Industry News

Government fails to meet target for recruiting computing teachers

February 23, 2017, 1:45 pm - The number of postgraduates choosing to start training for a career in teaching computing did not meet the government’s targets for the 2016/17 academic year

2017 IT Priority Study: Trends in the APAC storage market

February 23, 2017, 5:00 am - Find out what Storage initiatives IT decision makers are planning in 2017

Government, industry and citizens all have a stake in a successful transformation strategy

February 22, 2017, 10:15 am - By focusing on skills, collaboration and the citizen in its transformation strategy, government has set an ambitious plan for digital public services which deserves widespread support

Computacenter apprentices are business-critical today

February 22, 2017, 10:11 am - Apprenticeships in IT are increasingly seen as an alternative to university for many. Apprentices at Computacenter tell their stories

Companies partner with CA Technologies to encourage kids into Stem

February 22, 2017, 9:30 am - Mars, GSK and Deutsche Bank help CA Technologies with its Step into Stem event designed to encourage young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths

Amazon will create 5,000 UK jobs in 2017

February 20, 2017, 4:45 pm - Online retailer Amazon is creating 5,000 jobs in the UK over the next year, including roles for software engineers and apprenticeships in engineering and logistics

Facebook calls on Middle East-based developers in bot challenge

February 20, 2017, 12:15 am - Facebook is looking for software developers in the Middle East to create software robots on its Messenger platform

Stemettes launches documentary about Outbox Incubator programme

February 17, 2017, 4:33 pm - Social enterprise Stemettes has produced a short film featuring its Outbox Incubator programme to highlight the importance of getting girls into science, technology, engineering and maths

Brexit is a potential boost for Swedish fintech

February 16, 2017, 11:45 am - Stockholm could be set to benefit from the UK’s exit from the European Union by attracting more fintech investment

Anti-millennial recruitment stance will widen cyber security skills gap, experts warn

February 15, 2017, 9:00 am - Latest Global Information Security Workforce Study suggests infosec experts remain in short supply, and UK PLC’s reluctance to hire millennials means things are unlikely to improve

London software engineering salaries fall by 1.7%

February 14, 2017, 3:39 pm - Software engineering salaries in the capital bucked the trend of rising technology pay in general in 2016, according to research

Dutch tech hub is facilitating the next Google

February 13, 2017, 4:45 pm - Amsterdam is already a leading tech hub, and is now offering support for companies in their second phase of development

Winning in the 21st century – digital is not enough

February 13, 2017, 4:00 pm - Organisations have not changed sufficiently from 20th century operating models – but successful companies have developed a new outlook

Everywoman Forum 2017: Diversity, digital and the impact on the working world

February 13, 2017, 3:08 pm - Technology is driving change throughout the world and enabling increasing diversity, so how can organisations deal with their changing way of working?

DCMS announces cyber clubs programme to teach 6,000 students cyber skills

February 13, 2017, 9:15 am - The Cyber Schools Programme announced by the DCMS aims to train thousands of teenagers in cyber security skills

Intel: Enterprise trust in public cloud is on the rise, but skill shortages hinder adoption

February 13, 2017, 5:00 am - The 2017 Intel cloud security report suggests enterprise attitudes to public cloud are softening, but a shortage of skilled security workers is holding back adoption

FDM Everywoman in Tech: 2017 winners announced

February 10, 2017, 1:57 pm - Women’s network Everywoman announces the winners of its 2017 Everywoman in Technology awards, sponsored by FDM

Successful CIOs in 2017 will be those who look outwards

February 10, 2017, 1:00 pm - CEOs increasingly want IT leaders who can look outside the IT department and improve wider perceptions of the organisation

CIOs must become hybrid IT and digital leaders to avoid becoming unfashionable

February 10, 2017, 12:03 pm - It looked for a while that CDOs would replace CIOs, but organisations are realising that what they need is a mix of both roles

Dubai’s oldest bank is anything but archaic inside

February 9, 2017, 12:15 am - The digital head of Mashreq, the UAE's oldest private bank, tells Computer Weekly about his role as half banker, half techie