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What is the Difference Between IoT and Cloud Computing?

By Nick McKenna | 28th April 2020
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The Internet of Things and Cloud computing complement one another, often being branded together when discussing technical services, and both working together to provide an overall better IoT service. However, there are crucial differences between them, making each of them an effective technical solution separately, … more

Are You Thinking About IoT?

By Nick McKenna | 11th April 2020
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Are You Thinking About IoT? If you are thinking about creating a new product or integrating an existing product with the Internet of Things, it’s probably because you’ve heard about the great benefits of IoT device integration. Simply put, what this means is making a physical … more

Internet of Things Integration With Your Back Office Systems

By Nick McKenna | 30th March 2020
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Integrating Your Internet Of Things Device With Your Back Office Systems As organisations grow, their back office systems often become a little unstructured; it starts out innocently enough with the odd spreadsheet here and there, and maybe an access database. Then, a few cloud-based web … more

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

A Brief Guide on the Different Types of Cloud Services

By Nick McKenna | 15th January 2020
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There are three key types of cloud services that are of interest to modern organisations: Software-as-a-service (SaaS) Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) In this article, we will look at each individual type of cloud service and also compare them to each other. Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) Software-as-a-service (SaaS) … 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

Are You Drowning In Spreadsheets? Discussing ERP System Integration

By Nick McKenna | 18th September 2019
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We start off with the best of intentions. We’re going to manage this new service/ product/ project using a simple spreadsheet. It won’t be complicated, as we’re going to put it on a shared drive so we can collaborate, until a number of varying factors … more

SaaS Platform: A Core Part Of Your Digital Transformation

By Nick McKenna | 18th July 2019
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Software as a Service (SaaS) has become an increasingly dominant part of the modern Digital Transformation over the last few years. Digital Transformations are increasingly seeking to create their own SaaS platform for their customers and for internal use as part of their Digital Transformation. … more

How To Do Data Cleansing In Existing Legacy Systems For Your New Digital Platform

By Nick McKenna | 30th June 2019
How To Do Data Cleansing In Existing Legacy Systems For Your New Digital Platform

Digital Platform Part 5 Of 10 In previous articles, we have defined our goals, system architecture, data model and we have mapped out how to get access to the data we require. Now we should consider the data cleansing process within the legacy systems. What … more

How To Map Data From Existing Legacy Systems For Your New Digital Platform

By Nick McKenna | 29th June 2019
How To Map Data From Existing Legacy Systems For Your New Digital Platform

Digital Platform Part 4 Of 10 In parts 1 and 2 of this series we looked at what a Digital Platform is and how one would architect such a system . In part 3, we examined how to define a Data Model for your Digital Platform. The … more