Will drones deliver more than our shopping?

Business Logistics

Will drones deliver more than our shopping?

In the future, drones could be used as personal assistants, security patrollers and emergency responders - but there is a while until we get there.

Why businesses aren't abandoning mainframe computers just yet

IT & Systems Management

Why businesses aren't abandoning mainframe computers just yet

While mainframe computers certainly have their drawbacks, they remain a fundamental part of the daily operations of many organisations.

InfluxData puts a time stamp on the data deluge

Databases

InfluxData puts a time stamp on the data deluge

A Californian startup's time series database could be in the right place at the right time

News roundup: Entity list grows as US target 28 more Chinese-based organisations

News

News roundup: Entity list grows as US target 28 more Chinese-based organisations

A round up of this week's technology news including more additions to the entity list, Apple's Hong Kong problem, and fighting AI networks.

6 mindset traits of disruptive digital leaders

Leadership

6 mindset traits of disruptive digital leaders

Gartner Distinguished Research Vice President Graham Waller outlines the six mindset traits of disruptive digital leaders.

Secret CSO: Mark Houpt, DataBank

Careers

Secret CSO: Mark Houpt, DataBank

What metrics or KPIs do you use to measure security effectiveness? "We are a customer-facing, private equity company so anything related to a customer is a KPI..."...

How UK's tech sector can support mental health in the workplace

Workforce Planning and Management

How UK's tech sector can support mental health in the workplace

On World Mental Health Day, tech experts share their advice on looking pushing forward better mental health for employees.

Digital Eyes on Milan: More to see than J-Lo's New Dress

Business Management

Digital Eyes on Milan: More to see than J-Lo's New Dress

Milan has recently been in the headlines thanks to Versace and Jennifer Lopez - but others are seeing Europe's third biggest city economy in a different light, as...

CTO Sessions: James Mason, MUSO

Careers

CTO Sessions: James Mason, MUSO

What is the biggest issue that you're helping customers with at the moment? At MUSO we're helping our clients better understand the piracy audience, to help them...

The growing importance of tech's regional labs

Business Management

The growing importance of tech's regional labs

Why regional innovation labs are becoming tech's must-have promotional accessories.

C-suite career advice: Howard Dickel, Step5 Group

Careers

C-suite career advice: Howard Dickel, Step5 Group

Do you think it is better to have technical or business skills - or a mix of both? "Technology is now an integral part of any organisation and the ability to provide...

Six companies aiming to close the tech gender gap

Human Resources

Six companies aiming to close the tech gender gap

Closing the gender gap in tech won't be easy, but these organisations are certainly proving it's possible.

CIO Spotlight: Michael Cantor, Park Place Technologies

Careers

CIO Spotlight: Michael Cantor, Park Place Technologies

What does good culture fit look like in your organisation? "There's [...] a willingness to go hands-on when necessary. No one will hesitate to step into any role..."...

The love and the lament: Percona CEO details state of open source data

Open Source

The love and the lament: Percona CEO details state of open source data

Peter Zaitsev used Percona's most recent conference keynote to discuss the open source data arena.

The three headwinds facing HP

Business Management

The three headwinds facing HP

The Silicon Valley pioneer is making layoffs as diverse factors plague it.

CIOs can lead business tech reskilling

Leadership

CIOs can lead business tech reskilling

Business technology leaders should learn from the troubles of Thomas Cook and ensure that everyone in the business is developing technology skills

Poll

Do you think your smartphone is making you a workaholic?