Careers and skills

Computing readers’ top 10 stories of 2014

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Here are the homegrown articles that grabbed IT leaders' attention this year
22 Dec 2014

Intel's Chris Shaw on getting into big data

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When 'double digit growth' in data just isn't enough, new plans are needed...
19 Dec 2014

Could the CIO replace the CMO?

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The CMO needs to watch out, because marketing is increasingly about technology, hears the audience at Computing's IT Leaders Summit
18 Dec 2014

IT Leaders Summit: What is the biggest challenge facing you right now?

IT chiefs reflect on their main focuses in an ever-changing technological landscape
17 Dec 2014

Christmas - saved: A video interview with Santa's CIO

Rudolph may guide the sleigh, but this guy's co-ordinating a big-data revolution 2,000 years in the making.
17 Dec 2014

Up-skill or lose out - VMware CIO Tony Scott's advice to employees

IT staff who don't want to learn new skills need to be sat down and shown where the company intends to go - and the skills it needs to get there
17 Dec 2014

IT Leaders Summit: The delegates' key takeaways

Key discussion points from Computing's most recent summit for CIOs and other IT leaders
17 Dec 2014

How Moneysupermarket.com CIO Tim Jones is taking inspiration from Spotify, Netflix and Zynga to shape his own technology strategy

Jones has been inspired by ideas such as squads and tribes, Z-Cloud and Chaos Monkey
16 Dec 2014

IT Leaders Summit: CIOs give advice for their peers

Industry luminaries pass on their wisdom at Computing's exclusive event
16 Dec 2014

IT Leaders Summit: Will the CMO ever replace the CIO?

It's a real question for some IT leaders, but the relationship may be better viewed in a more constructive way
16 Dec 2014

Conjuring cohesion: An interview with TUI Travel Group CIO Mittu Sridhara

Sridhara explains how TUI is attempting to reduce the amount of systems it has while exploring new technologies to give it a competitive edge
15 Dec 2014

What is the relationship between IT and marketing?

Tech people vs. people people, and the importance of collaboration
15 Dec 2014

The Exceptional CIO - download the report

Download the PDF - exclusive research with 12 leading CIOs
12 Dec 2014

The Exceptional CIO - exclusive report from Computing

Ground-breaking research into what really makes CIOs tick and their strategies for success
12 Dec 2014

Birmingham City University investing £10m in attempt to plug STEM skills gap

Industry faces a shortfall of 80,000 skilled workers within the next two years, according to Semta
12 Dec 2014

The IT Leaders 100 list

Computing's definitive list of the top UK-based CIOs, CTOs, IT directors and other IT leaders is here!
11 Dec 2014

'The Internet of Things in people will prevent rise of the robots'

'Any concerns we have about the rise of the robots taking our jobs is not really an issue because we will be those robots,' Ade McCormack tells Computing IT Leaders Summit
10 Dec 2014

‘CIOs should become more like interior designers,' says local government CIO

Rocco Labellarte says boards should trust CIOs' judgement in the same way home owners trust interior designers
10 Dec 2014

The CMO and CFO 'are Shadow CIOs', argue Lloyd's and ex-American Airlines CIOs

But speaking at Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit, they argued that the role of the CIO still remains important, especially when managing risk
09 Dec 2014

George Osborne announces Alan Turing Institute for Data Science to be based at British Library

£42m big data research institute will form part of London's new 'Knowledge Quarter', chancellor reveals
04 Dec 2014

Man of Steel: an interview with Barrett Steel group IT director Tim Thackray

Group IT director Tim Thackray explains how he's laying out a network and telecommunication infrastructure to future-proof Barrett Steel
03 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

Too many IT workers not willing to up-skill, says Moneysupermarket.com CIO

Talent management remains number one concern for Tim Jones
01 Dec 2014

Building for growth: an interview with Kier Group CIO Duncan Stott

Kier Group CIO Duncan Stott explains how a £30m ERP rollout and ambitious mobile app strategy are helping to lay the foundations for the construction firm’s rapid expansion
24 Nov 2014