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Conjuring cohesion: An interview with TUI Travel Group CIO Mittu Sridhara

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Sridhara explains how TUI is attempting to reduce the amount of systems it has while exploring new technologies to give it a competitive edge
15 Dec 2014

Why Channel 4 chose open-source MuleSoft over 'prohibitively expensive' Oracle and Microsoft

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James Curran, senior project manager in Channel 4's information systems department, tells Computing how open-source Mule ESB has benefited the broadcaster
08 Dec 2014

Does Oracle's licensing leave its customers 'hostile and filled with deep-rooted mistrust'?

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Computing hears from end-users and the UK Oracle User Group to find out whether CCL's report into Oracle resonates with customers
27 Nov 2014

Oracle User Group fires back at suggestion that customers have 'hostile' relationship with Oracle

UKOUG believes Campaign for Clear Licensing findings to be 'very harsh on Oracle'
24 Nov 2014

Building for growth: an interview with Kier Group CIO Duncan Stott

Kier Group CIO Duncan Stott explains how a £30m ERP rollout and ambitious mobile app strategy are helping to lay the foundations for the construction firm’s rapid expansion
24 Nov 2014

Cardiff University looking to replace platform on which Oracle E-Business Suite runs

University looking for new system to 'reduce administrative burden on researchers and professional services staff'
20 Nov 2014

SAP and Oracle finally settle long-running illegal downloads dispute

Two firms settle after seven long years of battling
17 Nov 2014

Oracle licensing leaves customers 'hostile and filled with deep-rooted mistrust'

Campaign for Clear Licensing says some customers were fearful of speaking up in case of any audit repercussions
03 Nov 2014

Top 10 news stories of the week: BPM is dead, coders are dead and soon the cloud will kill the rest of us anyway

It might be a few days until Halloween, but IT industry news this week had a definite theme of horrible demise. But which sepulchral story proved the most popular?
24 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

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Naive Tim Berners-Lee, Liam Maxwell speaks out about government IT and cash machines that keep on giving

Why on Earth would Computing readers be so interested in malware that can enable attackers to empty cash machines?
10 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

Credit Suisse saves £500k a month using Splunk, with Oracle database set to be decommissioned

Splunk has allowed firm to simplify its environment and better use its resources, claims head of grid operations and support
07 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

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

'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

Oracle's cloud is the entire Earth, and all our rivals need us, proclaims Larry Ellison

'It’s rude, but it’s the truth' says founder and CTO as he rips into SAP, Salesforce and Workday
29 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Scottish independence, Chinese hackers, iPhone 6 issues and Larry Ellison steps aside

No escape: election fever even influences IT issues
19 Sep 2014

Ellison steps aside as Oracle CEO

Oracle co-founder becomes executive chairman and CTO while Mark Hurd and Safra Catz become co-CEOs
19 Sep 2014

Cloud applications in a post-technology world

Ian Tickle, ‎VP EMEA, SaaS Solutions at Oracle, argues that the real benefits of cloud have been lost behind a fog of technology and acronyms. The important thing, however, is to understand how cloud can make business more successful
11 Sep 2014

Oracle wins latest round in intellectual property war with Rimini Street

District court rules in Oracle's favour against cut-price third-party maintenance company
15 Aug 2014

Oracle database 'redaction feature' easily un-redacted, claims researcher

No fancy exploit code required, just a good working knowledge of SQL, claims David Litchfield at Defcon 22
11 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

Campaigners angered by reports that Oracle's in-memory database feature is switched on by default

Auto-enrollment must stop, says Mark Flynn of Campaign for Clear Licensing on reports that users may pay $23,000 for a feature they never use
25 Jul 2014