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Open-source electronic patient records in the NHS

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Malcolm Senior, director of informatics at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, says that the opportunity for trusts to use the technology that is right for their requirements is here and needs to be seized to maximise clinical benefits and enhance patient safety and experience
21 Aug 2014

Are you an e-Leader?

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What skills do you need and how will you acquire them? Professor Sharm Manwani of Henley Business School shares insights gained while advising the European Commission and working as a CIO
21 Aug 2014

Hacking back - tempting, but is it legal?

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Sarah Pearce and Jane Elphick of law firm Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP discuss whether firms should explore hacking back, to stop and deter cyber attackers
18 Aug 2014

SIREN: an alarm call for agile?

There have often been predictions of a significant agile development failure. Does this mean agile is doomed to fail? Lawyers from DLA Piper debate the issue
18 Aug 2014

The 'rise' of the IT pro

Dave Coplin, chief envisioning officer at Microsoft, argues that IT professionals need to focus on the business now more than ever
08 Aug 2014

Regulators must catch up with the speed of technological development - fast!

John McKinlay, partner at law firm DLA Piper, argues that it's time for a fresh approach, where laws are put in place before new technology becomes widely adopted
07 Aug 2014

The emergence of the app-based network

Tradeshift CEO Christian Lanng discusses how app-based networks are becoming the backbone of every business
31 Jul 2014

Legal issues behind technology mergers & acquisitions

Jonathan Snade of Thomas Eggar LLP explains what the legal issues are for buyers and sellers in an increasingly competitive market
28 Jul 2014

European cloud standardisation guidelines: what’s it about?

Patrick Van Eecke and Antoon Dierick, of law firm DLA Piper, explain what the European Commission is doing to help firms standardise on cloud contracts
17 Jul 2014

What will the government's new data retention bill mean for UK businesses?

James Walsh, head of telecoms, and Liz Fitzsimons, data protection specialist at Eversheds LLP discuss the new bill's implications
17 Jul 2014

It's a matter of distrust: Utilities in the age of transparency

Neil Kinson, vice president EMEA, Redwood Software, examines why the utility sector is falling behind its retail and US counterparts
15 Jul 2014

Applying best practice risk management in IT projects

Dennis Sheehan, senior training consultant at ILX Group, explains how IT projects must be run in order to minimise risk
08 Jul 2014

Using technology to improve Wimbledon

Sam Seddon, Wimbledon client executive at IBM, explains how new analytics is driving user engagement at the tennis championships
07 Jul 2014

What makes the ideal security analyst?

QA Training's Mark Amory explains what skills are necessary for a security analyst in order to deal with people, processes and technology
02 Jul 2014

Avoiding the storm clouds: cloud-based document storage and disclosure obligations

Elinor Thomas, senior associate at law firm DLA Piper, gives advice on how to avoid potentially expensive complications in cloud-storage agreements
26 Jun 2014

Is £266bn just the tip of the cybercrime iceberg?

Mark Sparshott, EMEA director at Proofpoint, argues that the EU is doing a good job at focusing business minds on security
19 Jun 2014

What makes the ideal security engineer?

QA's Mark Amory highlights the key qualities that firms are looking for in a security engineer
16 Jun 2014

Delays in IT programmes - what to do when things go wrong - Part 2

Simon Kenyon, partner and head of IT litigation at DLA Piper, and Philip Hay-Jahans, senior manager at Boxwood continue their advice on what to do when IT programmes run into trouble
09 Jun 2014

What makes the ideal chief information security officer?

QA technical consultant Mark Hutchings explains which skills are prerequisites for a role as CISO
05 Jun 2014

Delays in IT programmes - what to do when things go wrong

Simon Kenyon, partner and head of IT litigation at DLA Piper, and Philip Hay-Jahans, senior manager at Boxwood, explain how to investigate the causes of project delays
05 Jun 2014

H4cked Off: Rotten BlackBerry

Whenever Computing reports on anything related to BlackBerry, its comment section is almost immediately taken over by dozens of putative fans – fans who are happy to spew alarming levels of vitriol should the story be perceived as negative. But are they real people, or is something more sinister going on?
30 May 2014

The right to be forgotten: forgetting the practicalities?

James McGachie, legal director at law firm DLA Piper, explains what the recent European Court of Justice's ruling in the 'right to be forgotten' trial means for internet users and search engines
23 May 2014

Developing practises in cloud computing

Kit Burden, partner and head of technology sector at law firm DLA Piper, takes a look at what terms should and shouldn't be in a cloud contract
23 May 2014

Box CEO Aaron Levie is a genius, investors just don’t realise it

Tien Tzuo, founder and CEO of cloud-based accounting service Zuora, argues that Box's delayed IPO is the result of market confusion, not bad numbers
16 May 2014