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Using mobile and big data to accommodate customer needs – an interview with Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos

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Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos tells Danny Palmer how harnessing mobile and big data technology is allowing the hotel booking service to cater to the personal preferences of customers
22 Aug 2014

Open-source electronic patient records in the NHS

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Malcolm Senior, director of informatics at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, says that the opportunity for trusts to use the technology that is right for their requirements is here and needs to be seized to maximise clinical benefits and enhance patient safety and experience
21 Aug 2014

Are you an e-Leader?

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What skills do you need and how will you acquire them? Professor Sharm Manwani of Henley Business School shares insights gained while advising the European Commission and working as a CIO
21 Aug 2014

SIREN: an alarm call for agile?

There have often been predictions of a significant agile development failure. Does this mean agile is doomed to fail? Lawyers from DLA Piper debate the issue
18 Aug 2014

Running a slick SaaS IT operation: an interview with BG Group global CIO Angus McCallum

Angus McCallum tells Danny Palmer how shifting towards software-as-a-service tools like Box and SunGard has improved efficiency and flexibility at the multinational oil and gas firm
15 Aug 2014

The 'rise' of the IT pro

Dave Coplin, chief envisioning officer at Microsoft, argues that IT professionals need to focus on the business now more than ever
08 Aug 2014

New Ministry of Defence CIO outlines transformation plans

MoD CIO Mike Stone warns that IT transformation 'won't happen overnight'
08 Aug 2014

Net-A-Porter CIO Richard Lloyd-Williams replaced by Betfair’s Hugh Fahy

Lloyd-Williams steps down after more than six years and is replaced by Betfair's director of development Fahy
08 Aug 2014

BBC CIO Linwood unfairly dismissed, employment tribunal rules

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

Security specialist Sophos only employs two IT security pros

CIO Jason Richards: Companies don't need 'an army of security professionals'
07 Aug 2014

Target predicts staggering $148m loss over December security breach

US retailer to pay steep price after 40 million credit and debit card details were stolen in December 2013
07 Aug 2014

Regulators must catch up with the speed of technological development - fast!

John McKinlay, partner at law firm DLA Piper, argues that it's time for a fresh approach, where laws are put in place before new technology becomes widely adopted
07 Aug 2014

Cloud and mobility take off at Gatwick Airport: an interview with CIO Michael Ibbitson

Gatwick Airport CIO Michael Ibbitson tells Computing how analytics, cloud, mobile devices and more are helping to provide the best possible services to passengers
07 Aug 2014

Sophos implements Zuora, Adobe Campaign, Salesforce and SAP in major transformational programme

Sophos CIO Jason Richards tells Sooraj Shah how the company has instilled a 'cloud-first' strategy at the firm
06 Aug 2014

Demand for in-car telematics boxes seeing strong growth, says Direct Line Group CEO

Meanwhile, shift away from RBS data centres is already delivering benefits for Direct Line, says firm
04 Aug 2014

IT leaders dismiss report on negative executive perceptions of the CIO

IT leaders from BG Group and Network Rail Telecom dismiss Forrester report, suggesting their boards are on board with IT reforms
01 Aug 2014

KPMG opts for ServiceNow workflow after being advised by client-facing CIO advisory board

KPMG starts to listen to its own advisory practice for new software implementations
31 Jul 2014

Windows 8 is ‘too much, too quickly and too different’, says KPMG CIO

Windows 8 'optional' for staff, but Windows Phone 'not ready' due to security concerns
31 Jul 2014

The new business ‘ecosystem’: Tapping into a partner’s skill set

The CIOs of Balfour Beatty and TfL tell Sooraj Shah how they have combated the IT skills crisis by leveraging third party resources
31 Jul 2014

Executives don't think CIOs help accelerate business progress, says Forrester report

Forrester research suggests a lack of respect for the work of IT from other departments
29 Jul 2014

Computing research: Routes to mobility

John Leonard examines Computing research that illuminates the challenges and options enterprise face when designing mobile apps for a business audience
29 Jul 2014

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

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

M&S to replace CIO Darrell Stein with Tesco’s Carl Dawson

Carl Dawson has been CIO for Tesco internet retailing, Shop Direct and Thomas Cook
25 Jul 2014

Fortnum and Mason bags its first CIO

Retailer hires Whistles' director of IT and logistics David Mold
24 Jul 2014