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The lamppost that broke up the fight – Edge computing, IoT and building connected communities in the UK

By Infomentum on Feb 18, 2019

Our lives might be going digital, but what does that mean for the physical environments in which we live, work and play? Whether checking air quality or preventing street violence, what is the public sector doing to harness new technologies that deliver a better citizen experience; not just in interactions with services, but in the infrastructure that supports our lives? From housing to transport, how are these connected communities being brought to life by Edge computing and IoT in the UK?

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Why online advertising is failing to engage with Gen C

By Infomentum on Feb 18, 2019

Digital promotions are failing to meet expectations, with up to 1 in 3 customers considering advertising one of their biggest annoyances online. Our 'Generating Success with Generation C' report examines the growing digital marketing expectations of over 1000 office workers throughout the UK .

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How to extend Oracle Sales Cloud using APEX and JWT

By Rene Mikami on Feb 11, 2019

Due to the popularity of our previous blog 'Get the most out of Oracle APEX logs' published in January 2018 we decided to continue the Oracle APEX series. Rene Mikami is back with more amazing Oracle APEX  suggestions and tips! 

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Are we there yet? The public sector’s approach to cloud adoption

By Infomentum on Feb 1, 2019

In the second of our series on the public sector, digital transformation and Smart Lives, we are looking at cloud computing. At a time when government organisations struggle for funding, digitalisation offers a way of delivering services to users in a more cost-effective manner. Cloud is the foundation of that transformation. As a concept it has been talked about for over a decade yet adopting it can be a challenge for cash-strapped public services. What stops the sector from accelerating cloud use to unlock its benefits?

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Get the most out of Oracle APEX logs

By Rene Mikami on Jan 30, 2019

Oracle Application Express (Oracle APEX) is the web application development tool for the Oracle database. We use the tool to design, develop and deploy database-driven applications, either on-premise or in the cloud. Using only a web browser and with limited programming experience, you can rapidly develop and deploy professional applications that are both fast and secure for any device from desktop to mobile.

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Is digital identity verification the future of public sector’s transformation?

By Infomentum on Jan 24, 2019

Public services, like many sectors, are wrestling with how it can make the most of the opportunities on offer through digital transformation. Over the course of the coming weeks, we’ll look at some of the most common challenges faced by the public sector. Our blogs will cover why government has been slow to adopt digital transformation and move to the Cloud, how Edge computing and the Internet of Things can be integrated into everyday life, and what 'Smart Lives' really means. Today, we are considering identity verification, and whether it is the future of the public sector’s digital transformation.

Who are you? Can you prove it?

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I>M Wellness - keep the festive spirit going

By Charlie Stapleton on Dec 28, 2018

Keeping the ball rolling on I>M Wellness over the festive season... 

The run up to Christmas is arguably the best time to come together to celebrate our shared experiences with Wellness this year. 

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How to design the perfect API (API series, part 2)

By Matteo Formica | Head of Integration Technologies on Dec 13, 2018

If you read my previous blog post on competing in the API economy, you probably have a feel for just how important APIs are in modern organisations. Implementing an API strategy will unlock internal assets and make you a competitive and relevant force to be reckoned with in our diverse and fast-changing tech landscape.

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BAE Systems completes 2018 with flying colours!

By Nelena Paparisva on Dec 7, 2018

December. The time of year when people stop consuming the budget and start consuming traditional Christmas cakes. However, December is also the time of year to look back and reflect on the previous 11 months.

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Competing in the API economy (API series, part 1)

By Matteo Formica | Head of Integration Technologies on Nov 26, 2018

You're probably all too familiar with terms like 'digital transformation' or 'digital disruption'. There are endless concepts and trends behind these fancy words but you could say that they are 'a new way of developing, deploying and maintaining software'.

The vendors are changing how software products are made, and more importantly, they're changing how software is sold; there are new architectural styles (Reactive Manifesto and 12 Factor Applications, for example), and there are lots of new technologies in the mix: Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, Responsive Web Apps, API Management, to name just a few.

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