Maggie Holland
Maggie has been a journalist since 1999. She started her career as an editorial assistant on then-weekly magazine Computing, before working her way up to senior reporter level. After several years on the magazine, she moved to 'the other side of the fence' to work as a copywriter for a marketing agency, writing case studies and working on ad and website copy for companies such as eBay, Dell, Microsoft and more. In 2006, just weeks before IT Pro was launched, Maggie joined Dennis Publishing as a reporter. Having worked her way up to editor of IT Pro, she was appointed group editor of Cloud Pro and IT Pro in April 2012. She became the editorial director and took responsibility for  in 2016. Her areas of particular interest, aside from cloud, include management and C-level issues, the business value of technology, green and environmental issues and careers to name but a few.
What is agile development?
development
agile development

What is agile development?

Need a quicker way than waterfall to create software? Agile might be for you...
19 Aug 2020
What does a CISO do?
CISO
Careers & training

What does a CISO do?

A chief information security officer will deal with more than firewalls and antivirus
17 Aug 2020
How many call participants is too many?
video conferencing

How many call participants is too many?

We’ve all been on calls trying to get a word in, but virtual meetings are about to get more crowded…
7 Aug 2020
What is a circular economy?
Policy & legislation

What is a circular economy?

Climate change and dwindling resources mean we need to create new models of consumption
5 Aug 2020
How do I fix the Windows 10 Start Menu if it's frozen?
operating systems

How do I fix the Windows 10 Start Menu if it's frozen?

If your Start menu stops working in Windows 10, here’s what you can do to fix it
3 Aug 2020
What are the pros and cons of AI?
machine learning

What are the pros and cons of AI?

We weigh up the benefits and the negatives of the technology that's changing business
21 Apr 2020
Flexible vs agile working
Business strategy

Flexible vs agile working

Although they have similar meanings, it's important to differentiate between flexible and agile workplaces
3 Mar 2020
What is the paperless office?
paperless office
Business strategy

What is the paperless office?

And is it ever possible to be one?
2 Mar 2020
Why do we keep so quiet about our tech successes?
Cloud

Why do we keep so quiet about our tech successes?

The UK tech industry has a lot to be proud of, but why are we so shy of shouting about it?
28 Feb 2020
CIO job description: What does a CIO do?
Business strategy

CIO job description: What does a CIO do?

Why the CIO role is still integral to business
7 Jan 2020
Meet Bill: The AI-powered bot BA plans to use at Heathrow in 2020
artificial intelligence (AI)

Meet Bill: The AI-powered bot BA plans to use at Heathrow in 2020

The airline says it will trial the fully autonomous robots to assist passengers with basic tasks
19 Dec 2019
Dreamforce 2019: View from the airport
Cloud

Dreamforce 2019: View from the airport

Time has been called on Salesforce’s big shebang for another year, so what did Dreamforce 2019 deliver?
26 Nov 2019
Salesforce unveils Customer 360 Truth in quest to provide single source of data reality
private cloud

Salesforce unveils Customer 360 Truth in quest to provide single source of data reality

Organisations will be able to better understand customers and, in turn, personalise and enhance their experiences, according to Salesforce
20 Nov 2019
What to expect from Dreamforce 2019
Opinion

What to expect from Dreamforce 2019

We take a look at what the week ahead has in store on the eve of Salesforce’s big annual event in San Francisco
20 Nov 2019
View from the Airport: Oracle OpenWorld 2019
Cloud

View from the Airport: Oracle OpenWorld 2019

We look back on the key themes and announcements from the tech giant’s annual conference
23 Sep 2019
ICBF explores power of blockchain to provide data insights
Business operations

ICBF explores power of blockchain to provide data insights

Ireland’s cattle breeding association is using high tech solutions for agricultural problems
19 Sep 2019
Oracle: Our cloud will make things easier not more complex
Cloud

Oracle: Our cloud will make things easier not more complex

Firm’s CEO says Oracle is uniquely positioned to help businesses overcome challenges
19 Sep 2019
Oracle talks up the benefits of key partnerships
cloud, money, costs, hand, pound, budget
Cloud

Oracle talks up the benefits of key partnerships

Tech giant thinks it makes sense from all sides to work with historic competitors
18 Sep 2019
Oracle announces key partnership with VMware
Cloud

Oracle announces key partnership with VMware

Customers will now be able to run VMware workloads on Oracle’s cloud
17 Sep 2019
Oracle unveils autonomous OS
Oracle Autonomous NoSQL Database Service
operating systems

Oracle unveils autonomous OS

Tech giant builds on its machine learning-focused roadmap with new, autonomous OS
17 Sep 2019
Wise investments or a waste of everyone’s time?
businessman confused or unsure about money and investment
Acquisition

Wise investments or a waste of everyone’s time?

Is selling off just selling out, or are acquisitions a smart move for all parties?
30 Aug 2019
Salesforce appoints new UK leader
Cloud

Salesforce appoints new UK leader

Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia will join the firm in a leadership role from October
6 Aug 2019
Hitting a home run in business
London Series Major League Baseball 2019 (all rights reserved)
Business strategy

Hitting a home run in business

Can the world of business really learn a thing or two from sport or is it yet another analogy that hinders rather than helps?
29 Jul 2019
What is a GTM strategy?
Hand drawing words 'Go to market'
Business strategy

What is a GTM strategy?

We explain what a go to market strategy is and why it's a business imperative
19 Jul 2019
Innovation: The financial industry’s best-kept secret?
Sponsored

Innovation: The financial industry’s best-kept secret?

The finance industry has undergone massive transformation and the innovation behind it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down
18 Apr 2019
Oracle: Cultural resistance, not tech, is holding innovation
Change
Business strategy

Oracle: Cultural resistance, not tech, is holding innovation

Firms are failing in their endeavours to innovate, but the reason why isn't one of the usual suspects...
13 Feb 2019
Majority of firms have been breached in the last year
Office workplace security
Security

Majority of firms have been breached in the last year

Phishing attacks appear to be the main culprit in most cases, according to cyber security research
11 Feb 2019
Oracle CEO: All cloud apps to include AI as standard by 2025
Mark Hurd
Cloud

Oracle CEO: All cloud apps to include AI as standard by 2025

Mark Hurd used the firm's EMEA conference to make predictions around the union between disruptive tech such as AI and the cloud
18 Jan 2019
Best project management software
project management
Software

Best project management software

We round up the top project management software to keep on top of tasks
27 Nov 2018
CDO job description: What does a CDO do?
Business strategy

CDO job description: What does a CDO do?

What is a chief digital officer and how does the role differ from the rest of the C-suite?
21 Nov 2018
Oracle acquires Datafox
Acqusition
Cloud

Oracle acquires Datafox

23 Oct 2018
Dreamforce 2018 View from the airport
Business strategy

Dreamforce 2018 View from the airport

We look back on the week gone by at the cloud giant’s annual conference…
28 Sep 2018
Developers need not fear the no/low-code movement
code
Development

Developers need not fear the no/low-code movement

It’s actually an opportunity for IT and business alike, according to Salesforce exec
28 Sep 2018
FinancialForce previews latest release
Data in a tunnel for analytics
software as a service (SaaS)

FinancialForce previews latest release

The next releases make use of Salesforce’s Einstein and UX makeover
28 Sep 2018
AI will be an expected tool for next-gen workers
Einstein in a plane
Business strategy

AI will be an expected tool for next-gen workers

It won’t be long before AI-powered assistants are everywhere we go, according to Salesforce exec
27 Sep 2018