In-depth

BETT 2015: How is the IT industry reacting to the demands of a new curriculum?

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Education secretary has eye on IT not just as a skill, but as a way to revolutionise teaching through big data and IoT
23 Jan 2015

Big data and the need for speed

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The database can be a bottleneck in organisations' efforts to gain actionable insights from their data, says EXASOL CMO
23 Jan 2015

How Net-A-Porter CIO Hugh Fahy drives innovation with a start-up mentality

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Fahy tells Computing how innovations around data, mobile, software development and more are benefiting the global luxury fashion retailer and its customers
21 Jan 2015

Why Bet365 CIO Martin Davies isn’t chancing it with 'fashionable' technology

Davies doesn't believe DevOps, BYOD or a hybrid cloud suit the nature of the online gambling firm's business
21 Jan 2015

From backroom to boardroom: an interview with CIO of the Year David Davies

UK IT Industry Awards CIO of the Year David Davies talks about his loathing for IT fads, respect for Oracle and aversion to cloud, and explains why giving CIOs a seat on the board is a sure way to boost enterprise efficiency
21 Jan 2015

Why NoSQL? MarkLogic's VP engineering explains what customers are looking for

Dave Gorbet says the need to integrate multiple sources is the main reason firms are turning to NoSQL
21 Jan 2015

Banks' IT ring-fencing headache

UK banks will soon start work on ring-fencing their 'core activities' by order of regulators – and that will mean at least four years of IT pain in order to do the job properly
21 Jan 2015

'Do your homework, don't over-promise and don't lock us in': advice to vendors from leading CIOs

Twelve leading CIOs give their views on third party contractors
20 Jan 2015

Compuware: When one becomes two

After 40 years, Compuware is splitting up and going private – with the promise of more innovation for customers
19 Jan 2015

Peterborough City Council sees bright future in the cloud with Amazon Web Services

Richard Godfrey, ICT, strategy, infrastructure and programme manager for Peterborough Council, explains how AWS will help the authority to cut costs and boost efficiency
19 Jan 2015

Heartbleed taught us we're vulnerable, so what do we need to do differently in 2015?

Chris Wysopal, co-founder, CISO and chief technology officer of Veracode, discusses the lessons learned from the security scares of 2014
14 Jan 2015

What does Tesco's sale of Dunnhumby mean for its data strategy?

Dunnhumby set Tesco apart from its rivals by masterminding its Clubcard back in 1995. So why is the retailer now looking to jettison the data analytics pioneer?
14 Jan 2015

Security threats of connected medical devices

With 30 million people walking around with high-tech medical devices on them, Gary Newe, technical director F5 Networks, discusses just how safe they are
13 Jan 2015

Privacy campaigner: Why I hope Microsoft loses court case against the NSA

Case is a smokescreen to allow snooping as usual and we should all avoid the US public cloud until things change, says Caspar Bowden
13 Jan 2015

Does Britain need a population of coders?

John Everhard, European CTO, Pegasystems, discusses the merits of teaching children how to code
12 Jan 2015

Facebook challenges YouTube's video dominance with QuickFire and Wit.ai acquisitions

Start-ups gain huge audience in Facebook deal, as social network aims to encourage users to ditch YouTube in favour of its own service
09 Jan 2015

Joined up healthcare in Belfast: An interview with NHS BHSCT director of IT Paul Duffy

Duffy tells Computing how mobility and Civica's Paris ERP system are helping the Trust to provide better patient care
08 Jan 2015

Will 2015 be the 'year of re-platforming' as firms move wholesale to NoSQL and Hadoop?

Couchbase CEO Bob Wiederhold says the stars are aligned for big changes in enterprise data platforms this year
07 Jan 2015

In the thick of it: an interview with BT Group CIO Clive Selley

CIO discusses life at the heart of BT's broadband, business mobile and TV services
06 Jan 2015

Research: Anatomy of the perfect CIO

What are the personality traits required of this most demanding of roles? Computing interviewed 12 CIOs to find out
05 Jan 2015

Review: Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13

Speech recognition is making a big noise on smartphones, but is it anything to shout about on the PC?
02 Jan 2015

Will the EU data protection regulations shoot down cloud social media and big data?

The European Union plans to tighten-up data protection by passing regulations – not a directive – that will be applicable not just in the EU, but globally
24 Dec 2014

Top 10 public sector IT stories of 2014

For once, the year wasn't filled with government IT lows, as there were highs too
24 Dec 2014

Balancing customer data privacy and exploitation

CIOs of three huge online companies weigh in on how corporations can make the most out of data without compromising consumer privacy
23 Dec 2014