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

Building A Perfect Team

Building a “Perfect” Team

It’s no secret that teams are absolutely critical to the success of every organisational endeavour. After all, an organisation is obviously, in every sense, a team. There is no “Perfect” Team. “One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn’t exist…..Without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist”. Stephen

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

There should be no “I” in “IT”…

IT provides an essential service to all organisations, and requires of all its practitioners a selfless, generous, and often patient, approach to support and improvement. All too often colleagues feel that IT professionals are “superior”, “dismissive” or just “too busy”. This is, of course, dangerous as it can create an environment in which it is

Server / Comms Room Temperature & Humidity Management

Server / Comms Room Temperature & Humidity Management

  This is a look at the important topic of environmental control for the IT estate of SMEs, this is not a data center centric discussion. There are plenty of excellent resources on how to manage the environmental aspects of data centers… On numerous occasions I’ve come across ambiguity, doubt and sometimes all out confusion