How can IT become more proactive?

In response to a number of concerns raised about IT today, the final question posed by Andy Hopkirk at the NCC Think Tank on the Future of the IT Department, was much more tactical in nature than the scope of the session would suggest How can IT become more proactive? This yielded some really insightful…


Enterprise IT and Maintaining the Innovation Edge

Excerpt from Outlook: partly cloudy with sunny spells to follow written by myself and Dan Scarfe (publised soon) It is pretty hard to envisage an enterprise today, that is not wholly reliant on their IT to function, and this has been true for some considerable time. This is irrespective it seems of the size or…


A Cloud of Confusion!

It really amazes me that there is still so much confusion about cloud, and maybe it’s just a result of having spent far too much time involved in the subject, such that I have separated the “wheat from the chaff” and to me it all looks quite simple now (ish) or maybe its to the…

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Architect Insight – Abstracts now available

Finally we have the abstracts available on the Microsoft Architect Insight Conference Portal! www.microsoft.com/uk/aic2010


Talking at EAC this June!

I’ve reached new heights and have been accepted (after much scrutiny it must be said) onto the agenda at the Enterprise Architect Conference in June! Here’s my fully vetted and grammatically corrected abstract for you to savour:)! Implications of cloud computing for enterprise architects The “Cloud” is everywhere these days with every CIO shouting “I…

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