Budgets and investment

Singleton to focus G-Cloud and Digital Services on 'local authority use'

A cloud in the shape of a G
G-Cloud supremo's team will visit regional centres in bid to boost uptake
02 Jul 2014

Open source in local government, and other unicorns

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Despite years of encouragement from central government to adopt open source software, many public sector IT chiefs are clinging to proprietary tools. Stuart Sumner finds out why
02 Jul 2014

Amazon accused of 'bullying' publishers while Barnes & Noble spins off e-reader business

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E-commerce giant's print-on-demand plans upset publishers
30 Jun 2014

HP and Capgemini top government suppliers' earnings list - raking in more than £1bn a year each

Whitehall Monitor finds that government continues to splash cash with big IT suppliers despite promise to move to SMEs
27 Jun 2014

BBC paid at least £150,000 to Accenture for DMI review

Company hired eight consultants over an eight-week period, according to Freedom of Information request
26 Jun 2014

Oracle declares itself ‘second largest SaaS company in the world’ but misses profit estimates

Oracle misses revenue forecasts but fully expects to become dominant cloud services provider
20 Jun 2014

80 per cent of data centres still using physical security to protect virtualised estate

And only a fifth of those are taking steps to phase it out
18 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Firms that fail to keep up with mobile advances are doomed, warns Oracle

No CIO has a proper strategy, says mobile tech director Bushby
16 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: 'There’s no ROI in BYOD'

'Not a cost play' says UBS head of client-facing mobile Paul Whitby
12 Jun 2014

Microsoft vs Splunk: how big fish still rule the big data market

A Computing survey reveals a conservative outlook among those looking at big data projects, but for how long will this continue?
11 Jun 2014

CIO salaries - The truth

CIO salaries have risen modestly in recent years, but how do they compare with the wage packets of marketing chiefs or data scientists?
02 Jun 2014

Datacentres Europe 2014: Machine learning is the future of PUE, says Google

99.6 per cent accuracy in PUE prediction achieved, reveals data centres VP
28 May 2014

IT takes centre stage at the National Theatre

Like many of London's much-loved arts venues, the National Theatre is embarking on a period of change. And like any good revamp, technology is taking centre stage. Peter Gothard catches up with the IT department's leading man, Joe McFadden
14 May 2014

Morson Group selects Intuitive Dashboards over "really, really expensive" QlikView

Recruitment firm claims it will save £123,902 per annum by implementing the solution
07 May 2014

Nokia to invest $100m in smart car technology

Company is looking to expand into new fields after selling off mobile arm to Microsoft
07 May 2014

EMC gives Lotus F1 go-faster stripes as sport reins in technological excesses

Will virtualisation, a push into the cloud and a flirtation with big data give Lotus the edge it needs?
07 May 2014

Sony slashes earnings forecast to just 10 per cent of initial outlook

Third time in 2014 - and it’s only May
01 May 2014

Downtime for one hour can cost businesses $1m or more – report

All executive-level employees surveyed had experienced downtime and more than half said it happens at least once a month
30 Apr 2014

Meet the IT troubleshooters

For some, being an interim CIO – rather than a permanent CIO – is a career choice. Graeme Burton talks to three “career CIOs” to find out why they do it
29 Apr 2014

Infosec 2014: Investment in cyber security a major selling point to potential clients, says AXA UK security chief

Organisaitons that invest more in security tools have an upper hand, claims Michael Colao
29 Apr 2014

Tech start-ups' biggest challenges are scaling operations, talent acquisition and access to equity capital - report

Silicon Valley Bank study finds that 77 per cent of firms expect to grow workforces despite lack of talent available
29 Apr 2014

RBS contractors to get 10 per cent pay cut

Contractors have four days to accept cut or quit
24 Apr 2014

SMEs and the appliance of data science

While Hortonworks has advised firms to “stick Excel on Hadoop”, Peter Gothard hears how even small companies need a more bespoke approach to data analysis
23 Apr 2014

Apple, Google and more tech firms could pay up to $9bn to employees in anti-poaching class-action suit

Decade-old accusations go as high as Steve Jobs and ex-Intel CEO Paul Otellini
09 Apr 2014