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CONTENT FROM LATEST CW500 EVENT
Future Gazing: The Future of IT in 2020
In the past six years, technology has had a dramatic impact on the workplace, and the next six years will likely see the influence of technology accelerate. That will mean radical changes for the role of the IT department and chief information officer (CIO).
CW500: Alastair Behenna, principal analyst at Forrester Research
In this CW500 Club video, Computer Weekly editor in chief Bryan Glick talks to Alastair Behenna about the likely challenges for CIOs in 2020, and the key leadership, skills and technology trends they should be thinking about.
CW500: Nick Bromley, GLA
In this CW500 Club video, Nick Bromley, iCity programme manager at the Greater London Authority, talks to Computer Weekly editor in chief Bryan Glick about the prospects for smart cities and what it means for London.
CW500: Cloud versus outsourcing – is it worth outsourcing any more?
Steve Briggs, head of IT sourcing strategy at the Co-operative Group; Mike Proudlock, IS programme manager at Tate Britain; and Stuart Wright, director of IT and Networks at Sega – each had different stories to tell when it comes to cloud and outsourcing journeys.CW500: Internet of things to pose 'huge security and privacy risks'.
CW500: Forget the fancy graphics: how to make big data work for ordinary people
If there is one thing big data specialist Chris Osborne has learned after five years of working with big data
CW500 in the City: IT innovation in financial services
Finance firms need to overcome their fears of regulation if they are to innovate and IT must be ready to support them when they do,according to IT leaders from the financial services sector who met at Computer Weekly’s inaugural CW500.
CW500: Thinking outside the big storage box
Done well, big data offers businesses the chance to gain a competitive edge by understanding their customers and staying ahead of market trends. But managing and storing huge volumes of data requires careful planning.
CW500: Rob McNamara, SmartGrid GB
In this CW500 Club video, Rob McNamara, executive director at SmartGrid GB, talks to Computer Weekly editor in chief Bryan Glick about one of the highest profile IoT applications – smart energy grids and the UK’s smart meter roll-out.
CIO interview: Mark Austin, Bedford Hospital
After 18 years working in the NHS, Mark Austin, CIO of Bedford Hospital, has seen a lot of change in the organisation and a lot of different people in charge, trying to push IT in a new direction.
CIO interview: Paul Clarke, director of technology, Ocado
Paul Clarke is responsible for technology strategy at online grocer Ocado, where IT is used in every aspect of the business.
CIO interview: Steve Monaghan, IT and e-commerce director, Waterstones
After a year of turmoil caused by the migration away from former parent HMV, the technology team at Waterstones is finally finding room to think about strategy and respond to consumer trends such as e-books as well as a challenging retail climate.
CIO Interview: Graeme Hackland, CIO, Lotus F1 Team
Graeme Hackland, CIO of Lotus F1, has worked for the race car team for 16 years. He has seen major changes in IT both on and off the track.
CIO interview: Mark Hall, HMRC CIO
Mark Hall took the reins from HMRC’s larger-than-life former CIO Phil Pavitt at the end of last year. He talks about plans to be fully digital.
Next CW500 Club event
11th June (CW500 city)
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