Forget fridges: spend the £40m for IoT in a smart way

Analysis & Insight 19 Mar, 2015 Nicole Kobie

The government is investing £40m in the IoT. Nicole Kobie tells the chancellor how to spend it

Stephen Pritchard

Britain's digital fast lane: Osborne's broadband promise

Analysis & Insight 19 Mar, 2015 Stephen Pritchard

In his last Budget before the election, Chancellor George Osborne promised 100mbps broadband for all. But is the goal achievable?


Election 2015: Too many tech failures for the incumbent to win?

Analysis & Insight 14 Jan, 2015 Derek du Preez

Progress report: The UK government's digital ambitions

Autumn Statement 2014: How the UK technology sector lost out

Analysis & Insight 4 Dec, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

A new tax may go after multinationals, but this election-mode Autumn Statement does little for hi-tech firms

Labour's digital review: The good and the bad

Analysis & Insight 3 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

Why Labour's digital review is right about focusing on skills, and wrong about expanding the GDS

security key on keyboard

Troy Hunt and

Analysis & Insight 17 Sep, 2014 Steve Cassidy

Steve Cassidy has found a tech hero of late, in the form of Troy Hunt, the guy behind

Education: from the slate to the tablet

Analysis & Insight 21 Jul, 2014 Jane McCallion

Education has changed immeasurably over the past 100 years. We chart how modern technology has revolutionised the way we learn

Angry Birds, Squeaky Dolphin, NoseySmurf: The NSA programs you never knew about

Analysis & Insight 4 Jul, 2014 Alex Hamilton

IT Pro takes you on a run down of some of the major NSA projects that may have passed you by over the last 12 months

IT skills

Your Life: Government aims to halt STEM decline

Analysis & Insight 8 May, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Apprenticeship scheme gains industry support, but long-term questions remain about science and technology teaching

Government Compliancy in the IT Sector

Analysis & Insight 2 May, 2014 PROMOTION

Compliance is paramount to government IT installations; Max Cooter explains why.

The paperless public sector

Analysis & Insight 2 May, 2014 PROMOTION

Max Cooter explores the need for reliable, accessible and environmentally friendly data in the public sector

Data protection Why business should learn from the NHS' mistakes

Analysis & Insight 6 Mar, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

A lack of public awareness is one reason the Government has delayed the NHS programme by six months.

Storm warning

Critical national infrastructure: the Government warns business again

Analysis & Insight 6 Feb, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Could cyber crime be even more damaging than floods to the country's key industries? A Government summit suggests they might.

Closing in on the dark net

Analysis & Insight 7 Aug, 2013 Jane McCallion

Can the ends justify the means when it comes to preventing online crime, wonders Jane McCallion...

Data breach

The impact of mandatory breach notifications on UK plc

Analysis & Insight 22 Feb, 2013 Davey Winder

What do the latest EU plans mean for the UK and will it make the European enterprise a safer place?

Frustrated civil servant

Public sector: could do better

Analysis & Insight 24 Jan, 2013 Stephen Pritchard

Inside the Enterprise: The National Audit Office issues its report card on government IT. There is still work to be done.

Challenger Tank

Defending the defenders

Analysis & Insight 10 Jan, 2013 Stephen Pritchard

Inside the Enterprise: MPs question the armed forces' readiness to deal with cyber security attacks. Businesses should pay attention too.


Spooks, snoopers, and the Communications Data Bill

Analysis & Insight 13 Dec, 2012 Stephen Pritchard

Inside the Enterprise: Privacy bodies have raised their concerns about the proposed law. But the impact on business also needs further scrutiny.

Rural idyll?

Acres more broadband

Analysis & Insight 22 Nov, 2012 Stephen Pritchard

Inside the Enterprise: Subsidies for rural broadband have been approved by the EU, but the UK's 2Mbps target remains controversial.

4G road sign

Could 4G LTE take over fixed-line services in the UK?

Analysis & Insight 22 Oct, 2012 Clare Hopping

With the introduction of 4G LTE broadband in Swindon, Reading and Southwark, there’s a possibility it could replace fixed-line services as a cheaper and quicker to implement option.