Industry News

How to make the right technology choice

September 21, 2017, 2:30 pm - Organisations need digital technology, but how do you decide which is the best technology for you? The answer is not to make one big decision, but many small ones. Thinking about technology, behaviour and data will help you find the right answers

Middle East firms must focus on IT training and employing more women to stay competitive

September 19, 2017, 11:15 pm - Organisations in the Middle East face IT recruitment challenges unless they offer more training and employ more women

John Chambers to step down as Cisco executive chairman

September 19, 2017, 3:00 pm - Former CEO John Chambers will leave the networking sector kingpin after 27 years, supplier reveals

Can DevOps deliver on digital potential?

September 18, 2017, 10:54 am - DevOps and agile methodologies are seen as key ingredients of digital initiatives. Computer Weekly looks at the management challenges

More than 40% of people in UK do not have digital skills required for most jobs

September 15, 2017, 12:45 pm - The digital skills gap is set to widen as many in the UK are without the basic skills needed for most positions, with jobs increasingly requiring above-average digital skills

VMworld 2017: How to change the face of legacy

September 15, 2017, 12:00 pm - If change is the only constant, the IT industry is the 21st century engine of change, relentlessly grinding out more features at a faster rate

HMRC confirms Microsoft corporate vice-president Jacky Wright as new CDIO

September 14, 2017, 4:00 pm - HMRC has tasked Microsoft corporate vice-president Jacky Wright with helping the department achieve its goal of becoming one of the world's most digitally advanced tax authorities

VMworld 2017: How vSphere operators will become container managers

September 14, 2017, 9:00 am - VMware is fleshing out its strategy to become the Swiss Army knife for hybrid computing. We investigate how vSphere will evolve

Enterprise datacentre operators share staff recruitment challenges in 451 Research report

September 14, 2017, 9:00 am - New data from 451 Research shines a light on the challenges enterprise datacentre operators face when sourcing staff

DevOps salary survey highlights link between server farm size and practitioner pay

September 13, 2017, 2:15 pm - The Puppet 2017 DevOps Salary Report suggests practitioners working at larger firms, with sizeable server farms and low-level manual configuration management, get paid more

Vodafone identifies 50 future digital hubs

September 13, 2017, 9:45 am - A Vodafone research report has identified a number of towns and cities that have the potential to become what it refers to as Digital Super Towns

The children of the digital revolution

September 12, 2017, 4:00 pm - Digital professionals are emerging as the source of expertise within the agile enterprise. They understand how to use digital technologies, starting small then building big

Martha Lane Fox warns UK is 'sleepwalking' through digital disruption

September 11, 2017, 4:00 pm - During a House of Lords debate, Martha Lane Fox claimed the UK has been “sleepwalking” through digital change and urged for more to be done to promote “digital understanding”

Thousands of Deutsche Bank employees will be replaced by robots

September 7, 2017, 9:00 pm - The CEO of Deutsche Bank said a "big number of staff will eventually be replaced by robots” as it looks towards artificial intelligence technology

CCS claims Technology Service 2 framework will help SMEs win more public sector IT deals

September 7, 2017, 11:15 am - With data suggesting the proportion of public sector IT spend secured by SMEs is falling, CCS embarks on a renewed bid to help smaller firms win government contracts

Average female tech salary less than males regardless of role or experience

September 6, 2017, 3:45 pm - Research by Computer Weekly has found women in the technology industry are paid less than their male counterparts, regardless of the role they are in or how much experience they have

Developers won't ask bosses for help

September 6, 2017, 1:00 pm - Software developers are turning to YouTube to find out how to solve technical problems, rather than asking for help from colleagues

Microsoft will give legal aid to its 39 Dreamers

September 6, 2017, 10:08 am - Tech chiefs have spoken out against President Trump's plans to pull the plug on the US Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme. Now Microsoft's legal chief has promised to provide legal support to affected staff

Middle East CIO interview: Rajiv Prasad, Xpandretail

September 6, 2017, 3:00 am - IT head at customer analytics provider Xpandretail says the CIO role is increasingly important as businesses digitise, but warns that CIOs must be given the human resources they need

People with non-IT backgrounds could help fill cyber security skills gap

September 5, 2017, 9:53 am - Organisations should look to fill cyber security roles with people who are curious and have work experience rather than focusing solely on graduates