Business strategy

What is BYOD?
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Business strategy

What is BYOD?

We explain what Bring Your Own Device means and how to implement a successful company strategy
20 Jan 2021
Trump pardons convicted ex-Google engineer Levandowski
A self-driving Waymo car outside the Google offices
intellectual property

Trump pardons convicted ex-Google engineer Levandowski

Driverless car expert "grateful for the opportunity to move forward" after his 18-month prison sentence is nullified
20 Jan 2021
NHS turns to distributed ledger tech to manage COVID-19 vaccine rollout
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Technology

NHS turns to distributed ledger tech to manage COVID-19 vaccine rollout

The technology will be used to ensure results are securely recorded and validated at pace
20 Jan 2021
Emirates airline first to trial 'vaccine passports'
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Software

Emirates airline first to trial 'vaccine passports'

The IATA Travel Pass app will allow passengers to show they've had a vaccine or a negative result from a COVID-19 test
20 Jan 2021
Fintech tops list of best startups to work for
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Careers & training

Fintech tops list of best startups to work for

Challenger bank Revolut is the top hiring scale-up company with over 3,000 jobs listed in 2020
19 Jan 2021
Citrix buys Slack competitor Wrike in record $2.25bn deal
The Citrix
collaboration

Citrix buys Slack competitor Wrike in record $2.25bn deal

The firm specialises in collaboration software incorporating planning and project management
19 Jan 2021
UK risks creating a "lost generation" without digital support for uni students
The education secretary Gavin Williamson
Hardware

UK risks creating a "lost generation" without digital support for uni students

Education secretary Gavin Williamson is under pressure to resign for "shambolic" record throughout the pandemic
19 Jan 2021
90% of second-hand storage contains personal and business data
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data protection

90% of second-hand storage contains personal and business data

Kaspersky research found that up to one in five devices contained data that could be uncovered and extracted immediately
19 Jan 2021
Aberystwyth computer sciences department named UK's ‘most gender diverse'
Aberystwyth University in Wales on a brisunny day
Careers & training

Aberystwyth computer sciences department named UK's ‘most gender diverse'

Only three universities can boast computer sciences teaching staff with more than 30% female representation
19 Jan 2021
BT faces £600m class-action lawsuit for 'overcharging'
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Policy & legislation

BT faces £600m class-action lawsuit for 'overcharging'

The telecoms giant is accused of failing to compensate customers who were overcharged for landlines between 2009 and 2017
18 Jan 2021
NHS adopts AI imaging algorithm to improve COVID-19 treatment
A microscoping image of a virus
artificial intelligence (AI)

NHS adopts AI imaging algorithm to improve COVID-19 treatment

The 'Chest Imaging Database' will be used by hospitals to reduce the time needed to create treatment plans
18 Jan 2021
Should IT departments call time on WhatsApp?
Privacy settings on WhatsApp which uses end-to-end encryption
communications

Should IT departments call time on WhatsApp?

For many, it's their go-to messaging app for business and social contacts, but recent privacy changes could put an end to that
15 Jan 2021
150,000 arrest records accidentally deleted from police database
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data management

150,000 arrest records accidentally deleted from police database

Early investigations have ruled out a cyber attack and instead point to human error
15 Jan 2021
Building a modern information governance strategy
How to build a modern information governance strategywhitepaper
Whitepaper

Building a modern information governance strategy

How to rethink your approach to develop a more modern information governance strategy
15 Jan 2021
Don’t just educate: Create cyber-safe behaviour
How to define effective security awareness and training programmeswhitepaper
Whitepaper

Don’t just educate: Create cyber-safe behaviour

Designing effective security awareness and training programmes
15 Jan 2021
Tech giants begin work on a digital wallet for coronavirus vaccination records
A verifiable vaccination certificate on a smartphone
data protection

Tech giants begin work on a digital wallet for coronavirus vaccination records

The Vaccination Credential Initiative will look to develop a digital certificate to store on mobile devices
15 Jan 2021
Google closes Fitbit deal despite ongoing legal probes
The box packaging of a Fitbit Versa device in front of a screen displaying the Google homepage
mergers and acquisitions

Google closes Fitbit deal despite ongoing legal probes

US and Australian regulators are still investigating whether the $2.1 billion (£1.54bn) acquisition will harm competition and user privacy
15 Jan 2021
IBM acquires Taos Mountain as cloud spending spree continues
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Cloud

IBM acquires Taos Mountain as cloud spending spree continues

The MSP has guided clients such as Netflix in their migrations from on-premise to cloud infrastructure
15 Jan 2021
Google to offer free training courses in AI, Kubernetes and multi-cloud
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Careers & training

Google to offer free training courses in AI, Kubernetes and multi-cloud

The cloud giant is offering 30 days of free training and routes to certification
15 Jan 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Transforming air travel in a crisis
The IT Pro Podcast: Transforming air travel in a crisis
digital transformation

The IT Pro Podcast: Transforming air travel in a crisis

How the airline industry is using the pandemic to transform its IT
15 Jan 2021
AI 360: Hold, fold, or double down?
How AI can benefit your business - whitepaper from Genpactwhitepaper
Whitepaper

AI 360: Hold, fold, or double down?

How AI can benefit your business
14 Jan 2021
The fate of Parler exposes the reality of deregulated social media
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Policy & legislation

The fate of Parler exposes the reality of deregulated social media

Critics of Section 230 may want to be careful what they wish for…
14 Jan 2021
Where next for business?
What will business look like in 2021whitepaper
Business strategy

Where next for business?

Sample our exclusive Business Briefing content
14 Jan 2021