• Technology Career – a New Space for Support and Advocacy

    Technology Career – a New Space for Support and Advocacy

    A new avenue for finding the perfect technology career became available today when CompTIA today formally launched the Association of Information Technology Professionals (CompTIA AITP) as a member support and advocacy organization that will attract and develop the workforce that will shape the 21st Century economy. “America’s Tech workforce is a national asset, and we need it
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  • Challenges Ahead on UK Information Technology Hiring Front

    Challenges Ahead on UK Information Technology Hiring Front

    Information technology (IT) industry executives in the United Kingdom see another year of challenges ahead on the technology hiring front, according to research from technology industry trade association CompTIA. About one-third of UK tech executives surveyed by CompTIA think 2018 will be moderately more challenging than 2017 when it comes to recruiting new technology workers.
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  • DevOps as part of the IT value cycle

    DevOps as part of the IT value cycle

    Extending the DevOps philosophy to benefit the whole IT value cycle In a previous piece ‘DevOps – the prequel and sequel’ I described how the 3 Ways of DevOps can be extended to provide a better context to DevOps. The 3 Ways, as described in the ‘must read’ book, The Phoenix Project refer to the
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  • ITSM implementation in 4 (apparently) Difficult Steps

    ITSM implementation in 4 (apparently) Difficult Steps

    So many ITSM initiatives are exercises in “fire-aim-ready”. And it is for that very reason that so many ITSM implementations fail to achieve their potential. With too much focus on implementing a tool and turning on the so-called “out-of-the-box” processes, little thought is given to the business drivers for an ITSM implementation.  Not much time
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  • Blockchain: Whose identity is it anyway?

    Blockchain: Whose identity is it anyway?

    There is a rapidly growing array of potential use cases for applying blockchain outside of cryptocurrency. In my last blog post I discussed applying blockchain to software development and DevOps, in this post we’ll talk about identity management and finally getting what should rightfully be yours. There are multiple behemoths in the information ecosystem making
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  • Cognizant Opens New Digital Business Collaboratory

    Cognizant Opens New Digital Business Collaboratory

    Cognizant has announced the opening of its new London Digital Business Collaboratory. The Collaboratory is an interactive work space that brings together a multi-disciplinary team of social scientists, design thinkers, creative technologists, engineers, and strategists to help organisations transform and reimagine their business, operating, and technology models for the digital era. Global network of Collaboratories The
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  • The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Data is Critical

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Data is Critical

    The Second Machine Age Data collection, analysis and utilisation is going to be the key to directing technological change strategies that will improve lives and increase productivity. The Second Machine Age, also called the Fourth Industrial Revolution is accelerating, fuelled by advances in artificial intelligence and information technology. It will transform nearly every occupation—from teaching
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  • How Technologies help Maintain Compliance in Government

    How Technologies help Maintain Compliance in Government

    The digital age has engulfed us in new technologies, greater opportunities, faster processing time and efficiency, and results that are more accurate. From the corporate city districts to the mining and field resources sectors, every industry has the ability to improve on their previous set of technologies and reimagine their future operations. Key digital drivers
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