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Opinion: The Nadella controversy has highlighted an opportunity gap, not just a pay gap

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The founder and CEO of EasySharePoint - and Microsoft Virtual Technical Solutions Professional - Suzy Dean examines the real issues in the wake of the Redmond boss's recent gaffes
23 Oct 2014

Why is Salesforce so expensive?

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Or is it? CIOs disagree as to the value provided by the software-as-a-service firm
21 Oct 2014

Why a mobile-first strategy and data scientists are definitely worth it at L'Oréal

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L'Oréal global head of digital Vincent Stuhlen tells Danny Palmer how the cosmetics firm is preparing for a digital future
21 Oct 2014

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

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

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

Hillary Clinton slams video conferencing technology

Former US Secretary of State also holds up 'US and other western democracies' as shining examples of how to keep the internet open and promote freedom of speech, despite snooping revelations
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

Liam Maxwell: 'We need to reset our relationship with technology'

Government CTO signals the end of big outsourcing contracts to the likes of CSC and Capgemini, and bemoans the situation he was left in by his predecessor
09 Oct 2014

CIOs and the cloud – staying in control

The advent of cloud has changed the nature of the role of CIO in a number of ways. These changes could be seen as largely positive or mostly negative, depending on the type of organisation you work for. This seminar looks into the cloud from the point of view of the CIO and how to stay in control.
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

Driving a digital transformation – an interview with JLT Group CIO Ian Cohen

JLT Group CIO Ian Cohen tells Danny Palmer how collaboration tools, big data, mobile devices and more have helped the insurance broker become a global force
03 Oct 2014

Why Reed.co.uk opted for Google Apps instead of Microsoft Office 365

Director of technology Mark Ridley says licensing complexities encouraged Reed.co.uk to switch to Google Apps
02 Oct 2014

'Just because you can collect this information, should you?' JLT CIO on ethical dilemmas presented by Internet of Things data

JLT Group CIO Ian Cohen has questioned the social implications of harnessing data for business benefit in a 'connected everything world'
01 Oct 2014

Outsourcing IT teams would be to the detriment of the business, say IT leaders

The internal IT team understands value of IT, and can leverage relationships it builds with the business
01 Oct 2014

Trade secrets and reverse engineering - the legal view

Computing speaks to legal experts about proposals to extend the EU Trade Secrets Directive to better protect product developers
30 Sep 2014

AXA sharpens up its data act: an interview with CIO and COO Kevin Murray

AXA group CIO and COO Kevin Murray tells Sooraj Shah how the insurance giant is using data from a growing range of sources to better tailor its policies to the needs of its customers
25 Sep 2014

How IT keeps HS2 project on the right track

HS2 Ltd CIO James Findlay on the technology that could one day turn the government’s controversial high-speed rail vision into reality
25 Sep 2014

ROI for cloud IS possible but not for everyone, say CIOs

Windsor and Maidenhead council, Framestore and Greenpeace all see ROI from cloud, but Oxford Economics is not there yet
24 Sep 2014

Data centre DNA: how will it evolve?

John Leonard dissects the current state of data centre computing and puts emerging trends under the microscope
24 Sep 2014

Transport for London selects Computacenter and CSC as part of £80m IT framework

Four UK suppliers chosen to provide hardware, software and services across organisation
23 Sep 2014

Data analytics firms make a serious play for telematics

The rise of telematics in the insurance industry has data analytics vendors’ tongues wagging, Sooraj Shah investigates
18 Sep 2014

Is the cloud now your data’s best hope against the scum of the universe?

Can you now store all your data in the cloud and know it will be better protected than in your data centre? Steven Sinofsky thinks so, but others aren’t so sure, as Peter Gothard discovers
15 Sep 2014

Cloud applications in a post-technology world

Ian Tickle, ‎VP EMEA, SaaS Solutions at Oracle, argues that the real benefits of cloud have been lost behind a fog of technology and acronyms. The important thing, however, is to understand how cloud can make business more successful
11 Sep 2014

G-Cloud is ‘relatively straightforward’, says HS2 CIO

HS2 CIO James Findlay disagrees with IT leaders from Camden Council and the Department of Health
03 Sep 2014