Change is the only constant. This week’s top 5 blog posts on SAP Business Trends delve into the ever-changing worlds of cyber-defense, urban sustainability, retailing and more.
|Hackers know where organizations store their most lucrative information — the soft underbelly that is software, which they give to everyone without a thought of how to secure it from the inside.|
Organizations with even the most robust cybersecurity fortifications are vulnerable, especially via applications. Tim Clark talks tactics about three security experts and their defenses against vicious and crafty cyber-attacks.
Urban sustainability is a big deal because half of the world’s population already lives in cities, and two-thirds will live in cities by 2050. Judith Magyar looks at how cities — and citizens — around the world use analytics, mobile and other technology to improve quality of life.
IT isn’t the first place most people look when trying to improve UX during a new software implementation, but maybe it should be. Maricel Cabahug shares lessons she learned the hard way about design thinking — and making solutions useable for more than just IT professionals.
The retail industry is no stranger to change, as mom-and-pop shops gave way to malls, which gave way to e-tailing. Pat Bakey examines the next step in retail’s evolution: fickle customers who shop by their own rules; are reluctant to commit to brands; and rent whenever possible.
Having already demonstrated its prowess in American football, baseball and basketball, SAP is now a major player in cricket’s biggest worldwide event. Anirvan Ghosh explores how real-time analysis offers insights into matches, helping fans get closer to the action.