Alex Cruickshank

Alex Cruickshank has been writing about technology and business since 1994. He has lived in various far-flung places around the world and is now based in Berlin.

 

METADATA MANAGEMENT

Why the data difficulties in Deutschland?

Companies doing business in Germany with data face numerous hurdles. Here's why, and what to do about it.

STORAGE MANAGEMENT

Why is everyone so clueless about enterprise data storage?

No clue what your organization's storage requirements will be in the future? Don't worry, you're in good company.

SOFTWARE & WEB DEVELOPMENT

Why Spectre demands more elegantly-coded software

Developing bloated software was almost excusable while processors were forever getting faster. That changed in January.

SOCIAL NETWORKS

Why tech addiction may soon need be on the CIO’s radar

It's still possible for suppliers and developers to claim ignorance of tech addiction, but maybe not for much longer

DATA PRIVACY AND SECURITY

GDPR: It's about privacy, not security

A discussion with Sheila FitzPatrick of NetApp about the confusion surrounding the true purpose of GDPR

SOFTWARE & WEB DEVELOPMENT

Low-code: what it can do for your enterprise – and what it can't

Building software with low-code visual tools can save time, but won't magically fix underfunded development departments

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

Why France may lead in the Internet of Things

France has become a force to be reckoned with in the Internet of Things sector. What's driving this rapid growth?

MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS

A business case to get shot of smartphones

The Psion is dead; long live the Psion. The Planet Computers reboot is interesting but not the true heir to the 5mx.

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