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[...]

What does “Investment in Generative AI” actually mean?

I’ve found myself in a number of conversations recently where the discussion has turned to[...]

Why laptops and other edge devices are being AI-enabled

Why do we need dedicated AI engines in laptops, and especially in the ultrathin laptops[...]

Why Intel has joined the race for the AI-enabled laptop

A new AI battlefield is opening up, not among all the GPU ‘farms’ in data[...]

Broadcom swings its axe at VMware

What a difference a week can make. The dust had barely settled on Broadcom’s $69bn acquisition of[...]

Broadcom finally swallows VMware: what now?

The news that Broadcom’s acquisition of VMware has finally gone through, after more than a[...]

Custom chatbots and model gardens: putting Private AI to work

Part 2: More to think about It’s essential to decide where to run your Private[...]

Understanding the rise and role of Private AI

Part 1: AI hype vs fear and doubt The leakage of proprietary IP and other[...]

Can steel fences halt the march of cyber?

Cyber: for some, it’s a prefix that conjures up images of Dr Who’s silvery cyborg[...]

A straightforward look at SAP master data automation

If you’re knee-deep in the world of SAP and data management, you almost certainly know[...]

CIO perceptions of vendor AI marketing

With all the recent press coverage, it’s not surprising to see IT vendors clamouring to[...]

Time to sound the alarm as AI hype catches fire

One of the most worrying things that’s coming out of recent research

It’s time to look again at IT and Software Asset Management

In the realm of IT administration, it’s all too easy to get stuck in familiar[...]

An AI crash is coming: don’t let it drag you down

All the signs are there that an AI crash is coming: overinflated claims and dodgy[...]

Want to become a data-driven organisation? Start thinking differently about change management

Need a strong data strategy? Look for a CDO who’s a change manager and data[...]

Just because it’s innovative, doesn’t make it good!

One of my hobbyhorses at the moment is how words and adjectives that ought to[...]

The key to future IT success is a switch to managing services, not systems

For most of the history of commercial IT, system design has focused on meeting the[...]

Are tech vendors pulling their weight on fixing fragmented IT?

Many organisations have silo’d data and fragmented IT systems, but

Digital identity: the many images of you

More and more of the topics we deal with at Freeform Dynamics now also relate[...]

Trust: easy to lose, hard to recover

Here are just a few of the topics that my fellow Freeformers and I have[...]

Dealing with the growing problem of edge and IoT sprawl

Amidst all the hype regarding the massive growth potential for IoT