Features

Data analytics firms make a serious play for telematics

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The rise of telematics in the insurance industry has data analytics vendors’ tongues wagging, Sooraj Shah investigates
18 Sep 2014

The transition from Spine to Spine 2 - a success story or yet another NHS IT failure?

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Sooraj Shah reports on how the implementation of the Spine 2 – a platform that connects clinicians, patients and applications – is helping to restore the NHS’s reputation for project management
17 Sep 2014

Using mobile and big data to accommodate customer needs – an interview with Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos

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Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos tells Danny Palmer how harnessing mobile and big data technology is allowing the hotel booking service to cater to the personal preferences of customers
22 Aug 2014

More than meets the eye: transforming IT at Jagex - an interview with head of IT Barry Zubel

Barry Zubel, head of IT at game developer Jagex, tells Danny Palmer about virtualising servers, automation and how IT infrastructure will be key to a smooth launch for their next big release
20 Aug 2014

Running a slick SaaS IT operation: an interview with BG Group global CIO Angus McCallum

Angus McCallum tells Danny Palmer how shifting towards software-as-a-service tools like Box and SunGard has improved efficiency and flexibility at the multinational oil and gas firm
15 Aug 2014

IT defenders still focused on same old foes

Despite the proliferation of mobile, social media and cloud, companies see the main threats as coming from weak passwords and insider theft
13 Aug 2014

'I'm not prepared to take the whole business to Windows 8; it's too much, too quickly,' says KPMG CIO

Edel McGrath explains how a two-year project has seen the IT department at KPMG gain far more influence over the company
12 Aug 2014

Retail malware: PCI-DSS is part of the problem, says retail security specialist Slava Gomzin

PCI-DSS fails to address widespread use of memory-scraping malware
07 Aug 2014

Cloud and mobility take off at Gatwick Airport: an interview with CIO Michael Ibbitson

Gatwick Airport CIO Michael Ibbitson tells Computing how analytics, cloud, mobile devices and more are helping to provide the best possible services to passengers
07 Aug 2014

Racing towards the cloud: an interview with Caterham head of group IT Bill Peters

Caterham Group head of IT Bill Peters tells Danny Palmer about his cloud-focused IT strategy, why he ditched BlackBerry and how Dell helped get the most recent addition to the F1 grid off the ground
01 Aug 2014

The ethical dilemmas of big data

Organisations have adopted an 'analyse first, ask legal questions later' approach to big data projects, but more and more people are raising ethical objections
01 Aug 2014

Meet the White House’s go-to security expert (who’s never seen a Snowden document)

Sooraj Shah speaks to Rodney Joffe about the state of cyber security and government surveillance, and delves into the history of Neustar, the company he works for
30 Jul 2014

'The clerk who’s never used any of the Office suite – why update him?' Biffa CIO David Gooding

What kind of technology lies behind your bin collection? Peter Gothard visited waste management giant Biffa to find out – and what he discovered may surprise you
30 Jul 2014

Computing research: Routes to mobility

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

Adidas uses MicroStrategy analytic insights 'to get closer to consumers'

Michael Voegele, vice president of global IT and head of enterprise architecture for Adidas Group, explains how the sportswear firm uses MicroStrategy to bring consumers a better experience
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

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

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

How BNP Paribas manages multi-billion dollar asset markets with Tibco’s analytics solution

BNP Paribas Securities Service’s Laurent Chauvirey tells Computing why the bank selected Tibco’s Spotfire Enterprise Analytics solution in order to meet the time-to-market challenge.
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

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

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

Too open for business? Why attacks on PoS systems are escalating

Attacks against retailers are increasing as more and more malware aimed at point-of-sale systems is being produced
04 Jun 2014