Why entrepreneurship is the only escape from AI-fuelled unemployment

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, predicts up to 15m people could lose their jobs due to AI. Society must adapt

Housing developer rolls out HCM to pave way for stock market listing

Bonava, which provides affordable and sustainable housing in Northern and Eastern Europe, rolled out HR technology in record time to meet a deadline to list on the Stockholm Stock Exchange

Security Think Tank: Strategise, prioritise, automate and use cloud to improve patching

How should organisations address the need to keep software up to date with security patches without it costing too much or being too labour intensive?

Côte banishes planning ‘pain and anguish’ from menu with Anaplan

Restaurant chain has replaced spreadsheets with Anaplan financial planning software as it seeks more strategic control over growth

Datacentre decisions: Converged vs hyper-converged infrastructure

Converged and hyper-converged infrastructure are ready-tested ways to put compute and storage into the datacentre. But which should you choose for your deployment?

MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor speaks about ‘expanding universe’ of BI

Co-founder and CEO of MicroStrategy takes the long view on business intelligence and sees its universe expanding with mobile technologies

Swedish fintech Klarna gains full banking licence

Swedish online payments provider Klarna becomes one of “the largest banks in Europe” after being granted an EU-wide banking licence by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority

Russian hackers traded thousands of UK officials’ credentials

Login credentials of tens of thousands of UK officials were traded online after a 2012 data breach at LinkedIn, an investigation has revealed

Virgin Media hit by second router security risk in two weeks

Virgin Media has been forced to act on a second security risk warning about its wireless routers in as many weeks

Cloud firm gets Infinidat hybrid flash to save £250,000 on storage

Brightsolid replaced EMC and NetApp storage with 1.2PB of Infinidat hybrid flash to help win council contract that saw local authority save £250,000 in yearly storage costs

Best of VMworld Awards 2017 nominations now open until 18 August

Read the criteria for the Best of VMworld Europe User Awards and find out how to submit your nomination

British Army draws on infrastructure refresh and automation to power DevOps drive

Army opens up about how a move to adopt a software-defined datacentre setup has helped DevOps to take hold in the organisation

Most SAP users plan to stick with older ERP due to costly Hana migration

Survey finds many SAP users are considering augmenting their existing enterprise resource planning with cloud applications rather than go to S/4 Hana

UCAS reworks university admissions access with API

Over the next few years, the existing access to UCAS' systems will be switched off. Universities will need to use new APIs, powered by MuleSoft

IT glitch brings rail ticket machines down in the UK

A failure related to a single software and systems supplier meant thousands of commuters in the UK were unable to buy tickets

Some government departments lost up to 40% of IT contractors after IR35 changes

Differing approaches to IR35 tax reforms meant some Whitehall teams were harder hit than others by the changes introduced in April 2017

Insurance industry transformation will mirror travel sector through insurtech

Insurtech is gaining momentum, and companies in the sector of all sizes and ages can learn from startups

Red Hat launches open source hyper-converged infrastructure

Infrastructure bundles OS, hypervisor and storage software components from the open source distributor and is aimed at SMEs and remote office use cases

Voice biometrics still relatively unheard

Authentication system could help reduce UK fraud by making it hard for fraudsters to glean information from contact centres

Security Think Tank: Ad hoc patching is inadequate

How should organisations address the need to keep software up to date with security patches without it costing too much or being too labour intensive?

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