Nikesh on the slopes

Nikesh Shah: computing, finance and now graph technologies

Nikesh is a partner at C-BIA and runs our off-shore development office in Mumbai. He was born in Gujarat and moved to Mumbai in 1990 study Computing at the Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology. He later went on to gain an MBA in Finance at the prestigious SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS),
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Cyber essentials certified

C-BIA gets Cyber Essentials certified!

Have you noticed the Cyber Essentials badge on our website? With the rise in cybercrime, we all need to protect ourselves and our clients. Phishing, impersonation, malware and ransomware are all too common. Cyber Essentials is one step we have taken to increase our protection. PS If you don’t think cyber crime effects you, then
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NHS DSP CBIA Assessment

The NHS Data Security and Protection (DSP) Toolkit

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Given the sensitivity of patient data, it is right that all organisations within the NHS provider and supplier ecosystems take privacy and security seriously. One NHS initiative to help ensure this happens is the DSP Toolkit, launched in 2017. What is the Data Security and Protection (DSP) Toolkit? The Data
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Not so smart marking

The Smart Marking System : ensuring university student assessment is fair, accurate, and consistent.

What is student assessment? Student assessment in UK Higher Education refers to the formal and informal methods and tools used to evaluate, measure, and document the academic progress of students. These can include assignments, practical work, presentations, participation, examinations and tests. Marks are calculated to award degrees and other qualifications and comply with relevant marking
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Brendan Dunphy, CEO

Brendan Dunphy: customers, partners and an inner geek…

Brendan Dunphy has led C-BIA Consulting since 2018. Prior to joining CBIA, Brendan ran his own consulting business based in Nice, France. He supported telecommunication and other large technology businesses with their annual strategy reviews. He also provided advice on the adoption of emerging technologies and digital strategy formulation. His background is in computing and
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Analytics as a Service

CBIA Insights: A Modern Data Platform delivered as a Service

What is Analytics-as-a-Service? Data Analytics is now an essential capability for every organisation and every sector – public and private, large, and small.  But developing and operating a data analytics capability that efficiently delivers actionable insights has always been an expensive challenge. And one that rarely works the first time or is capable of quickly
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Mohan Bharatia

Mohan Bharatia: from insurance to launching a modern data platform!

Mohan Bharatia leads our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) division based in Pune. He and his team built our CBIA Insights data analytics platform and now configure client and industry solutions. Mohan has 27 plus years’ experience in manufacturing and IT and around 23 years in IT servicing clients across the globe. Mohan is sought after by our
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.NET 6

.Net 6 is coming soon: write once, run on any device!

“Write once, de-bug everywhere?” Responding to changing business needs has been a client and software challenge for many decades. But accelerating business change, digital transformation and software complexity makes solving this challenge an imperative. There have been attempts before, most notably with Java and Java virtual machines back in the ’90s. Unfortunately, that particular initiative
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Chris Worledge

Chris Worledge: usability, the NHS, .Net Core 6 and tropical fish!

Chris joined C-BIA Consulting in London as a software developer in September 2018. He brings a critical engineering mindset, NHS experience and a desire that our applications are modern and as easy to use as possible. He also brings fish…. From Marconi to the NHS and .Net Core 6 Chris has a background in engineering,
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Paul Marrow

Paul Marrow: helping CBIA to shape the future of Digital Healthcare

From Biology to Telecoms C-BIA signed a partnership with Coevolve IT in October 2020 to further our collaborative work in the Research sector, notably in Healthcare. Here Paul Marrow, its founder, explains how he developed an interest in AI and Healthcare and the relevance of his research work in Biology and Telecoms to the field
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Tim Allard

Tim Allard – Senior IT Consultant, photographer and pianist!

Senior IT Consultant Tim is a Senior IT Consultant with over 20 years experience in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle. He majors in Microsoft technologies with a strong focus on SQL, data migration and messaging. Tim has a MSc in Information Systems/Technology from the University of Brighton having studied History with German
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Pranav Kapadia – Technical Consultant, Data Architect & Cricketer!

Technical Consultant Pranav Kapadia is an IT professional with over 25 years experience. He has a computer engineering background and now specialises in data engineering to enable cloud-based Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. He is a senior technical consultant based in our C-BIA Mumbai office and been with us for 11 years. He and his team
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