Visualising Volume

Visualising Volume

Introduction Over the last few months I have been part of a project to help streamline the process of visualising data. The infographic above is part of the output of this project. As I was working through the projects new development cycle, the lack of distractions...

Dropbox to SharePoint Migration

Dropbox to SharePoint Migration

We have recently completed a move from Dropbox to SharePoint and given it was such a interesting process I'd thought I'd share some lessons learned. We had been using Dropbox for several years but decided to move onto SharePoint. What we started with was approximately...

Kia kaha Aotearoa

Our hearts have broken and there are no words to adequately express how senseless and horrific the loss of life in Christchurch was on Friday. We can not begin to imagine the impact of losing 50 members of the muslim community of Christchurch - the loss of fathers,...

AWS Lex Code Hooks Guide

There is an official Amazon blog on how to do dialog hooks and code is available on GitHub. Documentation fully describes syntax of JSON objects that Lex and Lambda exchange. But it took me some time to try this code and experiment to understand what each of the...

Amazon Lex first steps

Amazon Lex first steps

And now for something completely different. Chat bots are a technology that I have not had the opportunity to use in the past. Recently I was given a opportunity to get one working for a proof of concept. There are a few different options in this space, but we chose...