Recent months have seen an explosion in articles about the generative-AI revolution and its effect on economy and society. But in fact there are many ongoing revolutions almost as significant albeit not as well known. And as these revolutions converge, their collective effect may be far greater than what AI will achieve alone. We believe […]
About Kenneth Ritley
Kenneth Ritley is Professor of Computer Science at the Institute for Data Applications and Security (IDAS) at BFH Technik & Informatik. Born in the USA, Ken Ritley has already had an international career in IT. He had Senior Leadership Roles in several Swiss companies such as Swiss Post Solutions and Sulzer and built up offshore teams in India and nearshore teams in Bulgaria among others.
Entries by Kenneth Ritley
People are the most important factor in the modern age, write Chuck and Ken. In the 4th and final part of their mini-series, the father-son team of IT experts describe how digital natives, millennials and Generation Z are shaping the IT industry today. They take an entertaining look at their six decades in IT and […]
Thanks to the invention of the first microchips, minicomputers spread to all industries from the 1970s onwards. Chuck and Ken, a father-son team of IT experts, describe the role of the so-called “dealers”, in the 3rd part of their mini-series. Thanks to Chuck’s anecdotes, we understand why the sale of minicomputers was so closely linked […]
Chuck and Ken, a father-son team of computer experts, take an entertaining look back at their own six decades in the IT industry. In the 2nd part of the mini-series, they describe how the volumes of data from punch cards were converted into usable information and what role the first mainframe computers played. Their anecdotes […]
Chuck and Ken, father and son, both IT experts, take an fun look back at their own six decades in IT. They explore how digital transformation has changed, how it has stayed the same and what the modern generation can learn from the experiences of the past. The term “digital transformation” has exploded in popularity […]