Cutting down on downtime Alan Stewart-Brown discusses how Out of Band Management and network operations drive network resilience during network outages Putting digital enquiries under the microscope Jonathan Sharp argues that companies need to embrace modern technologies and ways of working such as AI, the use of social media, hybrid working or they will almost certainly be left behind Web3: the next internet revolution Georgios Petropoulos and Harang Ju write that tokenisation based on blockchain technology could bring radical changes to markets for goods and services Has the DMA got it wrong on app stores? Bertin Martens argues that the app-store obligations in the EU’s Digital Markets Act are unlikely to weaken the market power of Apple and Google How to fix the EU’s proposed Data Act The proposed EU Data Act on industrial and non-personal data should be simpler and clearer, or the benefits could be limited, Bertin Martens argues Data management in the age of cloud The advantages of moving data management to the cloud is increasingly being realised. Mark Hermeling looks at the do’s and don’ts for financial services firms Biometric technologies at work: a proposed use-based taxonomy Technology may not have a significant negative impact on the quantity of jobs, but it certainly transforms them. Mia Hoffmann and Mario Mariniello consider the implications for workers’ quality of life The dangers of unregulated AI Over the last decade, AI has made great advances. Daron Acemoğlu argues that current AI technologies are more likely to generate various adverse social consequences, rather than the promised gains How to strike a happy medium The workplace is going through a revolution. Jonathan Sharp argues that companies have to accept change and implement a hybrid working strategy Time to act like a start-up Jonathan Sharp says now is the time to adapt company strategy and culture to respond to the changing business environment The Digital Markets Act: a translation Cristina Caffarra and Fiona Scott Morton argue that the European Commission's proposal is progress, but there are issues that need to be addressed You’re very welcome 2021 – top technology trends Jonathan Sharp says 2020 has exposed everybody to digital technology in the workplace, and 2021will continue the disruption Digital platforms and antitrust A proper regulatory framework is needed to relieve concerns about online platform competitive practices, argue Geoffrey Parker, Georgios Petropoulos and Marshall Van Alstyne Better together than apart Neil Sandle looks at how data management and analytics are joining forces to fire up financial firms, opening up a new world of opportunity Brave new strategy – time to reset COVID-19 has bought technology to the forefront. Jonathan Sharp says this is an opportunity to reset, learn and evolve Blockchain: a catalyst for change? Mark Legard believes that blockchain will be a catalyst for change, and we will all reap the benefits Digital transformation: what can banks learn from other sectors? Established banks see digital transformation as a top priority to help them counter disruption. Paul Jones considers how banks can succeed Harnessing analytics in the fight against fraud Anna Lykourina explores how organisations can turn to advanced analytics for fraud detection and prevention, helping to keep fraudsters at bay Big data versus COVID-19 All available resources need to be brought to bear on COVID-19. J Scott Marcus asks to what extent can digital technology help, what risks are there in using big data, and what policies can mitigate any limitations that these risks impose? Open source – and why it matters in financial services The financial sector is being transformed by digital technologies. Mark Hermeling considers how open source software is driving the transformation Transforming financial services Disruptive technologies are turning the financial sector upside down. Jonathan Sharp says now is the time to embrace digital transformation to improve customer services, productivity and revenues The dynamics of data accumulation The bigger you are, the more data you can harvest. Julia Anderson asks whether data accumulation necessarily breeds monopolies in AI and related machine learning markets? Technology Archive To link to archive articles click here