Tag Archives: Tech

Is this the price we pay?

The last few days have been bad for decent people and good for cyber criminals.  The world has witnessed one of the biggest cyber attacks with the release of Wanna Decryptor or WannaCry and its subsequent variants.  The cyber-attack has … Continue reading

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It’s a broad market

Dynamo North East continues to go from strength to strength. Membership numbers are up and while there are still some big players yet to join, the organisation must represent the majority of employees in the industry across the region. This … Continue reading

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A nod to the clouds

I suppose it’s been quite a day.  There was no fanfare nor a round of applause but sometimes the big things happen without any razzmatazz.   They just happen. I’ll start by saying that this was the best ever strategic ICT … Continue reading

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Socitm revisited

When Roy first asked me to get involved in Socitm I was a little less than enthusiastic.  My attitude has changed however.  After a slow start we have got something good going. The meetings go from strength to strength. There … Continue reading

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Symbiosis or parasite

We hear a lot about disrupters these days.  Technology so a disruptive industry.  It has allowed new business models to emerge and firms have sprung up overnight that are sweeping away the old guard and rewriting the rules on how … Continue reading

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Re-election season

  I have been re-elected as the president of Socitm North East for another year, in absentia, which is nice.  Last week was our annual general meeting but with one thing and another I wasn’t able to attend for the … Continue reading

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Creating a joint vision

I’ve talked about this before in my blog.  We have been running some joint management sessions with the ICT Leadership team and that of one of the services.  Not that we haven’t met before, both teams know each other on … Continue reading

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