Industry News

A decade of IT change since banking meltdown

August 16, 2017, 4:00 pm - With 10 years passing since Northern Rock had to be bailed out by the government, we look at how banking IT has changed since the financial crisis

UK workers interested in cyber security, survey shows

August 16, 2017, 2:59 pm - Many UK workers are interested in cyber security and would consider a career in the field, a survey has revealed, which could help close the skills gap

Female students less likely than male students to consider tech roles

August 16, 2017, 2:27 pm - Research by KPMG finds many female students have never considered applying for a graduate tech role, and male students are more confident in their tech skills

Nordic IT professionals content in current roles

August 16, 2017, 12:59 pm - Most Nordic IT professionals are happy at their current employer, receiving competitive training and pay packages

RBS to cut 880 IT staff in London

August 16, 2017, 7:59 am - Royal Bank of Scotland aims to reduce London-based IT workforce by 40%

Middle East salary survey reveals major challenges to close IT skills gap

August 15, 2017, 11:15 pm - Organisations in the Middle East are not offering IT staff enough training and don’t employ enough women in IT

Interview: Equality starts with education, says Salesforce.org exec

August 15, 2017, 3:00 pm - Everyone needs access to education to create a level playing field for entering the technology industry, but the curriculum needs to change, says Salesforce’s Charlotte Finn

The Google memo on diversity should be a learning opportunity

August 15, 2017, 10:30 am - Google's knee-jerk reaction did not tackle the root cause of the controversial employee memo

Unleashing digital talent for fun and profit

August 14, 2017, 11:15 am - With all the talk of data as the ‘new oil’, organisations can easily forget that talent – people – are the heart of delivering digital change

Nordic CIO interview: Anna Eriksson, Swedish National Land Survey

August 14, 2017, 8:05 am - Swedish land registry’s CIO tells Computer Weekly about the organisation’s approach to digital transformation

HSBC uses IBM to automate the processing of 100 million document pages

August 11, 2017, 10:45 am - In another instance of banks adopting automation to lower costs and drive productivity, HSBC uses IBM analytics technology to cut down on its paper trail

Picnic takes a bite out of Dutch supermarket sector

August 10, 2017, 10:00 am - The Netherlands has the highest supermarket density in the world, yet a technology company has been able to gain market share from the established order

Over 40% of IT professionals want another general election this year

August 9, 2017, 1:30 pm - A large proportion of IT workers in the UK want another general election this year in the hope it will stave off a hard brexit

Child cyber exploration good for the UK, says ex-GCHQ head

August 8, 2017, 10:00 am - Children should be encouraged to spend more time online learning cyber skills to inspire future generations of computer scientists, cyber defenders and engineers, says former GCHQ head

UK government starts recruiting digital experts for Brexit

August 7, 2017, 12:27 pm - Department for International Trade advertises job for digital designer to support future trade arrangements

Nearly 7,000 civil service jobs at risk in government-as-a-platform strategy

August 4, 2017, 10:58 am - Business case for Government Digital Service’s GaaP programme has predicted thousands of Whitehall job losses from new digital tools

IT outsourcing demand fuels record deal value in first half of 2017

August 2, 2017, 2:32 pm - The IT outsourcing market delivered its strongest half-year performance between January and June 2017, fuelled by the activity of the financial services industry and growing demand for IT services

Nominet invests £400,000 in digital work experience programme

August 1, 2017, 12:15 pm - Internet infrastructure firm launches programme to provide work experience to underprivileged young adults and grow their digital skills

Young people drive worldwide internet adoption

August 1, 2017, 10:45 am - The UN’s ICT agency shows young people are at the forefront of internet adoption, particularly in developing economies

Parliament’s digital chief quits to become Arup CIO

July 31, 2017, 2:06 pm - Rob Greig is leaving in September for a new role in the private sector