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Uri RivnerBioCatch - Tel Aviv

When Gods Jabber

28 August 2009  |  2727 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

As befitting its name, Zeus – King of Gods - is the most powerful Trojan kit on earth. Some Trojans you cannot buy – take Sinowal, for instance; it’s a commercial grade infrastructure featuring a state of the art Trojan. It’s operated by an organized crime group that invests back in the business. You won’t find Sinowal as a kit for sale. But w

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Half-Full or Half-Empty: IT Psychology

25 August 2009  |  4314 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Depending on your outlook on life you're either looking at things and saying "Oh no...our world is changing again. Or for the optimists; "oh yeah...our world is changing again. Or for the realists; "oh...our world is changing again." Perhaps the changes are not as dramatic as the world envisioned in District 9 but they are ch...

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Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Socio-technical landscape

23 August 2009  |  4432 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

We should be today promoting common-sensical solutions for sense-making business. Are we? Maybe not… at least not often enough. The socio-technical landscape has changed so fast and we are still pris

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Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

54 billions in Germany - too much or not enough?

22 August 2009  |  2667 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Deutsche Bank Research report came out with this cost saving figure - referring to research at Hanover University. Is it too much - or not enough? The answer is yes... 1. If you only think about cost...

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Graham UnderwoodGFT - London

Are there lessons for UK banks in the Spanish experience?

18 August 2009  |  3651 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

At the end of July, Banesto, BBVA and Santander reported very positive Q2 results; BBVA described them as “its best ever” and Santander’s UK profits are up by 30%. So, what are they getting right that...

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Stanley EpsteinCitadel Advantage Ltd - Modiin

Risk management - why all this soul searching?

15 August 2009  |  3323 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

All of a sudden, now that the economies of many countries, not to mention the banking industry, is in tatters, we have dozens of articles and blogs all bemoaning the state of risk management and what ...

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Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Innovation - automating accounting for 20m enterprises..

15 August 2009  |  2832 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The EC drive to reduce administrative costs by 25% in SMEs by 2012 is surely worth all support - especially as SMEs represent 63% of turnover. But it is not possible to achieve this goal without movin...

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Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Web squared - what does it mean for banking?

11 August 2009  |  3397 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Interesting paper by Tim O'Reilly and John Batelle titled web squared. Starts out by describing how the Web 2.0 "network as a platform" enables applications that get better the more people...

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Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Dream scenario for VAT auditing

04 August 2009  |  3658 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Making life easier and work more productive for SMEs in EU is a central goal for EU and most member states. More productive SMEs means more productive large enterprises and lower cost for the public s...

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Roger ElwellYes Please - Colchester

Great Idea, Shame About the Marketing

03 August 2009  |  3769 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

This is an interesting proposition. “Sign up for our Linux card and help a cherished organisation. However, apart for an initial $50 bung, we won’t tell you how much more you will be contributing.

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