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I wrote earlier about a number of events in the Enterprise IT space over the last month. These events draw people from around the world, with different backgrounds, interests, personalities and affiliations (vendors, customers, press/media, analysts, investors, etc.). One of the challenges of these …READ MORE
I’ve had the following articles published in 2019
The Statutory Review of the Digital Apprenticeship standards inherited by the Institute for Apprenticeships answers less than half the question. Much of the question (e.g. allowable costs) is outside its remit and the resources available for the review were limited. A low score should, therefore, …READ MORE
GitHub has created a way to empower and financially compensate open source developers, and it could reshape the open source software development model – for better or worse.
The version control service provider’s GitHub Sponsors service, unveiled at the company’s Satellite conference in Berlin …READ MORE
Just in case you hadn’t noticed, SAP playing the cloud platform long game.
So much so, that the firm has openly agreed that Oracle database instances running on its SAP Cloud Platform is ‘just fine’, if customers would rather do that than opt for SAP’s database management system universe …READ MORE
How many new applications, tools, devices, and cloud services have you introduced into your environment over the past few years? Now think about how much you got rid of over that same period, i.e. how many things you decommissioned. Not such a big number, eh?
This is just one example of …READ MORE
Elon Musk is no fan of artificial intelligence — a couple years ago, he tweeted an ominous warning it could cause World War III. The late Stephen Hawking was in the same camp. In one BBC interview, he predicted AI could spell the end of the human race because it would ultimately take off on its own…READ MORE
So, whether you are joining me in the upcoming Digital Predictive Maintenance Conference Bangkok September 2019 or not is solely your discretion. But it is my privilege to share some good reasons why you should attend. We all strive to avoid equipment failures irrespective of whether we are a produc…READ MORE
DataStax closed out the final day of its ‘Accelerate 2019’ conference by focusing on a selection of platform-level developments including its community development stream.
Nate McCall, project chair, Apache Cassandra spoke openly on the journey to Apache Cassandra and its 4.0 iteration.
What happens when the Amazon rainforest, globally cherished as the lungs of the planet, asks a company that named itself after it not to enjoy exclusive use of the .amazon domain extension?
Where do we turn for arbitrary rulings like this? Where can we find a fair and moral guide in this conceptual…READ MORE
Reading over recent TenForums threads, I was reminded that the Snipping Tool is slated for retirement in a future Windows release. How? A worried user asked how to keep using it even after it’s gone from future code bases. Turns out this is fairly easy to accomplish as long as you take certain pre…READ MORE
No matter the industry, many firms can benefit from using predictive analytics to improve their business. Whether it’s a Banking and Financial Services company that needs to analyze their customer’s data to detect and reduce fraud and measure credit risk, Health Insurance companies who would lik…READ MORE
Which is correct?
A manager’s level of emotional intelligence _______ the entire office.
As a verb, affect means to influence. Effect, as a verb, means to cause or to bring about. A manager’s level of emotional intelligence definitely influence…READ MORE
The Makers Academy coding bootcamp recently put together a list of 30 women in the software industry to showcase the sector’s female talent.
Out of the many women who were put forward for consideration, a handful were chosen to represent the best young females in software engineering based on …READ MORE
In case you’re curious, stored data about the intensity with which you like to use a vibrator has now been ruled to be communications “content.”
It’s true. It was ruled on by a judge and everything.
Most of the vibrator data ruling has to deal with jurisdictional issues, but an importa…READ MORE
The Innovate Finance Global Summit this year has been and gone. With speakers including the chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond and some of the leading lights in fintech attending, the event, in its fifth year was packed out.
There were well over 2000 registered visitors at this year’s e…READ MORE
When SADA Systems hired Miles Ward as CTO, his gear arrived at the Los Angeles-based cloud technology consultancy before he did.
Ward, formerly director and global lead for solutions at Google Cloud, officially joined SADA Systems on May 20. But the equipment he ordered to build an Anthos demonst…READ MORE
The issue of racist bias encoded in software made mainstream news last week, with a report on Channel Four news highlighting how software for profiling criminal suspects, tend to have racial biases.
Such software relies on a dataset, which is weighted against non-white individuals. Arrest data co…READ MORE
Before I start, I’m just going to say that if I can do this with WordPress, then it can be done with anything.
The goal that I was going for to have a WordPress website that was running on multiple contents (I only used two regions, but this can be scalled out as needed to other regions as needed…READ MORE
So – another year and another Netevents; lots of old faces (not least mine!) and a few new ones. And it’s kind of the same with topics – understandably – as there’s only so much you can talk about in what is an increasingly condensed IT world.
Think about it – let’s take networking …READ MORE