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What is formative AI and why should you care?

According to analyst firm Gartner, formative AI will help drive innovation over the next decade. But what exactly is it, and how can your business benefit?


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CIO Spotlight: Ed Diver, Digital Realty

What advice would you give to aspiring IT leaders? “Spend more time listening than you do talking…”


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Is 5G a calling for telco CIOs?

CIOs will play a vital role in delivering savings and changing operational methods as telcos roll out 5G and need capex for the infrastructure investment.


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News roundup: the US takes on Google in huge lawsuit

A roundup of this week’s tech news, including a huge US lawsuit against Google, more Russian election hacking, and a 4G network on the moon.


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Tibco acquires Information Builders to extend the end-to-end endgame

TIBCO announces agreement to acquire Information Builders, Inc.


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Back-up and running: How businesses can protect their data in a world full of risk

With the threat of a ransomware attack greater than ever, how can businesses protect their data as they prepare to return to the office?


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Secret CSO: Ross McKerchar, Sophos

What do you feel is the most important aspect of your job? “Undoubtably, the most important aspect of my job is finding, training and retaining smart and motivated people.”


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Nutanix Acropolis and VxRail: Which hyperconverged infrastructure solution is better?

IT Central Station users review two of the highest reviewed solutions in the hyperconverged infrastructure market – Nutanix Acropolis and VxRail.


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Don't fly-by-wire with AI until you know the controls

Software developers should approach Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven programming controls with zeal and cautionary awareness in equal measure; no AI should be engineered-in until a technician understands how and why it can deliver...


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CTO Sessions: Derek Knudsen, Alteryx

Looking back with 20:20 hindsight, what would you have done differently? "I think I would have moved into the open source movement a lot earlier in my career."


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Inspired by GDPR, here is how Brazil’s new data privacy law will work

What is Brazil's new data privacy law, and what do companies doing business in Brazil need to know about it?


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C-suite career advice: Kevin Kimber, Rimilia

What are the three skills or abilities you look for in prospective candidates? “The main thing I tend to look for might surprise you: softer skills.”


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Africa: A possible springboard for low orbit broadband

Does low-orbit satellite broadband networking have the potential to replace subsea cables and bring reliable internet to Africa's remote users?


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CIO Spotlight: Paul Johnson, Poly

Do you have a succession plan? “Absolutely. Ensuring that IT staff is growing in their careers while ensuring there’s an active plan to future proof leadership of the organisation is a key responsibility of the IT leader.”


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Technology’s big tradeoff: complexity vs. conformity

The multiplicity of clouds, databases, microservices and containers alongside the infinite variety of converged and divergent services that exist in the typical enterprise IT stack are spiraling in their complexity - how we manage and...