Office 365: It’s intuitive… Isn’t it?
Mar 26, 2019
Imagine you work in construction. You open your toolbox one morning to find that your saw is sharper and your drill more powerful than the night before! Not only that but some tools have disappeared and yet you have more tools than yesterday! Some tools you rarely use and others never! Whilst paying for all […]
GDPR: What You Need to Know and Do
Oct 17, 2017
GDPR or the General Data Protection Regulation takes effect next May. It’s an EU regulation. However, everyone must comply with it or else suffer heavy financial penalties and risk criminal prosecution. What Is GDPR? Simply put, the GDPR requires strong protection of personal privacy of people in the EU. Violations can lead to crippling fines, […]
Functions as a Service (FaaS) – A New Cloud Computing Model
Jun 1, 2017
Cloud computing is often divided into three models: IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), SaaS (Software as a Service), and PaaS (Platform as a Service). FaaS (Functions as a Service) is the new kid in town. Cloud Models IaaS is a cloud model where the provider supplies a complete infrastructure: virtual machines, virtual networks and potentially […]
What’s Happening To The CompTIA Security+ Exam?
Nov 2, 2016
I recently taught Learning Tree’s CompTIA Security+ test-prep course and a student asked a question I couldn’t answer. This wasn’t a technical question. If it had been, I would have known the answer or else I could have found it. But he asked: “Look, I do desktop support. I help set up and move desktop […]
Android User Interface Testing with AWS Device Farm – Part 1
Oct 8, 2015
I often get asked about automated testing of user interfaces of Android applications. Amazon released a service on AWS called Device Farm to support user interface (UI) testing, this seems to be a good time to take a look. UI testing can be immensely frustrating due to it’s inherent fragility. It often seems that as […]