BlogsITP net home pagehttp://www.itp.net/ITP.net.comHacking risk never stopsConnecting critical systems opens up an ever-increasing set of risks<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:53:27 +0000http://www.itp.net/616891-hacking-risk-never-stopsIs Bahrain one of the most expensive countries for bitcoin mining?Infographic shows Kuwait is cheapest country in GCC for bitcoin mining<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 14 Feb 2018 07:30:35 +0000http://www.itp.net/616546-is-bahrain-one-of-the-most-expensive-countries-for-bitcoin-miningPaperless progress?One government department eliminates paperwork, but another one adds it back in again<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:10:43 +0000http://www.itp.net/616502-paperless-progressCarillion highlights need for financial maturity from both sides of a PPPThe collapse of one of the UK's largest PPP contractors show the need for better financial management from all parties<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:23:53 +0000http://www.itp.net/616334-carillion-highlights-need-for-financial-maturity-from-both-sides-of-a-pppThe dangers of forward progressACN's Alexander Pieri reflects on the 2017 and ponders the IT security challenges left in the wake of new technologies<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 30 Nov 2017 05:30:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/615907-the-dangers-of-forward-progressFarewell to Munich's Linux projectEnd of Munich's Linux project should not be end of government IT experimentation<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:27:28 +0000http://www.itp.net/615800-farewell-to-munichs-linux-projectContemplating IT and its role in present-day learningACN's Alexander Pieri questions present-day learning processes and the impact of technology on creativity<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sat, 28 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/615487-contemplating-it-and-its-role-in-present-day-learningUsing VR and AR for trauma and disasterACN's Alexander Pieri discusses the potential of VR and AR in trauma and disaster training<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:06:14 +0000http://www.itp.net/614910-using-vr-and-ar-for-trauma-and-disasterContemplating the dangers of public WiFiACN's Alexander Pieri discusses the threats poised by open wireless networks<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Fri, 25 Aug 2017 05:00:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/614404-contemplating-the-dangers-of-public-wifiExploring the role of bots in customer servicesACN's Alexander Pieri discusses the rise of bots in customer services<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 23 Jul 2017 10:41:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/613888-exploring-the-role-of-bots-in-customer-servicesTested: Does a 'virtual' personal assistant work?Getting help doesn’t have to cost a lot.<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:00:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/613488-tested-does-a-virtual-personal-assistant-workConnected homes under threatACN's Alexander Pieri contemplates the expanding IT security perimeter.<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/613429-connected-homes-under-threatExploring the impact of technologies on the job marketACN's Alexander Sophoclis Pieri shares his take on how technology is impacting the global workforce.<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 28 May 2017 04:00:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/612922-exploring-the-impact-of-technologies-on-the-job-marketBattle of the smartphones A round up of Samsung, Sony Mobile, LG Electronics, Huawei and Lenovo's latest smartphone releases <br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:54:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/612247-battle-of-the-smartphonesData security fears on airline loaned devices addressedData security fears allayed as regional airlines work around recent bans on laptops on US, UK-bound flights <br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 05 Apr 2017 11:46:20 +0000http://www.itp.net/612181-data-security-fears-on-airline-loaned-devices-addressedRemoving the human elementReflecting on the potential impact of robotics on the Quick Service Restaurants market.<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:40:13 +0000http://www.itp.net/611963-removing-the-human-elementMicrosoft cloud goes darkIf you are going to force customers to use the cloud, you better make sure it works - all the time<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:47:57 +0000http://www.itp.net/611960-microsoft-cloud-goes-darkBlend in OR stand out?Unique brand positioning is something operators in the region need to imbibe in their operations <br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 12 Mar 2017 07:20:46 +0000http://www.itp.net/611782-blend-in-or-stand-outA long way from paperlessSmart government should be paperless, so why do we still need so many ID copies?<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:02:13 +0000http://www.itp.net/609007-a-long-way-from-paperlessNo, Apple is not about to make every set of earphones on Earth uselessAny move to ditch the iPhone's headphone jack can be chalked up to 'no big deal'<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 06 Jan 2016 11:45:50 +0000http://www.itp.net/605992-no,-apple-is-not-about-to-make-every-set-of-earphones-on-earth-uselessCritical point for smart city securitySmart city projects are becoming reality, but are they moving faster than security can keep up?<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 06 Jan 2016 07:15:44 +0000http://www.itp.net/605980-critical-point-for-smart-city-securitySmart Government supporting nationalisationSaudi is using technology solutions to drive Saudisation targets<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:30:37 +0000http://www.itp.net/606460-smart-government-supporting-nationalisationGOTS for the GulfShared open source resources could be a cost-effective way for GCC government to access new technology and applications<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 16 Sep 2015 09:45:57 +0000http://www.itp.net/606453-gots-for-the-gulfLike the iPhone killed off BlackBerry, the iPad Pro could end WacomThe Japanese firm might own 80% of the professional tablet market now, but things could look very different next year<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 10 Sep 2015 17:09:08 +0000http://www.itp.net/604716-like-the-iphone-killed-off-blackberry-the-ipad-pro-could-end-wacomThe round-faced smartwatch won't kick-start the industryThe new generation of round-faced Android Wear devices won't even the playing field with the Apple Watch<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:04:49 +0000http://www.itp.net/604629-the-round-faced-smartwatch-wont-kick-start-the-industry