Analysis & Insight

Preserving your digital legacy: What happens to your MP3s when you die?

Analysis & Insight 23 Apr, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

With digital download sales booming, Caroline Donnelly finds out how to go about passing on these assets post-death


Building a business case for password managers

Analysis & Insight 22 Apr, 2014 Davey Winder

Davey Winder ponders the best way for SMBs (and larger firms) to tackle the thorny issue of password security

RIP Windows XP: Why now is the time to say goodbye

Analysis & Insight 22 Apr, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

There are lots of reasons to keep using Windows XP, but none of them are worth the security risks

Mark Samuels

Striving for customer service excellence in the digital age

Analysis & Insight 21 Apr, 2014 Mark Samuels

The digital revolution has unleashed many opportunities, so why can't we get customer service right? Mark Samuels takes a look


Using tech to get paid on time

Analysis & Insight 18 Apr, 2014 Tom Brewster

Tom Brewster looks at how one British firm is innovating when it comes to payments


Automation: the drone wars

Analysis & Insight 17 Apr, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

With Google, Facebook and others in bidding races to buy drone technology, IT may need to look again at robotics.

Data Security

Heartbleed FUD: scarier than Jedward as triplets?

Analysis & Insight 15 Apr, 2014 Davey Winder

Davey Winder thinks the fact password reset floodgates are about to open...

Windows XP: The final countdown

Analysis & Insight 10 Apr, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Support for Windows XP has now ended. Businesses need to look seriously at migrating their remaining systems

The Windows XP Zombie Apocalypse

Analysis & Insight 8 Apr, 2014 Davey Winder

The countdown is finally over for those looking for extended life support for XP (unless they've inked a deal). But are they still secure?

Password and username box

Why earwax & kittens are no recipe for successful IT security

Analysis & Insight 7 Apr, 2014 Davey Winder

Security researchers claims the unique properties of people's earwax could make it a password killer. Davey Winder's not convinced

Windows XP

Staying secure upon the death of Windows XP

Analysis & Insight 4 Apr, 2014 Tom Brewster

Extended support for XP will soon be no more. Tom Brewster asks if your business is ready for the deadline?

Raspberry Pi Awards 2014 winners revealed

Analysis & Insight 3 Apr, 2014 Khidr Suleman

PA Consulting hosted its 2nd annual Raspberry Pi Awards. We take you through the highlights


Tech start ups: putting money where your mouth is

Analysis & Insight 3 Apr, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Start-ups' technology can give a firm a competitive edge. Does this mean companies should fund new ventures themselves?

Cyber security: striking a difficult balance

Analysis & Insight 27 Mar, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Governments alone cannot solve the IT security challenge. The IT industry, and business community need to take action too.

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In the editor's chair:Liam Quinn, Richmond Events

Analysis & Insight 25 Mar, 2014 IT Pro

Today we have Liam Quinn, IT director at Richmond Events, in the hot seat as guest editor.


Best tablets to buy in 2014

Analysis & Insight 21 Mar, 2014 James Peckham

Make the right business decision - the best tablets to buy in 2014 and why they're perfect for enterprise use.

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Big data investments: Will Government funding pass the Turing Test?

Analysis & Insight 20 Mar, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

The £42m Turing Institute is a step forward for IT research in the UK, but it needs to succeed on its own merits.

Mark Samuels

How can the CIO source innovation?

Analysis & Insight 20 Mar, 2014 Mark Samuels

Businesses need to move at lightning speed in the digital age, says Mark Samuels. So how can you keep pace with innovation?

The best companies to work for in IT

Analysis & Insight 19 Mar, 2014 Rene Millman

We're surrounded by innovation and creativity, but where are the best places to work in the tech world? Rene Millman takes a look.

What is business intelligence?

Analysis & Insight 18 Mar, 2014 Max Cooter

Max Cooter explains that business intelligence is a simple concept, but not one that's always understood.