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‘Team Snappy’ improves agility at the FT

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Development team focused on quick turnarounds deploys over 100 changes per day at Financial Times
16 May 2014

IT takes centre stage at the National Theatre

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Like many of London's much-loved arts venues, the National Theatre is embarking on a period of change. And like any good revamp, technology is taking centre stage. Peter Gothard catches up with the IT department's leading man, Joe McFadden
14 May 2014

Small business cloud: the importance of partnership

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Cloud computing is changing the landscape for small businesses and suppliers must provide more dedicated support
13 May 2014

Going with the flow: an interview with Severn Trent Water CIO Myron Hrycyk

Peter Gothard hears how Severn Trent Water is riding the enterprise mobility wave and tapping into predictive analytics
13 May 2014

Cold store: Why retail chain Snow+Rock built its own ERP system

Specialist retail chain Snow+Rock is expanding both organically and via acquisition. IT director Shiva Kumar tells Graeme Burton how IT is supporting the company's growth – with an in-house developed ERP system
12 May 2014

Open source has failed to catch on with local government - report

Local Government Information Unit claims open source is not cheaper or simpler, it's just "different"
12 May 2014

ServiceNow CEO: 'IT departments are bloated and need to downsize'

ServiceNow CEO Frank Slootman believes his firm's solutions can mean big reductions in IT headcount. Should the IT department be worried?
09 May 2014

How to create a billion-dollar app

Dr Steve Garnett, EMEA chairman at Salesforce.com, explains why certain apps succeed
08 May 2014

Who’s pulling IT’s strings?

Graeme Burton examines the technology that is giving the marketing department increasing power over IT
07 May 2014

Department of Health: G-Cloud is still too complex

Buying processes and CloudStore navigation are some of the pain points in procurement
07 May 2014

Building public trust: an interview with Hampshire council CIO Jos Creese

Jos Creese explains that the public sector’s reputation for playing fast and loose with sensitive public data is unfair and hampering its ability to deliver optimal services. Stuart Sumner hears why attitudes need to change
02 May 2014

Computing Refresh: Box delays IPO, Europe fails, and all your data belongs to US

Join the Computing team for a quick update on all the latest IT news
02 May 2014

BBC: Involve all staff in cyber security education

BBC’s head of information security explains that all security incidents are an opportunity to learn and improve, and that communication with stakeholders is paramount
02 May 2014

Balfour Beatty selects Fujitsu to implement messaging platform

Construction firm keeps faith with partner after £50m IT rationalisation project
01 May 2014

Meet the IT troubleshooters

For some, being an interim CIO – rather than a permanent CIO – is a career choice. Graeme Burton talks to three “career CIOs” to find out why they do it
29 Apr 2014

Infosec 2014: Businesses should prepare for Google Glass, say security chiefs

Security teams should be able to explain risks of solutions when they're asked, say Home Retail Group and AXA security chiefs
29 Apr 2014

“Each time we look at open source, Microsoft is cheaper” says local government CIO

Jos Creese, CIO for Hampshire County Council, explains why local and central government often procure proprietary software over open source, and large integrators over SMEs
29 Apr 2014

Google Glass and big data taking off at Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic director of information Dave Bulman tells Computing how the airline is embracing innovation
17 Apr 2014

UK IT Awards - What it means to win

Tony Pepper, CEO of Egress Software, discusses how his firm's victories in previous years' UK IT Awards have charted the growth of his business
17 Apr 2014

Research: Skilling up for big data

In the second of two features revealing the results of Computing research into big data adoption, John Leonard looks at where the skills gaps lie
16 Apr 2014

Are enterprises using the right tools to harness big data?

Are the latest big data technologies going to replace or work alongside traditional tools, asks Sooraj Shah
11 Apr 2014

Halfords opts for Fujitsu in three-year IT maintenance deal

Halfords CIO Anna Barsby also planning data centre consolidation and other major projects
09 Apr 2014

CIO of troubled Co-operative Bank leaves after one year

Co-op Bank CIO Peter Coleman to leave after being in the role since April 2013
09 Apr 2014

Ocado – where sharp-eyed robots go to shop

Behind Ocado’s website is a technology operation that includes robotics with artificial vision to go with their artificial intelligence. Technology director Paul Clarke reveals more about Ocado’s eye-opening, high-tech developments to Graeme Burton
09 Apr 2014