Big Data, Big Challenges, Big Opportunities

Big data has been a big buzzword in technological circles for the last decade or so, but many people have a limited awareness of what it actually means and how it can be used. Clearly, intuitively, big data means a lot of data. And it does. Around the turn-of-the-century the VVV definition of big data […]

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Electric car sales in the UK market poised for exponential growth

Outside of the home, perhaps the greatest sign of innovation is the firm commitment by the government to move towards electric cars. Year on year, sales of electric cars tripled in January 2020 to more than 4,000 units, and this trend is consistent with other markets across the world. However, although sales are rising,  it […]

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Making sure technology doesn’t cost the earth

Just as with its predecessors, the agricultural and industrial revolutions, the digital revolution is simultaneously bringing enormous benefits to humanity whilst threatening the planetary environment on which we rely for survival. It’s unthinkable that humanity could return to its pre-digital roots, but it has become a matter of the utmost urgency that we find ways […]

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Beating the virus – keeping businesses and schools open (even when they have to close) using G-Suite

Coronavirus is here, there is no escaping it. At least not on the news, or in conversation with friends, family and colleagues where talk will invariably turn to COVID-19.  In the next few weeks the scale of the outbreak here in the UK and across the world will become more clear. Businesses are already putting […]

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The Fourth Revolution

When we think of the Industrial Revolution, we tend to think of the start of the 19th century and worthy gentlemen wearing stovepipe hats and mutton chop whiskers standing looking serious next to steam engines. We know it had a lot to do with the way our world is now, but it’s all a very […]

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Google Cloud Partners with Temenos

Temenos the banking software company, and Google Cloud has announced a global, strategic partnership to help financial services organizations run mission-critical banking software and applications on Google Cloud, create profitable business models, and improve and differentiate their customer experiences. The two companies began collaborating in 2019 to integrate Temenos cloud-native, cloud-agnostic software into Google Cloud […]

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Pulling 5g!

So, there’s a new standard for mobile networks, and doubtless most people are looking forward to this with the eager anticipation normally only reserved for Christmas and cup finals. No? That’s understandable, we’re all pretty blasé about the way technology develops these days; we started with analog 1G in 1979 and periodically since then we’ve […]

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Can (The Internet of) Things only get better?

The Internet of Things (IoT). It’s not the most inspiring nomenclature for a digital revolution, is it? Presumably the Internet of Stuff or the Internet of Bits and Pieces were already taken? However, there’s a lot more to the IoT than a clumsy name, in fact it essentially represents the most startling and influential impact […]

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Digital Transformers Go!

So, you’ve digitized all your paperwork, you’ve migrated your file storage to the cloud, there’s more computing power in your office than is needed to count all the atoms in the universe and play a decent game of chess on the side and the only paper that’s ever seen on a desk is a Starbucks […]

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