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Legal issues behind technology mergers & acquisitions

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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?

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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?

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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

Google Glass and other wearables: the legal view

John McKinlay, partner at law firm DLA Piper, explains the legal issues firms will face with the advent of wearable technology
08 May 2014

How to create a billion-dollar app

Dr Steve Garnett, EMEA chairman at Salesforce.com, explains why certain apps succeed
08 May 2014

Ten steps to profiting from your app

Claire Bennett, partner at law firm DLA Piper, explains the steps app developers need to take to protect their products, and avoid copyright infringement
15 Apr 2014

How to achieve optimum IT service levels in the retail sector

Chloe Hersee, senior associate at law firm DLA Piper, explains the issues around agreeing service level agreements in the retail sector
08 Apr 2014

Winning the battle on mobile file sharing

Workshare CEO Anthony Foy explains how firms are meeting the challenge of 'bring your own application'
18 Mar 2014

Why file sync and share apps like Box and Dropbox weren’t conceived for the enterprise

Box and Dropbox were "built on ubiquity and the free flow of information for the Facebook generation" but not for enterprise collaboration, argues Ron Hovsepian, president and CEO, Intralinks
14 Mar 2014

Cyber security - what does the future hold?

Callum Sinclair, partner at law firm DLA Piper, reflects on the EU Directive for Network and Information Security - and highlights the risks in imposing more red tape on businesses
14 Mar 2014