Generative AI tooling: Is the user the weakest link?

One of the challenges I’ve had with generative AI is figuring out where the real[...]

The convergence of OT and IT

Having worked in both operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) environments for years, I’ve[...]

Canon comes out of the closet on information management

When I received an invitation to attend another Canon industry analyst event, I was in[...]

Mainframe skills; time to flip the telescope around?

The more I learn about the world of mainframes, the more I find myself drawn[...]

Mitigating AI Risks: 5 Essential Steps for Secure Adoption

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are finding their way into industries worldwide as[...]

Breaking Free From Vendor Lock-in with Managed Services

As organisations become more intertwined with their key IT vendors, they may find themselves in[...]

S/4HANA Migration: Is Selective Transformation the Answer?

The last big market survey carried out by Freeform Dynamics on SAP migration was completed[...]

IT transformation fatigue? Time to bust those big bang blues

As an industry analyst, you always want your questions answered openly, confidently and convincingly when[...]

Observability and Security: Thoughts on the Cisco-Splunk Acquisition

The tech world is now trying to work out exactly what the news of Cisco’s[...]

The IT Sustainability Paradox

IT leaders today often find themselves grappling with a perplexing situation. On one hand, they[...]

Mainframes and workload placement: Time for a dose of objectivity?

When Tony Lock and I interviewed Reg Harbeck, Chief Strategist at Mainframe Analytics Ltd, it[...]

The Untapped Potential of Liquid Cooling in Modern Data Centres

Ever since IBM sold off its x86 business to Lenovo back in 2014, I’ve been[...]

What are you doing to ensure your IT suppliers work for you?

Navigating the Complex IT Supplier Landscape in 2024 It is a truism that IT evolves[...]

Taking the next step in mainframe observability

Despite their frequently less visible role, mainframes remain indispensable in supporting the critical operations of[...]

The mainframe skills crunch; an outsider vs insider perspective

During my career, I’ve worked hands-on with a great many operating systems, programming languages, mainstream[...]

Taking IT Cost Tracking and FinOps to the next level

A CIO I interviewed recently told me candidly: “It’s always a bit nerve wracking when[...]

Mainframe Skills: Challenge or Opportunity?

People in mainframe circles have been talking about skills development and succession planning ever since[...]

Challenging the traditional boundaries between IAM and UEM

It’s always refreshing to engage with vendors who aren’t bound by the rigid category definitions[...]

IT Governance for Today and Tomorrow: Minimum Viable Principles

Introduction The traditional one-size-fits-all approach to IT governance, particularly in relation to data, is becoming[...]

Making IT sustainability more objective and actionable

I’ve heard a lot of pitches from technology companies on how they can help customers[...]

Goodbye Bryan – Rest in Peace

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our friend and colleague,[...]

It’s Time to Raise the Bar on Observability

Observability has come a long way in the last 30 years

Can contributing to open source get you a job?

Could voluntary work on open source projects be a stepping stone to employment?

Tape is back on the main menu

The news that another of the big players in global file systems, Hammerspace, has integrated[...]