Tell me a Story

From the earliest years of our lives we are entertained by stories, from the books that our parents read to us as children to the wonderful films created by the entertainment industry. They engage us, enthral us and often leave a lasting impression on us. The best advice I can give you if you’re thinking about a talk or presentation[…]

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Data Visionaries Wanted!

I saw this slide the other day presented by one of our Chief Architects, he was discussing how the relative importance of Infrastructure, Applications and Data has changed over time and how this will continue to change into the future, it made me realise very clearly that as the bubbles grow and shrink so does the importance of the conversation.[…]

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Here’s to all the SysAdmins, today is your day!

SysAdmins are superheroes for the IT infrastructure of an organisation. These are the professionals who design, monitor and maintain systems for performance, who gather and assess information to identify and fix potential issues, as well as detect and manage security concerns. The list is almost endless. As jacks of all trades, they do a little bit of everything and end[…]

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