Alex Cruickshank

Freelance technology journalist Alex Cruickshank grew up in England and emigrated to New Zealand several years ago, where he runs his own writing business.


TRENDS

Europe trends 2018: GDPR may hit businesses hard

A big-picture look at what awaits Europe next year in terms of enterprise technology

TRENDS

North America trends 2018: Tech boom look increasingly negative

From sexism to gentrification, North American tech companies have taken a hammering in 2017, and this trend looks set to continue

STORAGE MANAGEMENT

Why accessing business data is still a struggle

Permanence is about more than just storage. Enterprise data can be digital or it can be permanent, but can it be both?

VIRTUALIZATION

Hypervisor control: The next phase in the security arms race?

Hypervisor-based virtualised application protection tools enhance security, but there may be unintended consequences

BANDWIDTH MANAGEMENT

How to stop embarrassing enterprise website downtime

Enterprise website glitches and downtime are embarrassing and unprofessional. They can and should be avoided.

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

What is the true value of IT apprenticeships?

Despite disappointing apprenticeship numbers, learning on the job is a valid route into IT – right up to the top.

BUSINESS PROCESS AUTOMATION

What are the future trends for AI in business?

A discussion with Michael Rovatsos of the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, about AI and business

THREAT AND VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT

Will open hardware race curb worrying chip vulnerability?

There's a potential back-door built into every PC in your organisation, but perhaps not for much longer

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