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No regrets over leaving the Amazon cloud, says Marks & Spencer

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'We still have problems but now we can fix them; we always used to have problems but previously we couldn't fix them,' says M&S's Keith Goldthorpe
20 Nov 2014

Computing's top 10 tech stories of the week: Facebook at Work, Azure outages and good news for BlackBerry

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What were the big technology news stories of the past seven days? Read on, to find out
20 Nov 2014

How to keep BYOD on the right side of the law

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Without strict guidelines, a bring your own device policy can drag an organisation into a nightmare of fines, lawsuits and data breaches, warns lawyer Callum Sinclair
18 Nov 2014

Innovation in outsourcing - the legal view

Kit Burden, partner and global co-chair of technology sector at law firm DLA Piper, explains how outsourcing contracts can be designed to promote innovation
18 Nov 2014

BYOD is cheaper, faster, more adaptable, and here to stay

The stats don't lie, as Gartner, TechNavio and Computing Research show us
17 Nov 2014

Apples to go - IT director Andy Chalklin on how iPhones and iPads are helping Pret A Manger to provide better service to coffee lovers

Andy Chalklin, director of IT at Pret, explains why he opted for iPhone over Android, and why the firm hasn't jumped into big data
13 Nov 2014

MoJ’s chief digital officer will only recruit those with a motivation to work in public services

Paul Shetler says MoJ isn't competing with companies that can offer more money as it wants staff that have a real interest in public services
13 Nov 2014

The UK IT Industry Awards 2014 - and the winners are...

The Oscars of IT, from Computing and the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, have happened! Find out who won right here
12 Nov 2014

Insurance giant RSA appoints first group chief digital officer

Digital and multi-channel director Ian Hood promoted to new role
10 Nov 2014

Betting on testing, mobile and DevOps - an interview with City Index Group CIO Mike Lear

City Index group CIO Mike Lear tells Danny Palmer how continuous testing, DevOps and a focus on mobile are helping to keep the spread betting firm ahead of the game
07 Nov 2014

SaaS keeps things simple: an interview with Telefonica CIO Brendan O’Rourke

Telefonica CIO Brendan O’Rourke talks to Stuart Sumner about his single-stack SaaS philosophy, outsourcing, and how legacy problems can be very apparent to your customers
06 Nov 2014

‘BlackBerry market share down from 15 per cent to 0.8 per cent in two years,’ says City Index Group CIO

But financial spread betting firm still developing for BlackBerry users to ensure every customer is catered for, Mike Lear tells Computing
06 Nov 2014

Illumination's Bruno Mahe on why 'Minions' animation studio selected Avere cloud servers over Hitachi and EMC

Animation firm's head of technology explains how Avere Systems benefits production of films like the upcoming Minions
05 Nov 2014

Government 'has pimped out its front-end, but it has not changed its legacy engines', claims former HMRC CIO

Reliance on legacy systems will see government departments falter, says Phil Pavitt
05 Nov 2014

BBC Worldwide's Michael Fleshman on how APIs and analytics are expanding the broadcaster's global reach

The BBC's Michael Fleshman explains the role API management and analytics will play in the broadcaster's forthcoming BBC Store service
04 Nov 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Hitting Belgacom while it's down, and could Universal Credit be in a worse state than realised?

Candid interviews dominate the top 10: David Davis MP, Belgacom's Fabrice Clement and a job centre whistleblower
31 Oct 2014

Nearly a quarter of IT leaders are unfamiliar with the term 'DevOps'

Despite businesses who have deployed DevOps seeing a whole host of benefits, many of their peers are unaware of what the term means
31 Oct 2014

Developing cyber resilience – widening and rapidly developing the talent pool

Enterprises must fuse teams from different disciplines to get the breadth of knowledge they need to truly bolster their digital defences
31 Oct 2014

How UKTV's Ben Hine is using cloud, mobile and BYOD to 'give employees more technology than anywhere else in television'

UKTV's Ben Hine explains how a flexible working culture based on mobile and cloud technology is driving innovation at the popular TV company
29 Oct 2014

Hybrid cloud – the future is open source

Open-source projects like OpenStack and Docker give enterprises a more affordable and flexible alternative to proprietary hybrid cloud services
28 Oct 2014

McLaren Mercedes battles cyber attacks by nation states - and staff intent on using Dropbox

McLaren Mercedes CIO Stuart Birrell describes how the organisation needs to protect itself from cyber attacks - and staff all too quick to share information online
27 Oct 2014

Former Dow Jones CIO Stephen Orban moves to Amazon Web Services

Dow Jones runs all of its Asia traffic through AWS in project that was headed by Orban
27 Oct 2014

Taylor Wessing CIO Stuart Walters moves to rival Olswang

Walters had been CIO at law firm Taylor Wessing for over three years and replaces Olswang IT director Clive Knott
27 Oct 2014

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

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