View from the airport: HPE Discover Virtual Experience
Business strategy

View from the airport: HPE Discover Virtual Experience

Networking, jetlag and baked goods make way for more insightful conversations
26 Jun 2020
The government’s contact tracing app was always going to be DOA
public sector

The government’s contact tracing app was always going to be DOA

There are times when it’s good to go your own way and innovate. This was never going to be one of them
19 Jun 2020
The best email sign-off, and 14 to avoid
Person checking email inbox while sitting at a desk
Careers & training

The best email sign-off, and 14 to avoid

There are good ways and bad ways to sign-off from your emails. Here's everything you need to know to avoid a digital etiquette misstep
19 Jun 2020
Tech firms are saving face by dropping facial recognition
A piece of facial recognition software analysing a crowd
Business strategy

Tech firms are saving face by dropping facial recognition

This dangerously unreliable technology should never have been used by law enforcement
12 Jun 2020
Why remote technologies should come before tradition
Cloud

Why remote technologies should come before tradition

The government’s decision to abandon technology and go back to voting in person indirectly discriminates and sets a terrible precedent
6 Jun 2020
Coronavirus lockdown gave me a new perspective on the importance of mental health
Business strategy

Coronavirus lockdown gave me a new perspective on the importance of mental health

Efforts to support employees in a time of crisis reveals how little we do in times of normality
5 Jun 2020
Social media and the death of truth
social media

Social media and the death of truth

Facebook and Twitter have corrupted public discourse - it’s their responsibility to put it right
29 May 2020
Games battles are a taste of things to come
A laptop screen showing "access denied" text on a red background
Cloud

Games battles are a taste of things to come

When we’re streaming our desktops, how will we pay for software? The games industry is going through these growing pains now
27 May 2020
Parliament's decision to axe the 'hybrid' House of Commons is a desperate mistake
Policy & legislation

Parliament's decision to axe the 'hybrid' House of Commons is a desperate mistake

In this new age of mass remote working, only our MPs would turn their backs on progress
21 May 2020
How to work from home like a boss
flexible working

How to work from home like a boss

The pandemic has seen untold numbers of Brits banned from the office. Ignore the flood of homeworking advice and find your own way
21 May 2020
Microsoft 365 is more than a name change
productivity

Microsoft 365 is more than a name change

The Office 365 rebranding could be a sign of things to come
16 May 2020
View from the Airport: Appian World 2020
automation

View from the Airport: Appian World 2020

From punctuality to the lack of gimmicks, there’s a lot to be said for virtual conferences
15 May 2020
Zoom's rise to prominence has been meteoric – its fall could be equally spectacular
video conferencing

Zoom's rise to prominence has been meteoric – its fall could be equally spectacular

Lockdown measures won’t last forever, and nor will an unprecedented explosion in demand for video conferencing services
11 May 2020
When the disruptors are disrupted
Business strategy

When the disruptors are disrupted

The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare structural weaknesses in the sharing economy. Can the sector ever recover?
8 May 2020
I had a meeting in VR, and it felt like the future
video conferencing

I had a meeting in VR, and it felt like the future

Forget about video calls, the next generation of meetings will be virtual
1 May 2020
Is your broadband coronavirus-ready?
broadband

Is your broadband coronavirus-ready?

It’s not a stockpile of toilet rolls that you should be investing in to survive lockdown in comfort
29 Apr 2020
My dog showed me how Facebook could be better
social media

My dog showed me how Facebook could be better

Social media is toxic and the web is full of trolls – but there are corners of the internet that aren’t so bad
24 Apr 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has transformed the workplace more than any disruptive technology
An illustration of the earth seen from space, surrounded by data
Careers & training

The coronavirus pandemic has transformed the workplace more than any disruptive technology

In just two months, COVID-19 has done what artificial intelligence and automation once promised to do within years
22 Apr 2020
The case for credentialism
software development

The case for credentialism

Why you’re wrong about Steven Palley
17 Apr 2020
Why we’re lucky COVID-19 has come now
flexible working

Why we’re lucky COVID-19 has come now

Something disaster movies never taught me is how boring and lonely the apocalypse would be
3 Apr 2020
Chromebooks are the Benjamin Button of tech
Laptops

Chromebooks are the Benjamin Button of tech

While most tech ages like a bowl of fruit, Google's laptops seem more like a fine wine
29 Mar 2020
The internet is as precious as your children right now
Network & Internet

The internet is as precious as your children right now

It's time to check the health of your connection with Ofcom's top tips
27 Mar 2020
The virtues of the virtual pub trip
collaboration

The virtues of the virtual pub trip

You’ve heard of flexible working - but what about flexible drinking?
20 Mar 2020
The best time to prepare for remote working was six months ago
flexible working

The best time to prepare for remote working was six months ago

The second-best time is now
17 Mar 2020