Latest CIO Interview articles

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

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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

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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

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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

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

DLA Piper believes Windows 8 could be the catalyst for its next mobility refresh

Microsoft Surface is next on the list of devices that the law firm wants to provide for its employees
23 Jun 2014

Five-star service: an interview with LateRooms.com CTO Stuart Hughes

LateRooms.com CTO Stuart Hughes tells Danny Palmer how agile development, big data and a happy, motivated IT team are key to providing the best customer service to hotel room bookers
19 Jun 2014

Unilever’s long-running relationship with SAP to extend into the cloud

SAP 'integral' to Unilever’s focus on mobility and digital, even as it moves to the cloud, says outgoing CIO Willem Eelman
17 Jun 2014

Microsoft powers cyber arm of the law in Cambridgeshire

Peter Gothard hears how Windows 8.1 is helping the county's police with their inquiries
10 Jun 2014

SAP Sapphire: Unilever ‘strives for UI as good as Apple', says global CIO

Willem Eelman had urged SAP to improve the UI of its core products so that Unilever could expand adoption of its apps and drive value
05 Jun 2014

Putting projects on the fast track: thetrainline.com’s CTO Mark Holt

Reflecting on his first two months in the role, Holt talks about the need for developers, DevOps, the cloud and microservices
04 Jun 2014

North-eastern promise: an interview with Durham County Council's head of ICT

In an area with above average unemployment, how can ICT be used to better serve the public and enrich their futures? Durham County Council head of IT services Phil Jackman is rising to this challenge
04 Jun 2014

CIO salaries - The truth

CIO salaries have risen modestly in recent years, but how do they compare with the wage packets of marketing chiefs or data scientists?
02 Jun 2014

'We want to hire developers but we're struggling to find really talented ones' - thetrainline.com CTO

Mark Holt explains that many developers don't have the required attitude or communication skills to be considered for a job
30 May 2014

How the Financial Times, ITV and thetrainline.com have handled 'digital disruption'

IT leaders from the Financial Times, ITV and thetrainline.com talk to Sooraj Shah about how they have exploited tech upheavals
29 May 2014

"I want to hear teachers saying get your mobiles out, not put them away"

South Staffordshire College director of strategy and infrastructure Jamie Smith tells Computing how the college is improving learning through BYOD
21 May 2014