Adrian Bridgwater

Adrian is a technology journalist with over two decades of press experience. His primary focus is dedicated to examining software application development issues. He also has a special interest in open source, data analytics and data intelligence, cloud computing, mobile devices and data management. He has worked across print media, newspapers and television.

The fluffiest (usable) clouds have solid foundations

Crack, lack & slack: Three fragilities in the cloud pipeline

Crack, lack & slack: Three fragilities in the cloud pipeline

The rise of cloud-native DevOps functions along with the popularisation of Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) and Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) does not necessarily make a perfect cloud, the flow is strengthening… but...

The four cornerstones of IT automation growth

The four cornerstones of IT automation growth

The widespread development of software ‘bot’ platforms is changing the way people work as machines now take on the mundane, repeatable, definable tasks inside work processes in every industry vertical. Automation platform company...

How clouds falter... and how to straighten them

How clouds falter... and how to straighten them

When we talk about cloud computing clouds ‘breaking’, we mean it in the sense of the IT in question failing to achieve its specified level of performance and availability, but Machine Learning tools are coming forward to automate our...

Why API management is so complex

Why API management is so complex

The interconnected nature of cloud-based software applications relies upon Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to ‘glue’ many of the disconnected and distributed streams of this new world together, but why is managing APIs so...

Cloud computing lessons from US Steel

Cloud computing lessons from US Steel

Just as US Steel saw its market dominance usurped by Nucor Corporation with its mini-mill model, the behemoths of the cloud datacentre market may see a new degree of fragmentation brought to the fore as a result of the impact of...

Estonia tech sector further widens e-services scope

Estonia tech sector further widens e-services scope

The former Soviet nation of Estonia has celebrated its 30-year restoration of independence anniversary in 2021 and has done so with a digitally-empowered economy where government e-services outpace and outshine many (if not most) of...

Cloud-native is from Mars, legacy monitoring tools are from Venus

Cloud-native is from Mars, legacy monitoring tools are from Venus

As the technology infrastructure world moves to embrace cloud-native with wider open arms, the legacy monitoring tools traditionally applied to this new IT substrate do not necessarily always enjoy an easy fit.

Do we really need low-code user experience tools?

Do we really need low-code user experience tools?

Low-code tools are everywhere, so will their impact be felt positively in the customer or user experience (CX or UX) space of our enterprise software applications - now that ‘top down’ roadmap rollout gives way to so-called ‘bottom...

Cloud-native’s fear factor (and how to overcome it)

Cloud-native’s fear factor (and how to overcome it)

The drive to embrace fully-blown -as-a-Service computing in wholly cloud-native technology deployments is an oft-spoken but rarely observed reality -- so what defines the cloud-native fear factor and how should organisations work to...

What not to automate

What not to automate

Every element of IT appears to be ripe for automation. But given this automated, autonomous and autonomic truism, at what point do we draw a line around these new robotic controls and efficiencies? In other words, how far do we push...

Low-code for logistics, coordinating a systematic advantage

Low-code for logistics, coordinating a systematic advantage

What aspects of the way logistics firms use technology makes this sector different – and, crucially, what accelerators can low-code templates and shortcuts bring to the way next-generation logistics software is developed?

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