Business software

Dreamforce 2013: Salesforce1 will 'jumpstart innovation', predicts VP Rosenbaum

'Mobile first approach' is key thinking behind announcement
19 Nov 2013

Oracle ehances BYOD capabilities with Bitzer Mobile acquisition

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Deal designed to 'address the growing security needs created by the BYOD movement'
18 Nov 2013

Costa selects analytics firm APT to sharpen up its decision-making

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Coffee chain is latest big name customer to sign agreement with predictive analytics company
15 Nov 2013

UPDATED UK IT Industry Awards 2013 – the party in pictures

The great and the good of the UK tech sector converged on the Battersea Park Events Arena last night to salute their profession's highest achievers – and have a good time!
14 Nov 2013

Building the sports stadium of the future

'It's going to be like nothing that's ever been built before,' says Tibco CEO Vivek Ranadivé
11 Nov 2013

A positive reaction: big data technology at the Royal Society of Chemistry

MarkLogic's enterprise NoSQL platform allows science publisher to reach out to new audiences and platforms, says strategist
08 Nov 2013

Big data 'vital' to UK economy - but more experts needed, says SAS Institute

SAS Institute research indicates 69,000 more big data specialists will be required by 2017
08 Nov 2013

Microsoft: Stephen Elop and Ford CEO Alan Mulally line up to replace Ballmer

Shortlist for Microsoft's next CEO whittled down to five – including Elop and Mulally
06 Nov 2013

Smartglasses will make workplace more efficient sooner rather than later, claims Gartner

CIOs should start preparing for technologies like Google Glass now, say analysts
06 Nov 2013

The real Minority Report: Rochester Police Department uses IBM tech to stop crimes before they happen

IBM i2 and Identity Insight have proved 'game-changing' says captain
05 Nov 2013

IBM IOD 2013: 20 per cent more big data skills will be required within next five years says IBM

That’s 150,000 new roles urgently needed in US alone, says BI chief Rechan
04 Nov 2013

IBM IOD 2013: IBM gets serious about big data with a brace of new product announcements

'We’re on the cusp of tremendous change' says Le Blanc
04 Nov 2013

Co-op Bank to invest £500m in IT as hedge funds complete takeover

Troubled bank to invest in IT again – two years after it abandoned its own disastrous IT investment
04 Nov 2013

YO! Sushi boosts customer experience with Omnico mobile payment solution

ClarityLive has streamlined the payment process by half a minute per customer
31 Oct 2013

How SAS boosts CareSource patient care with big data

US healthcare provider explains how analytics is helping it to deliver a better service for patients
30 Oct 2013

Fighting fire with data at Scottish Fire and Rescue

Peter Gothard reports on how Scotland’s new centralised fire and rescue service is harnessing data visualisation technology to ensure it operates at maximum efficiency
30 Oct 2013

Betting on 'mobile first' strategy pays off for IG

Spread betting firm's head of IT Ivan Gowan explains how mobile is benefiting both IG and its customers
25 Oct 2013

Hadoop is 'super sexy' - Lenovo

'Sexy' image of Hadoop means many firms are diving into it even if they don't have to, Lenovo's Anthony Volpe tells Computing
25 Oct 2013

Pilot projects: from mainframe to smartphone at Air France

The airline is jettisoning its legacy baggage as it flies into the mobile age
24 Oct 2013

Analytics will play a critical part in heathcare, says US medical firm CareSource

CareSource's Bob Gladden tells Computing that analytics will revolutionise healthcare
24 Oct 2013

Metric system cannot keep up with data deluge says MIT scientist

'I don't want to alarm anybody, but we are about to 'run out' of metric system,' Andrew McAfee tells SAS PBLS 13
24 Oct 2013

Big data hype manufactured by analysts and media, says SAS CEO Jim Goodnight

'The term big data is being used today because computer analysts and journalists got tired of writing about cloud computing,' says SAS Institute's Jim Goodnight
24 Oct 2013

Lenovo: analytics will help us ‘become more like Apple or Samsung'

'To become an Apple or a Samsung in terms of their understanding of the consumer, that’s what's expected of analytics,' says Lenovo chief corporate analytics officer Anthony Volpe
23 Oct 2013

SAP denies plan to close Business By Design

SAP has denied plans to close Business By Design – but admitted that it will slim the unit down
21 Oct 2013