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The mainframe should be dead, but is it?
The mainframe should be dead, but is it?

When I started working with technology back in the 1990’s people were already saying “the mainframe is dead”. I remember doing a Cobol course on an IT leadership program at GE and everyone in the...

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Date posted: 26-02-2014
Big Buzz or Big Data?
Big Buzz or Big Data?

Big Data: Is it merely a buzzword or a real benefit? Big data is like teenage sex: everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are...

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Date posted: 28-01-2014
Latest Cloud Buzzwords
Latest Cloud Buzzwords

As always with technology there are ton of new buzzwords around and if you take the finger off the pulse for a just few moments some new words will have crept up and they will leave you feeling puzzled in your next...

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Date posted: 22-01-2014
Science Fiction: You better believe it
Science Fiction: You better believe it

Two news stories got my attention this week. First Amazon will use drones to deliver packages to within 10 miles of the full-fillment centres. Secondly Volvo announced they will have 100 self-driving cars in...

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Date posted: 03-12-2013
Big Data - Another buzzword that finally took off
Big Data - Another buzzword that finally took off

The IT industry is littered with acronyms and buzzwords, some stay and others dissappear of the face of the earth before you even get a chance to spell it. Will Big Data be another buzzword that will dissappear or...

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Date posted: 14-11-2013
4 things successful people do at week-end’s
4 things successful people do at week-end’s

I recently read an article on Forbes that reviewed the 14 things successful people do at week-end’s....I have simplified it to an acronym (REST) which you can read at bottom of this blog entry : First...

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Date posted: 02-10-2013
UK Public Sector Outsourcing On Fire
UK Public Sector Outsourcing On Fire

As commented on Computerweekly: “Public sector accounted for 41% of total IT outsourcing in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region in the first six months of 2013 with most contracts signed in the UK....

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Date posted: 01-10-2013
Apple still hasn't lost their Mojo
Apple still hasn't lost their Mojo

Apple still hasn’t lost their mojo......The Apple stock had tumbled since its high and there were many Apple Sceptics out there enjoying the slide, yet Apple did pull it off again in spectacular fashion by...

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Date posted: 28-09-2013
IT Budgets Business Responsibilty
IT Budgets Business Responsibilty

Recent research by Gartner and Forrester has highlighted the trend of the shifting of control of IT budgets to business executives. Gartner suggest that as much as 90% of IT budgets could be the responsibility of...

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Date posted: 11-09-2013
Be more successful
Be more successful

Recently while surfing around Linkedin I saw a short blog entry by Dharmesh Shah the founder and CTO at HubSpot .  Here are his recommendations for how to be more successful: 1. Walk away from...

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Date posted: 03-07-2013

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