Business operations

Re:Invent 2021: AWS offers three new capabilities for enterprise databases
Adam Selipsky on stage at AWS re:Invent 2021
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Re:Invent 2021: AWS offers three new capabilities for enterprise databases

New features enable scalable, cost-effective data management
2 Dec 2021
Amazon faces allegations it "brazenly" underreported COVID-19 cases in its warehouses
A view of the outside an Amazon fulfilment centre in Silicon Valley
business management

Amazon faces allegations it "brazenly" underreported COVID-19 cases in its warehouses

Just a handful of the circa 20,000 cases it acknowledged last year were reported to occupational health authorities in the US, a report claims
2 Dec 2021
Microsoft Teams introduces 'Essentials' tier for small businesses
A screenshot showing a Microsoft Teams video call
business communications

Microsoft Teams introduces 'Essentials' tier for small businesses

The tech giant appears to identify a gap in the collaboration software market with SMB-focused Teams tier
2 Dec 2021
IT Pro 20/20: The problem with diversity in cyber security leadership
IT Pro 20/20: The problem with diversity in cyber security leadership
cyber security

IT Pro 20/20: The problem with diversity in cyber security leadership

Why failing to address a shortage of women in senior roles puts businesses at risk - issue 23 is available to download now
2 Dec 2021
Salesforce makes Bret Taylor co-CEO alongside Benioff
Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff
Careers & training

Salesforce makes Bret Taylor co-CEO alongside Benioff

Former Facebook and Google exec has quickly risen through the ranks since joining in 2016
1 Dec 2021
Could using blockchain kill your green credentials?
Blocks organised in several lines to represent blockchain technology
blockchain

Could using blockchain kill your green credentials?

With Bitcoin transactions consuming enough energy to fuel a small country, can blockchain technology ever be considered environmentally friendly?
1 Dec 2021
What ITDMs did next - and what they should be doing now
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Whitepaper

What ITDMs did next - and what they should be doing now

Enable continued collaboration and communication for hybrid workers
30 Nov 2021
UK workers reveal what the perfect job looks like
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Business

UK workers reveal what the perfect job looks like

A comfortable £44,000 annual salary and modest work hours comprise the chief desires of UK employees
30 Nov 2021
Jack Dorsey resigns as Twitter CEO
Paper cut Twitter icon on wooden stick on blue sky background
business management

Jack Dorsey resigns as Twitter CEO

CTO Parag Agrawal takes the reins as Dorsey also plans to leave board position
29 Nov 2021
The future of m-commerce
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Mobile

The future of m-commerce

M-commerce has come a long way since the term was coined in 1997, but how will it change in future to meet customer expectations?
29 Nov 2021
UK 'impact' startups raised £2 billion in 2021
Digital London
startups

UK 'impact' startups raised £2 billion in 2021

Businesses created to tackle sustainable development goals see a 127% investment increase since 2018
29 Nov 2021
CronRat Magecart malware uses 31st February date to remain undetected
Cronrat strikes Linux
malware

CronRat Magecart malware uses 31st February date to remain undetected

The malware allows for server-side payment skimming that bypasses browser security
26 Nov 2021
What should we do about training and development?
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business management

What should we do about training and development?

Sample our exclusive Business Briefing content
26 Nov 2021
Google settles tax payment in Ireland
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Business

Google settles tax payment in Ireland

Company makes settlement for back tax and interest payments
26 Nov 2021
Gatekeeping the internet: Is UK net neutrality under threat?
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Network & Internet

Gatekeeping the internet: Is UK net neutrality under threat?

As Ofcom reviews the UK's net neutrality regulations, we explore whether the web is a level playing field for all businesses
26 Nov 2021
Podcast transcript: How to beat burnout
The IT Pro Podcast Transcript : How to beat burnout
business management

Podcast transcript: How to beat burnout

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
26 Nov 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: How to beat burnout
The IT Pro Podcast: How to beat burnout
business management

The IT Pro Podcast: How to beat burnout

Unmanaged stress can be a serious problem - but there are warning signs to look out for
26 Nov 2021
SMBs urged to update software ahead of Black Friday
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e commerce

SMBs urged to update software ahead of Black Friday

NCSC identified 4,151 online shops compromised using vulnerability within e-commerce platform Magento
25 Nov 2021
ICO publishes new data protection standards for the adtech industry
"Privacy" written atop a circuit board
data protection

ICO publishes new data protection standards for the adtech industry

The new rules apply to new online advertising strategies which must place protections for users at the forefront
25 Nov 2021
Samsung selects Texas for $17 billion semiconductor factory
A view of Samsung's semiconductor plant in Austin
components

Samsung selects Texas for $17 billion semiconductor factory

New plant to be built in Taylor, just 25km away from Samsung's existing site in Austin
25 Nov 2021
Google faces mandatory vaccination resistance ahead of office return
Google's Mountainview site in California
business management

Google faces mandatory vaccination resistance ahead of office return

Internal manifesto spread by employees urges them to "oppose mandate as matter of principle"
24 Nov 2021
Managing the oversaturation of workplace platforms
A table with six workers with different devices and icons to represent different workplace apps
collaboration

Managing the oversaturation of workplace platforms

With various collaboration apps replacing traditional office communications methods, is compartmentalising different interactions a good strategy?
24 Nov 2021
UK fintech Atom bank moves workers to a four-day working week
Atom bank app logo appearing on a smartphone which is sat on top of UK bank notes, surrounded by one-pound coins
business management

UK fintech Atom bank moves workers to a four-day working week

The company's shift will see weekly hours drop and salaries remain the same
23 Nov 2021
AWS wins Adidas contract to host its SAP workloads
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS wins Adidas contract to host its SAP workloads

The sports clothing firm says the deal will help create a more sophisticated system for managing supply and demand
22 Nov 2021