Industry News

Machine data for good: How Splunk is partnering with firms to make the world a better place

November 16, 2017, 2:30 pm - Machine data firm Splunk expands its Splunk4Good pledge to help military veterans and young people train for tech careers and end human trafficking

Creativity key to innovation, says CA Technologies CEO

November 16, 2017, 10:30 am - With automation an increasing concern, soft skills such as creativity will be essential for successful innovation, says CEO of CA Technologies

DWP insourced 400 staff from HPE into new IT services subsidiary

November 15, 2017, 5:00 pm - New arrangement allows Department for Work and Pensions to pay higher base salaries to encourage staff expecting private sector wages

Critical IT problems cost UK organisations £200,000 a month

November 15, 2017, 12:20 pm - UK companies are losing hundreds of thousands of pounds a month because of IT problems, but are relatively good at preventing the same issues recurring

Bringing more of the top global tech talent to the UK

November 15, 2017, 9:00 am - The government wants to ensure the most highly talented technology and digital experts from overseas can work in the UK, writes home secretary Amber Rudd

Prime minister Theresa May offers extra support for 'world-class' UK tech sector

November 14, 2017, 10:30 pm - Government announces expansion of visa scheme for top overseas tech talent, and additional funding to support startups and broadband

Almost half of UK IT workers are looking for a new job

November 13, 2017, 11:38 am - Survey shows organisations must do more to retain their skilled IT staff as they embark on digital transformation

Nordic states deepen cyber defence collaboration

November 13, 2017, 9:56 am - Nordic and Baltic government leaders discuss pooling technologies and competences to counter hybrid threats within the cyber security domain

Empowerment is the key to a connected society

November 13, 2017, 12:15 am - It's not just technology that will determine our digital future – the ethical, social and political decisions taken now will have an impact on all of us

Accenture launches returners programme for people re-entering the workplace

November 10, 2017, 4:45 pm - Tech firm Accenture has launched a programme for people aiming to return to the workplace after a career break

More than half of schools do not offer computer science GCSE, says Royal Society

November 10, 2017, 1:30 pm - The Royal Society calls for more investment in computing education after finding many schools in England still do not offer a computer science GCSE

CIOs admit digital transformation strategy will not be fully implemented

November 10, 2017, 12:00 pm - Research by Vanson Bourne, on behalf of HCL, shows that the majority of CIOs doubt digital transformation strategies will be fully put into effect

TSB customers can use their faces to authenticate payments

November 9, 2017, 11:48 am - Bank’s latest addition to its mobile apps is a facial recognition option for Apple iPhone X users

Cyber attacks not impossible to manage, says ex-GCHQ head

November 9, 2017, 11:03 am - Ex-GCHQ head says despite the growing number of sophisticated cyber threats, tackling them is not impossible, but business has to find new ways of finding cyber defenders in previously untapped pools of talent

People ready to consider AI, but businesses must tackle ethics

November 8, 2017, 11:10 am - Study from Sage finds technology early adopters and consumers are ready to try artificial intelligence, but there are concerns over ethics

Firms face ‘competition for talent’ in the future, says Fujitsu

November 7, 2017, 4:15 pm - Fujitsu’s Duncan Tait says the skills gap and the increased need for digital workers will cause mass competition over recruitment in the future

Adecco expands roll-out of Infosys-powered temp staffing platform

November 7, 2017, 11:53 am - The recruitment company has built a cloud-first, mobile-first platform aimed at helping smaller businesses to recruit temporary staff

Over 90% of CIOs say IT education does not match employers’ needs

November 3, 2017, 2:33 pm - CIOs think current IT recruitment needs are not being met by schools, colleges, universities and technical schools

Brexit uncertainty dominates UK’s digital conversation

November 2, 2017, 4:00 pm - Uncertainty over the impact of Brexit dominated conversations at TechUK’s second annual Supercharging the Digital Economy event. Can technology really lessen the impact?

Nordic CIO interview: Filippa Jennersjö, Sweden’s Public Employment Agency

November 2, 2017, 2:52 pm - The CIO at Sweden's Public Employment Agency has been bringing the organisation in line with other departments’ digital developments