Cybersecurity: What is GDPR?

Jordan Cueto | November 24, 2017 at 3:53 pm

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect at May 2018 and is Europe’s hottest topic right now when it comes to cybersecurity. Basically, it’s the European Parliament’s form of regulation, which intends to improve and unify all legislation about data throughout European Union (EU). Why does it matter? Despite being an EU regulation, its rules far transcends the boundaries of EU and will ultimately affect the world’s service providers and consumers. GDPR is a set of…

Cybersecurity: Five hackable things that shouldn’t be hackable

Jordan Cueto | August 18, 2017 at 2:36 pm

There used to be a time when the term “hacking” pertains solely to compromising PC units. Nowadays, with the rise of advanced AI and focus on networked everything, hacking and cybersecurity risks have now transcended from the PC realm straight to… well, everything. With that in mind, here are some examples of seemingly safe objects being hacked that you should be careful with:   1. Cars Today, developments are being done to perfect AI systems…

Cybersecurity 2017: Five Key Investments for Cybersecurity

Jordan Cueto | June 9, 2017 at 12:05 pm

“2016 was the year that hacking became mainstream, but 2017 will be the year where hackers innovate.” — Dan Patterson, Senior Writer for TechRepublic Cybersecurity is an issue that most people often take for granted. Recently, the world witnessed as WannaCry laid waste to the entire internet, paralyzing even hospitals and government units. With the advent of more “things” getting networked, we might just be at the tip of the iceberg. According to Aaron Jacobson of…

Tech One Global: Gear Up Your Business with Digital Transformation

Jordan Cueto | March 3, 2017 at 2:21 pm

  Tech One Global and Microsoft organized an event entitled “Gear Up Your Business with Digital Transformation.” It was an evening event presentation held at Ball Room 2 and 3, The Westin Dhaka from on the 28th of February, 2017. The event tackled topics about the effects of digital transformation and how businesses can adapt to harness its full potential by revolutionizing business operations through digitization of documents and implementing enterprise level IT solutions. Tech…

A Digitally Transformed Independent University, Bangladesh

Jordan Cueto | March 2, 2017 at 1:47 pm

February 2017 — Together with Tech One Global and Microsoft, Independent University, Bangladesh is now ready to embark on a journey of digital transformation. IUB signed a Microsoft Education Agreement launching the start of a commitment to deliver a digital learning environment to students of the future. The event was at Independent University, Bangladesh at 27th of February starting off at 11 am with a welcome speech from Professor M Omar Rahman, Vice Chancellor of Independent…

Five Winning Traits of a Millennial Decision Maker

Jordan Cueto | February 9, 2017 at 5:02 pm

Every generation has its own set of decision makers: CEOs, managers, supervisors. Influencers: they are the methodological folks who come into different faces, those who are all about the numbers, those who hold a strong conviction to the established systems, and those who forge new paths for the world with their sheer willpower and talent. Today, in the age of digital transformation (DX) characterized by rapid innovation, we also have our new brand for decision…

Microsoft Blog: A Cup of Coffee in the Cloud

Jordan Cueto | January 27, 2017 at 3:42 pm

Just when you think that you have a full understanding of the cloud and its use, it would always surprise you as it knocks on your doors with a big grin on its face saying “Hello friend, here’s another industry that I have disrupted.” Today, we’re going to talk about coffee and how it went up to the cloud. Yes, we’re going there. A recent study by MARS DRINKS highlighted that 80 percent of their…

Beyond a Solution: Microsoft Cloud

Jordan Cueto | January 12, 2017 at 5:41 pm

Together with Microsoft Bangladesh, Tech One Global hosted the event ”Beyond a Solution: Microsoft Cloud” on the 22nd day of December 2016, at Bengal Blueberry from 5:30 to 8:30 in the evening. The event focused on two topics: how an organization can boost their user productivity by using Office 365 and how Microsoft Azure can be effective in growing a business. With 37 participants, the event came out to be very successful. Everyone was enthusiastic in…

Digital Transformation: The Digitally Disrupted 2017 Predictions

Jordan Cueto | December 29, 2016 at 5:29 pm

  Digital transformation was the theme of 2016 and as the name suggests, its disruptive nature will not stop anytime soon. With that in mind, let’s take a glimpse and try see some predictions at how 2017’s digital transformation will look like. Forbes’ released a list of top 10 digital transformation trends for 2017 last August written by Forbes Contributor Daniel Newman. One quick glance at the article will give us an idea of what digital will…

Internet of Things: The daily life and how it got networked

Jordan Cueto | December 15, 2016 at 4:45 pm

  It’s 6 in the morning. You still lay down on your bed with your eyes closed, denying the fact that it’s already morning. Now you grab your phone and browse the internet updates: Twitter, Facebook, Weather Report, and which road to take on the way to work. Downstairs, you check your home entertainment systems and their pre-loaded media: your Smart TV with the latest episodes ready for playback and your video game console with…

