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.

A new recipe for enterprise data, 'too many cooks' is over

Technology lens theory will colour-code new views of IT stack

Technology lens theory will colour-code new views of IT stack

With key technology groups and platform sub-sectors now working inside co-related tightly integrated groups, can we work with the notion of colour-coded ‘lenses’ that help coalesce new and emerging tools to provide computing power...

AWS opens business analytics to serverless scope & simplicity

AWS opens business analytics to serverless scope & simplicity

A new world of more flexible data analytics is achievable by using cloud-based serverless provisioning, management and delivery claims Amazon Web Services (AWS) – the company now offers the scope and promised simplicity that comes...

Hold on, we’re entering the age of the AI-accelerator

Hold on, we’re entering the age of the AI-accelerator

Technology accelerators speed things up, obviously. But then so does extra processing power, additional server space and drinking too much coffee - we are talking about the more considered use of IT accelerators in the new world of AI...

The cloud is the computer, web application security fundamentals

The cloud is the computer, web application security fundamentals

There is now a pressing need for C-suite directors and their immediate divisional team leaders to understand where system security should be applied - in a world where the cloud and the web is the computer, system security and...

How not to get hamstrung by your own innovation tax

How not to get hamstrung by your own innovation tax

Bemoaning the lack of business-to-developer integration that exists in many companies today, CTO at open source database platform company MongoDB Mark Porter suggests that this gap creates what amounts to an almost self-imposed...

The fluffiest (usable) clouds have solid foundations

The fluffiest (usable) clouds have solid foundations

Given the 3D (or perhaps 4D) honeycomb of interconnected blocks that now comes together to form the increasingly cloud-native nature of the modern IT double-helix, it is perhaps no surprise that the term ‘IT stack’ has been...

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...

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