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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 operative searching for pests
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

A train track junction
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

Microsoft Build 2014: Microsoft open sources a slew of software with .NET Foundation

Project Roslyn released into the wild live on stage in San Francisco
04 Apr 2014

Osborne uses Budget to announce Alan Turing Institute for big data research

"The Alan Turning Institute to ensure Britain leads the way again in the use of big data and algorithm research," announced Osborne
20 Mar 2014

“We’ve been doing DevOps and cloud since 2001” says Force.com PaaS rival OutSystems

We can do "what Force.com cannot" says CEO Rosado
11 Mar 2014

"Who knows what it is, but we want to deploy it," John Lewis IT chief Paul Coby on JLab startup scheme

Scheme offers startups an opportunity to 'shape the retail experience of the future'
06 Mar 2014

MWC 2014: 'Big opportunity' for new email management business in a Europe 'obsessed' by privacy, says CA Technologies

EMEA president explains why 35-year-old software company chose to strike now
27 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: 'It's fine having HR in the cloud, but on-premise integration needed’ says SAP HANA SVP

Salesforce, Netsuite, Workday all too vertical, says Heisig
25 Feb 2014

MCW 2014: EMM rivals “cannot provide mobility fabric we can” says CA Technologies of new cloud management service

Dev ops and internet of things features drawn from 35 years of experience set us apart, says GM of innovation
24 Feb 2014

London's CIOs to see average salary rise to £185,000 a year

Meanwhile, IT contractors are seeing huge year-on-year pay rises of up to 13 per cent
24 Feb 2014