Stuart Sumner is editor of Computing.

Previously he spent 12 years in the IT industry as a programme manager, where he was responsible for the delivery of corporate WAN rollouts for global blue-chip companies.

Stuart has also written for Time Out and IPC Media, and in his spare time writes scripted comedy for TV and radio.

Articles & blogs by Stuart Sumner

'Automotive electronics produces 25GB of data an hour' - what driverless cars means for IT

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Next generation of driverless vehicles could produce up to 250GB per hour - meaning firms need the right database technology to exploit this stream
31 Jul 2014

BlackBerry: breaking up is hard to do

Blackberry CEO John Chen shows off Passport and Classic handsets. Image via Crackberry
Ailing smartphone manufacturer must be split into separate entities to survive, says leading analyst
10 Jul 2014

The future of enterprise mobility

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A panel of experts at Computing's recent Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014 discuss the future for mobility
03 Jul 2014

Open source in local government, and other unicorns

Despite years of encouragement from central government to adopt open source software, many public sector IT chiefs are clinging to proprietary tools. Stuart Sumner finds out why
02 Jul 2014

Enterprise Mobility – the delegates' view

Delegates at Computing's recent Enterprise Mobility Summit discuss the top mobility trends
26 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit - The industry view

The sponsors from Computing's recent Enterprise Mobility Summit give their views on the latest mobility trends
19 Jun 2014

Roundtable: Modernising the data centre

Attendees at Computing's and VCE's roundtable 'Modernising the data centre in weeks rather than months or years' discuss their key takeaways from the day
06 Jun 2014

CIO salaries - The truth

CIO salaries have risen modestly in recent years, but how do they compare with the wage packets of marketing chiefs or data scientists?
02 Jun 2014

H4cked Off: Rotten BlackBerry

Whenever Computing reports on anything related to BlackBerry, its comment section is almost immediately taken over by dozens of putative fans – fans who are happy to spew alarming levels of vitriol should the story be perceived as negative. But are they real people, or is something more sinister going on?
30 May 2014

Microsoft: Be grateful for the data deluge

Value hidden in today's data is the revenue stream of the future, says chief envisioning officer Dave Coplin
23 May 2014

Microsoft: We still need humans!

Chief envisioning officer Dave Coplin counters ServiceNow CEO Frank Slootman's claim that IT departments are set for a massive wave of redundancies thanks to automation
20 May 2014

Changing Times: an interview with FT CIO Christina Scott

CIO Christina Scott tells Stuart Sumner how the Financial Times uses its data to improve its service and extend the brand to new audiences via new platforms
19 May 2014

‘Team Snappy’ improves agility at the FT

Development team focused on quick turnarounds deploys over 100 changes per day at Financial Times
16 May 2014

Building public trust: an interview with Hampshire council CIO Jos Creese

Jos Creese explains that the public sector’s reputation for playing fast and loose with sensitive public data is unfair and hampering its ability to deliver optimal services. Stuart Sumner hears why attitudes need to change
02 May 2014

Influence - Hybrid Cloud

Stuart Sumner talks to Intel, UCAS and the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead to find out why many companies opt for a hybrid cloud strategy
02 May 2014