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Why Having A Disaster Recovery Plan Is A Failure

By Nick McKenna | 24th January 2020
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I was asked to fill in a supplier questionnaire recently. One of the questions was “Does your organisation have a disaster recovery plan?”. The answer to this for us is “yes,” it’s short and sweet and can be found on Confluence: “Everyone will work from … more

What is RPA and What is it Used for?

By Nick McKenna | 14th January 2020
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Technology over the last decade has increased dramatically, particularly in terms of software and what it can do for our businesses to help us stay competitive and grow in our relevant industries. RPA is a great example of how technology has advanced in this time … more

Application Software Integration Explained

By Nick McKenna | 10th January 2020
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Connecting Your Internet Of Things Device With Your App Most Internet Of Things devices has a companion App that they work with. The App integration usually allows the Internet Of Things device user to remotely control the device, get status data from it and extract reports etc. … more

Mobile App Development Step 1: What Do You Want?

By Nick McKenna | 22nd October 2019
Mobile App Development

Defining The Scope Of Your Mobile App The first step of building a mobile App (for iOS, iPhone, iPad or Android) is working out what it should do, and it’s always the hardest step. In general, the narrower the scope of your idea, the easier it will be to develop … more

Bespoke Software Development vs Off The Shelf

By Nick McKenna | 2nd October 2019
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The choice between bespoke software development and purchasing off-the-shelf software is a difficult one for companies. Every company is different and distinct from every other company, which means that no two companies will operate in the same way, have the same customers, or the same … more

Cross Platform Mobile Development

By Nick McKenna | 21st February 2019
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Cross platform mobile App development has matured over the years and there are various stable options available at the moment. What are the options and how does one choose? The options that we will examine here are: There are other options such as NativeScript, but these have … more

Microsoft Azure IoT Hub

By Nick McKenna | 15th January 2019
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The creation of your Internet Of Things (IoT) device will require extensive back-end development as well as device development. Fortunately, you can simplify, speed up and reduce the cost of your back-end development by using off-the-shelf components. This helps you focus more on the unique aspects of … more

Internet Of Things Security

By Nick McKenna | 14th January 2019
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If you are building an Internet Of Things (IoT) device then you are likely extending your network to a much wider audience. For example, you may be deploying a light bulb device that connects to a home hub. The home hub then reports back some … more

Friday Flash! 11th January 2019

By Nick McKenna | 11th January 2019
Male and Female Architects Wearing Augmented Reality Headsets Work with 3D City Model. High Tech Office Professional People Use Virtual Reality Modeling Software Application.

The latest news from McKenna Consultants! Mexico, Baby! We’ve been out in Mexico City this week teaching Leading SAFe 4.6 for a global client! Lots of fun was had by all and everyone learned a thing or two also. Augmented Reality We have a skunk-works … more

What’s Next For Technology In 2019?

By Nick McKenna | 10th January 2019
Future Technology Predictions

Today I’m putting my Professor Trelawney hat on and asking what’s next for business technology in 2019. I’m not talking about the bleeding edge or borderline science fiction stuff here. I’m really interested in the cutting edge technology that businesses will be able to draw … more