James Hayes

Regular contributor to: ‘Engineering & Technology’ (‘E&T’), ‘Cyber Security Europe’, ‘Networking+’, ‘InfoSecurity Professional’, ‘Cyber Risk Review’, ‘AI Forum’, ‘Charity Digital News’, ‘Cloud Security Insights’, ‘HostingAdvice.com’, ‘London Business Magazine’, ‘Fibre Systems’, ‘Land Mobile’, ‘Think Progress’, ‘Sustainable Development’. I have also written for ‘Information Professional’, ‘Business Computer World’, ‘Business Marketing’, ‘Communications Week International’, ‘Computing’, ‘Corporate IT Strategy’, ‘Ecommerce News’, ‘GIS Professional’, ‘Internet Business’, ‘Internet Magazine’, ‘IT Week’, ‘Management Consultancy’, ‘Microscope’, ‘Middle East Economic Digest (MEED)’, ‘Mobile Communications International’, ‘Network News’, ‘Winning Business Strategies’, etc.

Other information: I am a multi-skilled and versatile technology writer, journalist and editor, with extensive experience across a range of publishing capabilities (digital and print). I am available for a broad range of content generation assignments and requirements.

My roles include: business and technology writer/journalist (features, news, blogs, analysis); report, white paper and client content writer/editor; editorial consultant and project manager; new product developer; media trainer and communications advisor.

I have worked as an editor, project editor, commissioning/managing editor, news and feature writer on leading business computing, IT and enterprise communications publications, along with stints on business titles and publishing ventures for other vertical sectors. As a project administrator, I have also acted as team lead and committee chair.

I have been contract editor for magazines, white papers, client content and marketing projects, and practitioner guidance briefings.

I contribute to leading sector publications such as ‘Engineering & Technology’, ‘Networking+’, ‘InfoSecurity Professional’, ‘Cyber Security Europe’, ‘AI Forum’, ‘Cyber Risk Review’, ‘Cloud Security Insights’, ‘HostingAdvice.com’, ‘Fibre Systems’, ‘Land Mobile’, ‘Think Progress’, and ‘London Business Magazine’.

I have edited practitioner reports for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Institution and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, Arrk Group and others.

I have written client content collateral for Wardour Communications, Agility PR, Boxclever Consulting, Bulletproof Security, GDP Global, King Content, KNect365, NewsCred, Magnite PR, Mediawire Global, Reuters Events, Semetrical, TechMarketView, Tomorrow People and World Show Media. Examples of my recent work are linked here below.

I also transform draft reports, white papers, and executive briefings, into engaging documents more likely to be picked-up by press and social media, and referenced by analysts and other influencers.

Re-editing and redrafting contributed text to turn it into engaging content is one of my specialities, along with foreword/introduction and blog ghost-writing.

I am available for content generation and wordsmithing assignments for PR and corporate requirements – see below.

I provide media training and media engagement coaching packages as part of my overall editorial service offering. Clients have included leading brands in the enterprise software, IT, communications and cyber-security sectors.

Links to my work can be found in my career profile below, and from my LinkedIn profile – https://uk.linkedin.com/pub/james-hayes/6/81a/a56. Based in Hertfordshire, I’m within easy reach of London and Cambridge.

My core editorial service offering includes:

• Technology and business writer and journalist (news, analysis, features, reviews, blogs)
• Corporate content author and editor (reports, white papers, briefing documents, executive summaries, blogs)
• Media trainer and media engagement advisor (press-facing corporate commentators, account executives, content marketeers, SMEs)
• Editorial consultant; new product development
• Event chairing and speaking
• PowerPoint content enhancement

I am also available to undertake content generation, editing and wordsmithing assignments for PR and corporate communications requirements, including:

• Advertorial writing and editing
• Blogs and website content editing
• Newsletter editing and writing
• Re-editing of corporate publications (e.g., reports, executive briefings)
• Drafting and/or re-editing of press releases and topical supplied comments for media
• Submissions to government and industry bodies (drafting and editing)
• Event presentation editing

Please contact me directly if you would like more information about me or my skills, competences, and experience.

Links to my work:
‘Create a Stronger Digital Business Ecosystem by Partnering Up’

‘Stick or twist: when to modernise the legacy system’

‘Balancing the benefits of automation’

‘UK AI masterplan versus reality’

‘Climate Justice and future generations’

‘What developing countries need to deal with climate change’

‘What did COP26 mean for the engineering sector?’

‘Optical processors light path to warp factor computing’

‘AI-driven robotics are key to recycling’s challenges’

‘Should AI systems ‘own’ the inventions they come up with?’

‘Wired for walkies: pet wearables join fightback against dog theft’

‘Pandemic, pressure & people shortages drive automation in labs’

‘Leading statistics experts on how data has been used in COVID pandemic’

‘Deep as chips: new microprocessors powering AI’

‘Interview exclusive: Georges De Moura, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum’

‘When Cyber Stress Goes Viral’

‘Cyber-savvy boards Must Make Cyber Engagement Plans’

‘Calculating Minds: the new Data Economies’

‘Reputational Damage: Standing in the Line of Fire’

‘Insider Threats: the New Generation’

‘Cloud security: whose responsibility?’

