Catch up on the latest Architecture News

Running for four years in Yorkshire, this March sees the successful Architecture Forum come south. Black Marble and Microsoft invite you to join us for an unique opportunity to learn about the latest technologies and best practices from luminaries in the field of computing with a focus on Architecture. This year we have an exciting…


Event: IT Camp Leeds Feb 28th

Back in December Simon and I invited a few friends along to help us beta test a different kind of event, an IT Camp.  The idea is simply to do smaller, more interactive events where discussions and questions are encouraged.  The presenters, (Simon and I) being a bit more in the background.  The first of these events…


Introducing Simon May – #simonmay, #geek, #itpro

As some of you may have noticed we’ve been doing a few introductions to the team, some of which have been new people and others you have probably seen presenting or have read some of their content. We started the series by interviewing Dan Pilling then it was my turn… Yesterday we introduced Alex Guy…


How the Private Cloud affects your IT department

Before I get into this post I know the term Private Cloud is a dirty word for many IT Professionals, partly because it is seen as marketing fluff and partly because each vendor seems to have their own definition. The Private Cloud definition Microsoft uses is from the National Institute of Science & Technology.  I…


Scenarios where BPOS is brilliant

Have you seen the article Simon May wrote for the current edition of TechNet Flash? If not, Find out how BPOS can be your friend here.