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Tech start-ups are the solution to boosting economic growth in Africa

Africa is trailing behind the world in developing a knowledge-based, digital economy but governments can change this by supporting tech start-ups through incentives and investment in workforce skills, says the World Economic Forum.

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Is a low digital quotient holding your business back?

Jez Ward, Head of Advisory and Executive Cloud Advisor at Cloudreach, discusses how IT leaders can develop Digital Quotient within a business and provides a few tips on ways organisations can educate their workforce.

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CIOs take a business approach to technical debt

Technical debt is the responsibility of the entire organisation; CIOs and CTOs reveal how to build the business case

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Heading for stressful times? Here’s how to get ahead of them

The current economic situation is looking precarious. The impact of events like the pandemic and the war in Ukraine are affecting markets, and has led to predictions of recession. How can IT teams plan ahead for these kinds of trends...

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What’s driving edge spending?

With 75% of organisations planning to boost their investments in edge computing in the next two years, we ask what’s spurring them to splash the cash and where and how will this money be spent…

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The future of partnerships: innovation meets scale in a digital and electric world

Today’s business leaders need to remember three key elements to succeed with their digital transformation initiatives.

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Couchbase CTO: IT change is a transformative business asset

Couchbase - a company known for its open source, distributed multi-model NoSQL document-oriented database software package optimised for interactive applications - shares its views on the transformative forces driving enterprises to...

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Europe plans for a digital economic recovery

Will €11 billion create a digital renaissance in Europe? Its leaders think so.

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Why CIOs need a complexity meter

With an existing software application and data services stack now being inter-married to new cloud services and a plethora of even newer low-code and no-code software functionalities, the C-suite IT team needs to formalise its measure...

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Women founders of Indian tech start-ups: On the long road to equality

Female start-up founders in India refuse to be fazed by endless odds, as the ecosystem gears up to support them.

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Gartner: 12 strategic technology trends for executive leaders in 2022

With the past two years seeing rapid technological change, Arun Chandrasekaran, research vice president analyst at Gartner, outlines the 12 technology trends executive leaders should consider in 2022 to ensure growth, greater...

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How would you reconfigure the TechSector machine?

Imagine if the IT industry was containerised into a smart device and you had to change the default male pale ‘herdware' settings. What values would you change to convert it to Egalitarian Settings?

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The hottest new recruits in 2022? AI bots

Contrary to initial fears, the digital era has created more jobs than it has replaced and now it’s up to intelligent content assistants to fill the gaps. With the talent shortage even more acute following the pandemic, John Bates, the...

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Technology jobs link for Ukrainians created by CIO groups

CIO networks leap into action to connect displaced Ukrainian technologists with work opportunities

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Tracking the revolution: Africa’s 4IR adoption

The pandemic has accelerated the growth of Africa’s digital sector but it’s a long way from the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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International Women’s Day 2022: Accelerating action, breaking bias, creating change

Whilst women account for 48% of the global workforce, they remain significantly outnumbered in the technology industry - only 26% of jobs in computer-related sectors are occupied by women and just 27.1% of managers and leaders in the...

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How will companies manage skills gaps?

More money? More training? More contractors? How are businesses going to cope with the tech skills crisis?

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Patch management - what should your priorities be?

We have had patching in place for years, so why is it not getting easier? Tom Bridge, Principal Product Manager, JumpCloud discusses why patching is still such an issue for IT teams - and how to get it right.

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