‘Hackers Under the Hood’

‘6G and the re-invention of mobile’

‘AI-powered therapy to set minds at rest’

‘Interview Exclusive: Arne Schönbohm, President, BSI’

‘If GDPR non-compliancy is punishable, should readiness be rewarded?’

‘Quantum on the money: fintech is banking on the future of computing’

‘Cyber Security Europe’ magazine, Autumn 2019 Issue: various contributions

‘How will AI boost cyber security?’

‘Cyber insurance: policy decisions’

‘Just How Safe is Cloud Security?’

‘Getting Best Data Storage ROI’ – pages 10-13

‘A common language for execs and techies?’

‘The economic impacts of cyber crime’

‘Insider threats – cyber security’s new front-line’

‘Tall storeys: building super-slender skyscraper homes'

'Winds of change in weather forecasting'

Leveraging Cloud to ‘Transform’ Cybersecurity at the Toronto Stock Exchange

In The Dark About Data Storage? – pages 10-13

Getting the most from Unified Communications – pages 11-13

Water cooling takes the heat off dense HPC optimisation

Optimised servers are now Big Data analytics’ next step

HSCN: a healthier network? – pages 11-13

In safe hands: electronic IDentification, Authentication and trust Services (eIDAS) regulation for business – pages 24-26

Bring your ‘public’ clouds into the private sector

Smarter Wi-Fi networks watch you as you roam

Alternative methods of body disposal: the greening of funerals

Reconstructions of early computers give new insights into software

GDPR Impact: impact perspectives for the banking, financial services & insurance sectors

When should you deploy a software-defined data centre?

Earthquake warning technology: new ways to detect quakes before they hit

Workplace analytics: surveillance or saviour?

Continuing professional development: adapt to the demands of a changing work environment

Summer of Love: how The Beatles helped unite Our World via satellite

WannaCry and ransomware impact on patient care could ‘cause fatalities

Will government spending programmes unearth the promise of ‘superfast’broadband across the UK? – pages 10-13

Pay up or else: the ransomware threat to your business

Unified Communications: United we stand – pages 11-13

The human behind the hack: identifying individual hackers

Routers in space: the final data frontier

Making the Wi-Fi connection – pages 11-13

Keeping the data centre at the centre of data – pages 10-13

The Internet of Things in 2017

Recreation of 1940s programming wins Tony Sale computer conservation award

Voice-over-IP (VoIP): You talk the talk... – pages 10-13

Backhaul: Mixing Wireless and Wired

IoT platforms: the essential guide

VSAT Global Series Insights: 'Using emerging technology to drive bright satellite futures

Two thirds of IT and telecoms firms "unprepared" for EU exit

Cyber attackers now target industrial and freight systems

Smart office security for SMEs – pages 37-40

Unifying Unified Communications – pages 11-13

Cable consolidation raises regulatory questions

Metropolitan Area Networks: new MAN about town – pages 10-13

How green is my data centre? – pages 11-13

Car hacking: who's really behind the wheel? – pages 16-19

Review: ‘The Closing of the Net’ by Monica Horten

Reality behind a virtual world – pages 10-13

A finger on the pulse – pages 10-13

Explicit filenames providing hacker signposts to sensitive data

Kidnap risk increasing for tech professionals overseas

Automotive cyber-security concerns 'could shape future car design

How network managers can get more out of their servers – pages 10-13

Observing the right protocol – pages 10-13

Zigbee's wireless security flaws threatens IoT devices

Middle-manager inaction the weak link in enterprise cyber-security

Cloud 'amnesty' would let IT provide secure alternatives

IT security 'should be pitched like other business enablers

New collaborative practices call for 'return' on in-house IT

Contact centres 'missing data analytics advantage

SOURCE: Sustainable Development’ magazine (launch editor)

Automotive Cyber Security: An IET/KTN Thought Leadership Review of risk perspectives for connected vehicles

Digital Technology Adoption in the Smart Built Environment

Finding symbiosis for human-computer collaboration

Tony Sale Award joint winners show conservation diversity

Turing Test: friend or faux?

Critical infrastructure hack data found in public domain

Control system weaknesses 'easy to discover' online

Cyber-attack fatality 'is possible and plausible'

Software 'could rewrite computer history'

Ferranti art installation wins first Tony Sale Award

eCall – Calling all cars?

Data as the lifeblood to the Smart Built Environment

Cyber security – small firms now in the firing line

Africa becomes a connected continent

Data centres – the next big challenges

US team floats idea of 'robo-jellyfish'

Tech Noir: 'Blade Runner' and technology's past future

AK-47 – re-inventing the gun

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Telephone: 07773 705894

Mobile: 07773 705894

Email: jhayes.editorial@gmail.com

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