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  • Considerations for 2021 IT budget

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 01 Oct 2020
  • With the start of the fourth quarter IT leaders are likely to be scratching their heads, to figure out where best to spend whatever IT budget has been allocated for next year. No one could have ...

  • Resiliency must run across the supply chain

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 21 Sep 2020
  • The coronavirus pandemic is the latest crisis to impact global supply chains. After the banking crisis of 2008, banks put in place stress testing to assess how resilient they were to future banking ...

  • Time again to inspire the young

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 10 Sep 2020
  • Recent Computer Weekly articles and posts on LinkedIn, looking at people’s first computer experience, shine a light on how young people used to use computers. They were programmed. Yes the ...

  • Lessons from 1980s home computing

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 04 Sep 2020
  • The coronavirus pandemic has illustrated the massive digital divide that exists across the UK. In a paper published published in August, Gemma Burgess, principal research associate & acting ...

  • What defines modern software development?

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 20 Aug 2020
  • Over the last few weeks Computer Weekly has explored the topic of what it means to be a modern software developer. There are no surprises that cloud first, microservices and DevOps are among the ...

  • A-Level calculations shine a spotlight on unfair algorithms

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 13 Aug 2020
  • The fiasco with the calculations for A-Level result marks has projected the unfairness of algorithms into the spotlight. In modern society, such algorithms act as black boxes that make fundamental ...

  • Why we must prepare for a quantum impact

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 03 Aug 2020
  • If the experts are to be believed, quantum computers will radically change problem solving. IBM recently held  an event to explore the skills gap that exists between the education system and ...

  • Home workers need quality of service

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 15 Jul 2020
  • There is no double that business leaders will factor in working from home in the calculations they are doing to lower costs as part of their on-going post pandemic recovery plans. The latest IT ...

  • Tech CEOs call for global action against racism

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 24 Jun 2020
  • As the IT conference season heads into peak season, the CEOs of the top tech firms have used these large global gatherings as a platform to speak out on racism. In his keynote kicking off the HPE ...

  • Tear up the rulebook to build a digital new norm

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 08 Jun 2020
  • The coronavirus pandemic has become a catalyst, accelerating radical change to how organisations operate. The economic recovery from the lockdown is forcing some to push through changes that they ...

  • Office productivity in a post Coronavirus world

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 27 May 2020
  • One of the changes that has come out of the Coronavirus pandemic is that people are learning to work from home. This is more than IT providing remote and cloud-based access to business ...

  • How hard is a robot?

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 14 May 2020
  • Earlier this month Ocado Technology and a consortium of academic institutes announced Armar-6, the culmination of the five years EU-funded SecondHands project. The premise behind the project was to ...

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