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.

Popcorn not included: Dynatrace ‘movies’ show user app experiences

The age of IT observability becomes clearer

The age of IT observability becomes clearer

Observability is a measure of the internal health of any computer system in terms of its ability to perform the operations that it was engineered for. Often measured via a Key Performance Indicator (KPI), observability has now focused...

Living the dream, embracing application event streams

Living the dream, embracing application event streams

In order for CIOs to live the contemporary IT stack dream, they need to embrace the event streaming dream & work with technologies designed to enable applications and data services to ‘scale-out’ and become massively web-scale, when...

The rise of democratised, productised & operationalised IT

The rise of democratised, productised & operationalised IT

Technology vendors are fond of slathering on layers of value-add functionality to their products in an attempt to make them more accessible, flexible and useable - is the rise of democratised, productised and operationalised...

The myth behind the dream of ‘composable’ business

The myth behind the dream of ‘composable’ business

Popularised by technology analysts, business futurists and cloud computing evangelists, the concept of composable business is meant to convey a notion of operational interchangeability in the face of extreme change - so is there...

Laying a foundation for dynamic software architectures

Laying a foundation for dynamic software architectures

The label 'dynamic software architecture' is an oft-overused seldom justified term... but does in fact denote a software system with a higher degree of moveable, changeable, adjustable components at its base layer.

Parallel universe: how digital twins will populate the planet

Parallel universe: how digital twins will populate the planet

Digital twin technologies are typically categorised into machine-only representations of devices working inside the Internet of Things (IoT), but we can also create digital versions of work processes, departmental functions and even...

Bot symbiotics, APA’s analytical relationship with RPA

Bot symbiotics, APA’s analytical relationship with RPA

While RPA bots work to shoulder orchestration and deliver the front-line operational requirements needed for automation, APA analytics bots deliver the lower-level data science functions that both tiers need to make smart software...

Task & process mining clear pathway for dynamite RPA

Task & process mining clear pathway for dynamite RPA

Only by understanding the way digital business works at the most granular level and being able to categorise different workflows into defined discrete elements can we manage people effectively and allow RPA ‘bots’ to sit alongside...

Tibco acquires Information Builders to extend the end-to-end endgame

Tibco acquires Information Builders to extend the end-to-end endgame

TIBCO announces agreement to acquire Information Builders, Inc.

Don't fly-by-wire with AI until you know the controls

Don't fly-by-wire with AI until you know the controls

Software developers should approach Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven programming controls with zeal and cautionary awareness in equal measure; no AI should be engineered-in until a technician understands how and why it can deliver...

Technology’s big tradeoff: complexity vs. conformity

Technology’s big tradeoff: complexity vs. conformity

The multiplicity of clouds, databases, microservices and containers alongside the infinite variety of converged and divergent services that exist in the typical enterprise IT stack are spiraling in their complexity - how we manage and...

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