As enterprises come to terms with the implications of the COVID-19 crisis, workforces are learning how to work remotely for
IT Risk Assessment: Seeing Things in 3 Dimensions
Objectivity is not easy to come by in any walk of life; but especially so when it comes to IT
Identity and Access Management: All Rights Revoked
When it comes to IT and information security, the discipline of identity and access management (IAM) is about as important
Cloud Target Operating Model (TOM): Revolution, Evolution or a Bit of Both?
The economic and computational benefits of cloud have been evident for some time, but more recently, barriers to adoption have
Blockchain and Financial Services
The Blockchain technology that underpins cryptocurrencies, most notably Bitcoin, has been gathering a lot of interest within the financial industry.
Technology Implications of Banking Reform
One of the biggest fallouts from the financial crisis was the political will for governments across the globe never to
DevOps Adoption: Addressing Institutional Barriers
The Agile Manifesto was first published in 2001 and is a call to move away from the rigid strictures of
DevOps and Financial Services: Dismissing the Myths
The DevOps movement may have started in Silicon Valley, but it is no longer the exclusive remit of hi-tech start-ups and its practices are now surfacing in the IT departments of more
Instilling Resilience into Your IT Operations
Wednesday, July 8, was what we have dubbed ‘triple glitching’ day – as a trio of high profile system outages
Defining System Requirements
On a recent family holiday abroad, I received an error message when attempting to add funds to a prepaid currency
Stakeholder Management: Keeping Your Programme on Track
All change programmes and initiatives have a group of stakeholders who need to be managed to ensure overall success. At
Banks and Regulators Accelerating Pace for Public Cloud Adoption
Public cloud adoption is making great progress over the last six months in banking, but while some firms are experimenting
Equinix and Telecity – What Does it Mean to End User Firms?
By now most DC professionals will be aware of Equinix’s acquisition of Telecity in a £2.3bn ($3.6bn) cash and shares
Managing Client Connectivity: is the Customer Always Right?
For capital markets trading firms, the challenge of managing client connectivity is always evolving. It is also much more complicated than first
Data Centre Migration: Top Do’s and Don’ts
For anyone unfamiliar with the process, migrating a data centre seems straight forward – just a little more complicated than
Cloud Access Security Brokers: Better the Devil you Know
As my colleague noted in his recent blog on cloud security, the traditional method of controlling risks exposed in the