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DevOps Series: Continuous Integration

17.1.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Back in December 2018, our very own DevOps Engineer Tim explained to us exactly what is meant by the term DevOps. Today, he’s taking over the blog once again to tell us all about continuous integration. Without further ado, we’ll hand over to Tim to explain. * These days, agile software development techniques allow new innovations to be implemented, tested, reviewed and deployed in timescales that were unthinkable ten years ago. This allows businesses to be highly adaptive to evolving customer needs. In turn, this increases customer satisfaction and reduces churn. As outlined in my previous post, DevOps is at…

AMD: The Big Comeback!

29.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

Chip-maker AMD is back and is hitting the market with brand new products and a renewed spark. You may not be familiar with AMD’s technology but they have a foot firmly in the door of the marketplace. We take a…

Digital Transformation in the Public Sector

1.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

Martin Knapp, UKFast’s Public Sector Director, takes over the UKFast blog today to show you how the public sector is set to meet the needs of a tech-savvy nation while saving money from tight budgets. *** When was the last…

Help! The Robots Took My Job – The Ethics of AI

16.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

If you’ve been keeping on top of the news lately, you’ll know our TV screens and online papers have been whirring away with talk of AI. Artificial Intelligence is a huge leap forward for business, academia, health and indeed technology…

Freshen Up With National Clean Out Your Computer Day

12.2.2018 by Jenn Granger

There seems to be a National Day for everything these days! This month there’s National Tooth Fairy Day, National Love Your Pet Day and even National Pizza Day, which we happily celebrated last week. But National Clean Out Your Computer…

CentOS 5 and Ubuntu 12.04 End of Life Notice

6.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

I love a vintage treat, a nice retro designer jacket or racer bike from the seventies, but when it comes to technology it’s a different matter. Linux distro CentOS 5 reached ‘End of Life’ last week and operating system Ubuntu…

What is the Digital Strategy?

14.3.2017 by Alice Cullen

Over the past year, the government has thrown UK businesses a fair few curveballs; with Brexit, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and the Investigatory Powers Act causing changes in operations both short and long term. After we welcomed Minister for…

How IoT Transforms Business

10.3.2017 by Alice Cullen

The Internet of Things (IoT) is already transforming our home lives. We can regulate our lighting, heating and sound remotely from a computer or smartphone, meaning we’re connected to what goes on inside our houses even when we’re away from…

(Digital) Strategic Thinking

8.3.2017 by Alice Cullen

Last week, the government announced its ‘Digital Strategy’ – a plan to “make Britain the best place to start and grow a digital business, trial a new technology, or undertake advanced research.” It’s an announcement that many will have greeted…

Tech Titans: Broadband vs. 5G

21.2.2017 by Alice Cullen

The world of tech is one where only the strongest survive; a constantly shifting battlefield, staying ahead of the curve and at the forefront of development is essential. In UKFast’s Tech Titans, we play spectator to major players in the technology…