Articles & blogs by Computing Staff

Internet of Things: beware the legal pitfalls

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Businesses adopting connected technologies must put the correct processes in place now to avoid a future legal backlash, explains Iain Monaghan, partner at Pinsent Masons LLP
15 Dec 2014

Turning lead into gold: how Alchemy Systems built a cloud platform with IBM science

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When an IT solutions firm wanted to expand its customer offerings, it looked to IBM
04 Dec 2014

Collections Marketing Center FlexCollect platform enters UK market with the help of Vissensa and IBM

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CMC wanted to break into the UK market after six of the US's top 10 banks adopted the platform
04 Dec 2014

How insurers should make sure they don’t get left behind in the digital age

Insurers can't rely on self-taught staff any longer, they need to employ experts in the digital field, says RSA's Ian Hood
01 Dec 2014

Disaster recovery in the cloud - what's the business case?

Mark Worts, practise manager at Company85, explains the advantages and risks of putting DR in the cloud
01 Dec 2014

National roaming a 'flawed' concept that will hinder UK mobile market

EE, O2 and GSMA underline opposition to plans, but rural business group says thousands would benefit
28 Nov 2014

How to develop DevOps capabilities in a mature organisation

BJSS's Nigel Wilson explains how organisations can build DevOps capabilities from existing development teams
25 Nov 2014

How to keep BYOD on the right side of the law

Without strict guidelines, a bring your own device policy can drag an organisation into a nightmare of fines, lawsuits and data breaches, warns lawyer Callum Sinclair
18 Nov 2014

Innovation in outsourcing - the legal view

Kit Burden, partner and global co-chair of technology sector at law firm DLA Piper, explains how outsourcing contracts can be designed to promote innovation
18 Nov 2014

UK IT Industry Awards: the speeches... and the party

The formalities... and the frollics
13 Nov 2014

Anonymise, encrypt, control access and assess risk – a security pro's four-point security checklist for big data

MWR InfoSecurity's Guillermo Lafuente describes the main steps organisations need to take in order to secure their big data systems
10 Nov 2014

Developing cyber resilience – widening and rapidly developing the talent pool

Enterprises must fuse teams from different disciplines to get the breadth of knowledge they need to truly bolster their digital defences
31 Oct 2014

BT expands 10Gbps Ethernet fibre network connections

Manchester, Leeds and Slough sites aim to meet business connectivity and speed needs
29 Oct 2014

Met Office forecasts £2bn benefits from new £97m Cray supercomputer

Machine will be capable of more than 16,000 trillion calculations per second
28 Oct 2014

Government extends Commodity IT Hardware & Software framework until January

Soon-to-expire CITHS framework extended until January after legal challenges delay incoming Technology Products framework
24 Oct 2014