IT Disasters & other Stuff Ups!

​ There is no-doubt that society as we know it, is highly dependent on technology and used for almost all facets of our personal and business life. We use it to make everyday purchases, socially communicate with each other, promote productivity of our workplaces, store critical information and rely on it for our businesses to succeed.   A main factor in […] Read more

Mar, 01, 2017


Augmented Reality – The next big thing?

  Video games have been entertaining us for nearly 30 years, ever since Pong and Space Invaders was introduced in our local arcades, but did you know that Augmented Reality will be the next big thing and it’s not just child’s play! Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) most often are mentioned in the […] Read more

Nov, 21, 2016


How to best prepare your Company for a Cyber Attack

With more and more high profile cyber security incidents being made public, awareness of the importance of cyber security continues to steadily increase. The Government via its Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released a comprehensive report highlighting the threats we face and what we should be doing about them. We thought it could be […] Read more

Oct, 31, 2016


Data Mining: The golden opportunity being ignored by most Aussie businesses

If you are in business you’ve probably heard of ‘data mining’. Often discussed in the same breath as predictive analytics or machine learning, it is usually mentioned as the next big breakthrough for business. According to Wikipedia “Data mining is an interdisciplinary subfield of computer science. It is the computational process of discovering patterns in […] Read more

Oct, 25, 2016


Predictions…What is likely to occur in our lifetime

Futurists predict that our future is going to change very quickly this century and assuming they are correct our world is going to be exciting and fascinating for generations to come.   Going by “The Future of the Internet – 7 Big Predictions of 2020”, the following 7 internet driven predictions might happen: 1. Over 5 billion people will […] Read more

Sep, 28, 2016


The Jobs we will lose to machines

    Starting on a positive note first; “Machines cannot compete with us when it comes to tackling novel situations”. At the other end, it is predicted that “Machines will replace 1 in every 2 jobs”. Have you noticed a number of articles have emerged in the last few weeks about the future of work? I have […] Read more

Aug, 26, 2016


It’s not paranoia: Hackers can use your webcam to spy on you

Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook does it. So does FBI Director James Comey. Should you?   Hackers can access your laptop via the video and audio portals, or the wireless dongle on your mouse. What they do, is cover up their laptop webcams – sometimes with just a piece of opaque tape – blocking scuzzball computer hackers […] Read more

Aug, 22, 2016


Is tech addiction making us far more stressed at work?

Is tech addiction making us far more stressed at work? By Padraig Belton Technology of Business reporter BBC.COM – 13 June 2016   We are the distracted generations, wasting hours a day checking irrelevant emails and intrusive social media accounts. And this “always on” culture – exacerbated by the smartphone – is actually making us […] Read more

Aug, 17, 2016


5 exciting technologies for the Building and Construction industry

5 exciting technologies for the Building and Construction industry Digital and Information Technologies have changed the way business is done across the entire economy. The building and construction sector is not alone and new technologies that can give them a productivity advantage.  These 5 new technologies show promise and would be worth the attention of any […] Read more

Mar, 30, 2016


The rise of the chief information officer – A fantastic shift is occurring in IT Management

The rise of the chief information officer In July 2012 (3 years ago) I wrote the article below about the “fantastic shift occurring in IT Management. I reckon I was right on the mark! I just read a new and similar article published in the Washington Post (edited below) which basically confirms and stress further […] Read more

Oct, 08, 2015


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