Latest CIO Interview articles

Building for growth: an interview with Kier Group CIO Duncan Stott

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Kier Group CIO Duncan Stott explains how a £30m ERP rollout and ambitious mobile app strategy are helping to lay the foundations for the construction firm’s rapid expansion
24 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

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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

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

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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

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

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

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

Choosing Google: An interview with United Biscuits' CIO Clifford Burroughs

United Biscuits CIO Clifford Burroughs on why the global company has become one of Google's biggest enterprise customers
16 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

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

CIO interview: Running Comparethemarket.com's IT is no simples task

Comparethemarket.com might have Aleksandr Orlov to thank for its popularity, but it is its IT staff that keep the popular insurance comparison website number one
02 Oct 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

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

Insurers to demand more data via telematics to fine-tune insurance prices, says AXA CIO

AXA CIO Kevin Murray reveals how telematics devices, in-car and in-home, will increasingly help to set insurance premiums
29 Aug 2014

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

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

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

'I'm not prepared to take the whole business to Windows 8; it's too much, too quickly,' says KPMG CIO

Edel McGrath explains how a two-year project has seen the IT department at KPMG gain far more influence over the company
12 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

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

'The clerk who’s never used any of the Office suite – why update him?' Biffa CIO David Gooding

What kind of technology lies behind your bin collection? Peter Gothard visited waste management giant Biffa to find out – and what he discovered may surprise you
30 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

CTO interview: Technology and tradition at the London Metal Exchange

Insourcing IT at the London Metal Exchange is just the start of a slew of new projects, chief technology officer Robin Paine tells Graeme Burton
23 Jul 2014

CIO Interview: The world of data is your Oyster at TfL

TfL’s CIO Steve Townsend tells Sooraj Shah how data is crucial to make improvements for passengers and staff at the organisation
11 Jul 2014

CIO interview: Unite head of IT Paul Mease

Unite head of IT Paul Mease tells Danny Palmer how he’s ensuring the right IT infrastructure is in place to support the union’s 1.4 million members
04 Jul 2014