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  • Apply brain power to automation

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 13 Apr 2021
  • With the economy opening up, business leaders are looking at how quickly things can start returning to normal. What does normal look like? Numerous studies have shown that over the last year, ...

  • API Daze

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 06 Apr 2021
  • Earlier this week, the US Supreme Court ruled that Google did not infringe Oracle copyright on the Java SE API (application programming edition). The fact the US Supreme Court has digested a load ...

  • Avoiding architectural blank cheques

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 22 Mar 2021
  • Every five to 10 years there is a monumental shift in IT architecture. In the early 2000s, enterprises began seeing the benefits of virtualising physical servers. Cloud computing offered enterprise ...

  • What the Net can learn from car culture

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 12 Mar 2021
  • In an open letter celebrating the birthday of the web Tim Berners-Lee and co-author, Rosemary Leith have called for better connectivity for young people in order to build a better post Covid world. ...

  • Improve trust in algorithmic decision-making

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 01 Mar 2021
  • There is a new dirty word in politics. Over the last few weeks politicians and commentators have spoken publicly about how this year’s GCSE and A’levels won’t be based on algorithms. Instead, they ...

  • The consequence of IT failure on a space mission

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 17 Feb 2021
  • If everything goes to plan, an HPE edge server, Spaceborne Computer-2, will soon be running on the International Space Station, proving that commodity x86 hardware can be used to run mission ...

  • The risk of giving in to quantum progress

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 03 Feb 2021
  • Over the next few years the tech industry has a roadmap to overcome the challenges facing quantum computing. This will pave the way to growth in mainstream quantum computing to solve "hard ...

  • Juggling data silos, privacy and fraud

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 26 Jan 2021
  • Among the uncomfortable truths about the government’s response to the pandemic is the fact that some people have and will continue to play the system. At the time it was introduced, the furlough ...

  • Treat the internet like a natural resource

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 14 Jan 2021
  • There are some things that require a permanent internet connection. One cannot listen to internet radio, watch YouTube or take part in a video conference, without a permanent, live, high-quality ...

  • Keep IT simple

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 06 Jan 2021
  • With the UK now in the third coronavirus lockdown, organisations are again leaning on IT departments to ensure remote working can continue. It has been nine months since the UK first went into ...

  • How valuable is Moore's Law?

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 03 Dec 2020
  • Over the last few months Computer Weekly has asked readers about their early experiences of computing and their first computer. A number sent in stories of how they learned programming on the home ...

  • An IT business boost in spite of spending review forecast

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 26 Nov 2020
  • If there is something a CIO could do to enable the business to increase its earnings by 5%, everyone would be listening. McKinsey recently highlighted the difference in performance between those ...

  • Deliver projects with quick time to value

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 20 Nov 2020
  • With just a couple of weeks left of 2020, it is worth reflecting on what IT professionals can take away from this year. First and foremost, the hard work put in by IT staff, enabled many, many ...

  • Will we lose our treasured memories to cloud policies?

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 12 Nov 2020
  • People who use the free Google Drive service for personal use to store, share and collaborate on documents, will be aware that the company has been slowly shifting consumers to pay for cloud ...

  • Adding intelligence to business process automation

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 04 Nov 2020
  • AI is used to find hidden meaning in large datasets. What if an AI system could truly understand an end-to-end business process. What if an AI system could optimise a business process autonomously? ...

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