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 myth behind the dream of ‘composable’ business

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...

Blueprinting our way to easier data

Blueprinting our way to easier data

The mass of data ubiquity surrounding business systems is giving rise to an increasing number of templates and reference architectures that act as a new kind of ‘information blueprint’ for enterprises to shortcut their way to more...

A new prescription for big data headaches in pharma-tech

A new prescription for big data headaches in pharma-tech

Every industry runs on data. From oil rigs to bakeries and from finance to dressmaking, every business now has a responsibility to re-define itself as a data-centric software business. The pharmaceutical industry is no different. A...

Why software robots have a 'lifecycle' too

Why software robots have a 'lifecycle' too

Software 'bots' form they key enabling functions in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) systems - although machine-based in form and structure, their existence is still subject to a human-like lifecycle that affords them a surprising...

How to build a 'good' API

How to build a 'good' API

Many parts of the software industry would have us believe that a progressive approach to Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) denotes the mark of a platform's prowess and power -- but what are they... and how do we tell good from...

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