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Patty Wood

Patty Wood is a Senior Editor and Blogger specializing in information strategy and corporate intelligence.

Email: patty.wood@infodesk.com

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How to Choose a Cybersecurity Consultant

by Patty Wood on Oct 2, 2017 3:22:12 PM

Five points to consider when choosing a cybersecurity consultant.

Cybersecurity is of interest in every industry and geography. An array of attacks can happen to any given company: hacking, phishing, wire fraud or denial-of-service attacks, to name a few.  Accordingly, numerous businesses seek skilled consultants to help prevent such disruption. Various articles have covered the topic of how to choose a cybersecurity analyst. Below, are some of the top aspects to consider when selecting such an expert, according to security publications.

 

Topics: Security, Consulting Industry, Consulting Trends, IT Security, Cybersecurity, InfoSec

Top 5 Technology Trends in Management Consulting

by Patty Wood on Aug 31, 2017 12:55:16 PM

Five consulting technology trends in 2017 that are more than buzzwords.

Since management consultants have always been on the forefront of technology, many of today’s cutting edge innovations are being actively deployed by them across a broad array of clients. The UK’s Management Consultancies Association (MCA) actually notes that advanced technologies are at the top of consulting executives’ minds. Such technologies include robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning. MCA indicates that consulting firms’ usage of these tools can streamline and enhance client services.

 

Topics: Consulting Industry, Consulting Trends

Natural Language Processing Makes Sense of Consulting Data

by Patty Wood on Aug 8, 2017 9:11:13 AM

Consultants offer NLP-enhanced insights to clients

With the vast amounts of data across enterprises and organizations, executives are often eager to access and understand its value. Natural language processing, or NLP, is a software solution that can gather, parse, extract and provide insights into such data. NLP solutions review unstructured data in order to scour large amounts of content, such as: text documents, images, emails, slide sets and an abundance of social media postings. The underlying software often uses machine learning or other artificial intelligence approaches. Consultants are often working in concert with such software solutions in order to provide clients added value overviews of their own data.

 

Topics: Consulting Industry, Big Data, Natural Language Processing

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