Author Archive for Adrian Hollister

Head of Strategy and Architecture, Technology and Information Services, Plymouth University.

Plymouth University named runner-up in national IT innovation awards

A project to enhance the internet connections across Plymouth University’s campus has earned recognition from judges at a national awards ceremony. The major upgrade, part of a programme of investment in state-of-the-art technology, included an overhaul of the wired and…

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Governance: IT Project Pipeline Management

Not the most exciting of subjects, but something that when wrong causes so many logistical and planning/forecast problems.  Within Plymouth University an IT Client Team focus on understanding future business need, managing the relationship and creating a costed pipeline of…

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Governance: IT Project Pipeline Management

Not the most exciting of subjects, but something that when wrong causes so many logistical and planning/forecast problems.  Within Plymouth University an IT Client Team focus on understanding future business need, managing the relationship and creating a costed pipeline of…

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January Bake Off Competition

We’ve had lots of entries for the January Bake Off competition, but winning the bottle of pink champagne was Sarah!  Second and third places went to Kev and Paul.  So thanks all for their cake entries and may there be…

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New S&A team member – David Rickhuss

David Rickhuss will be joining the Technology & Information Services Directorate on 30 September to work alongside our existing Client Exec team – Nick Sharratt, Natasha Harden and Dave Fleming.  David has spent the past five years working for Flybe…

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Looking to the Cloud for Computing Resources

Paper: Cloud computing at Plymouth University Author: Adrian Hollister, Head of Strategy and Architecture 1       Introduction The Technology research company Gartner, lists cloud computing amongst its top 10 disruptive forces in the IT industry today: “Cloud computing is an important…

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Information Security: Top Tips

It’s always a good idea to keep informed on the top information security tips for anyone at Plymouth University.  Take a look, it’s always worth refreshing your knowledge.   The Information Security Mantra: If in any doubt, ask! Practice good…

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