Kirstie Magowan

Kirstie Magowan is the managing editor of IT Chronicles. Kirstie is an experienced journalist and publisher who has been working in the IT Service Management industry since 1999. Kirstie is a regular speaker at industry conferences globally.

Latest from Kirstie Magowan

  • Growth, Innovation and Leadership North America – Austin, TX

    Growth, Innovation and Leadership North America – Austin, TX

    Hyper-competitive markets that characterize the world’s economy demand a virtually instantaneous response by businesses. Unfortunately, this is hard to accomplish when data is gated by conventional information technology. At this year’s Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL): North America event, taking place September 17 to 20, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin, TX, Frost
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  • Medical Data – A New Role for Blockchain

    Medical Data – A New Role for Blockchain

    Blockchain is asserting itself as a technology that is far more than a finance and banking tool. Blockchain is increasing assuming a critical role in the healthcare industry, where medical data protection and security are of the utmost importance. As patients are increasingly asserting their right to choose the therapy that best suits them, demand
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  • Singularity University Hosts Second Global Summit

    Singularity University Hosts Second Global Summit

    Singularity University (SU), a global community with a mission to educate, inspire, and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges, is holding its second flagship annual event, Singularity University Global Summit, this week (August 13-15, 2017) at the Hilton Union Square, San Francisco. SU is expecting 1,500 participants from around the world, from
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  • Cognitive Intelligence comes to Banking with HSBC and IBM

    Cognitive Intelligence comes to Banking with HSBC and IBM

    The technological landscape of the global banking industry is in a state of constant flux. This is one sector where new, more secure technologies are actively sought and implemented rapidly. HSBC is working with IBM to develop a cognitive intelligence solution which will combine optical character recognition with advanced robotics in order to make global trade safer
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  • Automation Potential Savior for Maritime Industry

    Automation Potential Savior for Maritime Industry

    The maritime industry is set to turn to automation and sophisticated technology to solve a global skills shortage. A perfect storm of retiring baby-boomers and the ongoing global economic downturn, are causing the number of skilled seafarers in the global industry to shrink dramatically, but attendees at Seatrade Offshore Marine & Workboats Middle East (SOMWME)
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  • Cybersecurity – An Insurable Risk to Your Business?

    Cybersecurity – An Insurable Risk to Your Business?

    Insuring organizations against the consequences of cybersecurity incidents is complex. The ramifications of these events can be dramatic, and some companies may find themselves in virtually unrecoverable situations with reputational and financial damage, along with legal liabilities crippling the business. Cyber risk has the ability to affect all aspects of a business and consequentially all
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  • IoT Software Platform Verification Program Launches

    IoT Software Platform Verification Program Launches

    The IoT M2M Council, with 25,000 members, the largest trade association in the IoT sector, has announced a program to verify that IoT software platforms comply with open-source benchmarks that it has established. The benchmarks come in the form of a template RFP that is now available online, developed with input from major IoT software
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  • Disruptive Financial Technologies Shaking up Banking Industry

    Disruptive Financial Technologies Shaking up Banking Industry

    The Financial sector is set to reap huge benefits from new technology, but this is likely to be at a significant cost in terms of job opportunities in banking. These technologies are disrupting the industry and the established corporates will need to adopt rapidly or lose market share to the new, innovative companies that are
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