Articles & blogs by Computing Staff

Open-source electronic patient records in the NHS

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Malcolm Senior, director of informatics at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, says that the opportunity for trusts to use the technology that is right for their requirements is here and needs to be seized to maximise clinical benefits and enhance patient safety and experience
21 Aug 2014

Are you an e-Leader?

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What skills do you need and how will you acquire them? Professor Sharm Manwani of Henley Business School shares insights gained while advising the European Commission and working as a CIO
21 Aug 2014

Hacking back - tempting, but is it legal?

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Sarah Pearce and Jane Elphick of law firm Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP discuss whether firms should explore hacking back, to stop and deter cyber attackers
18 Aug 2014

SIREN: an alarm call for agile?

There have often been predictions of a significant agile development failure. Does this mean agile is doomed to fail? Lawyers from DLA Piper debate the issue
18 Aug 2014

The 'rise' of the IT pro

Dave Coplin, chief envisioning officer at Microsoft, argues that IT professionals need to focus on the business now more than ever
08 Aug 2014

Regulators must catch up with the speed of technological development - fast!

John McKinlay, partner at law firm DLA Piper, argues that it's time for a fresh approach, where laws are put in place before new technology becomes widely adopted
07 Aug 2014

The emergence of the app-based network

Tradeshift CEO Christian Lanng discusses how app-based networks are becoming the backbone of every business
31 Jul 2014

Legal issues behind technology mergers & acquisitions

Jonathan Snade of Thomas Eggar LLP explains what the legal issues are for buyers and sellers in an increasingly competitive market
28 Jul 2014

European cloud standardisation guidelines: what’s it about?

Patrick Van Eecke and Antoon Dierick, of law firm DLA Piper, explain what the European Commission is doing to help firms standardise on cloud contracts
17 Jul 2014

What will the government's new data retention bill mean for UK businesses?

James Walsh, head of telecoms, and Liz Fitzsimons, data protection specialist at Eversheds LLP discuss the new bill's implications
17 Jul 2014

It's a matter of distrust: Utilities in the age of transparency

Neil Kinson, vice president EMEA, Redwood Software, examines why the utility sector is falling behind its retail and US counterparts
15 Jul 2014

Applying best practice risk management in IT projects

Dennis Sheehan, senior training consultant at ILX Group, explains how IT projects must be run in order to minimise risk
08 Jul 2014

Using technology to improve Wimbledon

Sam Seddon, Wimbledon client executive at IBM, explains how new analytics is driving user engagement at the tennis championships
07 Jul 2014

What makes the ideal security analyst?

QA Training's Mark Amory explains what skills are necessary for a security analyst in order to deal with people, processes and technology
02 Jul 2014

Avoiding the storm clouds: cloud-based document storage and disclosure obligations

Elinor Thomas, senior associate at law firm DLA Piper, gives advice on how to avoid potentially expensive complications in cloud-storage agreements
26 Jun 2014