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With the push to deliver Office and Windows as services, Microsoft subscriptions will be a reality in most IT departments one way or another. But not all organizations are good candidates for going all-in.
Microsoft will continually update Windows 10 rather than release another version going forw…READ MORE
It’s no longer Citrix and Microsoft vs. the world in the MAM market.
Not too long ago, Citrix was the only third-party vendor that could manage Microsoft Office 365 mobile apps, and all the other major players promoted native OS-level mobile application management (MAM) through membership in the …READ MORE
In a previous tutorial, we took a look at how to cherry-pick a commit on the current branch, but one of the ancillary questions that commonly arises is how to perform a git cherry-pick from another branch. The topic of how to git cherry-pick from another branch, along with what the result of such an…READ MORE
Q: Are You Spending Enough on Marketing?
A word problem for marketers
Let’s say the analysts who make market forecasts believe your category in the technology market will be $1B next year. Most markets that analysts cover are larger than that, but we will keep the example simple and our numb…READ MORE
An online training initiative promises to make information security accessible and understandable to journalists, confidential sources and whistleblowers.
Snowden’s revelations of the extent of UK and US state surveillance were a wake-up call to journalists, sources and whistleblowers to take i…READ MORE
Alfresco Software has updated its open source process automation, content management and information governance software.
The immodestly named Alfresco Insight Engine creates dashboard-style statistics and data trend reports that previously required what the company decries as more arduous and ti…READ MORE
It’s the bearded one’s 200th birthday this year. Much of the mainstream media has marked the occasion, including the Financial Times, that pre-eminent “capitalist” newspaper.
Why should Computer Weekly be any different? After all, one of our more distinguished alumni is Paul Mason, these …READ MORE
Each year, with the publication of A-level results, hundreds of thousands of school leavers embark on a journey that ultimately fuels the talent pool feeding the UK economy. Some argue that a generation brought up on the internet have different expectations of work than previous generations. But,…READ MORE
Michael Ringman, CIO at TELUS International, has a unique vantage point on artificial intelligence and how the technologies under the AI umbrella are developing. He’s helping build an artificial intelligence competency for TELUS’s customer contact center and for its IT services company, which suppo…READ MORE
Pivotal Software’s intention to go public once again draws attention to Dell Technologies’ ongoing efforts to pay down the mountain of debt incurred with its whopping $67 billion acquisition of EMC in October 2015.
Dell has attacked this problem from a number of angles, mainly the sale of softwar…READ MORE
The fintech sector in the North is a different shape to its London counterpart with a real shortage of startup businesses. But that doesn’t mean it does not have potential to grow.
While there are many companies in the broader Northern England fintech sector, doing IT for financial services, th…READ MORE
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How effectively is your organization investing in health data analytics? Find out why investing in data is critical for healthcare organizations in this week’s roundup.
1. Healthcare data analytics success grows when IT advises execs – Dave Bernard (SearchHealth…READ MORE
After yet another set of lacklustre earnings and with over 10,000 staff facing the axe, embattled BT CEO Gavin Patterson needed a quick win. Today’s launch of new consumer offerings from both BT and EE, along with a plan to converge its broadband and 4G networks seem, at face value, to give him tha…READ MORE
There have been some questions recently about how people should pass certification exams.
Taking the exams
The answer is pretty straightforward, use the product that the exam is on. Certification exams (I’ve only taken the Microsoft ones, but I’m sure the other vendors are similar) are build
Last week, the Government Digital Service (GDS) dedicated a whole day to talking about what it’s up to, at its first Sprint event in two years. About time too, many observers said, since GDS seemed to have gone to ground over the past six months, notable mostly for its silence even at a time when …READ MORE
On May 25, 2018, the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation will go into ________.
Affect is usually a verb, and it means to impact or change. Effect is usually a noun, an effect is the result of a change. However, there …READ MORE
For some time, my office PC had suffered from multimedia niggles. Some were relatively minor, such as Facebook and Twitter videos failing to play, but others were more problematic. For example, some work-related videos on YouTube would play, but others would not.
The straw that broke the camel’…READ MORE
It’s fairly easy to find stories sparking security and privacy concerns regarding a Google product or service — Search, Chrome, Android, AdSense and more — but if you watched or attended Google I/O, you might be convinced everything is fine.
On the first day of Google I/O, there were effectiv…READ MORE
EHR data can help healthcare providers identify which patients in a hospital were most likely to be prescribed opioids after discharge, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
According to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in 2016, more tha…READ MORE
French object storage specialist Scality recently raised $60m of funding, but what will that money go towards?
The company – most well-known for its RING object storage product – is in the middle of efforts to achieve “multi-cloud” operations, in which customers can operate within and bet…READ MORE