The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to drive fundamental economic and social change. However, there are serious obstacles to be overcome if we are to gain the full benefits of what could be the building blocks of a new technological revolution. read more »
Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are becoming key drivers for the data and mobile economy and the creation of new services right across the board. There are promising API and IoT innovations in healthcare, retail and travel, and the technology is poised to take over the world. read more »
By migrating to Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Azure or Office 365, enterprises can achieve concrete benefits including improved performance, reduced maintenance requirements, and increased agility and speed of business response. So why have millions of businesses not yet made the move? read more »
The data centre of the future will be highly agile, software-defined, and based on modular, Rack-Scale architecture and hybrid cloud technology which is currently being deployed by the likes of Google and Amazon Web Services. Whether they deploy themselves or use cloud service providers, enterprises will be the real winners. read more »
The latest trends and technologies driving workplace transformation all centre on unlocking staff potential; and with new mobile device form factors, 7Gbit/sec wireless and wire-free displays, there are plenty of ways to modernise your workplace. read more »
Mobility, Internet of Things, wearable computers, cloud and social business were at the heart of this year’s CeBit Business IT conference in Hannover, Germany. And Intel was at the heart of the event, showcasing innovation with an impressive range of technologies and partners. read more »
Hutchison Whampoa is acquiring mobile operator O2 for a price that could reach £10 billion, giving a company that already owns Three an even bigger share of the British market. BT meanwhile has responded with aggressive price offerings for consumers, following its purchase of EE from Deutsche Telekom and Orange last month for £12.7 billion. read more »
French outsourcing giant Atos gives itself an expensive Xmas present. read more »
SAP faces a major communications battle with its UK users. The issue became apparent from the opening session of the SAP UK and Ireland User group conference in Birmingham today. read more »
When Marks & Spencer relaunched its website in February after a £150 million revamp, none of its directors could have expected it to drive away customers, yet that is precisely what happened. When M&S warned in May that problems at its... read more »
This is the text of an IBM Data Processing Division press release distributed on 7 April, 1964, System 360 a family of computers build with the then revolutionary concept of a single, unified architecture. read more »
Outsourcing giant Capita has acquired IT security specialist Network Technology Solutions (UK), a privately-held security reseller that provides support and managed services across the private and public sectors. read more »
Something very strange is going on. We all know that IT lies at the heart of most of the most creative social and business changes around today, but why has the government labelled IT a creative industry?
Why, suddenly do large parts the... read more »
read more »
The Office of Fair Trading has launched an inquiry into the supply of IT goods and services to the public sector. read more »
Ian Livingston has resigned as CEO of BT to become Minister of Trade and Industry. read more »
Many organisations have yet to begin using systematic data analysis techniques in HR, marketing and social, according to analyst house Gartner. read more »
Michael Dell's move to take private the company he founded has received cautious thumbs up from industry analysts. read more »
Blackberry came from the enterprise and its future will depend on the enterprise.
That future may be as a stand-alone company, as part of a larger supplier -such as Lenovo, or on the IT industry scrapheap.
Sure there has been a laugh at the... read more »
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt wants the NHS to be “paperless” by 2018.
He was due to say so today in a widely trailed speech that, if Hunt is still in politics by the allotted date, is likely to come back to haunt him.
The thinking... read more »