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

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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

BBC admits role in helping Apple develop iPhone and iPad

BBC CTO John Linwood discusses his organisation's role in feeding in to Apple's R&D programme
22 Feb 2013

IT Leaders Forum: BYOD in the real world

IT leaders from a range of sectors met in London recently to share their enterprise mobility experiences and offer advice to their peers
12 Dec 2012

No BYOD for BBC as it shies away from 'the bleeding edge’ of technology

Cost-saving culture is ongoing struggle for BBC IT leaders, says data manager Simon Griffiths
22 Nov 2012

High Court rejects YouView trademark appeal

Court finds name 'confusingly similar' to billing service 'YourView'
15 Nov 2012

Ceefax – the original 'information superhighway' – closes tonight

Teletext service to close down when last analogue signal is turned off
23 Oct 2012

Security, standards and T&Cs: the biggest question marks over cloud

User uncertainties remain over cloud computing
13 Jun 2012

Google launches new cloud storage service (UPDATED)

Google Drive could spur on Facebook to make acquisition, says analyst
24 Apr 2012

Radio 2 tunes into the cloud to streamline competition admin also helps broadcaster to cut costs and secure data
05 Apr 2012

Government backtracks on web monitoring plans

Deputy prime minister says plans will now be published in draft form first, rather than legislated as soon as possible
04 Apr 2012