Business software

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

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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

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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

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

European Space Agency sets course for Orange Business Services private cloud

'Esacloud will allow our scientists to do rocket science rather than IT, and our business to jump ahead in time more than five years,' says ESA CIO Filippo Angelucci
15 Dec 2014

Technology focus for 2015: Intel

What is Intel's IT director for EMEA and APAC planning for next year and beyond?
15 Dec 2014

What is the relationship between IT and marketing?

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

Warning for big data over EU Data Protection Directive

DLA Piper's Andrew Dyson highlights potential impact of EU Data Protection Directive on companies' big data plans
10 Dec 2014

Cloud represents 'the next cycle in computing' and successful start-ups prove it, says Google

Barak Regev also tells Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit that mobile is 'the gasoline' of cloud
09 Dec 2014

Over half the ads we show are never seen, admits Google

56 per cent of ad impressions served by Google are displayed outside the browser window, admits report
08 Dec 2014

Why Channel 4 chose open-source MuleSoft over 'prohibitively expensive' Oracle and Microsoft

James Curran, senior project manager in Channel 4's information systems department, tells Computing how open-source Mule ESB has benefited the broadcaster
08 Dec 2014

IT failures cost average of £410,000 - but half could easily be avoided, warns KPMG

Technology Risk Radar report warns that organisations are not properly managing risk associated with technology
05 Dec 2014

Turning lead into gold: how Alchemy Systems built a cloud platform with IBM science

When an IT solutions firm wanted to expand its customer offerings, it looked to IBM
04 Dec 2014

Computing Christmas Tablet Roundup: The year of Windows?

Join Stuart Sumner, Sooraj Shah and Peter Gothard as we consider Microsoft's stepped-up offerings in the 2014 tablet space
04 Dec 2014

Islington Council saves £3m with Advanced Business Solutions collaborative planning tool

'The budgeting and forecasting solution has eliminated various labour-intensive processes,' says Alan Layton, director of financial management
03 Dec 2014

Health companies should invest in analytics to ward off cyber attacks, says report

'Not a matter of if, but when' attacks will happen says VP of research, IDC Health Insights
28 Nov 2014

Ted Baker partners with HP to improve ERP systems and expand global reach

Dustan Steer, Taker Baker IT director, tells Computing why the fashion retailer selected HP to help improve its ERP systems
27 Nov 2014

Foxtons selects Six Degrees Group cloud infrastructure to underpin website operations

Estate agent website is becoming increasingly important in the competative housing and rental market
26 Nov 2014

SAP, Affinity Sutton, and the strange case of the hidden mobile BI platform

Sometimes the answer you seek is sitting right under your nose - the trick is whether or not your software vendor decides to tell you...
25 Nov 2014

Vista to buy Advanced Computer Software for £725m

ACS CEO Vin Murria had told Computing in April that she was keeping potential buyers at bay
25 Nov 2014

‘When I joined SAP, nobody told me about licence extension policies' reveals new SAP UK and Ireland MD

New boss was in the dark about user group’s most pressing concern
24 Nov 2014

Oracle User Group fires back at suggestion that customers have 'hostile' relationship with Oracle

UKOUG believes Campaign for Clear Licensing findings to be 'very harsh on Oracle'
24 Nov 2014

VMware’s vCloud Air ‘knocks Amazon Web Services out of the park’ claims Bluefin head of IT

Kevin Turnbull claims AWS gave Bluefin zero capability to export its SAP systems
24 Nov 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

Valve deploys Splunk to monitor Steam performance

Could Splunk play a role in the launch should Half-Life 3 ever be released?
21 Nov 2014