Careers and skills

Android creator Andy Rubin leaves Google, switching robotics for startups

Andy Rubin is Google vice president of engineering
Mobile platform talent Andy Rubin leaves to focus on helping other technology startups
31 Oct 2014

Developing cyber resilience – widening and rapidly developing the talent pool

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Enterprises must fuse teams from different disciplines to get the breadth of knowledge they need to truly bolster their digital defences
31 Oct 2014

McLaren Mercedes battles cyber attacks by nation states - and staff intent on using Dropbox

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McLaren Mercedes CIO Stuart Birrell describes how the organisation needs to protect itself from cyber attacks - and staff all too quick to share information online
27 Oct 2014

Former Dow Jones CIO Stephen Orban moves to Amazon Web Services

Dow Jones runs all of its Asia traffic through AWS in project that was headed by Orban
27 Oct 2014

Taylor Wessing CIO Stuart Walters moves to rival Olswang

Walters had been CIO at law firm Taylor Wessing for over three years and replaces Olswang IT director Clive Knott
27 Oct 2014

Top 10 news stories of the week: BPM is dead, coders are dead and soon the cloud will kill the rest of us anyway

It might be a few days until Halloween, but IT industry news this week had a definite theme of horrible demise. But which sepulchral story proved the most popular?
24 Oct 2014

Opinion: The Nadella controversy has highlighted an opportunity gap, not just a pay gap

The founder and CEO of EasySharePoint - and Microsoft Virtual Technical Solutions Professional - Suzy Dean examines the real issues in the wake of the Redmond boss's recent gaffes
23 Oct 2014

Is the coder dead?

Who needs coders when you can use a development platform? LV='s Rod Willmott and Hargreave Lansdown's Chris Worle debate the pros and cons of app platforms
21 Oct 2014

Why a mobile-first strategy and data scientists are definitely worth it at L'Oréal

L'Oréal global head of digital Vincent Stuhlen tells Danny Palmer how the cosmetics firm is preparing for a digital future
21 Oct 2014

Attracting and retaining data scientists: not easy unless you're in the financial or technology sectors

'Unless you're an Amazon, where you're perceived as a technology company, it will always be hard to attract and retain these types of talents,' says Jan Karstens, CTO at predictive analytics firm Blue Yonder
20 Oct 2014

DevOps - the latest in a long line of IT skills shortages, but how crucial is it?

BSkyB, Domino's Pizza and BNP Paribas all weigh in on how DevOps is evolving in their organisations
16 Oct 2014

Full-time IT positions down by nearly 10 per cent at London boroughs since 2012

Local authorities offer fewer permanent ICT jobs as cuts bite
14 Oct 2014

Customer-focused teams secretly daunted by data demands

Iron Mountain's Christian Toon explains how marketing teams are grappling with big data
10 Oct 2014

Women! Your 'super power' is to not ask for a raise, says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Foot-in-mouth moment for Microsoft CEO as he tells women to keep quiet if they want a pay rise
10 Oct 2014

Developing e-leaders - how can education help?

Professor Sharm Manwani of Henley Business School explains how many IT leaders are 'created' rather than 'born'
07 Oct 2014

The data science skills gap is real, and industry needs both academic and technological input to crunch big data, says dunnhumby CIO

Algorithms without fast and effective application 'defeat the purpose' of big data, says Cosset
01 Oct 2014

The key to becoming indispensable to your CIO in the cloud era? Curiosity

IT teams fear that cloud might make them redundant. But IT leaders say that those who take on new projects and learn new skills should avoid the axe
30 Sep 2014

General Motors hires first cyber security chief

GM wants to look at car technology 'on a critical systems level'
29 Sep 2014

IT leadership and the cloud: a Computing-IBM Tweet-up

Three experts from IBM give their views on what makes a successful cloud strategy – in no more than 140 characters
29 Sep 2014

Cloud driving employee skill sets to become more specialised, says City & Guilds IT director

Ian Turfrey tells employees that they have to expand their skill sets
25 Sep 2014

NHS Spine 2: Q&A with HSCIC

Sooraj Shah speaks to Spine programme head Andrew Meyer and solution architect Martin Sumner about the changes required at HSCIC for the switch to Spine 2
23 Sep 2014

The cutting-edge firms that hire IT staff on personality over skills

Although 'sometimes we hire people who are jerks', admits Spotify director of engineering
22 Sep 2014

PSA Peugeot Citroën saves over £3m with implementation of Cornerstone OnDemand software

Car manufacturer saves millions by providing training to all of its staff virtually and going paperless in the process
22 Sep 2014

Microsoft cuts another 2,100 jobs, with more losses to come

Microsoft Research Lab among operations to close as Nadella continues reforms
19 Sep 2014