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PaaS bucks up mobile app development

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A cloud-based development platform from Portugal-based OutSystems has hugely increased the productivity of ADEC Group’s programmers, says Peter Gothard
04 Jul 2014

Open source in local government, and other unicorns

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Despite years of encouragement from central government to adopt open source software, many public sector IT chiefs are clinging to proprietary tools. Stuart Sumner finds out why
02 Jul 2014

Internet of Things infrastructures need to function more like Twitter, says Eurotech

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And IoT projects need to stay true to non-siloed design, says Taberner
26 Jun 2014

Google-owned Nest opens up to third-party apps

5,000 developers have already expressed an interest, says Nest Labs
24 Jun 2014

DLA Piper believes Windows 8 could be the catalyst for its next mobility refresh

Microsoft Surface is next on the list of devices that the law firm wants to provide for its employees
23 Jun 2014

Pizza with precision – a taste of Domino's multiplatform strategy

Domino’s IT supremo Colin Rees gives Peter Gothard a taste of the multi-platform strategy that will one day enable pizza-lovers to get their favourite food delivered any time, any place
23 Jun 2014

Microsoft vs Splunk: how big fish still rule the big data market

A Computing survey reveals a conservative outlook among those looking at big data projects, but for how long will this continue?
11 Jun 2014

Backbytes: Everyone should learn to code? Don't be stupid, says Torvalds

Seriously, basic coding isn't like basic reading, writing and 'rithmatic, argues the Finnish genius
10 Jun 2014

More choice and more speed - successfully developing mobile apps for your customers and employees

The market for mobile apps is often compared to a gold rush, with businesses desperate to be first to market lest their competition profit from their hesitation. However, the fate of Netscape, Palm, Friendster and the legendary Betamax should serve as cautionary tales to those business rushing to the hills - being first to market is no guarantee of success.
09 Jun 2014

How Rentokil builds mobile applications without the bugs

Rentokil build apps step-by-step, says Rentokil's head of design Ian Morris
06 Jun 2014

Putting projects on the fast track: thetrainline.com’s CTO Mark Holt

Reflecting on his first two months in the role, Holt talks about the need for developers, DevOps, the cloud and microservices
04 Jun 2014

Apple punches holes in the walled garden with iOS 8

Apple loosens its grip on iOS apps, but doesn't let go entirely
03 Jun 2014

How the Financial Times, ITV and thetrainline.com have handled 'digital disruption'

IT leaders from the Financial Times, ITV and thetrainline.com talk to Sooraj Shah about how they have exploited tech upheavals
29 May 2014

ITV shows BBC how to shift from tapes to digital – using agile

File delivery was one component of BBC's failed £98m Digital Media Initiative
22 May 2014

SAP apps heading to Microsoft’s Azure Cloud

Business Suite, All-in-One, Adaptive Server Enterprise and HANA all to be deployed by Q2
20 May 2014

‘Team Snappy’ improves agility at the FT

Development team focused on quick turnarounds deploys over 100 changes per day at Financial Times
16 May 2014

SuiteWorld 2014: 'Amazon-like' HTML 5-based new UI revealed as CEO Nelson bashes cloud rivals

'Next-gen' B2B customer centre also unveiled in San Jose today
14 May 2014

Cold store: Why retail chain Snow+Rock built its own ERP system

Specialist retail chain Snow+Rock is expanding both organically and via acquisition. IT director Shiva Kumar tells Graeme Burton how IT is supporting the company's growth – with an in-house developed ERP system
12 May 2014

EMC World 2014: "In two years, software-defined data centres will be the norm" says Cancer Research UK

Head of infrastructure Mick Briggs reflects on EMC's part in a changing industry attitudes
09 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

Open season: is open source really the best approach for NoSQL?

Two major Couchbase customers explain why they are gunning for the open source model - and where it is vulnerable
02 May 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

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

Build gives Windows developers reasons to be cheerful

The developer conference brought us open-sourced languages, Windows going free, and apps to span all Microsoft platforms. Has the software giant finally got its mojo back, asks Peter Gothard
08 Apr 2014