Need for speed in data analysis

Consumers increasingly expect companies to anticipate their needs, preferences and buying habits and, as John Lamb reports, big data holds the key. But speed of response in analysing data can provide a critical edge

Breaking down Big Data Silos

Big data is getting huge amounts of hype. However, many enterprises have evolved their technology systems at their own pace and have still remained in business. So is the urgency to embrace big data justified? Here’s a reality check from CDG director Oren Taylor

Changing face of technology


New trends in technology offer medium-sized businesses huge advantages if handled correctly, says Mark Starkey, managing director of Logicalis, the IT solutions and managed services provider

Changing role of the CIO

The traditional role of the chief information officer is disappearing as digital technology and outsourced services transform IT, writes Tom Brewster

Understand the cloud ecosystem

How the cloud works and interacts with other technology as an IT “community” can be confusing, unless you read John Lamb’s jargon buster

From IT builder to service broker

The modern chief information officer needs to focus attention on finding new ways to add value to the business, says Dave Allen, NetApp vice president for Northern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and general manager for UK & Ireland

Direct access with cloud exchange

Equinix delivers direct access to the cloud ecosystem, says Sam Johnston, director of cloud and IT services

Public sector moves from offline to digital

Public sector services, from local councils to central government, are undergoing a revolution driven by digital technology and online delivery, as John Lamb reports