While JCB, where Stuart Hughes has been Group Chief Information Officer for two years, might be a well-established, family-run industrial firm, much of Hughes's experience has been gleaned in the new economy: first, at ecommerce company The Hut Group, then at travel marketplace LateRooms.com. Hughes describes himself as "an ex-developer frustrated by management" and who therefore tries to create environments in which developers and innovation can thrive.
Met Office CIO Charles Ewen: "If I've learned one thing, it's to be very cautious about predicting the future"
Ewen leads IT at the Met Office, and ironically acknowledges that there will always be a number of elements we can neither control or predict
'We risk creating a society that only connects on-screen' - CITL CEO Tree Hall on life post-pandemic
We must keep the benefits of remote working - and remember that humans are social creatures, says CITL CEO Tree Hall
'My first job? Sausage making - perhaps that's why I'm a vegetarian' - 15 Questions with Asda CIO Anna Barsby
Anna Barsby on what makes her laugh, her favourite place in the world, and the best business advice she ever received ...
"My preferred scenario? I never have to go back to work" - LSE CIO Laura Dawson on tech-driven futures
Laura Dawson of the LSE talks to Noel Anderson about the future of technology in education; data platforms (and why we won’t get a global, unified one any time soon); and AI
Check out episode one of Computing's brand new podcast, where the team dissect the week's most important news, with a mixture of insightful comment and light-hearted banter