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

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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

Transform 2014: CIOs will lose control to the CMO as Internet of Things and big data explode

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TIBCO CTO Matt Quinn: control of technology is moving away from CIOs and towards marketing
17 Jun 2014

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

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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

Two-thirds of financial services CIOs unsure that they can maintain security in event of IT failures

Half of financial services companies say security is a major barrier to mobile banking
17 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Firms that fail to keep up with mobile advances are doomed, warns Oracle

No CIO has a proper strategy, says mobile tech director Bushby
16 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: BYOD? Very soon you may have to...

Companies looking to get out of hardware entirely, claims Moka 5's Kimber Spradlin
16 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Google Glass ‘mainly a marketing implement’

Bidwells' IT director, Philip van Enis, questions enterprise case for Google Glass
13 Jun 2014

Microsoft vs Splunk: how big fish still rule the big data market

A Computing survey reveals a conservative outlook among those looking at big data projects, but for how long will this continue?
11 Jun 2014

US Department of Defense approves use of Android devices in Pentagon, despite security fears

Five Samsung devices added to list of approved products, despite previous concerns about security vulnerabilities of Google OS
09 Jun 2014

Delays in IT programmes - what to do when things go wrong - Part 2

Simon Kenyon, partner and head of IT litigation at DLA Piper, and Philip Hay-Jahans, senior manager at Boxwood continue their advice on what to do when IT programmes run into trouble
09 Jun 2014

Roundtable: Modernising the data centre

Attendees at Computing's and VCE's roundtable 'Modernising the data centre in weeks rather than months or years' discuss their key takeaways from the day
06 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

Delays in IT programmes - what to do when things go wrong

Simon Kenyon, partner and head of IT litigation at DLA Piper, and Philip Hay-Jahans, senior manager at Boxwood, explain how to investigate the causes of project delays
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

LateRooms.com CTO Stuart Hughes wants to build 'the Barcelona of IT'

LateRooms.com CTO Stuart Hughes tells Computing that he wants to develop IT staff in the same way Barcelona develop young football talent
02 Jun 2014

H4cked Off: Rotten BlackBerry

Whenever Computing reports on anything related to BlackBerry, its comment section is almost immediately taken over by dozens of putative fans – fans who are happy to spew alarming levels of vitriol should the story be perceived as negative. But are they real people, or is something more sinister going on?
30 May 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

CIOs losing faith in BlackBerry

Businesses see BlackBerry as a sinking ship
29 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

Met Office selects 2ndQuadrant to help with data migration to open source

UK weather service wants to shift away from proprietary database solutions that require a licence fee
28 May 2014

Pulling together – what converged infrastructure means for data centres

Converged platforms promise to simplify data centre upgrades and maintenance, so why does uptake appear so sluggish? John Leonard investigates
22 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