Strategy

Cabinet Office issues tender for second Digital Services Framework

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Updated system will enable public-sector organisations to buy expertise. Cabinet Office also reveals it is looking to appoint a chief data officer
16 Dec 2014

European Space Agency sets course for Orange Business Services private cloud

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'Esacloud will allow our scientists to do rocket science rather than IT, and our business to jump ahead in time more than five years,' says ESA CIO Filippo Angelucci
15 Dec 2014

‘CIOs should become more like interior designers,' says local government CIO

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Rocco Labellarte says boards should trust CIOs' judgement in the same way home owners trust interior designers
10 Dec 2014

Cloud represents 'the next cycle in computing' and successful start-ups prove it, says Google

Barak Regev also tells Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit that mobile is 'the gasoline' of cloud
09 Dec 2014

The CMO and CFO 'are Shadow CIOs', argue Lloyd's and ex-American Airlines CIOs

But speaking at Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit, they argued that the role of the CIO still remains important, especially when managing risk
09 Dec 2014

Sony facing huge challenge to keep secure as hackers seek notoriety

Hackers targeting all divisions of Sony for 'badge of honour in the IT community', according to Kevin Murray, VP, Digital Production at Columbia Records
09 Dec 2014

Post Office signs end-user computing deal with Computacenter worth 'more than £100m'

Contract will help Post Office be 'more responsive and customer-focused', says CIO Lesley Sewell
09 Dec 2014

Insurance firms expect to acquire digital start-ups to give them a competitive edge

But many acquisitions are just 'exploratory', and a fifth of firms are yet to put together a digital strategy at all
08 Dec 2014

IT failures cost average of £410,000 - but half could easily be avoided, warns KPMG

Technology Risk Radar report warns that organisations are not properly managing risk associated with technology
05 Dec 2014

Collections Marketing Center FlexCollect platform enters UK market with the help of Vissensa and IBM

CMC wanted to break into the UK market after six of the US's top 10 banks adopted the platform
04 Dec 2014

Islington Council saves £3m with Advanced Business Solutions collaborative planning tool

'The budgeting and forecasting solution has eliminated various labour-intensive processes,' says Alan Layton, director of financial management
03 Dec 2014

Thomson Reuters signs deal with IBM to provide global IT support

'Thomson Reuters will be able to capitalise on IBM's industry-leading IT capabilities and expertise,' says technology COO Rick King
03 Dec 2014

Intel acquires mobile identity management firm PasswordBox

Intel adds to security portfolio with Canadian digital identity company
02 Dec 2014

Unify helps South Staffordshire College to transform how students learn with technology

Unified communications system allows students to learn using Wi-Fi and BYOD
01 Dec 2014

Barclays offers customers anytime mobile video banking service

'UK first' will see bank customers able to speak to an advisor from smartphones, tablets or laptops at any time
01 Dec 2014

European Parliament votes in favour of breaking up Google

But landmark vote unlikely to make any impact
27 Nov 2014

Ted Baker partners with HP to improve ERP systems and expand global reach

Dustan Steer, Taker Baker IT director, tells Computing why the fashion retailer selected HP to help improve its ERP systems
27 Nov 2014

Foxtons selects Six Degrees Group cloud infrastructure to underpin website operations

Estate agent website is becoming increasingly important in the competative housing and rental market
26 Nov 2014

BBC on the hunt for website ‘editorial optimisation tool’

Broadcaster is looking to optimise audience metrics through real-time monitoring of data
25 Nov 2014

Vista to buy Advanced Computer Software for £725m

ACS CEO Vin Murria had told Computing in April that she was keeping potential buyers at bay
25 Nov 2014

National Trust for Scotland deploys Brocade to improve network infrastructure

'We now have 40 GbE connection speeds up and down the stack, which is a massive improvement on what we had before,' says head of IT Scott Newton
25 Nov 2014

CA Technologies pays millions to RBS over IT catastrophe

Settlement will soften blow to RBS with the fiasco already costing the bank nearly £200m
24 Nov 2014

BT bids to buy back O2

Deal could be worth £10bn, but BT claims it is interested in another mobile operator's business too
24 Nov 2014

VMware’s vCloud Air ‘knocks Amazon Web Services out of the park’ claims Bluefin head of IT

Kevin Turnbull claims AWS gave Bluefin zero capability to export its SAP systems
24 Nov 2014