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Making Great Stories From Data – Exploring Wimbledon 2017 with IBM

Wimbledon 2017 will be remembered for many things. Among others, this will include the first British woman, Johanna Konta, to make it to the semi-final since Virginia Wade in 1978. It marked the dramatic return of Ms Wimbledon, Venus Williams, 37, who reached her ninth SW19 final despite many heavy personal setbacks, only to be stonewalled…

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Cyber Security Alert and State of the Business with Jane Frankland (MDE222)

Minter Dialogue with Jane Frankland Jane Frankland is a Cyber Security entrepreneur, and the founder of KnewStart, helping cyber security entrepreneurs in their startups. Jane is a sought-after speaker and author of the soon to be released 'Women in Cyber Security.' In this conversation we talk about the state of cybercrime and cyber security, how…

Insights and Secrets for Pokemon Go! Marketing Lessons for Business

By now, you've surely heard of the Pokemon Go (PG) craze, right? If you haven't, I suspect that means that (a) you've been on holidays in the boondocks, (b) you don't have kids or (c) perhaps you snub all things digital? In any event, twenty days into its launch, Pokemon Go is already legendary! It's now available…

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Bitland – Blockchain Technology Applied to Land Cadastres with Chris Bates (MDE185)

Minter Dialogue Episode #185 This interview is with Chris Bates, Chief Security Officer at Bitland, an NGO that uses the blockchain technology to help register the cadastre of land, with a focus on African countries — specifically Ghana — for now. In this stimulating conversation with Chris, we unpack the blockchain and bitcoin technologies, unblock…

Safe Search And Private Browsing – 15 Services For Your Internet Privacy

It is clear that the vast majority of people are using the Internet and their digital tools and devices without really knowing the full consequences. In a piece I wrote over the Summer entitled Internet Privacy, I categorized the different profiles with regard to their internet usage and concerns about privacy (see below).  Whichever profile…

Glass doors, floors and walls: Corporate cyber security and the evermore porous nature of company secrets

Corporate cyber security, as an industry, is about to hit the big payload. Corporate IT teams around the world are already in overdrive, pushed by a near-panicked CEO, calling around to figure out the right systems and solutions. Consultancies who have positioned themselves in this space are going to have a bonanza helping companies to configure…

Greg Sim, CEO of GlassWall Solutions for cyber crime protection

Minter Dialogue Episode #122 This interview is with Greg Sim, entrepreneur, investor and CEO of GlassWall Solutions, providing security software to protect companies from cyber theft and criminality, including Zero-Day malware attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats. It’s a topic of strategic importance, as all companies have some level of intellectual property, sensitive informaiton and/or customer data. In this…