Cloud Computing: Can you do without it?
Cloud computing has seemingly become the silver bullet of the digital age. It has laid the foundation for new types of businesses like Uber and Airbnb to come from nowhere, to reshape industries. But does the cloud live up to the hype? Is it worth the effort for these businesses to make the switch? What are the hidden costs and threats of them moving to the cloud?
IoT: Its moment has come
For years, there has been talk of the wonders of the Internet of Things (IoT). Enabling machines to send and receive data has long been touted as the next big thing, but although it has held a lot of promise, IoT never really seemed to get out of the starting blocks. This seems to be changing. As devices are becoming 'smarter' and cheaper, networks are being configured to handle large quantities of data.