Three companies pioneering the internet of things

Companies and organisations in varied sectors are pioneering new and exciting business models to incorporate the internet of things

Launching businesses in the platform economy

From music to the news, taxis to merchandise and accommodation to food deliveries, platforms are at the apex of the economy

Design security in and keep the hackers out

Man sitting in front of computer

In an increasingly connected digital world, the opportunities for cyber crime are multiplying making security a central issue

Hybrid cloud: the best of both worlds

The cloud is soaring in popularity, yet a significant number of firms are sticking with an on-premises set-up to work alongside it, preferring a hybrid model which is now the dominant approach

Cloud at the core of disruptive business models

Cloud computing has reached a tipping point as buying IT on demand has moved to the core of technology provision with businesses using it to transform their operations

5 Unusual uses for cloud

We list five of the most unusual business uses for cloud from keeping animals fed and happy to bringing the written word to life

Make way for new outsourcing ecosystem

Kerry Hallard, Chief executive, National Outsourcing Association discusses the new technologies and business models transforming convention

Reputation and resilience in the business model

Looking through the risk lens to build reputation and resilience into the business model could help avoid or mitigate a corporate crisis