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Jon Collins

Jon is an author, technology commentator and director at Inter Orbis, which researches the impact of technology on business and society. With over 20 years’ in the technology industry, Jon has a deep understanding of the global infrastructures, software architectures, and governance models required to make communities work..

In Jon’s varied career he has been IT manager, software consultant, training manager, IT security expert and industry analyst. He was named European analyst of the year by the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations in 2009..

Outside of technology, Jon has authored several books about music including bands such as Marillion and Rush, Jon is currently writing two books about the impact of the Internet on business and society, and is researching a novel about the violinist, Paganini.

Cloud Society: Internet of Things - do sweat the small stuff
Internet of Things
public cloud

Cloud Society: Internet of Things - do sweat the small stuff

The so-called Internet of Things could be with us today - if we want to do the easy things first
31 Oct 2013
Cloud Society: online porn - think of the parents, not the children
Neon sign
cloud security

Cloud Society: online porn - think of the parents, not the children

The government has a problem with porn - it doesn't like it. But that's no excuse for ill-thought-out solutions
23 Jul 2013
Cloud Society: how's your cloud risk appetite?
Risk illustrated as a meter
Cloud

Cloud Society: how's your cloud risk appetite?

It's a new year and time for a new buzzword but risk appetite could be an important concept to companies
1 Jan 2012