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Thoughts on British ICT, energy & environment, cloud computing and security from Memset's MD

The Anatomy of Britain’s Best, Cheapest, Greenest and Secure Infrastructure as a Service

On the 29th November 2012 I presented a Lightning Talk on Cloud and G-Cloud at Socitm’s annual conference, Socitm 2012, held at the Hilton in Birmingham. Socitm is the membership association for all ICT professionals working in Local Authorities and the Public and Third Sectors and suppliers to those sectors. The conference offered a number of significant sessions looking at the…

Nürburg ring / Nordschleife

I spent Easter weekend in Germany on the fabled Nürburg ring with my Audi R8 and Ducati Desmosedici. It was one of the most amazing experiences of my life to date and I have been thoroughly bitten by the racing bug!! The pic on the right is evidence of me doing it on the Desmo which trust me was a…

OSCON: Government & Cloud, and cloud panel debate

I was recently asked to present at the OSCON conference in San Francisco in July 2010. I presented on the role of cloud computing in government IT and joined a panel to discuss the future of cloud computing.

Intellect Regent panel with Paxman (video)

On 10th February I took part in a panel session at the 2009 Intellect Annual Regent Conference “Keeping ahead of changing markets”. The event took place at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London, was attended by top executives from the high-tech industry and was chaired by the BBC’s Jeremy Paxman, who I left speechless at one point!

BCS video debate: IT policies and your green credentials

Back in February this year I tool part in one of a series of video debates on green IT hosted by the BCS as one of four “industry experts”. The topic was “IT policies and your green credentials”. Watch the video here…

CNBC / Fast 50 (video)

Last month I had a brief spot on CNBC due to our inclusion in the 2008 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50. It is a two minute spot where I talk about what has driven our rapid growth, and some of the challenges that has brought us. Watch the video here.