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.


MAINFRAME SERVERS

The future of mainframes in the enterprise

Big iron has been a staple of enterprise data processing for half a century, but is the mainframe era coming to an end?

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Are tech companies responsible for IT-driven social change?

Technology enterprises rather than governments may have to take the lead when it comes to ethical social change

TRENDS

VMware interview: If virtualisation continues, what will the future look like?...

Richard Bennett from VMware talks future technology becoming mundane, self-driving cars, Patient as a Service healthcare and IoT at the edge

WEB DEVELOPMENT

How to improve a bloated, ‘brand-killing’ enterprise website

Enterprise websites are increasingly slow and bloated. Give your customers a break and they'll stick around for longer.

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

Why Natural Language Processing is the future of enterprise AI

A discussion with Jon Oberlander of the University of Edinburgh about machine learning and enterprise NLP

DATA PRIVACY AND SECURITY

What enterprises can learn from national data breaches

Sweden is the latest country whose data security has been shown to be woefully inadequate. What lessons can be learned?

SECURITY

Should CIOs take employees offline to improve security?

As organisations gradually lose the security war, maybe it makes more sense to simply leave the battlefield

INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

Mission-critical IT systems don’t always need the latest tech

Major industrial, engineering and military projects can come under fire for using outdated IT systems. Is that fair?

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