Ruth G. Lennon

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This paper presents an outline of the issues encountered in the progression from wired PCs to supporting Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) for learners. The paper also documents the simultaneous transition to cloud hosting of teaching resources. The paper describes the issues that Letterkenny Institute of Technology faced in the planning and evaluation phase(More)
Supporting modern workers and learners requires a shift in attitude of IT managers worldwide. Movement to bring your own device with further resources on the cloud seems inevitable. However despite the trend toward mobility and flexibility in IT there is a significant requirement for BYOD users to re-evaluate their attitude toward the security of their own(More)
Tools emerge as the result of necessity - a job needs to be done, automated, and scaled. In the ""early days" - compilers, code management, bug tracking, and the like - resulted in mostly local home-grown tools - and when broadly successful - spawn (from either industry or university origins) independent tools companies - for example Klocwork from Nortel(More)
The explosion of Cloud computing propaganda has forced many companies to quickly move towards this new technology. Particularly given the current economic climate it seems like a prudent way to dynamically increase and decrease infrastructure at low cost. However, past experience with SOA has taught us that lack of commercial adaption and a proliferation of(More)
Cloud computing is the latest technology evolution and potential silver bullet, and there is both great expectation and fear to what consequences these technologies might cause. Based on the experience with the lack of adoption of SOA among the general development community the recommendation is to make sure that the development community engage in how(More)