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Big science: Decoding the human genome and the mysteries of the universe with supercomputers

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Cambridge University experts explain how supercomputers and big data are helping answer some of science's thorniest questions
29 Jan 2015

Interview: Darren Price, group CIO, and Ian Hood, group chief digital officer, drive change at RSA Insurance

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Price and Hood take time out from a group-wide desktop upgrade, a major migration to Microsoft collaboration tools, a move to more flexible and agile working, and an ongoing recruitment drive to explain why the insurance giant is embracing so much change
27 Jan 2015

AstraZeneca chooses Box for content sharing across 51,000 employees

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Cloud firm’s successful IPO starts with a bang
27 Jan 2015

IBM: There will be layoffs, but 110,000 is 'ridiculous and baseless'

Reports 'off by a factor of 10' says company, meaning 10,000 jobs probably to go
27 Jan 2015

UPDATED: IBM to slash over 110,000 jobs in 26 per cent workforce reduction says report

Largest cut in history will see most layoffs in US, but global and contractors should beware for 2015
26 Jan 2015

Confirmed: Windows enterprise users to also receive free Windows 10 upgrades

Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 all included under same agreement as consumers
23 Jan 2015

Big data and the need for speed

The database can be a bottleneck in organisations' efforts to gain actionable insights from their data, says EXASOL CMO
23 Jan 2015

Windows 10 to be free to users of Windows 7 and 8 - but will Microsoft's 'as a service' aspirations put people off?

Augmented reality visor, more on Universal Apps for Windows Phone and 4K Surface Hub display also unveiled by Microsoft
21 Jan 2015

How Net-A-Porter CIO Hugh Fahy drives innovation with a start-up mentality

Fahy tells Computing how innovations around data, mobile, software development and more are benefiting the global luxury fashion retailer and its customers
21 Jan 2015

Why NoSQL? MarkLogic's VP engineering explains what customers are looking for

Dave Gorbet says the need to integrate multiple sources is the main reason firms are turning to NoSQL
21 Jan 2015

Windows 10: What does the enterprise want?

Cross-device functionality, flexible licences or a dependable 'virtual secretary'? We hope it'll all come together
21 Jan 2015

SAP cuts 2017 profit outlook by £1.1bn due to cloud move

Keeping up with the Joneses is a pricey business
20 Jan 2015

Peterborough City Council sees bright future in the cloud with Amazon Web Services

Richard Godfrey, ICT, strategy, infrastructure and programme manager for Peterborough Council, explains how AWS will help the authority to cut costs and boost efficiency
19 Jan 2015

Gatwick CIO plans to harness big data and make airport 'the Uber of aviation'

Analysis of customer data is leading to new and improved products and services, says Michael Ibbitson
14 Jan 2015

Care.data and big data will fill 'dangerous gaps' in NHS and futureproof it with genomics, argues Tim Kelsey

National director for patients and information Tim Kelsey believes 2015 will be the year big data goes big in the NHS
13 Jan 2015

ICO alone isn't enough to deal with big data issues, warns Policy Exchange

Eddie Copeland tells Big Data Breakfast audience that an Office of Data Responsibility is needed to tackle 'data schizophrenia'
13 Jan 2015

2015 'leap second' to cause IT chaos, warn experts

Earth's one-second time shift needs attention to avert tech problems
09 Jan 2015

Tesco set to sell Dunnhumby for £2bn after offloading Blinkbox and Tesco Broadband to TalkTalk

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis looks to rationalise retail chain as sales fall across the board
08 Jan 2015

Joined-up healthcare in Belfast: An interview with NHS BHSCT director of IT Paul Duffy

Duffy tells Computing how mobility and Civica's Paris EPR system are helping the Trust to provide better patient care
08 Jan 2015

Will 2015 be the 'year of re-platforming' as firms move wholesale to NoSQL and Hadoop?

Couchbase CEO Bob Wiederhold says the stars are aligned for big changes in enterprise data platforms this year
07 Jan 2015

Computing readers’ top 10 stories of 2014

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

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