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  • CW500: Marc Overton, EE

    Marc Overton, EE talks to Computer Weekly about the role that mobile communications will play in the internet of things.

  • Women in IT: Belinda Parmar, Little Miss Geek

    Belinda discusses how we can get girls to become part of the tech revolution and some of the challenges she discovered after spending a year with girls in schools.

  • Women in IT: Nela Brown, QMUL

    Universities offer many opportunities for students to get involved with running sports clubs, societies, radio stations, newspapers, online blogs as well as start-up brand new projects.

  • Women in IT: Ann Brown, Capgemini

    The IT industry is missing out on female talent in two significant ways. Firstly through the number of women who are qualified but who choose to work in a different sector and secondly by young women opting out of studying related subjects in schools and universities due to not understanding the breadth of the industry.

  • Women in IT: Rebecca George, Deloitte and BCS

    Women act differently from men in the office. It’s really important to understand what we do differently, especially in the male dominated environment of IT.

  • Women in IT: Jacqueline de Rojas, CA Technologies

    Successful individuals in today’s IT landscape need to have two key watchwords ‘Brand’ and ‘Innovation’. Everyone thinks about what makes successful company brands – ethos, customer experience, reputation – but I believe that people should apply the same thinking to their own ‘personal brand’.

  • Women in IT: Maggie Berry, WEConnect International

    There are thouands of women in the UK with STEM qualifications and/or experience of working in technology but after taking time out to have a family - maybe having many years away from the IT industry—they struggle to return to work in the sector.

  • Women in IT: Chi Onwurah, Labour Shadow Cabinet Office Minister

    Women have so much to offer IT, it is up to all of us to all of us to make sure the UK realises the full potential of new technologies by properly engaging and supporting women.

  • Women in IT: Lesley Cowley, Nominet

    Recent Nominet research showed that there remain common misapprehensions which put off young people, particularly girls, from pursuing a career in IT.

  • Women in IT: Jo Swinson, Government Minister for Women & Equalities

    The information economy is critical to the UK’s success on the global stage, yet women are significantly under-represented in the technology professions.

  • Women in IT: Gillian Arnold, BCS Women

    Understanding the impact of ‘Unconscious Bias’ is important to management within organisations which are trying to raise their levels of diversity.

  • Video interview: Joanna Shields, CEO, Tech City

    “If I was a CIO right now, I’d be looking at small businesses in Britain,” says Shields.

  • Yva Thakurdas on the IT skills crisis

    The health of UK economy is at risk because of acute shortages of skilled IT professionals, says Yva Thakurdas, a C-level executive and consultant, in this video presentation.

  • Interview with Professor Andy Hopper, Cambridge Computer Laboratory

    Andy Hopper, head of the Computer Laboratory at Cambridge University, on how universities should fund start-ups and use intellectual property

  • Video interview: William Ruh, head of software at GE

    William Ruh, vice president at GE Global Software Center , discusses how sensor networks will create a machines services business at the company.

  • UKtech50: Dave Ubachs, Procter & Gamble

    Dave Ubachs, UK CIO, Procter & Gamble, shares some of the learnings and insights from the inventors of brand management, Procter & Gamble, and trace the CIO route from backroom to boardroom.

  • UKtech50: Susan Cooklin, Network Rail

    Susan Cooklin, CIO of Network Rail, discusses how the company needed to ensure that the IT operation during the London Olympics ran flawlessly during the events while running major technology change projects.

  • UKtech50: Arumza Rashid, London 2012 Olympic Games

    Arumza Rashid, technology sustainability manager, London 2012 Olympic Games, tells us how the London Olympics vowed to be the most sustainable games ever and its technology partners played a crucial role in delivering that promise.

  • UKtech50: Lyn Grobler, BP

    Lyn Grobler, VP and CIO IT&S corporate functions, BP, discusses how attracting, retaining and developing female talent is essential for any successful IT organisation.

  • UKtech50: Bill Beckler,

    Bill Beckler, head of innovation at, tells us how to hire great people.

  • UKtech50: Victor Newman, SILK

    Victor Newman, best-selling author and advisory board member and mentor at Social Innovation Lab Kent (SILK), discusses the importance of innovation in people.

  • The impact of software engineering skills shortages

    Bill Goodwin, Premium Content Editor at talks to Harry Gooding, Head of Client Engagement at Mortimer Spinks about the state of the IT jobs market.

  • Video interview: Peter Sondergaard on lack of big data skills

    In this video Gartner's head of research, Peter Sondergaard, speaks to Cliff Saran about the skills issue that will impact big data

  • State of play in the IT market - IT education

    Sid Barnes, Managing Director – IT & Telecommunications Staffing at Adecco UK&I, speaks about computer literacy in the UK, and what the IT Curriculum in our schools should look like.