Monthly Archives: August 2012

No Jitter Article: Integrating Collaboration and Document Management with the Cloud

Here is a link to an article I wrote for No Jitter on the dawn of true information communication technology (ICT) services, in which IT and Communication services are enabled and integrated by cloud computing and APIs. Cloud-based document management services are growing rapidly, e.g. DropBox, Box.net, Mozy, KnowledgeTree, SpringCM, WebEx and recently Google Docs.  […]

Giving Mobile World Congress 2013 A Miss

<UPDATE: At the request of a client I will be attending MWC in 2013, so see you there   If it was on my own company’s dollar then this article still stands.  Also I just booked the flight, the price was good and seats were left, which was a little surprising.> Usually by this time […]

GotoCamera Makes Home Monitoring Beautifully Simple

I reviewed GotoCamera (previously called HomeCamera) in a 2008 article, since then the service has grown from strength to strength.  This year an important development has taken place in the market, standalone IP WiFi cameras are now available for less than $100.  That is, no PC is required, just plug-it in and you’re monitoring whatever […]

The Trials and Tribulations of Cutting the PayTV Cord Part 2: We Finally Did It!

Back in March an article on this weblog reviewed the challenges in cutting the payTV cord: the difficulty in receiving the FTA (Free To Air) service, in the end we gave up as we couldn’t get it working at a reasonable cost; and through the process discovered we were trapped in a 2 year contract […]