Tech One Global: “Be a Lion” by Rakesh Wahi

Jordan Cueto | November 25, 2016 at 3:56 pm

  The world is changing is a dead term because the world has already changed. In face of disruptions across industries, entrepreneurs all over the world are standing their ground against waves of changes and innovations not only in technology but in overall business processes and systems. Rakesh Wahi, a global entrepreneur and investor, visionary, founder of Forbes Africa, and chairman and co-founder of Tech One Global, is one of the people who are pushing the…

Five Key Areas in Enterprises Disrupted by Digital Transformation

Jordan Cueto | November 24, 2016 at 5:30 pm

You see it everywhere by now: Digital Transformation has disrupted and is still disrupting industries left and right. It’s not just a shift from physical to digital in terms of tools and systems, it’s also a complete overhaul of working mindset and philosophy driven by technological innovation. In a short span of time we have seen industries rising and falling. Winners and losers are getting decided every minute and every second, with no breathing room given…

STUDENTS AND BLOGGING: Ideas for your Students’ Blogs

Tech One Global | November 9, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Now that your class is set up for blogging, the next thing you have to think of is what your students should be blogging about. Simply saying that they should post anything they want or their interests sometimes makes your students more stumped. As a teacher, you should know the range of your class’ interests and things that they know. There are various uses for your students’ blog aside from being a platform for homework….

Tech One Global and Imageperfekt: Photography with Cherie Steinberg

Jordan Cueto | November 7, 2016 at 6:13 pm

“If you have a question about it, keep it” Cherie Steinberg, an international award winning photographer and owner of both CherieFoto and Boudoir Café on her thoughts on choosing the perfect photos. Basically, if a picture makes you ask questions, keep it. Photography is an integral part of today’s society. Just log in to any of your social media account and you’ll see how photographs have influenced our day-to-day lives. Tech One Global in partnership…

STUDENTS AND BLOGGING: DOs before Your Students Start Blogging

Tech One Global | November 3, 2016 at 10:26 am

  So now you are thinking of making your students start blogging. However, thinking of putting your students out there is pretty scary. In the digital age, we can’t guarantee that everybody is safe, nor guarantee that the internet is child-friendly. Just looking at cyberbullying statistics is scary enough, what more knowing the effects of cyberbullying? According to a research done by, seven out of ten young people age 13–22 have been a victim…

STUDENTS AND BLOGGING: Why Your Students Should Have a Blog

Tech One Global | October 21, 2016 at 4:24 pm

The classroom life is becoming more technology-focused. Slowly, technology is becoming a platform used in the academe for various school activities. Instead of technology distracting the students, it is used as a tool for encouraging them to participate. According to Ellison & Wu’s (2008) study, students put more effort on inserting their own style when writing for a different audience aside from their teacher. As one of the participants said, “I like the ease of…

An Afternoon with Cortana: The Future of Artificial Intelligence

Jordan Cueto | October 19, 2016 at 5:27 pm

“What do you look like, Cortana?” (Chuckles) “I am a circle now, but I have ambitions,” the sweet AI smiled. “One day, I’ll be a sphere.” A conversation between Cortana and a human, Emily Alhadeff Cortana is Microsoft’s friendly AI. If you don’t know her, she’s that friendly circle on your task bar that says “Ask me anything.” From Windows PCs to mobile phones, Cortana has become a staple symbol of a friendly AI companion in pop-culture….

Tech One Global’s Five Microsoft MVPs for 2016

Jordan Cueto | October 3, 2016 at 5:39 pm

There’s no easy and definite path toward becoming a Microsoft MVP. The only consistent thing anyone can do is to contribute with passion. The Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional Award is one of the most prestigious awards in the field of technology and a testament to a professional’s contribution to the Microsoft Community. According to Manoj Viduranga, one of Tech One’s Microsoft MVP, the award is given based on a lot of things: blogging, speaking, forum…

Milestone: Three Awards from Microsoft Awards Night 2016

Jordan Cueto | September 30, 2016 at 5:24 pm

Tech One Global is an award hoarder this year. With the latest Microsoft Awards Night 2016 held at Waters Edge Battaramulla, Sri Lanka, Positioning itself as a pioneer in delivering enterprise solutions as a Microsoft Partner. Tech One Global bagged three new awards: Best Microsoft Partner in SMB Space Best Microsoft Partner in Education Best Microsoft Distributor – Sri Lanka and Maldives Here are some of the Photos from the latest event: With these three…

Five Secrets for Mobile Productivity

Jordan Cueto | September 14, 2016 at 2:39 pm

Chances are you are reading this through your phone. If not, you should. Using mobile accessibility is the most logical step that every business and enterprise should take now. An article from Microsoft pointed out that going for a mobile-first approach is a secret ingredient for an overall increase in business productivity. With that in mind, here are five secrets that will unlock the hidden potentials of your mobile experience.   Update Developers continuously update their…