Richard Kemp comments in Tech Radar Pro: Can multinationals trust the cloud with precious corporate data?

Should corporations be wary of the cloud?   Cloud computing is elastic IT. Whether scaling-up or upgrading, the size of a company’s infrastructure can now be changed in seconds by relying on a cloud provider having spare capacity in its data centres. However, put all of your data in the cloud and slow and unreliable […]

Richard Kemp’s blog: ‘Should HMG take a market rent from its data estate?’ Published in Business Value Exchange Magazine, Part Two, July 2015

Part 2: Could the Government commercialise its databank to raise funds if all competing interests were aligned? Richard Kemp muses over the potential. Legal rights in data provide the framework and the mechanism to mediate all the competing interests about data use. One of the most important areas of conflict is between individual rights to […]

Richard Kemp’s blog: ‘Should HMG take a market rent from its data estate?’ Published in Business Value Exchange Magazine, Part one, July 2015

Could the Government commercialise its databank to raise funds if all competing interests were aligned? Richard Kemp muses over the potential. As we move into the era of Big Data – vast exploitable datasets of computerised information – it’s worth noting that HMG’s database about UK citizens is the largest in the country and of […]

Richard Kemp comments in Business Value Exchange magazine re Perfect Storm Brewing as Open Data and Data Inflation Collide

IT lawyers used to be primarily concerned with issues of intellectual property and software licensing. Now data is rapidly becoming the new currency of the digital economy and related rights and access are coming under close scrutiny. At exactly the same time that the open data movement is gathering pace. All the conditions, in fact, […]