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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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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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Engineered data maps out your business' future

Collecting data provides little value if it is not engineered into insight that can allow business navigation.

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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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Technology lens theory will colour-code new views of IT stack

With key technology groups and platform sub-sectors now working inside co-related tightly integrated groups, can we work with the notion of colour-coded ‘lenses’ that help coalesce new and emerging tools to provide computing power...

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Hybrid working: what to expect in 2022

As we look ahead to 2022 and the 'new normal' necessitated by the pandemic, what can we expect in a hybrid working world? Nick Offin, Head of Sales, Marketing & Operations at Dynabook Northern Europe explores five predictions of where...

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2022: A bluffers’ guide to what may happen in technology

It’s easy to predict the future at a time of flux in technology, geopolitics, climate crisis. It’s just that you’re likely to be wrong.

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2021 shows the exciting future tech has in 2022

2021 year in review shows more positives than negatives for the business and technology leadership community.

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Sustainability in the tech industry: The hidden problem and how to tackle it

Businesses are constantly innovating towards a better tomorrow—to compete, win customers, and expand into new territories. However, to exist and grow in tomorrow’s world, organisations must adopt sustainability. Priyanka Roy,...

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Tech budgets continue to rise: Digital Leadership survey

Harvey Nash's annual survey goes digital, finds budgets and demand are on the increase as CIOs and CTOs worry about access to skills, mental health, but diversity remains poor.

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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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Smashing departmental silos

Siloed working, where departments aren't joined up in their approach, remains an issue in many organisations. What needs to be done to bring these barriers down?

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Three ways we may bounce back in 2021 (and why tech wins in all of them)

As the world looks to life after COVID-19, we look at three possible scenarios as to how organisations might bounce back in 2021, and the role technology will play in each.

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The rise of democratised, productised & operationalised IT

Technology vendors are fond of slathering on layers of value-add functionality to their products in an attempt to make them more accessible, flexible and useable - is the rise of democratised, productised and operationalised...

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The myth behind the dream of ‘composable’ business

Popularised by technology analysts, business futurists and cloud computing evangelists, the concept of composable business is meant to convey a notion of operational interchangeability in the face of extreme change - so is there...

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Covid-19: the catalyst to safeguarding long-term business resilience

When balancing the continued volatility of today’s business landscape with the continued commitment to plan and build for the future, how do businesses achieve a steady-state of resiliency after COVID-19?

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Teach technology impact to all

Technology education has to be for each and every pupil, not just those that will craft IT, which in turn will benefit CIOs, organisations and society.

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How tech has supported developing countries during the coronavirus pandemic

Developing countries have faced enormous challenges in responding to the coronavirus pandemic, but technology has supported them in a variety of ways.

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