Jim Shaw

General Manager, Europe
Acquia, Inc.

A software professional for 20 years I live in Oxfordshire in the UK with my wife who keeps my feet on the ground. I'm a closet engineer, cook and musician.

Recente blogs

Posted on woensdag, 5 maart 2014, 08:15
Post financial crisis, Financial Services Institutions (FSIs) are determined to change. Their motivation lies not just in regaining the trust of a public that has shored up the industry, but also the same goal that they have always had, to find new Meer...
Posted on maandag, 27 januari 2014, 04:46
The recent BBC interview with Bill Crothers about IT suppliers in the public sector was depressingly familiar. In particular, the remark from Sir Francis Maude1 about the government department that was charged £30,000 for changing the text on a web Meer...
Posted on donderdag, 2 januari 2014, 09:47
Acquia services are now available on G-Cloud. And we’re excited. It got me thinking how far we’ve come in many ways. But how long is the journey before the provisioning of cloud services within the public sector is as slick as it should be and Meer...
Posted on Vrijdag, 13 september 2013, 04:23
I'm seriously excited about DrupalCon Prague. It already looks to be the biggest European Drupal event ever held, with over 1600 tickets sold to date and 56 countries represented in the registrations. The UK is currently leading the enrollment Meer...
Posted on maandag, 2 september 2013, 08:28
I started my career in the automotive industry and I learnt a great deal about manufacturing, lean processes and more. The evolution of automotive manufacturing over the past 100 years holds valuable lessons for other industries and practices. I had Meer...
Posted on donderdag, 1 augustus 2013, 04:29
Heralding a new age in technology use, De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) has cleared Amazon Web Services for adoption in the Netherlands’ financial sector. But, they haven’t just opened the doors to direct use – they have also sanctioned services built Meer...
Posted on donderdag, 5 april 2012, 17:23
Originally posted: http://www.publicserviceeurope.com/article/1761/european-public-services-must-follow-icelands-open-source-lead To many in the private sector, the idea of super-size contracts that are expensive to run and almost impossible to Meer...