Prevention Before Pain

Prevention Before Pain

The other day I found out that the wife of one of my friends has been diagnosed with cancer. As if all this Covid lockdown situation wasn’t bad enough!  I’m hoping they have found it early enough to treat and she will be ok. Sadly, this wasn’t the only case I’d heard...
Avoiding IT Meltdown

Avoiding IT Meltdown

We’ve all heard about large companies suffering serious IT failures. That doesn’t mean smaller organisations are immune – they just don’t make the same sized headlines. What can you do to avoid a damaging IT meltdown? Most of my career has been centred around the...
Part-Time Project Management

Part-Time Project Management

During the Covid lockdown we have been enjoying helping two organisations with important IT projects. In both cases, the projects require an amount of coordination and project management but neither organisation has a person available to do this neither situation...
Conflict and Toilet Rolls

Conflict and Toilet Rolls

As the UK gets closer to going into lock-down we see some interesting phenomenon arising. One that is prevalent in media coverage is CTRH (Coronavirus Toilet Roll Hoarding).  In his work on Survival Of The Fittest, Darwin wrote about stocking up on toilet roll as one...
Strong Supplier Management is key to any “Cloud first” strategy

Strong Supplier Management is key to any “Cloud first” strategy

“Suppliers, eh! Who’d have ’em?” Well, we all have them. At home and at work. And the IT landscape has changed from the days when suppliers would be selling you hardware and software products. Today we live in a very service-oriented world. I worked for IBM when Lou...