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Matthew Finnegan

Matthew Finnegan


Matthew Finnegan joined ComputerworldUK in January 2013, having spent two years writing for tech news titles including TechEye and ChannelBiz.

Before employment as a technology journalist, Matthew worked for the special advisers to the secretary of state at the Department for Education. Prior to this he studied English Literature at the University of Westminster.

Matthew's main areas of focus at ComputerworldUK include financial services and retail sector IT projects. He is also interested in data centres, cloud computing and virtualisation.

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Ladbrokes digital boss Jim Mullen named as new CEO

Mullen joined the company in 2013 from betting rival William Hill, where he held the title of COO of online operations, and had previously been employed as director of digital strategy at News International, now News UK. read more »

Insurance firms slow to adapt to digital disruption, warns Forrester

Insurance firms need to engage with new technologies such as telematics, connected homes and wearables read more »

Bank IT not fit for purpose, MPs claim

Banks should spend growing profits on upgrading IT systems, according to Northern Ireland Affairs select committee read more »

TNT hybrid cloud deal boosts HPs struggling enterprise services division

Six-year contract is another feather in HP's cap weeks after announcing Deutsche Bank deal read more »

Chief data officers must prioritise business outcomes - not tech - to succeed

The chief data officer has risen in prominence, but the role still needs to show how it can benefit businesses rather than technology operations read more »

JPMorgan consolidates derivative trade systems with NoSQL database

The US banking giant processes hundreds of thousands of transactions within its derivatives business - which involves more complicated financial instruments - and settles billions or even trillions worth of trades each day. read more »

DevOps will be adopted by a quarter of businesses by 2016, claims Gartner

Enterprise businesses keen to adopt philosophy used by large cloud providers read more »

Standard Chartered promises to step up technology investment to cut costs

Chief executive Peter Sands looks to technology to support cost cutting plans read more »

10 cleanest and greenest data centres in the world

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RBS losses shrink as IT transformation continues

Troubled bank's losses fall from £8.9 billion to £3.5 billion as major IT transformation plans at RBS continue. read more »

2-in-1s: Top 5 laptop hybrids fighting their way into the enterprise

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Laptops, tablets and smartwatches: The evolution of mobile computing

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HSBC whistleblower claims major IT issues left Swiss division exposed to fraud

The whistleblower at the centre of allegations that HSBC helped private banking clients evade tax has claimed that the bank’s Swiss division had experienced IT issues that left it open to fraud. read more »

Telecity Group eyes cloud expansion with Interxion merger

Interxion CEO will lead integration of two companies for next 12 months. read more »

Shop Direct signs 10-year IBM Softlayer hybrid cloud deal

Shop Direct spreads its cloud spending after already investing in Amazon Web Services. read more »

Analysis: BT must ramp up enterprise services to make EE deal work for business

Everything Everywhere acquisition will make it easier for corporate customers to procure mobile services, and could open the doors to IoT and M2M applications read more »

Tesco Bank's online glitch fixed after two-day outage

Challenger bank apologises after customers blocked from accessing accounts online and via mobile devices read more »

Santander to take on tech firms with cloud storage service

Spanish banks seeks to address growing threat from technology firms read more »

Allied Irish Banks strikes outsourcing deal with Wipro

Contract reportedly worth £100 million will see 130 staff move to service provider read more »

Government consults on bank data-sharing plans

Call for evidence seeks views on open data plans read more »

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