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

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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 suggests the CIO isn't respectecd by some business peers
Forrester research suggests a lack of respect for the work of IT from other departments
29 Jul 2014

Computing research: Routes to mobility

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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

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

Security vs performance

Imposing security from above can make IT the ‘Department of No’, writes John Leonard, meaning it’s important to strike the right balance
21 Jul 2014

KPMG and Imperial College London team up in bid to help businesses exploit big data analytics

Partnership claims that new centre will help put UK at the forefront of data science
15 Jul 2014

Lloyds Banking Group to recruit RBC CIO Morteza Mahjour

Mahjour to fill vacancy left by Darryl West, who jumped ship to Barclays
08 Jul 2014

Applying best practice risk management in IT projects

Dennis Sheehan, senior training consultant at ILX Group, explains how IT projects must be run in order to minimise risk
08 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

TfL selects Tibco on journey to exploit big data

CIO Steve Townsend says increased data intelligence will open up new avenues for developers and advertisers, as well as improving passenger journeys
03 Jul 2014

The future of enterprise mobility

A panel of experts at Computing's recent Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014 discuss the future for mobility
03 Jul 2014

M&S CISO: I have to remind our board that we are going to have data breaches and get hacked

Matt Denny was launched into a 'here be dragons' type situation
01 Jul 2014

Mobile IT: learning to let go

How can IT leaders enable users to benefit from the freedom and flexibility that the latest mobile technology offers while at the same time ensuring sensitive data remains safe? John Leonard investigates
01 Jul 2014

Avoiding the storm clouds: cloud-based document storage and disclosure obligations

Elinor Thomas, senior associate at law firm DLA Piper, gives advice on how to avoid potentially expensive complications in cloud-storage agreements
26 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility – the delegates' view

Delegates at Computing's recent Enterprise Mobility Summit discuss the top mobility trends
26 Jun 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

Pizza with precision – a taste of Domino's multiplatform strategy

Domino’s IT supremo Colin Rees gives Peter Gothard a taste of the multi-platform strategy that will one day enable pizza-lovers to get their favourite food delivered any time, any place
23 Jun 2014

British boadrooms 'not getting' IT, CIOs 'locked in vendor thinking'

Saul Klein, senior partner at Index Ventures, says some CIOs are too close to vendors
23 Jun 2014

The biggest big data projects

There’s big data and then there’s really big data. These are the big data goliaths. Stuart Dommett, Intel Business IT Evangelist, takes a look at the largest big data projects of all time
20 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit - The industry view

The sponsors from Computing's recent Enterprise Mobility Summit give their views on the latest mobility trends
19 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