Articles & blogs by James Gooch

CIOs and the cloud - the importance of the IT team

One of the reasons why so many IT teams have been slow to embrace cloud services is that they feel they might be signing their own redundancy notices. But is this true? This seminar looks at the role of the CIO and the evolution of the IT team.
08 Oct 2014

CIOs and the cloud – staying in control

The advent of cloud has changed the nature of the role of CIO in a number of ways. These changes could be seen as largely positive or mostly negative, depending on the type of organisation you work for. This seminar looks into the cloud from the point of view of the CIO and how to stay in control.
08 Oct 2014

Managing the BYOD Matrix: Three reasons why, and three ways how

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The pace of adoption of BYOD amongst organisations is literally breathtaking - for many of the CIOs we speak to at Computing it's a top three issue - one of the most important issues on the IT agenda. Modern organisations are changing the way they work, and soon the office as we know it, with its fixed desks and hardware supplied exclusively by the employer will be a thing of the past - just another museum exhibit in the fast paced world of tech.
11 Sep 2014

Unified communications - 5 pitfalls and how to avoid them

This web seminar aims to examine the pressures that businesses face when they implement unified communications services and to uncover the associated problems and pitfalls that businesses may fail properly to address.
01 Jul 2014

More choice and more speed - successfully developing mobile apps for your customers and employees

The market for mobile apps is often compared to a gold rush, with businesses desperate to be first to market lest their competition profit from their hesitation. However, the fate of Netscape, Palm, Friendster and the legendary Betamax should serve as cautionary tales to those business rushing to the hills - being first to market is no guarantee of success.
09 Jun 2014

Third party applications – a chink in your armour

Third party applications – a chink in your armour. During this web seminar we will explore how to mitigate the risk from third party applications using a step by step guide to patch management as part of a complete endpoint security management programme.
12 Dec 2012

How SMEs can punch above their weight (Available on-demand)

Join me Stuart Sumner, as our expert panel looks at what organisations of the same size as yours are doing as we discover why small is usually more beautiful than big.
21 Nov 2012

The on-premise vs cloud equation: where now for enterprise applications? (Available on-demand)

During this web seminar we will explore the on-premise vs in-the-cloud equation, including the factors that organisations should be considering as they struggle with the apparently opposing forces of flexibility and scalability on the one hand and security and control on the other.
11 Jul 2012

The small business office of the future (Available on-demand)

Live: 18th July at 10am. Join our expert panellists and case studies to find out how IT managers in SMEs are dealing with these trends and to understand how technology and new working practices will shape the SME office of the future
27 Jun 2012

Learning to love BYOD - watch now

Learning to love BYOD. Now available on-demand.
08 Jun 2012

Top 10 causes of IT disasters – and how to deal with them (Available on-demand)

During this web seminar we will be looking at the sorts of incidents that can bring data centres grinding to a halt and what can be done about them.
22 May 2012

3 steps to effective data security

Available on-demand. During this web seminar we look at how to achieve a best-in-class approach to data protection with a view to coming up with a best practice guide. We will also be showing you how you can gauge the maturity of your security systems, enabling you to plug any holes before your precious data starts to leak through them. Register for this free event now.
09 Mar 2012

BPM: the critical first 100 days - on-demand

During this Computing web seminar we will be looking at the critical things to get right in the first 100 days of a BPM project, from establishing metrics and achieving buy-in to evaluating success and learning lessons for the next phase. Register for this free event now.
07 Mar 2012