Technology Trends and Innovations


Thematic Investment Opportunity—Internet of Things
Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth
The Internet of Things (IoT), a network of easily deployed sensors and smart devices, combined with advanced analytics platforms and cloud services, has the potential to disrupt and strengthen
Thematic Investment Opportunity: Convergence of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth
As computers have become more powerful and data more readily available, advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have followed. The combination of these disciplines with robotics
Thematic Investment Opportunity—Evolution of Financial Technology
Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth
No one can predict with certainty which areas of financial technology (FinTech) will lead to the next significant wave of disruption. However, there are several growth catalysts for FinTech,
Thematic Investment Opportunity—Lithium Battery Technology
Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth
Lithium batteries are already the choice energy source for many products, and consumption is expected to grow considerably over the coming decade. Future growth drivers include the increase in
Cybersecurity Concerns and Vulnerabilities for Middle Market Businesses
While major cyber incidents and data breaches at large corporations capture global headlines, middle market companies are starting to recognize that they are often the prime target for cybercriminals
Cyber Security Best Practices for Your Business
Gary Newton, Lutz
Cyber security is a subject that continues to make headlining news. Because every business is at risk of a cyberattack, it’s important to know what types of threats your business could be
4 Cloud-Based Solutions That Can Help Improve Business Efficiency
Hanna Vasina, Lutz
Potential drains on business efficiency include groups of remote workers unable to communicate well with one another, tools that make it hard to adapt to changes or new needs quickly, and the high
6 Helpful Steps to Transition to Outsourced IT
Neil Wardyn, Lutz
If you find your growing business suffering from a lack of support in the technology department, then your company may benefit from outsourcing IT. While some businesses struggle to find room in the
Identity Theft — Protecting Your Identity
Northern Trust
Prevention matters, and knowledge is the key to prevention. By understanding exactly what identity theft is, how it happens, and how it affects you, you will be better able to prevent and, if
Establishing an Effective Cyber Security Program
Northern Trust
As threats continue to mount, understanding and managing cybersecurity risks has become top of mind for leaders in business and government. According to the Federal Trade Commission, business