Financial Times Portfolio

Predictive analytics

In the grim economic conditions of today, new customers are much harder to find. Many businesses are thus looking to extract more value from their existing customers using a technology predictive analytics…

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Telemedicine in rural US

By GEOFF NAIRN (Published in the Financial Times on March 12, 2009. Read the original here. ) Telemedicine has come of age in rural America, where it is being used to provide specialist intensive care that would otherwise be costly and difficult to obtain, writes Geoff Nairn. Few specialist physicians want to practice in rural [&hellip

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Telework cuts offices costs

By GEOFF NAIRN (Published in the Financial Times on March 12, 2009. Read the original here. ) In an age of remote working, it makes little economic sense for government employees to occupy prime downtown locations. Those ageing, inefficient buildings represent a burden to the taxpayer and advances in technology allow governments to reduce property [&hellip

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Startups column

By GEOFF NAIRN (Published in the Financial Times on November 20, 2008.Read the original here.) Geoff Nairn begins a new regular feature introducing interesting start-up businesses that offer potentially useful products and services. WAPPLE (wapple.net) Wapple’s Canvas is a web-based toolkit for building mobile websites which customise and render pages to display correctly whatever the [&hellip

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Lesssons from Société Générale

By GEOFF NAIRN (Published in the Financial Times on February 11, 2008. Read the original here.) The staggering €4.9bn ($7.1bn) loss incurred by a rogue trader at Societe Generale has repercussions that extend far beyond the rarefied world of derivatives trading – notably concerning IT security issues that affect many organisations. Richard Stiennon, an IT [&hellip

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