Articles & blogs by Computing Staff

How cloud is paving the way to smarter computing

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Cloud-based technologies can help enterprises cut costs and meet new business challenges
17 Apr 2014

Ten steps to profiting from your app

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Claire Bennett, partner at law firm DLA Piper, explains the steps app developers need to take to protect their products, and avoid copyright infringement
15 Apr 2014

Why the enterprise must ensure it has a proper security policy

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In today's connected world a business must ensure that its mobile and web-based software is secure. This means that application security needs to be a core competence in any organisation's security strategy
15 Apr 2014

How to achieve optimum IT service levels in the retail sector

Chloe Hersee, senior associate at law firm DLA Piper, explains the issues around agreeing service level agreements in the retail sector
08 Apr 2014

Computing wins award for History of IT Infographic

Groundbreaking infographic showcasing 40 years of IT excellence recognised by prestigious Internet Advertising Competition award
04 Apr 2014

Winning the battle on mobile file sharing

Workshare CEO Anthony Foy explains how firms are meeting the challenge of 'bring your own application'
18 Mar 2014

Why file sync and share apps like Box and Dropbox weren’t conceived for the enterprise

Box and Dropbox were "built on ubiquity and the free flow of information for the Facebook generation" but not for enterprise collaboration, argues Ron Hovsepian, president and CEO, Intralinks
14 Mar 2014

Cyber security - what does the future hold?

Callum Sinclair, partner at law firm DLA Piper, reflects on the EU Directive for Network and Information Security - and highlights the risks in imposing more red tape on businesses
14 Mar 2014

Is a restricted Internet our 21st century Prohibition? It’s starting in Britain

Rafael Laguna, CEO of Open-Xchange, argues that we can't afford to stand by and allow internet freedom to be restricted by government
21 Feb 2014

By restricting crowdfunding, the FCA has thrown the baby out with the bathwater

Edward Griffiths, partner at law firm DLA Piper, argues that new proposals from the FCA are in direct conflict with the democratic nature of crowdfunding
13 Feb 2014

Resale of software: 18 months after Usedsoft

As the European Commission consults on a review of EU copyright law, it is time to reconsider the Usedsoft judgment, argues DLA Piper partner John Wilks
03 Feb 2014

2014 and beyond - the future of financial services technology

Duncan Pithouse, partner at law firm DLA Piper, takes a look at what the year has in store for IT in financial services
28 Jan 2014

Data protection : 2014 and beyond

Andrew Dyson, partner at law firm DLA Piper, explains what the impending EU data protection regulation has in store
20 Jan 2014

Bitcoin - What is it for?

Duncan Calow, partner at law firm DLA Piper, argues that the two-tier regulated and non-regulated approach to currency is not flexible enough
15 Jan 2014

How the NHS should mine 'near miss' data

Glenn Hardy, client services manager at Airsweb, argues that the NHS would do well to learn from other industries in its efforts to report on 'near misses'
16 Dec 2013