Careers and skills

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

Attracting and retaining data scientists
'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?

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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

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

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

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

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

Asos CIO Pete Marsden leaves post 'by mutual consent'

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