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

  • Cyber Security – Getting Back to Basics

    Cyber Security – Getting Back to Basics

    Cyber Security – not a goal in itself Information Security and Cyber Security conferences are often overleaded with relatively ‘new’ developments such as Next-gen, IoT (Internet of Things), IoT DDoS, Security Intelligence Platform, and the rest. The fact that some of these terms have become ‘hype’ is not in itself a problem, but it does
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  • Encouraging Women and Girls in STEM fields

    Encouraging Women and Girls in STEM fields

    Canada launches campaign to encourage young women to enter STEM fields Canadian Science Minister Kirsty Duncan marked the International Day of Women and Girls in Science earlier this month by announcing the launch of a national campaign aimed at encouraging young women to enter science, technology, engineering and mathematics ( STEM ) fields. The social
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  • Technology Fuelled the Super Bowl

    Technology Fuelled the Super Bowl

    The most connected one-day sporting event in history As the dust settles on this year’s Super Bowl, take the time to think about the huge amount of technology that was involved in its production and distribution around the world. Sports events are no longer simply a matter of two teams meeting on a field and
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  • Garbage In, Garbage Out

    Garbage In, Garbage Out

    Data Quality Key Concern for Business Data is driving business more than it ever has in the past, however it seems that many organizations still distrust the data they are relying on. Experian Data Quality‘s annual Global data management benchmark report demonstrates that, while data supports major business initiatives, the quality and accuracy of that data
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  • The most connected city  in North America

    The most connected city in North America

    Big Data Drives Smart City Today, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, shared the first compilation of Smart City data with leaders from 18 cities, two countries and five federal agencies – explaining how strategic analysis and application of this big data will be used to improve city performance. Kansas City rolled out its Smart
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  • Smartphones Could Predict Impulsive Behaviours

    Smartphones Could Predict Impulsive Behaviours

    The smartphone is fast becoming a necessity of daily life, researchers are now taking advantage of the fact that the majority of people are now in constant contact with these devices to develop new ways of carrying out research on human behavior. The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Cornell Tech, and Sage Bionetworks have announced
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  • 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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