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    Chris Gabriel

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    Making predictions in an unpredictable world

    In the year of Brexit and Trump, Chris Gabriel, Chief Digital Officer for Logicalis Europe predicts that electronic digital crime will explode, data privacy breaches will claim scalps, automation...

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    Tags Security, Data Protection and Privacy, internet of things, IT Trends, IoT, data security, Internet of Things, Open Source

    Security: Don’t just keep up, keep house - a blog from the Cisco Partner Summit 2016

    Chris Gabriel explains why CIOs are worried about threats from Ransomware to Ghostware put Network Security Investment as their #1 Priority – and why Cisco research shows they also need to keep...

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    Tags Security, Cisco, Cyber Security, CIO Survey

    CDOs’ mission incomplete

    Chris Gabriel, Chief Digital Officer (CDO) at Logicalis Europe, takes a look at the role of the CDO and why, just possibly, the CDO may outlast the CTO and CIO.

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    Tags Digital Transformation, Digital, CDO, IT Transformation

    Rumours of a dystopian future are greatly exaggerated…

    Rumours of a dystopian future are greatly exaggerated…

    Chris Gabriel, Chief Digital Officer Europe for Logicalis, considers some of the more challenging technology predictions for the next two years,...

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    Tags Technology predictions, Smart Buildings, IT Trends, robo-boss, Internet of Things, wearables

    Christmas gifts and the tech leaders of the future

    Chris Gabriel takes a look at technology based Christmas gifts and how the IT leaders of the future may well be influenced by what they receive this year.

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    Tags IT Leadership, technology innovation, IT leaders, IT trends, IT Trends, IT executives

    Why the GoT is more valuable to the global economy than the IoT

    A free gift, a smart 11 year-old and a lightbulb moment have Chris Gabriel asking if the Generation of Things (GoT) is of greater value to the world's economies than the Internet of Things (IoT).

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    SDx and The Software Defined City

    Chris Gabriel looks at how a UK city is deploying SDN to create a technology-agnostic citywide network that will allow driverless car experiments, traffic and environmental sensor networks, and smart...

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    Tags SDx, Software Defined Networking, SDN

    The ‘Generation of Things’ Has Arrived

     

    Realtime Generation 2015

    Chris Gabriel looks at Logicalis UK's seventh Realtime Generation survey of UK teens.  With smart cities, the IoT and wearables already upon us, it’s the most revealing...

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    Taking on the BYOD Influx

    Chris Gabriel argues that businesses will, sooner or later, be forced to embrace BYOD and offers a series of tips for anyone preparing the ground for a productive, collaborative, yet secure BYOD...

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    Tags BYOD, Strategy

    The new skills: Planning for a service orientated future

    Chris Gabriel, CTO at Logicalis UK, assesses the extent to which CIOs’ medium term focus on software defined technologies (SDx) and desire to transform IT departments into internal service providers...

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    Tags SDx, Service Defined Enterprise, IT Trends, ITSM, SDN

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