Blockchains are slow, wasteful and ill-suited for digital currencies, say researchers who believe they've found a better way
With no end in sight for mass remote working, how long until expensive commercial real estate gets axed? Computing speaks to IT leaders to find out how technology is informing the decision, whilst simultaneously being heavily impacted
IT leaders aren't ready to hand over security to a benevolent machine just yet, but their next purchase will probably have an AI label
IT leaders and support staff reveal strategies for coping and opinions on video conferencing and I&AM tools
IT is central to continuity and recovery and job cuts should be avoided, but there are plenty of other places savings can be made
Testers have to be destroyers, argues Mark Wilson. But too often testers aren't trying too hard to bust the software. Rather, they are trying to show it working
'Working' from home? Furloughed? Why not while away the hours with some of these great games
Working from home, staying secure: 14 Identity & Access Management tools to deal with the coronavirus fallout
With record numbers working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis, CIOs and CISOs must look at how to maintain identity and access securely across a dispersed network
Hillarys’ Head of ICT Julian Bond talks to Computing about how the UK-based manufacturer responded to the coronavirus crisis – culminating this week in the government-ordered lockdown
Design is all about applying the fundamental principles of engineering, believes Mark Wilson, in the latest in his ten-part series
Whether you're a global corporation or a small business, ensuring remote working colleages can keep in touch is suddenly more important than ever. We look at 17 video-enabled collaboration tools that could help bridge the communications gap.
A method should lead a project to the desired result without significant variation, with much of the thinking already been done for you, writes Mark Wilson
Computing talks to Superdry’s business intelligence manager Brad Woodward about its BI-led fight-back against online rivals and budget stores
Computing talks to Graham Zabel, Head of DevOps at Devoteam about the big changes coming to software development, including infrastructure-as-code and integrated pipelines
Formal reviews are often left by the wayside, but without them annoying defects can become crippling bugs, warns Mark Wilson
Not many people love documentation, but it's an essential element of any project. However, too much is just as bad as too little, warns Mark Wilson
Each week, QA specialist Mark Wilson will spell out his top-ten tenets for Quality Assurance - the fundamental things you need to do to build better IT systems
Ian McKetty walked into a tricky situation when he became CIO at Kew Gardens, with an under-invested IT estate, unskilled teams and a huge disconnect with the business. Here's how he turned it around
Why do some technology leaders spend their entire careers in permanent roles, while others hop between temporary or consultancy posts, or even launch their own business? Computing speaks to CIOs on both side of the fence to hear the pros and cons
If you can live without personalisation there are plenty of alternatives
The keyboard and mouse is already giving way to human-computer interfaces that could once only have been seen in sci-fi films, writes Nic Fearn
When quantum computers arrive the Web as we know it will break. We talk to scientists cryptographers and entrepreneurs working to ensure this does not happen.
Threats are getting more serious, but defences are evolving too.