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

  • Wearable Technology Revolutionizing Healthcare

    Wearable Technology Revolutionizing Healthcare

    When wearable devices first came to our attention, we were told that they would soon be able to be used by health professionals to improve outcomes for patients. Some ten years later, this prophecy appears to be coming true. A surge in healthcare patient monitoring wearables will soon help reduce readmission risks and better prevent
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  • Drones – Ensuring Safety and Security in our Cities

    Drones – Ensuring Safety and Security in our Cities

    No matter what you think about drones, they are here to stay, whether they are delivering your pizza, carrying out police reconnaissance tasks, or simply being flown for fun by amateurs, the use of drones is growing and will continue to expand. This means something needs to be done to ensure safety and security. The
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  • Is a Robot Going to Take Your Job?

    Is a Robot Going to Take Your Job?

    Quite Possibly… “One day a robot will take your job….” sound familiar? And if it is true, is it a good thing or a bad thing? In October of last year, the OMRON Corporation announced its LD series of autonomous intelligent vehicles (AIVs) which represent a significant step towards that elusive goal of human-machine harmony
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  • Census Taking Goes Digital

    Census Taking Goes Digital

    Digital data collection is going to speed up the process of gathering population data in Egypt during the 2017 census, starting this month. Fujitsu announced today that it will be supporting the Egyptian government in its first ever digital census. Fujitsu will be providing its Stylistic tablet devices along with data center services to collect
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  • IT Services Sector Revenue Set to Rise

    IT Services Sector Revenue Set to Rise

    The Freedonia group released research this week that predicts a positive outlook for the US technology services sector. Revenues for the IT services industry are forecast to rise 5.9% annually through to 2020. An even faster rate of growth is predicted for the leading infrastructure provisioning and management (IP&M) segment. This is driven by a
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  • Technology Sector Protests US Executive Order on Immigration

    Technology Sector Protests US Executive Order on Immigration

    Social media streams, online news sites, physical news publications – over the past few days all of these have been buzzing with the news that the US is banning entry to citizens from seven countries that have been designated as a potential risk to US security. Many sectors have expressed their concern at the ramifications
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  • Virtual Reality Technology Moves from the Couch to the Courtroom

    Virtual Reality Technology Moves from the Couch to the Courtroom

    Legal teams and prosecutors have struggled with being able to show a jury what really happened during accidents or criminal activities. Virtual reality is moving out of the gaming sphere and into the courtroom to give jurors a realistic impression of the events they are considering. The Lamber Goodnow legal team announced last week, the
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  • Who is More Likely to Share Personal Data?

    Who is More Likely to Share Personal Data?

    Offering customer rewards in return for sharing personal data is a common marketing tactic. Research just released by Global Research company GfK Ltd shows which groups, in which geographic regions, are most likely to respond favourably to these offers. Some of the findings show that: Those aged 30-40 are most likely to share data for
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