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Managing Digital Transformation in Business

By Nick McKenna | 1st January 2021
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Successfully managing your digital transformation is vital to the survival of your business in an increasingly digital landscape. This article will discuss the main digital transformation methods and how the advantages of digital transformation, overall, far outweigh the challenges you might face in the implementation … more

Microservices and Microservice Architecture Explained

By Nick McKenna | 21st August 2019
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Everybody seems to be doing microservices these days, so what are microservices (or microservice architecture) and how does it affect your architecture? Well, in the good old days (not so long ago), computer systems were developed in large units of deployment. A web-based system may … 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

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
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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

Surprises In The Apple App Store Review Guidelines

By Nick McKenna | 9th January 2019

We get asked about a myriad of crazy and wonderful ideas for App Development for iOS / iPhone / iPad / Android. My first piece of advice to all new customers is to read Apple’s App Store Review Guidelines. They contain some wonderful hidden gems … more

Securing Tokens In A Progressive Web App

By Nick McKenna | 8th January 2019

Security is at the top of the agenda for every technological development, especially so in the open world of the World Wide Web and Internet generally. The core underlying challenge is that the web and Internet were not designed with a modern level of security … more

Friday Flash! 30th November 2018

By Nick McKenna | 30th November 2018

It’s been a while, but we’re starting up our Friday Flash again! This is where we keep you guys up to date with everything that’s been going on around here. JR Ewing First off, we’re spending a lot of time out in Dallas. If you … more

Nesting Router Outlets In Angular 6 / 7

By Nick McKenna | 28th November 2018

We’ve been building progressive web Applications (PWA) in Angular and Typescript for a few years now, but once in a while something new and interesting still comes along. In the last couple of weeks I came across something pretty interesting which although is possible, is … more

How We Used Management 3.0 To Make Us Love Appraisals

By Nick McKenna | 16th March 2018
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At McKenna Consultants, we are like the majority of people who dread the annual 1 to 1 appraisal. Rather than moaning about doing it like we do every year, we decided to explore what we could do instead using some Management 3.0 practices. In the … more