In-depth

Opinion: How to kick-off a data governance initiative

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Janani Dumbleton, a consultant at Experian Data Quality, examines the first principles of setting up a data governance initiative
20 Oct 2014

Betfair rejects SAP, Oracle and Workday in favour of Fairsail for HR

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Fairsail HRIS "a quarter of the price" per year compared to "not fit for purpose" SAP solution
20 Oct 2014

How to make sure your CIO doesn't let you go in the era of the cloud

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'Curiosity' and 'business awareness' are sought after skills, with IT leaders wanting to retain IT staff
17 Oct 2014

How cloud computing - and other new technology - could lead to the destruction of humanity

Cloud computing is one of a slew of emerging technologies that, together, could render humanity redundant
17 Oct 2014

How Polycom video conferencing enables home treatment for NHS Lancashire dialysis patients

Scott Rayner, renal IT manager at Royal Preston Hospital, tells Computing how Polycom is helping to provide better care to patients
17 Oct 2014

H4cked off: Neelie Kroes' €2.5bn for an EU big data push - Potemkin Village policy making

European Commissioner Neelie Kroes wants to splash €2.5bn developing big data in Europe - in a scheme reminiscent of the old 'national champions' policies of the 1970s
17 Oct 2014

Choosing Google: An interview with United Biscuits' CIO Clifford Burroughs

United Biscuits CIO Clifford Burroughs on why the global company has become one of Google's biggest enterprise customers
16 Oct 2014

DevOps - the latest in a long line of IT skills shortages, but how crucial is it?

BSkyB, Domino's Pizza and BNP Paribas all weigh in on how DevOps is evolving in their organisations
16 Oct 2014

Neelie Kroes' €2.5bn EU big data push – but what will it really do?

Neelie Kroes, the EU's digital agenda commissioner, wants to splash €2.5bn on a scheme to develop big data in Europe
16 Oct 2014

Like Jennifer Lawrence’s naked photo leak, the Snappening is another example of why we shouldn't trust cloud services

The 'Snappening', the Apple iCloud hack and even hapless Brooks Newmark MP all demonstrate how people can be too quick to trust 'the cloud' with their data
14 Oct 2014

'We want to be the Rackspace of Domino’s Pizza,' says US-based manager

Domino's Pizza wants to leverage Splunk multi-tenant platform to countries outside of the US
14 Oct 2014

How Reed.co.uk does IT without an IT department

Mark Ridley, Reed.co.uk director of technology, explains how every team within the business pays for their own IT
14 Oct 2014

Customer-focused teams secretly daunted by data demands

Iron Mountain's Christian Toon explains how marketing teams are grappling with big data
10 Oct 2014

Can Salesforce.com take on SAP, Oracle and IBM in cloud-based analytics?

Believe the hype? The anticipated Salesforce.com analytics solution, and the SAP-Birst partnership are just the latest in a string of cloud analytics announcements. John Leonard surveys the landscape
10 Oct 2014

BNP Paribas selects Splunk ahead of Logscape despite bigger price tag

Senior management, as well as developers, benefiting from platform that has replaced 10-year-old counter-party risk system
09 Oct 2014

Pret A Manger serves up improved staff satisfaction and efficiency with ServiceNow

'You could run it with boxing gloves, it’s that simple,' Pret director of IT Andy Chalklin says of ServiceNow
09 Oct 2014

Windows 10-out-of-10 or Windows Ho-hum?

Microsoft has unveiled 'Windows 10 not 9' early in its lifecycle to get feedback from users that matter – or has the company simply run out of ideas?
09 Oct 2014

Mothercare beacon trial demonstrates challenge of balancing 'better in-store experience' and privacy concerns

Mothercare has announced plans to trial beacon technology in its stores but questions over privacy remain
09 Oct 2014

H4cked Off: Naivete, thy name is Tim Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-Lee's solutions to the problem of personal data privacy, shared at IP Expo today, don't address the biggest challenge: most people just don't care
08 Oct 2014

Best practices for implementing the Internet of Things

Rob Sheppard, EMEA product marketing manager for Intel IoT, discusses how to navigate the tricky waters of IoT implementation
08 Oct 2014

The Future Office – a workplace without restrictions

Jim Henrys, principal strategist, enterprise solution sales at Intel discusses innovations set to revolutionise business
08 Oct 2014

Why mobile is a must for Mothercare

Speaking at Demandware Xchange '14, Harpinder Singh, mobile commerce manager for Mothercare and Early Learning Centre, explains why mobile is so important
08 Oct 2014

Developing e-leaders - how can education help?

Professor Sharm Manwani of Henley Business School explains how many IT leaders are 'created' rather than 'born'
07 Oct 2014

How Timberland used Demandware to improve e-commerce and analytics

Timberland's Dan Mahoney tells Computing how the fashion retailer is planning to personalise customers' online experience
07 Oct 2014