Business software

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

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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

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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

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

ElasticHosts CEO claims his firm's usage-based billing can vastly undercut Amazon, Google cloud services

Richard Davies says his firm's usage-based billing system could cut cloud costs by over 50 per cent
09 Apr 2014

Ocado – where sharp-eyed robots go to shop

Behind Ocado’s website is a technology operation that includes robotics with artificial vision to go with their artificial intelligence. Technology director Paul Clarke reveals more about Ocado’s eye-opening, high-tech developments to Graeme Burton
09 Apr 2014

Yorkshire Building Society selects ServiceNow to optimise service delivery

IT service transition manager Danny Potts tells Computing why Yorkshire Building Society opted to roll out ServiceNow
08 Apr 2014

EasyJet jets off with Workday for HR cloud solution

Workday has 'depth of functionality, flexibility and engaging user experience', says easyJet
08 Apr 2014

John Lewis Partnership rolls out Google Apps to 60,000 staff

Waitrose and John Lewis staff encouraged to collaborate with cloud office documents and collaboration tools hosted by Google
03 Apr 2014

Big data 2014: what a difference a year makes

In the first of two features revealing the results of Computing research into big data adoption, John Leonard reports on the lessons IT leaders are learning as projects move from the theoretical to the practical
02 Apr 2014

Big data: the view from the sharp end

Stuart Sumner analyses the responses to Computing’s Big Data Summit 2014 polls
01 Apr 2014

Why BAFTA chose Rackspace to manage awards peak traffic

BAFTA digital communications manager Pippa Irvine tells Computing how Rackspace will aid BAFTA during awards season
01 Apr 2014

Foreign & Commonwealth Office awards Capgemini £6.3m ERP contract

Yet another government contract for Capgemini sees it oversee upgrades of finance, procurement, projects, HR and payroll function
01 Apr 2014

How IT and collaboration tools help UNHCR improve the lives of refugees

Olivier Delarue, lead of UNHCR Innovation Unit, explains how collaboration tools are helping to provide "digital dignity" for displaced people
31 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Traditional database and BI tools 'can't handle' time and uncertainty, says Met Office CIO

Traditional analytic technologies struggle with the volume of data and multi-dimensional nature of Met Office's work
28 Mar 2014

Basildon Borough Council deploys Microsoft Dynamics CRM in bid to cut costs and improve efficiency

Smarter decisions based on customer insight will enable the council to become more efficient, says project manager
28 Mar 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella unveils Office for iPad

Nadella's announcement marks a shift to "mobile first, cloud first" strategy at Microsoft
28 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Shortage of talent endangering big data projects

Shortage of data scientists and big data specialists means organisations need to use more automated tools
28 Mar 2014

IBM buying Cloudant? "History says they won't make it work" says MarkLogic's Gary Bloom

NoSQL turf war in full swing as MarkLogic lobs grenades at Cloudant, Cloudera and MongoDB
28 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Intel to focus Hadoop efforts on Cloudera after buying major share stake

Intel's big data initiatives to remain open source while the company focuses on Cloudera's distribution of Hadoop
27 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Astronomy pushing big data in "mind-blowing" ways

Digital Realty's Robert Bath says SKA project central computers will "have the processing power of one hundred million PCs"
27 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Analytics is taking risk out of insurance

Willis's Nigel Davis tells Big Data Summit technology is enabling insurance firm to assess individual parts of buildings for risk
27 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Keynote - what makes a company a big data pioneer?

What distinguishes operational users from onlookers? Computing research reveals all
27 Mar 2014

Ninety-six per cent of UK charities struggling to manage customer data effectively

While 75 per cent lack time and money to sort it out
26 Mar 2014

Bitcoin exchange Vircurex on brink of collapse after cyber attacks

Beijing-based cyber currency exchange freezes funds with immediate effect
24 Mar 2014