Danny is a Staff Writer for Computing. With experience in online and broadcast journalism, he joined Computing in August 2012 after over two years working in the video games industry press. He graduated with a Master's degree in Multimedia Broadcast Journalism from University College Falmouth in 2008, after previously completing a BA in Politics at the University of Exeter.

Articles & blogs by Danny Palmer

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse merge in anticipation of Internet of Things boom

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Deal worth £3.8bn sees two firms merge to become Dixons Carphone
15 May 2014

Francis Maude claims G-Cloud procurement spend now over £175m

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Cabinet Office minister tells Public Sector Show that over half of sales are going to SMEs.
14 May 2014

Organisations embracing online collaboration tools

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Over two thirds of firms are actively using some sort of collaboration software, Computing research finds
13 May 2014

SAS CEO: "I didn't believe in mobile"

"I could not see any real reason to want to do analytics and bring results back to something the size of a BlackBerry," says CEO Jim Goodnight
13 May 2014

Organisations "failing at the basics" of IT security, warns ICO

'Protecting personal data in online services: learning from the mistakes of others' sets out best practice for protecting data
12 May 2014

ServiceNow CEO: 'IT departments are bloated and need to downsize'

ServiceNow CEO Frank Slootman believes his firm's solutions can mean big reductions in IT headcount. Should the IT department be worried?
09 May 2014

One-third of IT chiefs believe enterprise security ‘lagging behind’ modern IT trends

Computing research reveals a third of organisations struggling to adapt to the use of cloud and BYOD technology
08 May 2014

Patchy defences against enterprise application security threats

Computing research reveals gaps in security provision that could give attackers a way in
07 May 2014

South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council in £1.5m shared services deal with Civica

Agreement designed to make authorities more efficient by digitising services and cutting costs
07 May 2014

'I don't let them demo on Mac or PC anymore' - CAA CIO explains his 'mobile first' mindset

Creative Artists Agency's Michael Keithley explains how freedom of device choice is enabling agents to provide a better service to celebrity clients
06 May 2014

Kingfisher to ‘revolutionise’ IT service desk with ServiceNow

Europe's largest DIY retailer deploying a proof-of-concept now, looks to roll out full system by September
06 May 2014

No 'immediate risk' in still running Windows XP - Kingfisher

Europe's biggest DIY retailer believes it has Windows XP security covered until upgrade is rolled out
01 May 2014

Knowledge 14: 'ServiceNow is like a box of Lego'

Elmer de Valk, managing consultant for Plat4mation, talks about ServiceNow's modular approach to PaaS
30 Apr 2014

Knowledge 14: 'We're closing all our data centres' - Creative Artists Agency CIO

Speaking to Computing at Knowledge 14, Michael Keithley explains why he's moving all the celebrity talent agency's infrastructure into the cloud - even if some of his peers remain wary.
30 Apr 2014

Knowledge 14: Enterprise IT bloated and under automated, says ServiceNow CEO

"Why are there so many damn people and so little automation?" asks Frank Slootman
30 Apr 2014