Digital Transformation & Software Engineering Services

Author Archives: David Mackay

David Mackay

About David Mackay

David is Associate Vice President – Ness Digital Engineering

Will Water Companies always supply and treat Water?

Will Water Companies always supply and treat Water? Will they evolve to do more than this? Or will other companies enter their market? With the inexorable transition to more people living in large cities and conurbations, there will need to be an accompanying high concentration of basic utility infrastructure, including water, gas, electricity, broadband and […]read more »

A Balanced Approach to Digital Platform Engineering

While Ness focuses primarily on product & platform engineering using its user-centric Ness Connected approach, it is very aware of how pure Research & Development encourages smart people to explore the art of the possible. This blog explores a balanced approach to digital platform engineering. A quick story: In the late 50s researchers at three […]read more »

Accelerating the Uptake of Electric Vehicles

A lot has been written on the subject of extending the range of Electric Vehicles. Battery technologies are becoming more energy dense and able to charge faster; electric motors and powertrain technologies are becoming more efficient. While these improvements will go some way towards addressing the distance challenge, consumers are still waiting to see a […]read more »
digital world

How Digital Worlds Are Colliding – to Our Benefit

We have reached a point where technology is demonstrably starting to fulfill its original intent to make our lives easier. There are countless examples of this today, many delivered through mobile platforms. The next phase demands that technology is applied to make everything even smarter, with early examples of this being smart vehicles, smart homes, […]read more »
Data Protection

Common Challenges in Making Technology Platforms GDPR Compliant

GDPR (The General Data Protection Regulation) will come into force worldwide on May 25, 2018 and will bring along heightened obligations over and above the EU country-level legislation. While there is a lot of focus around ensuring and facilitating process compliance by organizations, the impact of GDPR on technology platforms holding data is worth paying […]read more »
Data Protection

The Impact of GDPR From a Technology Perspective – Is Your Platform Ready?

GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation) is EU-wide legislation that will come into force on 25th May 2018. Much has been written about the impact it will have on business and the public sector, and the heightened obligations it mandates over and above existing EU country-level legislation (such as the UK’s 1998 Data Protection Act). […]read more »