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Multiple insights into the factory of the future

Since we’ve just blogged about the future of transportation, it seems only appropriate to consider what factories may be like in the future.  The European Union is so interested in this that they set up in 2008 a Public Private Partnership for Factories of the Future (FoF), which is currently funding 150 projects looking into this phenomenon (see… 176 more words

Sector: Manufacturing

Chromebooks get a boost from Adobe

Educational users in the US can now access Photoshop as a cloud app. All very well where the connectivity supports thin client use but will it (ever) work in Spain?

Cloud Computing

A dive into "Data Lake"

With the advancement in Big Data and Cloud lot of new concepts are surfacing. “Data Lake” is one such concept that is being talked about and in this blog I wish to de-mistify it. 200 more words


Latest GCSB revelations reinforce moving to Cloud for Central Government and Private Companies

The GCSB released some statistics in the last week that say cyber attacks on New Zealand networks is up sixty percent. As well as that factoid, it was interesting to see the GCSB, much like it’s United Kingdom counterpart, getting into the private spying business on what appears to be a consultancy type basis. 1,503 more words

Cloud Computing

Sifting through the Jibber Jabber of Amazon’s annual cloud conference.


14,000 nerds (including myself) just descended on Las Vegas to drink, gamble, party with Skrillex, and get first-hand information from Amazon Web Services on their existing solutions and new announcements.  510 more words


Local Government and the Internet of Things

Hot off the press. My presentation this morning to the Association of Local Government Information Managers (ALGIM) in Auckland. The Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Civic Hackathons, Smart Cities, Risks, Rewards, and loads of examples, all about Local Government building Smart Cities. 28 more words

Cloud Computing

Microsoft plays nice with Docker while Azure takes a hit

Although many tech enthusiasts may still be reeling from last week’s wave of Amazon-related cloud announcements, this week showed that Amazon isn’t the only company making big cloud news. 701 more words