The Next Big Privacy Concern

The social media news around Facebook and data breaches we hear about each week have sparked concern over our data. We are starting to worry about what is out there and who has access to it. There are obvious concerns about hackers selling our data for nefarious reasons. Likewise, there are issues like the social score used by China that can impact every facet of life. Nevertheless, there appears to be a larger wave coming. These changes are worth considering …

Preparing for a Security Audit

The topic of security comes up a lot in IT circles. We see headlines every day about breaches and fear that our company could be next. Ok, that may not be exactly our response. However, hackers are real and a threat to every business that is online. That makes the idea of a security audit attractive to many managers and business owners. They want to be comfortable with where they stand and any associated risks. This may even be a …

Coding While Impaired – A Reason For Project Failure Rates

Every so often you will come across a comparison of drunk driving to trying the same action while sleep deprived.  This usually is surprising to spectators when the lack of sleep is shown to be as bad as consuming a lot of alcohol.  Although developers tend to be comfortable drinking and drinking alcohol, they are far more known for long hours and lack of sleep.  Maybe this correlation can also be extended to the larger than average project failure rates. The Caffeine Culture …