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The view from the top – considerations for CIOs

IT professionals are the engines who power modern business and this is a trend that every member of the C-suite has become familiar with over the last few years. As such, opportunities for recognising the hard work that IT pros do are becoming ever more important – especially in the wake of the constant pressures […]


Is education the answer to job losses resulting from AI?

Matthew Buskell, Area Vice President EMEA at Skillsoft, gives his opinion on preparing and up-skilling the workforce for technological change. “If you have a repetitive or mundane job that’s based on sharing information then you might well be concerned about AI taking or augmenting your job role. For example, banking call centre staff will find […]


‘How can A-I help you?’ – the future of intelligent internal services

Article by: Mark Flexman, DXC Fruition Practice Lead, DXC Technology For those working in enterprise businesses, it can sometimes feel like the digital revolution never happened. From requesting holiday to solving a pesky IT problem, the main channels of communication are invariably phone, e-mail, or even an in-person meeting. This does not contrast well with […]


Thinking outside the box to reduce the talent shortage

Targeting a wider pool of potential employees can never be deemed a disadvantage for employers in the tech industry. We spoke to Neil Hammerton, CEO and Co-Founder, Natterbox, who gave his opinion on how businesses should consider employing those from less privileged and varied backgrounds in order to tighten the cyber skills gap. The story […]


The Godfather Part 4: Cybercrime isn’t personal, it’s strictly business

Aatish Pattni, Regional Director of UK and Ireland for Link11, highlights the parallels between today’s organised cybercriminal gangs and their historic predecessors, the Mafia. When many of us hear the term ‘Mafia’, we instantly conjure up the thought of ’wise guys’ in pinstripe suits of the 1920s and 30s personified by Al Capone, or those […]


Making software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN) mission critical

Marcio Saito, Chief Technical Officer for Opengear looks at how SD-WAN is helping network managers deliver better architectures along with some of the challenges that need to be addressed. The next evolution is in software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN), as service providers and customers look at more adaptable technologies to replace ageing MPLS circuits. The […]


How technology is helping to reshape the police force

Article by: Ken Hosac, VP of IoT Strategy at Cradlepoint Forty years ago, the only technology the police force needed was the radio and the location of the nearest pay phone. Today, officers get all of their information digitally. It’s no longer received by telephone like you see in the movies. Police radios scan dozens […]


Steps to helping data flourish in the digital age after GDPR compliance

Article by: Robert Brown, AVP, Cognizant’s Center of the Future of Work Welcome to the brave new world of GDPR, which came into effect on May 25, 2018. For weeks now, inboxes have been brimming with notices from companies that, liked a spurned lover, beg of people ‘please come back! We miss you!’ News reporting […]


Simplifying data management and storage in a ‘Connected Everything’ world

Article by: Eran Brown, EMEA CTO, INFINIDAT We’re moving rapidly towards a completely connected world, with approximately 75 billion connected devices expected to be in use globally by 2025, according to Statista. Organisations are recognising the opportunities offered by the Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) communication, which is driven by the […]


How to protect customer experience in the face of perpetual innovation

Article by: Michael Allen, VP and EMEA CTO, Dynatrace Over the past decade, the speed of digital innovation has been supercharged. Companies are now on a constant treadmill of pushing software updates to improve the customer experience and offer new functionality for users. This system of perpetual innovation is a crucial part of a business […]


How digitisation has had an affect on IT transformation

Article by: Louise McCarthy, Zscaler Consultant and former HSBC COO Digital transformation is fast becoming a ‘must have’ as opposed to a ‘nice to have’. However, many long-serving IT professionals struggle to embark on the transformation journey. Many IT leaders have gone through various cycles of transformation in various organisations, so they are reluctant to […]


Digital transformation lessons retailers can learn from Tour de France

Article by: By Raj Mistry, Group Director, Retail – Dimension Data The Tour de France is the biggest cycling race in the world, attracting 12 million TV viewers for each of its 21 stages and 6.5 million digital fans from across 190 countries. It is a testament to the benefits of digital transformation that a […]


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