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The revolution in self-service analytics starts now

Computing research finds that in most companies top-down BI still prevails, but things are about to change in a big way

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If going digital doesn't scare you, you're doing it wrong

Jos Creese, chief digital officer at Hampshire County Council, explains how a true digital model disrupts a firm's existing operations

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The IT Leaders 100 list

Computing's definitive list of the top UK-based CIOs, CTOs, IT directors and other IT leaders is here!

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ICO launches investigation into the sale of personal data - including to fraudsters

'Frequent disregard of laws' may have taken place, warns ICO head of enforcement Steve Eckersley


Fitness First picks Nutanix ahead of HP and VMware for private cloud

Standardising on Microsoft and running a private cloud on Nutanix has increased flexibility and reduced costs


Security services in 'technological arms race' with cyber criminals, warns MI6 chief

MI6 chief Alex Younger warns that the spy agency is fighting groups who are 'unconstrained by consideration of ethics and law'

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ICO fines Serious Fraud Office £180,000 for sending evidence to a witness

ICO's deputy commissioner says it is "astounding" that the SFO got this wrong

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Mainframe '60 per cent cheaper' than cloud, claims IBM

Migrating mixed environment from x86 servers or public cloud between one-third and two-third cheaper on zSeries, according to IBM

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How UK companies have wasted more than £270,000 each on cloud services

Sungard AS research finds that cloud computing hasn't been the silver bullet that many organisations were hoping for


Smart meters 'a costly mistake' and an 'IT disaster waiting to happen' - Institute of Directors

Institute of Directors claims that smart meters will lead to a spike in gas and electricity prices to pay for the project

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How got started in big data - by focusing on the customer CTO Thierry Bedos explains how he got his big data strategy up and running


EU to investigate barriers to e-commerce in Europe

EU action to open up cross-border e-commerce in Europe comes two months after new VAT rules that hit small online traders


Big data brings big benefits, but don't overstep the privacy mark, warns panel

Organisations agree that there's limits to what you need to know about a customer

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The board will give you all the funding you need for big data when you show them quick ROI, says CTO

Thierry Bedos says best way to get backing is deploying a 'gated approach' but warns firms not to concentrate solely on a quick ROI

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Enterprise Mobility Summit

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The Enterprise Mobility Summit is a leading annual conference that brings together over 200 CIOs and Senior IT professionals from across all industries. The 2015 agenda will examine how organisations can manage the increasing array of endpoints which are enabling mobile computing in business.

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DevOps & BPM Summit

Location: London, UK

Only the most agile enterprise stands a chance in today’s ever-changing business environment. To be successful they need to become far more innovative whilst greatly improving velocity which can be achieved by bringing together the areas of DevOps and Business Process Management. But how easy is it to achieve this? What will the impact be on organisational culture? The Computing DevOps Summit will bring together over 200 CIOs and IT professionals who will answer these questions and share their strategies. You will hear the real life case studies from the top IT leaders, meet top industry vendors and discuss your concerns with your peers.

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Vendor Excellence Awards

Location: London, UK

These annual awards celebrate the achievements of the technology vendors and service providers who are leading the field of enterprise IT with innovative products, services and solutions that underpin and drive success in both business and public sector organisations.

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