Careers and skills

Amazon creates 3,000 jobs as it moves out of Slough HQ

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Employees will be based in new 15-storey Shoreditch office or Farringdon building
12 Sep 2014

DWP hires Mayank Prakash in new role to replace CIO

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Former Avaya and Sage CIO to become DWP director general for technology
03 Sep 2014

Asos CIO Pete Marsden leaves post 'by mutual consent'

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Asos says that it is "reviewing the management structure of its IT department" following the departure
02 Sep 2014

Car maker Tesla seeks 30 full-time hackers to break into its cars

Best job ever? Crack a Tesla Model S and it could be yours
21 Aug 2014

Don't fear the DevOps

Are IT decision-makers still afraid to rise to the DevOps challenge, leaving incumbent structures in place?
21 Aug 2014

Are you an e-Leader?

What skills do you need and how will you acquire them? Professor Sharm Manwani of Henley Business School shares insights gained while advising the European Commission and working as a CIO
21 Aug 2014

The 'rise' of the IT pro

Dave Coplin, chief envisioning officer at Microsoft, argues that IT professionals need to focus on the business now more than ever
08 Aug 2014

Net-A-Porter CIO Richard Lloyd-Williams replaced by Betfair’s Hugh Fahy

Lloyd-Williams steps down after more than six years and is replaced by Betfair's director of development Fahy
08 Aug 2014

BBC CIO Linwood unfairly dismissed, employment tribunal rules

BBC showed a 'cavalier disregard' for disciplinary procedures
07 Aug 2014

Security specialist Sophos only employs two IT security pros

CIO Jason Richards: Companies don't need 'an army of security professionals'
07 Aug 2014

Sophos implements Zuora, Adobe Campaign, Salesforce and SAP in major transformational programme

Sophos CIO Jason Richards tells Sooraj Shah how the company has instilled a 'cloud-first' strategy at the firm
06 Aug 2014

CISOs ‘will take a keen interest in’ GCHQ-certified MSc cyber security courses

Candidates may be better differentiated in order to close cyber security skills gap, according to recruitment firm
01 Aug 2014

IT leaders dismiss report on negative executive perceptions of the CIO

IT leaders from BG Group and Network Rail Telecom dismiss Forrester report, suggesting their boards are on board with IT reforms
01 Aug 2014

GCHQ certifies six cyber security Master’s degree courses

Royal Holloway and Oxford universities' courses get full certification, while De Montfort misses out
01 Aug 2014

Is your job threatened by automation?

Insurance underwriter? You might want to retrain as a choreographer. Think tank spells out what technological change will mean for your job
31 Jul 2014

UK needs more women in tech to compete on global scale, says Education Minister

The UK will only realise its full potential as a global technology hub if more women are encouraged to find careers within the sector, Education Minister Nick Gibb has said
31 Jul 2014

The new business ‘ecosystem’: Tapping into a partner’s skill set

The CIOs of Balfour Beatty and TfL tell Sooraj Shah how they have combated the IT skills crisis by leveraging third party resources
31 Jul 2014

How is the role of the CISO evolving?

QA Training's Greg Newton-Ingham explains how the importance businesses place on thwarting cyber attacks has transformed the CISO role
30 Jul 2014

'The clerk who’s never used any of the Office suite – why update him?' Biffa CIO David Gooding

What kind of technology lies behind your bin collection? Peter Gothard visited waste management giant Biffa to find out – and what he discovered may surprise you
30 Jul 2014

Executives don't think CIOs help accelerate business progress, says Forrester report

Forrester research suggests a lack of respect for the work of IT from other departments
29 Jul 2014

What are the most sought-after cyber security skills?

QA Training's Cyber Security Director Greg Newton-Ingham explains which skills are at the top of businesses' wish lists
29 Jul 2014

M&S to replace CIO Darrell Stein with Tesco’s Carl Dawson

Carl Dawson has been CIO for Tesco internet retailing, Shop Direct and Thomas Cook
25 Jul 2014

'Man up': What should women in IT really be fighting for?

Peter Gothard talks to CEO of Anam Technologies, Louise O' Sullivan, about an issue that constantly fills Computing's PR inbox with tropes and conjectures that seem increasingly meaningless to both genders.
25 Jul 2014

Fortnum and Mason bags its first CIO

Retailer hires Whistles' director of IT and logistics David Mold
24 Jul 2014