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Backbytes: Use a VPN? You're probably a filthy pirate, BBC tells Australian government

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BBC tells Australia to police internet users more closely - and make the ISPs pay for it
09 Sep 2014

BBC CIO Linwood unfairly dismissed, employment tribunal rules

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BBC showed a 'cavalier disregard' for disciplinary procedures
07 Aug 2014

The BBC appoints Matthew Postgate as CTO

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Controller of research and development takes up key technology role
01 Jul 2014

BBC board wary of security projects, says info security manager

'It’s all about reputation, availability and staying on the telly' reveals Cooper
01 Jul 2014

BBC paid at least £150,000 to Accenture for DMI review

Company hired eight consultants over an eight-week period, according to Freedom of Information request
26 Jun 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

Former BBC CTO claims he is the “fall guy” for failed £100m DMI project

John Linwood didn't want to tell DMI staff about 'Plan B' because they were "putting their heart and souls" into new system
16 May 2014

BBC: Involve all staff in cyber security education

BBC’s head of information security explains that all security incidents are an opportunity to learn and improve, and that communication with stakeholders is paramount
02 May 2014

BBC: “Incident response isn’t a paper you put on the shelf and just grab when someone starts screaming”

David Jones, head of information security at the BBC, explains how incident response works at the broadcaster, and stresses that organisations must move away from a blame culture when it comes to security breaches
01 May 2014

MPs label BBC's Digital Media Initiative a "complete failure"

Public Accounts Committee says BBC "was far too complacent about the high risks involved" in £100m IT project
10 Apr 2014

Former BBC CTO John Linwood to take legal action over his sacking

Linwood defends his role in failed £100m Digital Media Initiative project
30 Jan 2014

BBC issues £248m worth of tenders for playout services

Technology partner Atos may be involved to assist in scoping, drafting and evaluating of tenders
27 Jan 2014

BBC technology chief John Linwood sacked over failed £100m IT project

Linwood did not receive a pay-off after his £287,000-a-year contract was terminated
27 Jan 2014

PwC delivers damning report into failed £100m BBC digital initiative

Digitisation project poorly managed from director general Mark Thompson downwards, claims PwC
18 Dec 2013

'You have a one in three chance of being recruited for big data role' SAS tells students

100 roles up for grabs at the likes of PwC, the BBC and HMRC, for 300 who attended today's careers fair
28 Nov 2013

Is the BBC planning 'The Great British Code Off'?

Organisation said it will use its resources to give people the digital skills necessary
09 Oct 2013

BBC Sport invites bids for storage system in £1m tender

Integrated storage solution needed for BBC's sport production library
11 Sep 2013

BBC issues tender of up to £144m for newsroom computer system software

Software will support more than 11,000 users, in contract that could run for 18 years
09 Sep 2013

Dragon's Den star Piers Linney: It will take five to 10 years for cloud to mature

New 'Dragon' believes that all firms will be able to leverage the cloud in 10 years
22 Aug 2013

Unemployed graduates to help plug 'major' data centre skills gap

Data Centre Alliance to run a 10-day Data Centre Bootcamp to help graduates and the industry
13 Aug 2013

BBC scraps £100m IT project and suspends CTO John Linwood

CTO John Linwood held accountable for £100m Digital Media Initiative failure
24 May 2013

BSkyB 'free ride' with BBC data signal has to stop, says broadcaster

BBC considering charging BskyB for transmitting its programming
23 May 2013

BBC to refresh ERP estate

New technology contracts to emphasise flexibility, and be multi-source, says BBC CTO
25 Feb 2013

BBC: big data helps us understand the audience

BBC CTO John Linwood describes how big data helps the broadcaster understand audience sentiment, and hopes this will soon be possible in real-time
25 Feb 2013