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Data provides CIO with digital transformation insight

Digital modernisation programmes led by data aware executives are vital to success.


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C-suite career advice: Steele Arbeeny, SNP

How important are specific certifications? "Ultimately, I believe that experience is the best certification. But in the absence of experience, certifications can certainly help..."


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Chenosis: New Pan African API marketplace for developers

How MTN is providing a new Pan-African API aggregator marketplace for Developers to offer and consume API products from a single platform.


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CIO Spotlight: Roy Aston, Paysafe

What's the best career advice you ever received? “Think about your leadership shadow.”


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Schrems II: What you need to know

A case that began with a complaint about Facebook has snowballed to become a major data protection headache.


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From Feynman to the freezing: the history of quantum computing

An in-depth exploration of the history of quantum computing, starting with Richard Feynman’s theoretical work in the 1960s and through to the plans for commercial applications being made today.


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News roundup: AWS suffers outage, Salesforce eyes Slack, and the UK doubles down against Huawei

A roundup of this week's tech news, including a major AWS outage, a huge Salesforce/Slack acquisition rumour, and some major layoffs at IBM.


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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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Secret CSO: Gerald Beuchelt, LogMeIn

What do you feel is the most important aspect of your job? “In my role, I value excellent communication between team members, partners, customers, and other stakeholders.”


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Parallel universe: how digital twins will populate the planet

Digital twin technologies are typically categorised into machine-only representations of devices working inside the Internet of Things (IoT), but we can also create digital versions of work processes, departmental functions and even...


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CTO Sessions: Boris Penck, Productsup

Are there any technologies which you think are overhyped? “’Smart Home’ and all voice-based assistants. They’re not smart enough yet…”


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How has coronavirus affected Indian outsourcing?

The effects of the lockdown on Indian outsourcing and the knock-on effect for the country's IT market.


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C-suite career advice: Joe DosSantos, Qlik

What are the three skills or abilities you look for in prospective candidates? “I look for critical thinking skills, communication skills and problem-solving ability.”


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Chinese chip making: is this the Dreadnought moment?

China is making efforts to build a chipmaking industry of its own. Can it be done?


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CIO Spotlight: Antoine Boatwright, Go Instore

Looking back with 20:20 hindsight, what would you have done differently? “Not much. Failure is part of the learning process.”