Infographic containing a Visualisation

Visualisation vs Infographic – Aren’t they the same thing?

Well, I expect you’ve probably guessed it by now, but Visualisations and Infographics are definitely not the same thing, although they certainly share some significant similarities, and are very often used interchangeably by most people. I want to be clear that I am coming at this topic from the perspective of an “Information Professional”, as

Amazon Glacier vs Google Nearline vs Azure Storage - Cloud Based Enterprise Data Archival Costs

Amazon Glacier vs Google Nearline vs Azure Storage

Despite the importance, and complexity, of the enterprise cloud data archival space there is a dearth of simple, clear and equivalent comparisons of each of the major offerings (Amazon Glacier vs Google Nearline vs Azure Storage), particularly as concerns costs. Paramount to any foray into exploring these solutions as possible technologies to implement in your scenario

Free Antivirus 2012 – Personal & Home Use

Following my, ongoing and copious, research and testing I currently strongly recommend organisations use one of Kaspersky’s excellent Open Space Security offerings. But what about your home laptop / workstation? Well, here again I recommend Kaspersky’s PURE 2.0 offering if you have the money to spare, but if you don’t, and let’s face it money is particularly

Windows 7 SP1 Goes Live (32-bit & 64-bit)

Time to run trusty old windows update and pickup Windows 7 SP1, which has literally just gone live. In addition to the usual raft of security, performance & stability improvements we can also expect better HDMI audio interconnectivity, and better folder restoration… but will it cure the hit-and-miss content display refresh issues (certainly hope so,

System Settings Configuration Manager

Just been using “Quick Config” an excellent tool for managing different system profiles in any version of Windows (inc Windows 7). It allows you to quickly & easily change; System, Network, Browser, Application & Desktop settings by swapping between profiles. You can create any number of said profiles, changing anything from a single setting to large