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How the use of real-time data on iPads could change the face of women's tennis

New WTA rule that comes into effect in 2015 allows coaches to give their players tips on-court using real-time data provided by SAP
24 Oct 2014

Public cloud in 2014: same old pros, same old cons?

Computing polled hundreds of IT leaders about their attitude to, and experience of, public cloud services. John Leonard analyses the responses
22 Oct 2014

'If you turn it off, you don’t pay for it' – Shell’s long but cost-efficient journey to AWS and the cloud

How the money men were satisfied that virtualisation works for the oil giant
22 Oct 2014

BPM software has 'nowhere to go' - says leading BPM software company

Appian CEO Matt Calkins explains why business process management software has hit the end of the road, and how custom applications will replace it
20 Oct 2014

How cloud computing - and other new technology - could lead to the destruction of humanity

Cloud computing is one of a slew of emerging technologies that, together, could render humanity redundant
17 Oct 2014

‘Trust has gone from cloud providers,’ argues security expert following Snapchat, iCloud and Dropbox breaches

Data breaches and NSA snooping mean trust in cloud providers won't return for some time, Dr Kevin Curran tells Computing
15 Oct 2014

Like Jennifer Lawrence’s naked photo leak, the Snappening is another example of why we shouldn't trust cloud services

The 'Snappening', the Apple iCloud hack and even hapless Brooks Newmark MP all demonstrate how people can be too quick to trust 'the cloud' with their data
14 Oct 2014

Seven million Dropbox user account details stolen, claim hackers

Hacker group claims to have accessed files of millions of Dropbox users and threatens to publish them in exchange for Bitcoin
14 Oct 2014

Salesforce Wave: Cloud-based analytics that 'should feel like Angry Birds'

Salesforce execs thrown into the lion pit of a press Q&A session. SVP analytics says beta testers laughed when they used Wave
14 Oct 2014

Can Salesforce.com take on SAP, Oracle and IBM in cloud-based analytics?

Believe the hype? The anticipated Salesforce.com analytics solution, and the SAP-Birst partnership are just the latest in a string of cloud analytics announcements. John Leonard surveys the landscape
10 Oct 2014

SAP and Birst collaborate to offer cloud-based analytics on Hana

Engineering partnership promises high-speed analytics from a single cloud platform
09 Oct 2014

CIOs and the cloud - the importance of the IT team

One of the reasons why so many IT teams have been slow to embrace cloud services is that they feel they might be signing their own redundancy notices. But is this true? This seminar looks at the role of the CIO and the evolution of the IT team.
08 Oct 2014

CIOs and the cloud – staying in control

The advent of cloud has changed the nature of the role of CIO in a number of ways. These changes could be seen as largely positive or mostly negative, depending on the type of organisation you work for. This seminar looks into the cloud from the point of view of the CIO and how to stay in control.
08 Oct 2014

Forget the postponed IPO, Box may struggle just to survive, says Accellion CEO

Accellion's Yorgen Edholm says competitive pressures will intensify in the enterprise public cloud
07 Oct 2014

'Our customer-first approach lets them outperform industry growth by two or three times,’ says Demandware CEO

Customer-first business model 'permeates everything about what we do at Demandware' Thomas Ebling tells Xchange'14
06 Oct 2014

Tough Love: How BG Group's HR boss binned SAP and passed over Workday to embrace Oracle HCM

So much gas, so little time
02 Oct 2014

Interoute buys UK communications services provider Vtesse

Interoute to add a twelfth European data centre to its collection and more than 7,000km of UK fibre to its network
02 Oct 2014

Comparethemarket.com tests Amazon Web Services to meet peaks in demand

Popular insurance comparison website in tests to see how well AWS performs as data centre alternative
01 Oct 2014

Outsourcing IT teams would be to the detriment of the business, say IT leaders

The internal IT team understands value of IT, and can leverage relationships it builds with the business
01 Oct 2014

Oracle announces slew of social and mobile features to 'reach users rather than data scientists'

Collaboration tools, multiple mobile platform development products and a "corporate Facebook" are all offered up
30 Sep 2014

The key to becoming indispensable to your CIO in the cloud era? Curiosity

IT teams fear that cloud might make them redundant. But IT leaders say that those who take on new projects and learn new skills should avoid the axe
30 Sep 2014

Computing Question Time Live: The role of the CIO in the cloud era

All the latest from the London Stock Exchange. Get involved using #askcomputing on Twitter
30 Sep 2014

'We release too many products' admits Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd

New boss 'worries' that OracleWorld conference has too many announcements for customers to take on board
30 Sep 2014

IT leadership and the cloud: a Computing-IBM Tweet-up

Three experts from IBM give their views on what makes a successful cloud strategy – in no more than 140 characters
29 Sep 2014