Pat Martlew

Patrick Martlew is a technology enthusiast and editorial guru that works the digital enterprise beat in London. After making his tech writing debut in Sydney, he has now made his way to the UK where he works to cover the very latest trends and provide top-grade expert analysis.

The persistence of COBOL: why a 60-year old language is still in demand

The persistence of COBOL: why a 60-year old language is still in demand

It's not often in technology that something lasts more than a few years, let alone six decades as is the case with the COBOL programming language. We look at why the language is still so important and whether its going to fade away...

IPv4 vs IPv6: when will the internet's latest protocol finally take over?

IPv4 vs IPv6: when will the internet's latest protocol finally take over?

IPv4 exhaustion has been a recognised issue for a long time, although adoption of the next generation of the Internet Protocol has remained sluggish. We look at why this has been the case and whether IPv4 is set to fade away any time...

The state of data protection law in Pakistan

The state of data protection law in Pakistan

The effect and influence of Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) upon the data privacy laws of swathes of countries around the world cannot be overstated. While GDPR is definitely not perfect, the laws have undoubtedly...

Privacy in a pandemic: a guide to health data processing rules in Europe

Privacy in a pandemic: a guide to health data processing rules in Europe

As employees start to return to work, many firms will be wondering what the rules are when it comes to collecting and processing health data and, crucially, conducting virus-related testing. We talk to a privacy expert to assess some...

Picking and choosing: Atos give an overview of multi-cloud storage

Picking and choosing: Atos give an overview of multi-cloud storage

As multi-cloud undoubtedly looks to be the prevailing strategy when it comes to cloud-based digital transformation, many firms are taking the same approach when it comes to storage. We speak to Atos to determine what multi-cloud...

LGPD: a look at the state of Brazil's big privacy regulation law

LGPD: a look at the state of Brazil's big privacy regulation law

Brazil's new unified data privacy regulation LGPD is set to cause quite a stir in the country and facilitate a lot of progress amongst local organisations. However, delays and amendments to the bill are causing uncertainty and may...

Has COVID-19 changed the face of tech ethics forever?

Has COVID-19 changed the face of tech ethics forever?

COVID-19 is influencing changes to what we consider ethical use of technology. While these changes are aimed at solving a short-term global issue, they may have permanent ramifications.

A look at how COVID-19 is impacting web traffic

A look at how COVID-19 is impacting web traffic

COVID-19 is impacting virtually every business and individual all around the world, with shifts towards self-isolation and working from home. We take a look at the impact this has had on web traffic globally.

How coronavirus is impacting tech, according to major IT analysts

How coronavirus is impacting tech, according to major IT analysts

While there is a great deal of information around COVID-19 out there, often it is the analysts that provide some of the best info and advice. We take a look at the virus through the lens of Forrester, IDC, and Gartner.

A profile of cybercrime in Latin America

A profile of cybercrime in Latin America

We take a look at cybercrime in Latin America, in terms of why it's unique and why businesses should be paying attention.

5 important traits of the modern IT developer

5 important traits of the modern IT developer

We take a look at a survey that profiles the modern IT developer, assessing it in terms of 5 key traits.

Upheaval in IT operations? How Dynatrace envisages AIOps and NoOps

Upheaval in IT operations? How Dynatrace envisages AIOps and NoOps

As cloud infrastructure and software gets more and more complicated, APM vendors call for a reimagining of DevOps, with AIOps and NoOps rising to the fore.

Why privacy investments are now seeing some impressive returns

Why privacy investments are now seeing some impressive returns

Privacy investments have long been thought of by business leaders as primarily a cost-centre, however new research suggests there are some serious ROIs to be had out of bolstering your privacy profile.

EU vs US: MessageBird founder on why Europe's tech scene is set for 2020 glory

EU vs US: MessageBird founder on why Europe's tech scene is set for 2020 glory

With a flurry of billion-dollar valuations and a serious venture capital surge, 2020 could be the year that Europe makes some big gains on the US when it comes to tech.

Laying down pipelines: how the Continuous Delivery Foundation is working to simplify DevOps and CI/CD

Laying down pipelines: how the Continuous Delivery Foundation is working to simplify DevOps and CI/CD

Implementing CI/CD can be a monumental task when it comes to implementing a strategy and selecting tools. The Continuous Delivery Foundation is looking to make that whole process a little easier.

In memoriam: remembering the tech leaders we lost in 2019

In memoriam: remembering the tech leaders we lost in 2019

We remember the tech pioneers that passed away in 2019.

Demystifying the black box: IBM on how to get started with AI

Demystifying the black box: IBM on how to get started with AI

IBM's Rob Thomas talks through to get started with AI, and some common pitfalls.

Security of Things: SentinelOne on how IoT will 'fix itself' like an immune system

Security of Things: SentinelOne on how IoT will 'fix itself' like an immune system

We speak with Caleb Fenton of SentinelOne about how the IoT security sphere is set to evolve, and whether it is all 'doom and gloom' for implementors.

Rising star: a snapshot of Singapore's innovative AI approach

Rising star: a snapshot of Singapore's innovative AI approach

AI is set to be the one of the biggest economic opportunities of our time and Singapore's plan to bolster adoption and development is certainly worth paying attention to.

Threat hunting: how organisations can go looking for new attacks

Threat hunting: how organisations can go looking for new attacks

Detection and response solutions work well to a point, but many in cyber security believe organisations need to be more proactive. We speak to Talos security lead Martin Lee about the rising practice of threat hunting and whether it's...

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