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Liron Segev chats to Patrick Shields at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2015 about the tools and techniques to start your digital journey, on Monday 28 September 2015. Click below to listen to the interview: Original interview posting references: CliffCentral.com Link IonoFM … Continue reading
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On Friday 6 February, Patrick Shields was interviewed by Azania Mosaka on Talk 702 radio. The topic was how technology could prevent or alleviate South Africa’s current energy crisis. Click below to listen to the interview: Here’s an excellent infographic … Continue reading
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Here’s an excellent infographic that explains load shedding in South Africa:
Patrick Shields, CTO at Software AG, believes that digitization is the way forward for government. The concept of digital government is very similar to the “paperless office” concept but goes much further. As South Africa becomes increasingly digital, the governments’ … Continue reading
Patrick Shields is Software AG’s firebrand and Chief Technology Officer. His vision of transforming the public sector with digitization and creating digital government in Africa, is underpinned by the “paperless office” movement of the recent past brought into the high … Continue reading
…there’s a natural cycle of tension between business and IT when it comes to BI data. The relationship between business and IT in the context of BI is critical and I’ve seen a cycle in this relationship. In the past, … Continue reading
…measuring value from governance,risk & compliance is [like] looking at things from the wrong side… It’s an opportunity cost. What’s the cost of not doing something? If you add up what it takes to recover from a breach, from the … Continue reading
Patrick Shields, senior principal consultant and presales manager at Software AG SA, has also seen organisations asking themselves the big data questions. “We’re seeing the same sort of thing, especially around Master Data Management,” says Shields. “We’re also seeing a … Continue reading
Cloud computing must be economically viable, commonly accessible and must ensure strategic ownership of infrastructure and operations in order for business process management (BPM) to derive value from it. This is according to Patrick Shields, senior principal consultant and pre-sales … Continue reading
Economy The Rand (South Africa’s currency) was the best performing currency against the US Dollar between 2002 and 2005 (Bloomberg Currency Scoreboard) South Africa has 55,000 high net-wealth individuals holding at least US$1million in financial assets (World Wealth Report 2008) … Continue reading