Entries by Basefarm

The Norwegian Government pushes for further cloud computing

Two years after launching Cloud Computing strategy for Norway, the Norwegian Government will establish a government marketplace for cloud services. The goal is to increase benefits of the technology in the public sector. Also, big data and artificial intelligence (AI) strategy will be described in upcoming reports.

Ready to speed up your development?

DevOps and Microservices are not new concepts within IT but these aspects of the development process are not often applied. “Really a shame,” in the opinion of Basefarm’s Bent Terp, “because combining DevOps and Microservices yield benefits in a wide range of areas.”

Defining digitalization: Industry 4.0 or Internet of Things?

The digitalization of the economy and society marches on relentlessly – sometimes slower, sometimes faster. In a recent blog post we fundamentally defined digital transformation and digital development. Now let’s turn to two key terms that were coined to describe the increasing digitalization and are even shaping how it is being reported: Industry 4.0 (the Industrial Internet) and the Internet of Things (IoT). The two are often used synonymously, and therefore often incorrectly. It’s time to clarify the difference.

Data Architects and System Architects – The roles and their importance

The core focus of architecture, and of those who practice it as a profession, is to plan the design, layout, and construction of buildings. The Data Architects and System Architects employed in the planning and building of business-critical data infrastructures have a similarly vital role to play in their industries. Read on to find out more about these intriguing professions.

Forrester study confirms: Data engineers set to rock 2018

With the end of the year fast approaching, we’ve all been wondering what 2018 has in store. Forrester Research has provided the answers in its latest report, entitled “Predictions 2018: The Honeymoon for AI is over”. The study predicts that artificial intelligence (AI) will finally become more than just hype. Companies will increasingly start to realize that AI requires significant effort in terms of planning, delivery, and management – and the profession of aata engineere will become ever-more critical to the implementation of the technology.