for IoT will be recognised which will ultimately benefit the consumer with new services and enhanced life experience. What’s in a name?

In Praise of the Invisible DB2 for z/OS System

Robert's Db2

I was with IBM when DB2 was introduced to the market. a systems programmer or a database administrator), my advice to you is this: view your organization's application developers as your customers, and seek to excel in customer service. Noticing these characteristics, developers might start expressing a preference for the data associated with their new applications being stored on the platform with the industrial-strength qualities of service.