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How to execute tech projects like business projects – from CIO - 13 Oct 2016

Policy We need to put tech projects in the business context. Here are the three steps. Follow this link ... read more..

Why APIs are worth the time and attention of IT professionals – from InformationWeek - 13 Oct 2016

Applications IT professionals who have yet to be convinced that API management could be useful need look no further than Google's plan to acquire Apigee, an API management platform. It's the latest in a string of similar offerings that highlight the importance of application programming interfaces in today's IT organisation. Follow this ... read more..

Computing Cloud & Infrastructure Review 2016 – from Computing.co.uk - 13 Oct 2016

Infrastructure Download Computing's latest research report. Follow this link ... read more..

Seven most important tech jobs needed for today's digital enterprise – from ZDNet - 13 Oct 2016

Management Strategy Development skills are more critical than ever to keep enterprises competitive, but roles increasingly require a dash of business savvy and leadership abilities as well. Follow this link ... read more..

Five-step guide for GDPR compliance – from Information Age - 13 Oct 2016

Policy At its core, the GDPR is about the rules companies must follow to ensure they are protecting personally identifiable information (PII) in good faith. If a business breaches that faith, then they have to pay stiff fines and penalties. Use this five-point plan to prepare your own systems to meet ... read more..

On-premise IT still the only way to run certain tasks – from ComputerWeekly.com - 13 Oct 2016

Infrastructure How to augment a public cloud strategy with on-premise IT by running workloads in a private cloud and bursting to the public cloud. Follow this link ... read more..

Gumtree CTO explains why giving digital teams freedom is reaping rewards – from V3.co.uk - 13 Oct 2016

Management Strategy Gumtree CTO Flemming Laugesen tells V3 why he coaches rather than dictates to his tech staff. Follow this link ... read more..

Brexit and the GDPR: what can UK businesses do now? – from SC Magazine - 13 Oct 2016

Policy While the result of the referendum in the UK to leave the EU was unexpected by commentators, Brexit isn't the disaster that some critics claim and for nimble companies, it provides some opportunities, says Jack Bedell-Pearce. Follow this link ... read more..

Six don'ts when leading big data projects – from TechRepublic - 13 Oct 2016

Applications Here's what not to do during big data projects to keep risks low and success rates high. Follow this link ... read more..

How wearables are transforming business – from IT Pro - 13 Oct 2016

Infrastructure The potential impact of wearables in businesses of all shapes and sizes should not be underestimated. Follow this link ... read more..

Do IT certifications really matter? – from InformationWeek - 13 Oct 2016

Management Strategy Technical certifications can advance careers and lead to better pay, but they're not a golden ticket to success. Follow this link ... read more..

Using analytics to align IT with the business – from Tech Pro Research - 13 Oct 2016

Policy Deciding where and how to invest IT resources is a tough and sometimes contentious process. Analytics tools can help determine strategic IT/business alignment with more practicality and less rancour. Follow this link ... read more..

Don't write off Jeremy Corbyn's Digital Democracy Manifesto – from Computerworld UK - 13 Oct 2016

Infrastructure Though detractors were quick to shout it down, Corbyn's manifesto has some promising proposals to unpick. Follow this link ... read more..

Where will the role of a CIO be in the next 12 months – from CIO - 13 Oct 2016

Management Strategy CIO UK discussed with CIOs on where they think the CIO role will be in the next 12 months with a shift in priorities. Follow this link ... read more..

What must businesses learn from the Yahoo data breach? – from Information Age - 13 Oct 2016

Policy This time it's Yahoo, but it is important that all businesses realise that they could be next. Follow this link ... read more..

iPhone 7 review – from V3.co.uk - 13 Oct 2016

Infrastructure Apple's new smartphone isn't a revolution, it just does things differently. Follow this link ... read more..

The evolving CISO: it’s not about IT – it’s about business – from Computing.co.uk - 13 Oct 2016

Management Strategy Vince Warrington, director, Protective Intelligence, explains why today's chief information security officer ultimately needs to know more about business than technology. Follow this link ... read more..

How IT departments can manage the security skills shortage – from InformationWeek - 13 Oct 2016

Policy A lack of skilled cyber security talent is putting organisations at risk. Which skills are in highest demand and how can IT managers secure the right people to protect their information? Follow this link ... read more..

Legal advice: what you need to know about Privacy Shield – from Computing.co.uk - 23 Sep 2016

Policy Dr Sachiko Scheuing, European privacy officer at Acxiom and co-chair of FEDMA, advises on the new EU-US Privacy Shield. Follow this link ... read more..

Free tool helps your IT team assess phishing risks – from TechRepublic - 23 Sep 2016

Applications Duo Insight lets IT teams run internal phishing simulations to identify potential security weaknesses and make the case for investing in stronger solutions and more user training. Follow this link ... read more..

Gartner reveals the top three emerging technologies from 2016 – from Information Age - 23 Sep 2016

Management Strategy Technology is advancing at such a rapid rate that businesses are almost being forced to embrace emerging technologies in order to stay competitive. Follow this link ... read more..

Digital transformation gives CIOs chance to be agents of change – from ComputerWeekly.com - 23 Sep 2016

Policy Whether it's the IoT, cloud, mobility, big data or analytics, there is always something new to grapple with. Attendees found out how to keep up at Cisco Live in Las Vegas. Follow this link ... read more..

Is it time to look at red teaming? – from SC Magazine - 23 Sep 2016

Infrastructure Mark Nicholls delves into the world of red teaming and explains why more companies are adopting this no holds barred approach to testing network security. Follow this link ... read more..

IT salary outlook 2017: starting pay on the rise – from InformationWeek - 23 Sep 2016

Management Strategy Starting salaries for IT professionals are expected to rise an average of 3.8% in 2017 compared with 2016. Find out which IT jobs are projected to see the greatest salary increases next year. Follow this link ... read more..

Lessons from high-profile IT failures – from Computerworld.com - 23 Sep 2016

Policy This summer's outages at Delta and Southwest have much to teach all of us in IT. Follow this link ... read more..

Guide to 5G – from IT Pro - 23 Sep 2016

Infrastructure What is 5G and why does it matter? Follow this link ... read more..

Three challenges for every CTO in 2016 – from CIO - 23 Sep 2016

Management Strategy CIO UK looks at the challenges a CTO faces in improving their business, building their own role and developing their own career. Follow this link ... read more..

Tech gets the Brexit blues as confidence slides – from ZDNet - 23 Sep 2016

Policy But will the UK's new government even care what the dotcom crowd thinks, anyway? Follow this link ... read more..

10 best iPhone apps for IT professionals – from Computerworld UK - 23 Sep 2016

Applications Computerworld UK reveals top iPhone apps for IT professionals. Follow this link ... read more..

The hidden dangers of 'bring your own body' – from Dark Reading - 23 Sep 2016

Infrastructure The use of biometric data is on the rise, causing new security risks that must be assessed and addressed. Follow this link ... read more..

 

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