Our Blog: Data

In this blog channel we're going to share with you some of the things we see and experience when working with our customers and partners; how are Cloud and other tech choices impacting business decisions?

Our Blog: Data

In this blog channel we're going to share with you some of the things we see and experience when working with our customers and partners; how are Cloud and other tech choices impacting business decisions?

Bricks, Mortar and Communities – Last of the Untapped Data Sets

Data | Property | vlog

Are offices, retail outlets and flats the last of the untapped data sets?  Peter Osborn talks to Jonathan Gains of ResiGains Ltd and Rory Wilkinson of BRYKS, about how property companies and retailers are turning to tech to enhance their customer offerings and strengthen their community relationships by leveraging data. In this video we discuss […]

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Are Some Technologies Moving too Fast for Society to Keep Pace?

Change | Data | Digital Evolution

One simple example could be the disposability of consumer applications of rapidly developing technologies whereby products that need specific batteries simply fade out of circulation as manufacturers cease to produce certain items when demand slumps. While this makes eminent sense to the manufacturers’ shareholders it can be infuriating for consumers who may have invested heavily […]

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Cynical Tech. Companies and the Trend Towards Open Business

Business Management | Change | Data | Digital Evolution | Technology

So Spotify is quietly moving into syndicating podcasts. Well, not so quietly, in fact; Bloomberg reports that it’s spent $400m on podcast related acquisitions this year. The reasoning appears to be that the lock of the big labels on back catalogues is immense, and that’s where almost all the revenues come from. Spotify is a […]

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5G – Unlocking The Data Opportunity

5G | Data | Digital Evolution | Technology

The debate about 5G is now mainstream and we’ve referred to it a number of times in this blog feed, and although the discussion often focuses on the technology, the associated issue of importance is the data opportunity, and how we’ll use it to transform our world. Self-driving cars, for example, are regularly referred to […]

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How 5G will Change the World – The Rolling Thunder of 5G is Starting

Change | Data | Digital Evolution | Technology

How 5G will change the world. A slew of announcements and reveals this week shows what a pivotal impact 5G is having and how it’s driving strategic business and technology decisions. Rumours have been circulating for some time about Intel’s problems in delivering a smartphone modem for 5G any time soon – it was on […]

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Data Management Partners You Can Trust in the Digital Age

Data

For most of us, the trials and tribulations of everyday family life are enough to cope with without consciously adding to the list of things to think (or worry) about. Maybe that’s why the main driver of consumer behaviour is cognitive dissonance or the desire to avoid anything which makes us uncomfortable with any decision […]

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The Internet of ‘Things’ or ‘Thinks’?

Change | Cloud | Data | Digital Evolution | IoT | IT Infrastructure | Technology

IoT usually means “Internet of Things” and is often thought of as a separate niche that is off doing its own thing, without many implications for us in the mainstream. The projects I’ve been working on in payments and with other customers’ businesses, have highlighted the scale of the implications across the digital world which, […]

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Data Management – An Operational Headache or Business Opportunity?

Business Management | Data | IT Industry | IT Infrastructure | Legislation

How seriously do you and your colleagues take data management? Is it viewed simply as an operational necessity that you, perhaps, offload to the IT team or is the innovative use of data far more exciting for it to be treated like this? Either way, new legislation and standards are going to increasingly shape our […]

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5G is Not Just the Next G and Faster

5G | Cloud | Data | Digital Evolution | Edge Computing | Technology

To many people, 5G will sound much like 4G did and 3G before it: well, it’s the same but faster, and we’ll all need new phones, wont’ we. That is true to a degree, but 5G is a whole lot different and in ways that will have a fundamental impact on technology services and how […]

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