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We see it with Wi-Fi, PCs and electrical plug outlets. With smartphones and file formats. Even screwdrivers, nuts and bolts.
All of these are governed by a common set of standards that reduce confusion, make integration easier, save money and assure all parties involved are happy.
Naturally, c…READ MORE
If you try to do a directory listing through C:\Windows\system32 you’ll get some access denied errors. I’m going to show you how to do this while managing errors that arise. The code will also highlight a few of the PowerShell error handling techniques.
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Making the jump from being an employee somewhere to being an independent consultant is a massive change for someone to make. And most of us that have made this jump have had to do it blindly trying to figure it out along the way. My goal of this post is to go through the business stuff that I went…READ MORE
So, in recent blogs I’ve talked about all things migration-wise; Windows migration issues and the testing thereof, migrating to the cloud, even migrating the cloud back to OnPrem, from OnPrem to VDI (in the cloud) and all stops in between seemingly…
Shortly, my focus will be turned by to the is…READ MORE
Jamie Lerner’s first 90 days as Quantum CEO confirmed the idea he had about the company when he took over. Discussions with customers convinced Lerner that Quantum’s greatest strength and greatest opportunity is storage for managing rich media data and video.
Now he has a solid plan for going…READ MORE
Open source software configuration management company Puppet used its colourfully named Puppetize Live event in San Francisco this month to detail a new product designed to help measure their software delivery performance and to benchmark progress.
Puppet Insights (currently in private beta) prov…READ MORE
In the sixth interview in this series I speak to Rebuilding Society, a fintech operating in the peer to peer lending sector.
It is a great example of how fintechs can offer customers a better deal and have different revenue streams in tech and financial services. It is also a good example of some…READ MORE
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How would blockchain technology help your healthcare organization? Find out how three companies are changing the industry in this week’s roundup.
1. News roundup: 3 new blockchain in healthcare use cases – Valerie Silverthorne (SearchHealthIT)
Three companies…READ MORE
This is a guest blog by Manish Jethwa, CTO at IoT specialist Yotta
Our national infrastructure assets are under more strain than ever. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the UK population was just over 66 million in June 2017. By 2041, the ONS projects it will reach almost 73…READ MORE
Going over my Oracle Code One schedule for 2018, there are five sessions that I’m particularly interesting in attending:
From Monoliths to Pragmatic Microservices with Java EE
Automating Your CI/CD Stack with Java and Groovy
Fully Reactive: Spring, Kotlin, JavaFX, and MongoDB
Jakarta E…READ MORE
A USB gotcha appeared among various woes in the wake of the initial 1809 release of Windows 10 (Build 17763.1). Having finally had time to test, I’m pleased to report that Build 17763.55 fixes USB issues. USB 3.0 devices, including drives and hubs, showed up in 17763.1 as USB 2.1. Now, they show up …READ MORE
A large and toxic cloud has hung over NHS IT since the failure of the £12bn National Programme that saw billions wasted on systems that barely worked. Since then, we’ve seen the collapse of Care.data, the botched attempt to share patient records through a central database, and a plan for a “pap…READ MORE
In early October 2018, fintech firm iZettle ran a rehab centre for online shopping addicts to show the impact e-commerce has on the highstreet. But will this change customer habits?
Spoiler alert, the answer (in my opinion) is no.
The plight of shopaholics is something often covered in sitcoms…READ MORE
Several women in tech spoke about the importance of diversity at Splunk.conf 2018 in Florida, some about shocking diversity statistics and others giving advice from one woman in tech to another.
To begin with a deep dive of diversity data, Grace Balancio, sales engineer at Splunk, outlined the fo…READ MORE
This is a guest blogpost by Colin Elkins, global industry director, process manufacturing, IFS.
Global food waste, or food loss as it is classified by growers and manufacturers, is around 1.3 billion tons per year, which is one third of all food produced and twice the weight of the world’s curr…READ MORE
During the “Lunch with Robots” panel at HubWeek 2018, host Jim Tracy asked a question that reflected a major theme of the weeklong event: How is the workforce going to change in the next 20 years, and how can we help people transition?
Panelist Colin Angle, founder and CEO of iRobot, said it will…READ MORE
Earlier this week, all members of Computer Weekly’s APAC CIO advisory panel gathered for the first time to share their thoughts on digital transformation and what the overused term means to them.
Kicking off the lively discussion, which was held at SAP’s office in Singapore, was MyRepublic CI…READ MORE
During an interview on the PBS News Hour, CVS CEO Larry Merlo drew an interesting distinction when speaking about the future of healthcare. Fresh from the merger with Aetna, Merlo said people directly in the care of a physician or in a hospital setting were “patients” while everyone else is simp…READ MORE
This is the concluding post of the previous post. The Microsoft Azure Data Box facilitates its customers with a more secure method for faster, more reliable and simple transfer of any volume of data to Azure. Customers only need to connect it to their network first. Next, they are required to load d…READ MORE
Whether you can pronounce the company’s name or not, it’s for sure that Huawei (say: wah-way) has become a significant presence in the smartphone market today.
Now with corporate ambitions to become known for its cloud business and wider development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the chip…READ MORE