IDG Contributor Network: Cash pay premiums for tech certifications in 2018: Highest paying, fastest growing at 3,188 employers

Getting compensation right for tech professionals has been a nagging problem for a very long time. It’s difficult to find an employer that isn’t struggling to come up with its own unique tech staffing model that balances three things: the urgencies of new digital innovation, combating ever deepening security threats, and keeping increasingly complex systems … Read more

Port of Rotterdam Partners With Blockchain Startup to Innovate Cargo Tracking

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a cooperation agreement with a Dutch blockchain startup to implement a solution for tracking shiploads. The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a cooperation agreement with Dutch blockchain startup CargoLedger to use the technology for cargo tracking, Transport Online reported yesterday, June 14th. As part of its PortXL … Read more

Hollywood Actors Set to Star in Crypto-Themed Blockbuster

Well-known Hollywood actors will join forces in a new move about cryptocurrency money laundering later this year. Hollywood will shoot and release its first movie centered on cryptocurrency this year, industry media report today, June 15. According to the Hollywood Reporter, ‘Crypto’ will focus on laundering of virtual assets and see star roles from the … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: The 4 biggest cultural barriers to corporate innovation

If you’re a regular reader of my column, you’ll know that I write a lot about best practices in corporate innovation and associated strategic themes, techniques and approaches for establishing world-class programs. While we can learn a lot from studying best practices, it’s also helpful – at least once in a while – to study … Read more

Risk Ident keeps watch for fraud over Universum

Anti-fraud solutions provider Risk Ident has teamed up with Universum this week to strengthen risk evaluation capabilities for Universum’s clients, reports Julie Muhn at Finovate. As part of the agreement Universum will leverage Risk Ident’s FRIDA, a self-learning anti-fraud technology. FRIDA automatically analyses individual transactions to establish relationships between transactions and quickly identify fraudulent connections. Retailers’ fraud managers receive an overview of flagged … Read more