John Leonard is responsible for the setting up and running qualitative and quantitative surveys for Computing Research's clients in order to assess the opinions and experiences of IT professionals on issues important to the industry, such as cloud computing, bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and the IT decision making process as a whole.

Articles & blogs by John Leonard

Building Zones installs first ever global 801.11ac Wi-Fi network at Eversheds

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Why wireless networking specialist Building Zones won the best networking project category at the 2014 UK IT Awards
15 Dec 2014

The Exceptional CIO - download the report

Download the PDF - exclusive research with 12 leading CIOs
12 Dec 2014

The Exceptional CIO - exclusive report from Computing

Computing CIO report 2014
Ground-breaking research into what really makes CIOs tick and their strategies for success
12 Dec 2014

The hybrid cloud: a concept comes of age

As the barriers between public and private cloud are broken down, the hybrid model is becoming increasingly practicable
25 Nov 2014

Theresa May to introduce plans for new internet snooping powers

Plans to match individual users with IP addresses to be put to MPs
23 Nov 2014

Yahoo Mail down as undersea cable is severed

Not known when normal service will be resumed
21 Nov 2014

Microsoft Azure failure explained: configuration changes sent systems into infinite loop

Changes to storage configuration crashed the system and also took down monitoring dashboards
21 Nov 2014

No regrets over leaving the Amazon cloud, says Marks & Spencer

'We still have problems but now we can fix them; we always used to have problems but previously we couldn't fix them,' says M&S's Keith Goldthorpe
20 Nov 2014

John Lewis builds own BPM application on the Appian Cloud platform

Allows all aspects of sales of home furnishings and fitted kitchens to be tracked and managed in one place
17 Nov 2014

How BroadReach is using analytics to improve healthcare in Africa

Tibco Spotfire-based system enables decision makers to integrate health and census data to identify poorly performing clinics
14 Nov 2014

Computing's Top 10 tech stories of the week: Rock-star CEOs, an Apple bug and Edward Snowden

Techies behaving badly and Brazilians standing up to bullies. It's all here folks
13 Nov 2014

We could learn something from Salesforce when it comes to marketing, admits Tibco CEO Ranadivé

CEO Vivek Ranadivé and COO Murray Rode discuss the need to focus on the 'prosumer' and the pressures that led to the private equity buyout
07 Nov 2014

Marks & Spencer: 'With Tibco Spotfire it's not like data-based decision making, it's like common sense'

How Marks & Spencer is propagating analytics throughout the organisation to enable more informed decision making on-the-fly
04 Nov 2014

Three UK's mobile data charges - how they add up

COO Graham Baxter talks roaming charges and the challenge of calculating mobile data bills
04 Nov 2014

Birmingham NHS patient data sharing plans scrapped after concerns raised by GPs

Plans for a central data warehouse to allow multiple agencies to access a patient's care record scaled back - but consent opt-out remains
31 Oct 2014