Industry News

Old foes, new friends: Nordic banks and startups increase collaboration

May 25, 2017, 12:53 pm - Banks and startups in the Nordic region are working together to develop new ideas in financial technology

Dubai financial services regulator launches temporary licence aimed at fintechs

May 24, 2017, 11:15 pm - Dubai is making it easier for financial technology companies to test out their ideas through a temporary licence

ChefConf 2017: How DevOps sets enterprises on course for digital transformation success

May 23, 2017, 2:00 pm - To mark the start of the ChefConf 2017 user summit in Austin, Texas, Chef CTO Adam Jacob shares his thoughts on how early DevOps adopters are now on course to become “high-velocity” technology companies

Economic and political uncertainty drives organisations to rethink IT strategies

May 23, 2017, 10:13 am - CIO job satisfaction reaches a three-year high as organisations hire more IT staff and invest in innovative digital technology

Only 9% of parents want kids to be tech entrepreneurs

May 22, 2017, 2:15 pm - Study shows UK parents would prefer their children to have a traditional job such as doctor, teacher or lawyer

Half of CIOs have no Brexit plan because of uncertainty

May 18, 2017, 2:26 pm - Uncertainty caused by the UK leaving the EU has caused a pause in activity for half of CIOs, while the others are accelerating their digital transformation

Gender pay reporting will encourage parity, says FDM’s Sheila Flavell

May 18, 2017, 11:30 am - IT-focused professional services company FDM has encouraged firms to adopt gender pay reporting after revealing a pay gap of 6% across its firm

How will automation affect the IT skills gap?

May 17, 2017, 2:00 pm - According to research, automation is putting some job roles at risk, but could it also be the answer to the growing IT skills gap?

London digital sector continues to grow faster than rest of UK

May 17, 2017, 11:15 am - The gap between the number of digital tech firms in London and the rest of the UK is growing

Lack of skills preventing digital transformation, says 65% of decision makers

May 16, 2017, 12:15 pm - Research has found skills gaps in data science, AI and infrastructure management are standing in the way of digital transformation

Qatar’s Milaha Maritime and Logistics upgrades firewall to ensure global network performance

May 16, 2017, 8:30 am - Middle East marine and logistics company has improved its firewall to support global expansion

Almost three-quarters of tech workers thinking of leaving UK after Brexit

May 12, 2017, 4:30 pm - The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has many tech workers in the UK considering a move elsewhere

London will lose its European tech leadership status because of Brexit

May 11, 2017, 8:45 am - London is at risk of being usurped as the tech capital of Europe because of the UK's impending withdrawal from the benefits of EU membership

Durham Police to use artificial intelligence to help decide if suspects should be held in custody

May 10, 2017, 1:15 pm - Durham Police are to use artificial intelligence to help them decide whether or not to keep suspects in custody

RBS cuts hundreds of UK IT jobs

May 10, 2017, 9:00 am - The Royal Bank of Scotland is cutting hundreds of tech jobs as it prepares for life as a smaller organisation

Highly skilled professionals at risk of being replaced by computers

May 9, 2017, 1:00 pm - Highly skilled jobs will be replaced by artificial intelligence by 2022, says Gartner

Large UK businesses increasingly want CEOs to have IT background

May 9, 2017, 12:30 pm - More large businesses in the UK want a CEO that has a good understanding of IT

Brexit yet to dampen fintech recruitment in London

May 9, 2017, 10:45 am - Fintechs are still recruiting in London as large banks start to make plans to move staff to EU countries

SAP focuses on training young Arab graduates in Middle East

May 4, 2017, 2:00 am - SAP has a raft of initiatives planned in the Middle East which includes a strategy to equip young people and entrepreneurs with the IT skills required as the region transforms.

Mayor of London seeks chief digital officer

May 3, 2017, 11:42 am - Capital’s first-ever chief digital officer will oversee the digital transformation of public services across London