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Why and when CTOs should bring in external skills

Despite many organisations retiring their legacy IT systems, finding new answers to ongoing challenges and forging their way ahead for the digital future, it can sometimes feel like every avenue has been explored and nothing is...

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Debunking digital transformation and emphasising the employee experience

Research reveals that most digital transformation strategies fail, primarily because the employee experience and productivity is overlooked. Can a more people-centric approach improve digital transformation efforts?

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Streaming gives opera a new stage

Hit hard by the pandemic, streaming is a lifeline for the arts, but requires technology infrastructure investment.

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Estonia tech sector further widens e-services scope

The former Soviet nation of Estonia has celebrated its 30-year restoration of independence anniversary in 2021 and has done so with a digitally-empowered economy where government e-services outpace and outshine many (if not most) of...

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Delivering on the post-pandemic promise

A story is vital, but it is not the outcome. As leaders face a new wave of challenges in the wake of Covid-19, realistic delivery will be vital.

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How can we make enterprise technology more people friendly?

Research shows that enterprises exert a powerful influence on the way society behaves. So how can they use their technology less Zuckerberg and more sociable?

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AI faces its biggest ‘decision’ yet

Artificial Intelligence and its ability to perform different strains of Machine Learning functions is arriving at the point where it will need to make the biggest ‘decision’ of its life so far - can learning itself be automated to be...

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Northern Ireland’s tech sector set to grow, so it does

Northern Ireland is not most people’s idea of the next IT hub about to shine and flourish, but some of the region’s tech roots run deep... and there are new shoots of Shamrock-green development too - the road to Silicon Causeway...

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Metadata gold: Why metadata is the critical underpinning of business

Data is a powerful tool, especially in business. Despite this, and the benefits it can bring, not many business leaders are familiar with data’s counterpart, metadata, and its usefulness. By understanding metadata and adopting a...

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Farmula: Creating B2B digital infrastructure to connect farmers to buyers in Africa

How a Nigerian agri-tech startup is creating a B2B digital infrastructure that allows farmers and customers to directly interact, driving up margins on both ends.

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MediaCity Mauritius: Developing the first integrated, international hub for the media and creative industries in Africa

How a media startup is opening a gateway to Africa by creating world-class infrastructure and technology for the creative industry.

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What wildebeest can teach us about cloud migration

Deaths aside, going to the Public Cloud is as easy and painless as a wildebeest migration across the Serengeti.

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Low-code bids to elevate customer relationship management

Are there are any depths to which low-code software application development cannot reach… and should that actually be heights? Among the principle practices within information technology potentially about to grow its usage of low-code...

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Vietnam - in pole position to be tech outsourcing leader

With new trade deals in place and big investments in education, CIOs and CTOs may want to consider Vietnam for digital development.

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News roundup: EU plans for digital wallet, semiconductor makers experience record growth, and LG closes down mobile payments business

A roundup of this week’s technology news, including EU plans for a digital wallet, record growth in the chipmaking industry, LG’s plans to close down its mobile payments business, and more.

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UK organisations are facing tension between short-term needs and long-term digital transformation goals

How recent events have impacted digital transformation in the UK, and the steps business leaders can take to overcome existing barriers to innovation

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Why software stability is the new agility mutability capability

In the changeable, portable, infinitesimally mutable world of cloud computing, technology managers need to know the operational state of their IT estate down to an exacting level of detail -- without software stability, C-suite tech...

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Closing the charity sector's digital skills gap

Many charities have been constrained by a lack of digital skills and strategy. However, as with other industries, the pandemic has accelerated digital transformation within the non-profit sector. Has this helped, or potentially caused...

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