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  • Middle East

    “…The siesto, or afternoon’s nap of Italy, my most dear and reverend Father, would not have alarmed you so much, if you had recollected, that when we are at Rome, we should do as the Romans do.”- Interesting Letters of Pope Clement XIV, 1777 ...

  • ITWEBSS2019

    ITWEBSS2019

    This year I went to the IT Web Security Summit 2019 #ITWebSS2019 which was hosted by CISCO, but it was slightly different going in as a Delegate over being a Keynote Speaker.It was a lot more fun to say the least,...

  • Plan your work an work your plan!

    The fear of being average

    As a recruiter, my job description is to match exceptional professionals to opportunities that align with their career path and ambitions.When you break it down though, what we “pesky recruiters” really do goes beyond that in many ways...

  • Plan your work an work your plan!

    Plan your work and work your plan!

    Let’s set the scene: It’s Sunday evening and you had an eventful weekend, so you decide to binge your favorite series in the hope that everything you need to make Monday a success is done and dusted....

  • Clicking Accept To Connect!

    Clicking Accept To Connect

    We have all heard the old saying “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”.This is something that should still apply today. We have all heard the old saying “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”.This is something that should still apply today...

  • But first…CV!

    But first…CV!

    For my very first TechStream/EarthStream blog I decided to take it back to basics and delve into the “etiquette” of CV writing and formatting.For my very first TechStream/EarthStream blog I decided to take it back to basics and delve into the “etiquette” of CV writing and formatting. ...

  • Hiring Mistakes

    Common mistakes in Hiring

    Hey, we all make mistakes, right? We are all human after all…Unless your name is Sophia (the first humanoid) and you struggle to gain eye contact. If you are running a tight ship and need that ideal professional to add value to your already amazing team you have been shaping over several months,...

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    In an exclusive article, Anjos Nijk, managing director of the European Network for Cyber Security, provides a review of the cybersecurity wins and losses for 2018, and gives his predictions as to what to expect in 2019. Here we are in November 2018, and perhaps we can start to tentatively look back at the year in energy cybersecurity and pass so...

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    Spending on smart city technologies in the Asia Pacific region, excluding Japan, is expected to increase by 16.8% between 2018 and 2022. Market analysts IDC forecasts APEJ smart city spending to reach $35 billion by 2022. Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai and Seoul are expected to hit over $4 billion this year. China is expected to lead other countri...

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    Global Market Insights forecast revenue generation within the market to hit $3 billion by 2025. Factors driving market growth include: Increased loads from influx of electric vehicles Burgeoning number of smart appliances along with a growing share of variable distributed generation in the grids The introduction and implementation of various pro...

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    Work / Life Balance in Singapore Following the admirable activism from Techworkers on Github highlighting the ‘996’ working hour practice in companies such as Alibaba and JD.Com; there is a fascinating discussion taking place in China Whilst Jack Ma’s comment that this work schedule is a “huge blessing” is a point for discussion in itself; the q...

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    A new report highlights the possibility of the global 5G market to expand by 111% between 2019 and 2025. The 5G market is expected to generate up to $277 billion by 2025. Learn about the factors driving the market here. Source: Smart Energy International

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    The IoT utility market has been expanding at a robust pace over the last few years, pertaining to the rising energy consumption. The enforcement of government regulations regarding energy conservation has urged utility companies to adopt better means of energy utilisation and Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to emerge as one such promising e...

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    We look at the world’s top utility companies and how they have invested in the top technologies or business cases in the energy transition. Based purely on market value, the majority of the world’s biggest utility companies are based in the US and Europe. Highest ranked is US utility Duke Energy, with a customer base of 7.7 million electric and ...

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    The survey “An Industry in Transformation-The Technology’ focuses on the impacts of technology on the utility industry and how digitisation will shape the future of utility operations in North America. The survey focused on grid modernisation technologies including grid analytics, automation, modeling, and forecasting services. Hugo van Nispen, ...

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    Threat detection solutions firm Dragos has launched a set of free assessment tools to help organisations to better secure critical infrastructure and systems. The launched ICS security package Dragos Community Tools provide organisations with free asset identification capabilities, an important first step to effective threat detection and respon...

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    Utility-backed energy investment and innovation firm Energy Impact Partners (EIP) has invested in cybersecurity company Attivo Networks. EIP has become a strategic investor in Attivo Networks to help the company to expand its portfolio of energy sector-specific deception technology and increase its go-to-market activities to broaden its customer...