Line Managers’ Role in Human Resources

Two aspects are critical for human resources success: The presence of well thought-out human resources practices The effectiveness of the implementation of those HR practices which are, in fact, part of the duties of line managers. In many organizations, line managers are charged with various HR tasks, such as performance appraisals, candidates’ interviews, salary raise […]

Malware: “Oh what a tangled web we weave…”

As I began to write this blog article, it dawned on me that this is the 30th anniversary of my IT career. My career in the wacky world of IT began in 1986 when the first mass-market of PCs and Macs were in full bloom. Microsoft DOS was the most popular operating system, running on […]

Train to the End-Goal of Pragmatics

I was in the company of two seasoned security professionals last month who had just completed CISSP training – and I found their opinions and comments very interesting indeed. The fist point of interest here was, both individuals were of the same opinion insofar as, they saw the CISSP training as a badge which could […]

Adaptive Marketing Strategies to Make Your Brand into the Next Big Thing

Recommendation engines like those employed by Facebook, Ebay, and Amazon increase customer and user conversions by employing algorithms that produce recommendations personalized to the preferences of each individual user. Google Search is the world’s best search engine because Google has access to loads of personal data on its users and because Google Search deploys algorithms […]

Want Your Company to Succeed? Use Your Head When It Comes to Marketing

Have you been watching what’s happened with Airbnb since its 2008 inception?!? In six short, sweet years, Airbnb has gone from being a veritable no one, to being a $10 Billion global corporation. For heck sake, they brought in $250 Million in 2013 alone! Airbnb is an online platform that facilitates rental transactions between property […]