In-depth

Free Windows?

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What are the chances of Microsoft giving away its operating system – and even some of its most popular applications – for free? Peter Gothard asked some Redmond-watchers for their thoughts
28 Jul 2014

Engineering a new infrastructure: an interview with Balfour Beatty CIO Danny Reeves

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Balfour Beatty CIO Danny Reeves describes how the company has moved away from a 'closed-shop’ approach to IT and is now modernising its infrastructure in partnership with key suppliers
28 Jul 2014

National roaming for mobile: where to turn?

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Is the government being serious about a national roaming plan that has left mobile networks flabbergasted? Sooraj Shah finds out
28 Jul 2014

PernixData FVP virtualization software takes SEGA’s storage to the next level

SEGA Networks adopts PernixData FVP software to optimise gaming service platform
28 Jul 2014

Legal issues behind technology mergers & acquisitions

Jonathan Snade of Thomas Eggar LLP explains what the legal issues are for buyers and sellers in an increasingly competitive market
28 Jul 2014

OpenText cures NHS Trust’s case file woes

Royal Free London’s director of information management and technology, Will Smart, tells Danny Palmer how switching to digital case notes is improving patient care
25 Jul 2014

Predictive big data analytics in healthcare

John Leonard talks to big data firms Amara and FlyingBinary about applying analytics to healthcare in the US and in the UK's NHS
23 Jul 2014

Cyber espionage by Google Glass is the next major threat to enterprise security

Some organisations are already jumping onto the wearable technology bandwagon, but are they opening up a new way in for cyber criminals? Danny Palmer investigates.
23 Jul 2014

Security vs performance

Imposing security from above can make IT the ‘Department of No’, writes John Leonard, meaning it’s important to strike the right balance
21 Jul 2014

European cloud standardisation guidelines: what’s it about?

Patrick Van Eecke and Antoon Dierick, of law firm DLA Piper, explain what the European Commission is doing to help firms standardise on cloud contracts
17 Jul 2014

What will the government's new data retention bill mean for UK businesses?

James Walsh, head of telecoms, and Liz Fitzsimons, data protection specialist at Eversheds LLP discuss the new bill's implications
17 Jul 2014

It's a matter of distrust: Utilities in the age of transparency

Neil Kinson, vice president EMEA, Redwood Software, examines why the utility sector is falling behind its retail and US counterparts
15 Jul 2014

Connecting risk management to cyber security

Danny Palmer investigates how businesses can protect themselves against uncertain cyber threats in light of the increasing number of connected devices in the world
14 Jul 2014

Assigning a value to corporate data

How are some of Britain’s top organisations trying to promote the value of their data to the biggest leakers – their own staff and clients? Peter Gothard reports
14 Jul 2014

CIO Interview: The world of data is your Oyster at TfL

TfL’s CIO Steve Townsend tells Sooraj Shah how data is crucial to make improvements for passengers and staff at the organisation
11 Jul 2014

Big data ‘crucial’ to daily decision making at Netflix

Speaking during a session at MicroStrategy World Forum 2014, Justin Ward, manager for data science & engineering at Netflix, explains how big data and algorithms play a part in everything the firm does
11 Jul 2014

BlackBerry: breaking up is hard to do

Ailing smartphone manufacturer must be split into separate entities to survive, says leading analyst
10 Jul 2014

Carphone Warehouse uses Android tablets to put MicroStrategy BI tools in the hands of retail staff

Paul Scullion, head of business intelligence for Carphone Warehouse, explains how business intelligence tools are improving performance across the company
10 Jul 2014

Adidas uses MicroStrategy analytic insights 'to get closer to consumers'

Michael Voegele, vice president of global IT and head of enterprise architecture for Adidas Group, explains how the sportswear firm uses MicroStrategy to bring consumers a better experience
08 Jul 2014

Applying best practice risk management in IT projects

Dennis Sheehan, senior training consultant at ILX Group, explains how IT projects must be run in order to minimise risk
08 Jul 2014

Using technology to improve Wimbledon

Sam Seddon, Wimbledon client executive at IBM, explains how new analytics is driving user engagement at the tennis championships
07 Jul 2014

CIO interview: Unite head of IT Paul Mease

Unite head of IT Paul Mease tells Danny Palmer how he’s ensuring the right IT infrastructure is in place to support the union’s 1.4 million members
04 Jul 2014

PaaS bucks up mobile app development

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

What makes the ideal security analyst?

QA Training's Mark Amory explains what skills are necessary for a security analyst in order to deal with people, processes and technology
02 Jul 2014