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.

Why software stability is the new agility mutability capability

Why software stability is the new agility mutability capability

In the changeable, portable, infinitesimally mutable world of cloud computing, technology managers need to know the operational state of their IT estate down to an exacting level of detail -- without software stability, C-suite tech...

Why distributed processing helps data scale-out & speed-up

Why distributed processing helps data scale-out & speed-up

For CIOs working across the full transept of industry verticals in small, medium-sized or large capacity enterprises, there is an increased focused on data-driven business -- so, as data needs to scale-out and speed-up, could...

AI brain gardening, why pruning can yield sweeter fruit

AI brain gardening, why pruning can yield sweeter fruit

On the journey to explainable, understandable, unbiased and wholly business-applicable AI, knowing what order machine brains learn in is key to being able to access machine intelligence and so gauge its worth when applied to modern...

Red Hat CEO: Every CIO is a cloud engineer

Red Hat CEO: Every CIO is a cloud engineer

Red Hat CEO Paul Cormier used his keynote address at the company's annual user conference to explain his firm's focus on increasingly complex and powerful hybrid cloud stacks - the upshot of which, for the average firm in the street,...

Debunking the 20% innovation time enigma

Debunking the 20% innovation time enigma

The idea that enterprises large and small can get more innovation out of their employee base (while at the same time potentially improving their work-life balance and personal fulfillment register) by insisting that 10, 15 or perhaps...

Infrastructure's journey to invisibility

Infrastructure's journey to invisibility

Good technology is technology that users don't even notice - and so, in a sense, good technology is invisible. As cloud computing and the compartmentalised world of containers now flourishes, how should we track our IT...

AI is becoming a tradeable commodity

AI is becoming a tradeable commodity

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has evolved and is now being grafted into our enterprise applications at surface level and throughout architectures and infrastructures -- how do the core mechanics of the AI marketplace work in this new...

Automation integration orchestration, not location location location

Automation integration orchestration, not location location location

The growth of cloud computing and composable containerised technology combined with mobile device ubiquity means location, location, location is no longer as important as automation, integration and orchestration.

Why 'unified' data tools are more powerful

Why 'unified' data tools are more powerful

In the era cloud computing and the platform technologies, perhaps the most hackneyed term of the moment is unified. Software firms boast of their unified platform, unified toolset, unified approach and their unified User Interface...

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

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

Within appropriately managed data privacy guidelines and regulations, providing central IT command with a ‘movie-like’ view of native mobile enterprise application user experiences can allow apps to be tuned, tested, tightened and...

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...

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