Quarter of SMEs say digital skills not important for business growth

Survey shows many smaller firms do not consider digital skills essential, but Federation of Small Businesses says talent recruitment can be a “nightmare”

GDS staff survey reveals concerns over leadership and evidence of bullying and harassment

Employee survey at Government Digital Service shows staff enjoy their work but have concerns about senior management – plus complaints over discrimination, bullying and harassment

Harnessing hybrid deployment

Computer Weekly explores how the success of hybrid deployment hinges on the network

Cloud-to-cloud backup: What it is and why you need it

Applications that run in the cloud are protected, but only so much. For full protection of data generated by cloud-based apps you need cloud-to-cloud backup

Code First Girls aims to teach 20,000 girls to code by 2020

Social enterprise Code First: Girls has launched a campaign with the aim of teaching 20,000 young women to code by 2020

Paul Coby to step down as John Lewis CIO

CIO of retailer John Lewis, Paul Coby, has announced he will be stepping down from his role in 2018, after almost seven years

Forging a new identity: IT underpins Openreach’s independence

Openreach chief technology and information officer Mark Lam discusses how IT is helping to forge a new and distinct identity for the network infrastructure business as it leaves the wider BT Group

UKtech50 2017 video: DWP chief digital and information officer, Mayank Prakash

The winner of UKtech50 2017, Mayank Prakash, heads up digital transformation at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

EU telecoms ministers set out 5G mobile network roadmap

Telecommunications ministers from across Europe have agreed on a joint roadmap that will govern the deployment of 5G mobile networks across the EU

Hortilux uses Mendix-powered application to digitise greenhouses

Grow light maker shifts from product to digitally enabled service to support greenhouse growers

How to attract investors for your enterprise software startup

Are you looking to find an investor for your enterprise software company? This expert advice explains what investors will be looking to find in an innovative software business seeking backing

Space organisation dumps NAS for object storage to gain space

Satellite Applications Catapult upgrade to 2PB of Cloudian object storage pays for itself in power and cooling savings as numerous legacy NAS boxes are replaced

Interview: Lee James, CTO, Rackspace

Lee James spent the early part of his career on the user side, deploying clouds and vSphere for his employers, before moving to the supplier side, first at Computacenter and now at Rackspace

Chief data officer role is key to business success, says Gartner

There’s a new chief in business, set to take on stewardship of the company’s data assets, research shows

Vodafone picks Huawei to underpin NFV and SDN roll-out

Mobile operator Vodafone will use Huawei’s FusionSphere Openstack platform to support its NFV and SDN ambitions

Giving machines a voice: what’s next for unified communications?

As Mitel closes its acquisition of ShoreTel, creating a new unified communications and collaboration powerhouse, CEO Rich McBee reveals what’s coming next in the sector

Cambridge University deploys Dropbox for file sync-and-share

Dropbox replaces numerous consumer file share products and bespoke connections as Cambridge audits 6,500 academics to roll out invisible collaboration for hundreds of use cases

UK startup turns to crowdfunding after EU funding put on hold due to Brexit uncertainty

A promising UK startup, which is developing an app in the car insurance sector, has turned to crowdsourcing after European Union funds were put on hold as a direct result of Brexit uncertainty

Battle hots up over next-gen networks

The arrival of SD-WAN technology effectively removed telcos’ lock-in for WAN services. We assess the current market

Executive interview: Antonio Neri, HPE

We speak to the man taking over from Meg Whitman as CEO of HPE about how he will continue the company's turnaround