COVID-19

NHS COVID-19 app failed to ask users to self-isolate due to 'software glitch'
bugs

NHS COVID-19 app failed to ask users to self-isolate due to 'software glitch'

The bug is the latest in a long line of errors and glitches to plague the government's contact-tracing app
2 Nov 2020
Is the future of touchscreens touchless?
A concept image of a woman using a touchless touchscreen from Ultraleap in a public setting
Hardware

Is the future of touchscreens touchless?

Coronavirus has created a growing unease at the use of shared touchscreens – and for good reason. Advances in touchless technology could be the answer
2 Nov 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: What COVID-19 can teach us about open data
Data & insights

The IT Pro Podcast: What COVID-19 can teach us about open data

Data has been vital in helping to fight the pandemic - but how can we apply this to business?
30 Oct 2020
The future tech helping battle the pandemic
Technology

The future tech helping battle the pandemic

We’ve struggled to find a use for chatbots, 3D printers and drones, but innovative tech is now being used to fight COVID-19
20 Oct 2020
Transforming training with virtual reality
Careers & training

Transforming training with virtual reality

VR can not only help meet the accessibility challenges presented by COVID-19, but also to increase productivity and reduce learning times
20 Oct 2020
Salesforce aims to help manage coronavirus vaccine demand
COVID-19 vaccine container and syringe
sales & CRM

Salesforce aims to help manage coronavirus vaccine demand

New Work.com solution will streamline vaccine administration, outreach, inventory and more
29 Sep 2020
Why COVID-19 could spur a learning revolution
A schoolgirl using a laptop to program a robot made of plastic bricks
Careers & training

Why COVID-19 could spur a learning revolution

Newfound interests and future job prospects could fuel a surge in children studying STEM subjects
29 Sep 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Tech's coronavirus triumphs and tribulations
Business strategy

The IT Pro Podcast: Tech's coronavirus triumphs and tribulations

We examine the ups and downs of technology during the pandemic
25 Sep 2020
COVID-19 and Brexit are rendering AI models redundant
Data & insights

COVID-19 and Brexit are rendering AI models redundant

The degradation of accurate data has forced most UK data leaders to rethink their business strategies
23 Sep 2020
CloudBees: DevOps initiatives increased during the pandemic
DevOps

CloudBees: DevOps initiatives increased during the pandemic

More than half of technology professionals now practise daily DevOps standup meetings
23 Sep 2020
4G and 5G protected a fifth of UK business during lockdown
Mobile

4G and 5G protected a fifth of UK business during lockdown

Mobile connectivity managed to preserve £205 billion of business for the UK between March and September, O2 claims
15 Sep 2020
For the desperate, the cloud is there, but the hardware is not
cloud computing

For the desperate, the cloud is there, but the hardware is not

The government needs to reinstate schemes to get laptops to low-income households
15 Sep 2020
How businesses were left to scramble over data collection for coronavirus contact tracing
data protection

How businesses were left to scramble over data collection for coronavirus contact tracing

The lack of sufficient advice has opened the door for third-party tech firms to normalise massive-scale data harvesting
9 Sep 2020
How British business is weathering the coronavirus storm
Business strategy

How British business is weathering the coronavirus storm

The coronavirus has upended life and commerce as we know them. How are the different sectors of the economy adapting to this challenge?
8 Sep 2020
Is now the right time to launch your tech business?
startups

Is now the right time to launch your tech business?

Times are uncertain and risks abound, but being a first mover could bring serious rewards
3 Sep 2020
How to beat coronavirus with the Internet of Things
Internet of Things (IoT)

How to beat coronavirus with the Internet of Things

Could IoT technology be the key to making workplaces COVID secure?
1 Sep 2020
Starting afresh: Why startups will lead the new normal
A number of young people in a brightly coloured office
startups

Starting afresh: Why startups will lead the new normal

Why new businesses have the agility needed to adapt to a post-COVID world
31 Aug 2020
90% of Brits want to continue working remotely
flexible working

90% of Brits want to continue working remotely

Preventing people from choosing how they work in the future does not make economic sense, researchers suggest
28 Aug 2020
Remote working shift could lead to "ghost towns", experts warn
flexible working

Remote working shift could lead to "ghost towns", experts warn

Local businesses and city centres will struggle without the "passing trade" of office workers, says CBI
27 Aug 2020
Bridging the coronavirus skills gap
Careers & training

Bridging the coronavirus skills gap

As employers and employees adjust to the new post-COVID-19 business environment, which tech skills will be in demand?
20 Aug 2020
Fintech sector voices concern over future funding
startups

Fintech sector voices concern over future funding

Digital Finance Forum survey suggests startups are in for tough times when the government support schemes end in October
19 Aug 2020
O2's IoT toolkit will help businesses return to the office
Internet of Things (IoT)

O2's IoT toolkit will help businesses return to the office

The suite of tools will enable safe and secure access to the workplace in order to minimise the threat of spreading COVID-19
18 Aug 2020
England starts trial of new COVID-19 contact-tracing app
application programming interface (API)

England starts trial of new COVID-19 contact-tracing app

The Apple-Google tech replaces a now scrapped centralised app
13 Aug 2020