I got into photography more seriously in 2017 partly due to getting the Instagram bug (I am ocronk on there) but also as a good hobby to de-stress — as it requires mindfulness / focus to get good results. I am now lucky enough to have a few different lenses…


The future of banking — Lego style API enabled architectures? *

Whilst it’s hard not to get caught up in the buzz surrounding Open Banking and its ability to open up the Financial Services market to new players (including FinTech — Financial Technology firms); it is important to try and look a couple of steps ahead to where this may lead…


Organisations need Architectural thinking beyond their organisational boundaries. Much like security thinking has moved on; the days of Enterprise Architecture taking a castle and moat approach are over.

Is the Castle & Moat the right mentality for digital transformation?


Is the future of HCI — something like a virtualised Google Glass or an enhanced bluetooth headset?

About 18 months ago I posted about the “Post App” era — when we move beyond using separated silo’d apps to where computing enriches and simplifies real life experiences. Several things have happened…


Since I last worked in the financial sector (in 2006) the regulatory and technology landscape has changed significantly. Open Banking APIs (programming/data exchange technology — see here for a good overview) offer massive potential to transform the market. …

Oliver Cronk

Juggling Family, Cycling & Chief IT Architect @Tanium. Into Strategy, Science, Integration, APIs, IT Ops, CyberSecurity, DevOps

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