Industry News

Why entrepreneurship is the only escape from AI-fuelled unemployment

June 23, 2017, 3:00 pm - Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, predicts up to 15m people could lose their jobs due to AI. Society must adapt

One year on and one week in - what does Brexit mean for tech?

June 23, 2017, 8:45 am - A good Brexit deal for the UK will rely on getting a good deal for the UK tech sector

British Army draws on infrastructure refresh and automation to power DevOps drive

June 22, 2017, 2:59 pm - Army opens up about how a move to adopt a software-defined datacentre setup has helped DevOps to take hold in the organisation

Some government departments lost up to 40% of IT contractors after IR35 changes

June 22, 2017, 12:15 pm - Differing approaches to IR35 tax reforms meant some Whitehall teams were harder hit than others by the changes introduced in April 2017

Insurance industry transformation will mirror travel sector through insurtech

June 22, 2017, 12:00 pm - Insurtech is gaining momentum, and companies in the sector of all sizes and ages can learn from startups

The human apprentices behind robotic automation

June 21, 2017, 8:30 am - IT apprentices are helping large businesses transform their back-office processes through software robots

Computing GCSE entries rise by 9% year on year

June 19, 2017, 4:15 pm - The increase in students who have entered themselves for the 2017 GCSE computing exam seems small compared with previous years

Amsterdam targets tech talent

June 16, 2017, 10:32 am - Dutch capital is working hard to become Europe’s tech startup capital, but startups need skilled engineers and the country has a general shortage of tech talent

PaloAlto Networks partners with US Girl Scouts on security skills

June 15, 2017, 8:00 am - Palo Alto Networks is partnering with the Girl Scouts of the USA to develop cyber security badges to foster knowledge of the topic and support interest in the profession

University of Edinburgh and Huawei collaborate on joint data lab

June 13, 2017, 1:38 pm - University is setting up a research and development lab dedicated to distributed data management and processing, with help from Chinese company

Ford commits to London tech community with innovation centre

June 13, 2017, 12:15 pm - Ford is opening an innovation centre in east London to tap into the London tech scene

Nordic CIO interview: Juha Penttilä, Valio

June 13, 2017, 7:33 am - CIO at Finnish dairy company is trying to make its IT department proactive rather than just fixing problems

London Tech Week: Brexit won’t harm London tech sector, says city’s mayor

June 12, 2017, 1:00 pm - London mayor Sadiq Khan opens London Tech Week and says Brexit will not hold back the city's growing tech sector

Tech industry stereotyping risks scaring off junior engineering talent, it is claimed

June 12, 2017, 12:15 pm - Slack software engineer, Carly Robinson, says technology firms need to build empathetic and inclusive working environments to retain junior talent

CIO interview: Dan Ziv, TouchNote

June 12, 2017, 8:00 am - We find out from Dan Ziv, CIO of TouchNote, what it takes to create a successful app and how companies should assess new technology platforms

Avvo CTO: Tech leaders must embrace failure to get best work from DevOps teams

June 9, 2017, 2:23 pm - Speaking at the Lead Developer conference in London, Avvo CTO Kevin Goldsmith warns tech leaders not to punish DevOps teams for project failures

Non-EU IT professionals in the UK at an all-time high

June 9, 2017, 11:43 am - Survey shows IT business analysts, architects and systems designers, web design and development specialists are the most common skills being brought in

Nominations open: Most influential women in UK technology 2017

June 7, 2017, 8:00 pm - Computer Weekly’s 2017 awards for the most influential women in UK technology are now open for nominations

Challenger bank technology arm hires former ABN Amro IT executive as CIO

June 7, 2017, 11:15 am - Bank and banking technology supplier Fidor hires an experienced banking CIO to support its international expansion

DevOps success relies on supportive and communicative senior leaders, research shows

June 7, 2017, 10:41 am - The 2017 State of DevOps Report highlights why supportive, communicative and visionary senior leadership is a must for agile software development to succeed