Services and outsourcing

IBM, HP, Atos chasing Lufthansa IT infrastructure business

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Company "in talks with several sector heavyweights"
22 Apr 2014

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

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

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

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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

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

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

OFT calls for improvements in public-sector ICT procurement

OFT believes more can be done to increase competition for contracts
26 Mar 2014

'Cloud doesn’t exist where broadband doesn’t exist,' says Essex CIO

David Wilde tells Think Cloud for Government event that more infrastructure needed to support cloud in rural areas
25 Mar 2014

Government digital strategy liberates public sector IT personnel from 'fixing BlackBerrys', CTO

Government CTO Liam Maxwell tells Think Cloud conference that reforms have allowed staff to focus on "mission IT"
25 Mar 2014

Is a 'UK financial services cloud' a real possibility?

What’s standing in the way of the banking industry coming together to create a UK financial services cloud?
24 Mar 2014

IT Leaders' Forum: the risks and rewards of cloud

For many organisations, the thought of shifting monolithic application architecture to the cloud is daunting. For others, though, it is the solution to entrenched problems
21 Mar 2014

'Oracle doesn't do a great job looking after their customers' says SailPoint president

Kevin Cunningham tells Computing customers are ditching Oracle for SailPoint and 'Oracle wants to kill us'
19 Mar 2014

Skills shortages a challenge to cloud rollouts, say CIOs

IT leaders claim lack of skills – and experience – one of the biggest challenges to cloud computing
19 Mar 2014

Councils' shared services venture LGSS on the lookout for ERP solution

LGSS on the hunt for product based on existing Oracle and Agresso software or an alternative new solution
19 Mar 2014

Reaction: How to make SMEs love the cloud

John Leonard asks three providers why many small firms are reluctant to dive into the cloud and what they plan to do about it
19 Mar 2014

City & Guilds first to deploy Azzurri's new cloud communications tools

City & Guilds CIO Ian Turfrey tells Computing why he opted to be Azzurri's first ICON Communicate customer
12 Mar 2014

How multi-cloud solutions enable more flexibility in the enterprise

What are the reasons behind an increasing trend for organisations to adopt cloud solutions from multiple providers? And are vendors happy to play ball? Danny Palmer finds out
10 Mar 2014

Box exec hits back at Intralinks CEO's "consumer grade player" remarks

"He's probably the one guy in the industry who would put that view forward," Box's David Quantrell tells Computing
06 Mar 2014

Dow Chemical: Microsoft Dynamics CRM has 'caught up with Salesforce offering'

Dow Chemical aims to upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 this April
06 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

Intralinks CEO labels Box 'consumer-grade platform', questions enterprise case for use

'We've had workflow for five years, they announced that it's in their roadmap,' Ronald Hovsepian tells Computing
05 Mar 2014

Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Trust deploys Brocade solution to aid digital shift

ICT infrastructure manager Nigel Hall tells Computing why the trust opted for the Brocade server solution
04 Mar 2014