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Keil Hubert: First, Do No Harm

Massively complex technology solutions tend to fail more often than they succeed. Business Technology’s resident U.S. blogger Keil Hubert suggests that losing sight of the end users’ critical business processes inevitably leads to the development and deployment of IT solutions that make customers’ lives worse instead of better.

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Keil Hubert: Why ‘I’ Comes Before ‘T’

Many people don’t comprehend just how broad the information security field really is. In this story, Business Technology’s resident U.S. ‘blogger Keil Hubert illustrates why a good security head needs to understand old-school concepts like facilities management.  

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Keil Hubert: Doomsday Protocols

Did anyone in your office panic about the newly-revealed ‘Heartbleed’ vulnerability? Business Technology’s resident U.S. blogger Keil Hubert suggests that panic is completely unwarranted … and is symptomatic of a much larger cyber security problem.

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Keil Hubert: Greater Expectations

Telling your employees what you expect of them is darned important. Business Technology’s resident U.S. blogger Keil Hubert suggests that telling your managers what you expect is even more important.

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Keil Hubert: Great Expectations

Clever employees will always find loopholes in your defence measures. Business Technology’s resident U.S. blogger Keil Hubert argues that stopping employee misbehaviour is better accomplished through clear expectations rather than trying to block specific activities.

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Keil Hubert: Focused Vision Statement

When it comes to setting cyber security policy, what factor is most important to you? Business Technology’s resident U.S. blogger Keil Hubert was recently asked by an American university for his opinion.

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Keil Hubert: Asinine Fear Mongering

The tech world is buzzing over a new ‘smart toilet’ that’s vulnerable to hacking. Business Technology’s resident U.S. blogger Keil Hubert politely suggests that we flush all the unfounded calls to panic over a silly toilet design flaw.

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Left handed unicorns

Business leaders tend to have strangely unrealistic expectations about  what constitutes a good IT leader. Keil Hubert suggests that a change of perspective is in order. I wanted to cover something that would resonate with the members of our profession for this week’s piece since this my fiftieth (50th!) column for Lyonsdown. I started the [...]

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