Business software

How to create a billion-dollar app

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Dr Steve Garnett, EMEA chairman at Salesforce.com, explains why certain apps succeed
08 May 2014

EMC World 2014: What do the customers think of the 'Federation'?

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Vodafone, Lotus F1 and Major League Baseball weigh in
07 May 2014

Who’s pulling IT’s strings?

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Graeme Burton examines the technology that is giving the marketing department increasing power over IT
07 May 2014

EMC gives Lotus F1 go-faster stripes as sport reins in technological excesses

Will virtualisation, a push into the cloud and a flirtation with big data give Lotus the edge it needs?
07 May 2014

'I don't let them demo on Mac or PC anymore' - CAA CIO explains his 'mobile first' mindset

Creative Artists Agency's Michael Keithley explains how freedom of device choice is enabling agents to provide a better service to celebrity clients
06 May 2014

Kingfisher to ‘revolutionise’ IT service desk with ServiceNow

Europe's largest DIY retailer deploying a proof-of-concept now, looks to roll out full system by September
06 May 2014

No 'immediate risk' in still running Windows XP - Kingfisher

Europe's biggest DIY retailer believes it has Windows XP security covered until upgrade is rolled out
01 May 2014

Knowledge 14: 'ServiceNow is like a box of Lego'

Elmer de Valk, managing consultant for Plat4mation, talks about ServiceNow's modular approach to PaaS
30 Apr 2014

Knowledge 14: 'We're closing all our data centres' - Creative Artists Agency CIO

Speaking to Computing at Knowledge 14, Michael Keithley explains why he's moving all the celebrity talent agency's infrastructure into the cloud - even if some of his peers remain wary.
30 Apr 2014

Knowledge 14: Enterprise IT bloated and under automated, says ServiceNow CEO

"Why are there so many damn people and so little automation?" asks Frank Slootman
30 Apr 2014

Knowledge 14: 'Cloudification' requires IT to evolve - ServiceNow CEO Frank Slootman

President and CEO of ServiceNow tells Knowledge 14 conference in San Francisco that IT needs to be the backbone of the enterprise
29 Apr 2014

Software defined networking: IT leaders remain to be convinced

Forty per cent of data centre managers have never heard of SDN, according to a Computing survey. So what’s holding the technology back, asks John Leonard
29 Apr 2014

Tibco buys Jaspersoft in $185m deal

Tibco buys open source embedded analytics and reporting software vendor
29 Apr 2014

“Each time we look at open source, Microsoft is cheaper” says local government CIO

Jos Creese, CIO for Hampshire County Council, explains why local and central government often procure proprietary software over open source, and large integrators over SMEs
29 Apr 2014

SAP CEO: “HANA is the bedrock of our brand, it’s our soul”

"We are the cloud company powered by HANA. There are no debates" says McDermott
17 Apr 2014

Google Glass and big data taking off at Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic director of information Dave Bulman tells Computing how the airline is embracing innovation
17 Apr 2014

Heartbleed – Who’s to blame?

A ‘simple’ coding mistake is just scratching the surface; money and resources are the wider issues
17 Apr 2014

ServiceNow and Partners In IT 'revolutionise' NHS Blood and Transplant HR services

IT behind NHS Blood and Transplant authority was "based on Microsoft Excel"
17 Apr 2014

How cloud is paving the way to smarter computing

Cloud-based technologies can help enterprises cut costs and meet new business challenges
17 Apr 2014

Research: Skilling up for big data

In the second of two features revealing the results of Computing research into big data adoption, John Leonard looks at where the skills gaps lie
16 Apr 2014

What next in the battle for Hadoop supremacy?

Sooraj Shah asks how Intel’s $740m investment in Cloudera has altered the dynamics in the Hadoop data platform market
14 Apr 2014

Interview: Vin Murria, CEO and founder, Advanced Computer Software

Vin Murria explains why the UK has a cultural problem when it comes to start-ups, and allowing people to fail
11 Apr 2014

"Lack of knowledge" about extent of cloud services use putting organisations at risk

Skyhigh Networks CEO Rajiv Gupta tells Computing the average number of 'shadow IT' cloud services in the enterprise is 588
10 Apr 2014

Lincolnshire County Council aims to cut costs with UNIT4 Agresso ERP platform

Serco purchased platform on council's behalf as part of wider project to save more than £14m over five years
10 Apr 2014