Business software

Internet of things case study: reducing water leaks by smart pressure management

IoT case study reducing water leaks by smart pressure management
John Leonard talks to i2O Water software director Mike Williams about the Internet of Things, self-learning systems and the need for new architectures
18 Sep 2014

Case study: How Middlesbrough Council went to G-Cloud to replace SAP with Unit 4

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Middlesbrough Council has shaken out its software estate, swept out SAP and procured a new ERP solution for finance, payroll and HR via G-Cloud
15 Sep 2014

Box-driven automation keeps Netflix staff on their toes

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Netflix's Justin Slaten explains how Box has had a big impact on how staff work at the firm
12 Sep 2014

Cloud applications in a post-technology world

Ian Tickle, ‎VP EMEA, SaaS Solutions at Oracle, argues that the real benefits of cloud have been lost behind a fog of technology and acronyms. The important thing, however, is to understand how cloud can make business more successful
11 Sep 2014

Box tries to repackage itself

At its recent BoxWorks event, the online storage provider tried to reinvent itself as a supplier of industry-specific collaboration platforms
10 Sep 2014

RBS among the Salesforce users targeted by 'Dyre' malware

Gang behind the Dyre Trojan believed to have been commissioned to target Salesforce users
09 Sep 2014

DataStax announces $106m VC funding for NoSQL database Cassandra

Tranche puts DataStax second only to MongoDB in league of best-funded NoSQL firms
04 Sep 2014

Companies over-provisioning and over-paying for cloud, claims research

CIOs are still thinking in terms of 'old world' over-provisioning of services, claims ElasticHosts
04 Sep 2014

Box announces diversification into specific business verticals with Box for Industry

'File sharing and storage are purely the backbone of what we do' says Aaron Levie
03 Sep 2014

'Our data is more secure in the cloud', says London Irish rugby club

'We're confident that it's safe,' says Richard Watton, operations manager at London Irish, after shift to Office 365
03 Sep 2014

Dropbox and Google storage models 'a loser’s game' while Microsoft lags 'eight years behind' Box says VP of engineering

Competitors risk 'negative margin' without offering USP on top of storage offering, warns Sam Schillace
03 Sep 2014

Box still 'watching and waiting' for intended IPO, says COO Levin

'We absolutely intend to be public at an appropriate time' says chief operating officer
02 Sep 2014

How crowdsourcing data analysis helps NASA defend Earth from Asteroids

Narinder Singh, president of TopCoder, on 'democratising participation' in NASA's data analysis
02 Sep 2014

The software-defined data centre explained

The software-defined data centre is an extension of current data centre trends, but vendor squabbles have confused the market
02 Sep 2014

Case study: How Holiday Extras improved customer service by shifting to the cloud

Holiday Extras' head of IT Damien Turner explains why he opted for the Amazon cloud and the benefits it brought
02 Sep 2014

iCloud celebrity photo hack: Are we too quick to trust cloud storage?

After the theft of naked celebrity photos from Apple’s iCloud, should we all be more careful about what we’re – perhaps unknowingly – storing in the cloud?
01 Sep 2014

IBM's Watson supercomputer turns from Jeopardy! to crunch scientific research data

Watson Discovery Advisor cloud-based software will help scientists analyse research data
28 Aug 2014

TGI Fridays UK selects Cyntergy to solve service desk woes

Restaurant chain staff were previously wasting time on calls to several different support desks
26 Aug 2014

Using mobile and big data to accommodate customer needs – an interview with Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos

Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos tells Danny Palmer how harnessing mobile and big data technology is allowing the hotel booking service to cater to the personal preferences of customers
22 Aug 2014

Lax customer data analytics 'not acceptable' in today's industry, says Hotels.com CTO

Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos likens not knowing what website visitors want to bakers not knowing what regular customers like
21 Aug 2014

Bayern Munich partners with SAP to power analytics and enterprise software

Deal will see German football champions use SAP Hana to monitor player performance and health
20 Aug 2014

Analyse first, store second says big-data analytics firm Guavus

Guavus chief technologist Ben Parker discusses streaming analytics and the increasing use of open source
19 Aug 2014

Insurance industry 'behind' on harnessing big data

Jason Cabral, group head of pricing and management information at Zenith Insurance, tells Computing the sector could benefit from harnessing big data
18 Aug 2014

Zenith Insurance gets better data insight and cuts fraud with SAS

Zenith Insurance's Jason Cabral explains how deploying SAS has improved efficiency at the insurance company
15 Aug 2014