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Robotic Process Automation: Should you think twice?
Artificial Intelligence, overwise known as Robotics has been around for quite a few years. Robotics has taken a major role in the manufacturing and materials handling industries. When allied to Artificial Intelligence, it can provide substantial gains in productivity and cost reduction. However, there have been some concerns expressed aboutRead More
The Millennials: How Business Can Benefit to the Emerging Workforce
Some people think that there have been several IT-led upheavals in the world since World War Two, It is undoubtedly true that the convergence of personal computing, including smart devices, digital communications and the Internet has brought tremendous sea-changes in society. The biggest changes have occurred in the first partRead More
4 Ways to Make Your Business IT More Strategic
ICT has often been considered in the same way as other support functions and not considered when making strategic decisions about the future of the business. That is not a good thing since IT can have a profound effect, positive or negative, on the business. Over the last few yearsRead More
Top 3 challenges in Cloud Computing and How to Overcome them
Cloud Computing is the latest flavor of the month to hit IT. It has distinct advantages in catering for digital migration and the needs of mobile warriors. It copes easily with the needs and demands of the latest data centre technologies, and positions the organization to take full advantage ofRead More
3 Reasons Why Businesses Are Embracing HCI
Human-Computer Interaction, commonly known as HCI, refers to focus on the interfaces between devices and humans. Ease of use, attractive design are among the criteria that manufacturers need to consider when developing products. HCI has been around since the early 1980s, mainly looking at cognitive sciences and human factor engineering. Read More
5 Benefits of Server Virtualisation
Servers have come a long way since the early days. The are now concentrated in server farms, processing Big Data and causing managers headaches with their management, including their power consumption needs. The advance of technology has, in general, meant that the physical size of servers has reduced but atRead More
Flat Backup vs Backup Less, What is the Difference?
Backup/Restore is the Cinderella of the ICT world. Not as glamorous as network security, not as rock-star as leading-edge implementations of cloud technologies, it is still an absolutely vital part of any normal operational routine. We have moved on from the days of total versus incremental backup strategies, driven mainlyRead More
Why Big Data Needs Big Protection
There has been a growing trend in recent times to collect and manipulate very large datasets – Big Data. Organisations do this to enable data mining of the big data dataset to extract key information relevant to their business. As the move to cloud computing gathers momentum, the dangers ofRead More
Future of Automation: How can Smart Home change the way we live
Everyone has an idea of a Smart home. It may come from a sci-fi movie, the office could be in a smart building, but a common theme is that of an automated domestic environment that removes domestic drudgery and can be controlled locally or remotely. The Smart home is prettyRead More
Are you ready for quantum computing?
In the early 1900s, physicists proudly announced that all that could be discovered in the world of physics had been discovered. They were dead wrong. In the background events were taking shape that would change physics for ever. Einstein was working on his earth shattering announcements, Rutherford was about toRead More