Business Article Archive

  • This IBM paper explores the cloud-era technologies that are driving the move to SDN, the implications for the enterprise, and the exceptional business benefits when SDN is deployed holistically as part of a software defined environment (SDE).
  • IDC explores what drives buyers of managed services in the world of hybrid IT and considers some of the critical elements of service that providers must be able to deliver.
  • Motassim Thupsee, an IT Principal System Administrator, shares his thoughts on how digital leaders need to operate within the brave new world we find ourselves in.
  • At a time when Brexit has caused the pound to plunge to a 31-year low, it’s reassuring that Chancellor Philip Hammond left a place in his Autumn Statement for a £1 billion investment ‘in full-fibre broadband and trialling 5G networks’.
  • Whatever your views about the UK’s readiness to take advantage of its new position outside the EU, there are many aspects of our economy where UK PLC is already a leading global brand: language, literature, music, television and the arts are among them but what about our role in education?
  • Dr John McManus MBCS discusses stakeholder management, including the meeting and managing of their expectations in an ethical and business-like way.
  • Nicholas D. Evans explores four strategic technology trends CIOs need to embrace when planning for the year ahead.
  • October 2016 saw BCS running its latest IT Impact event ‘Shining the light on post-Brexit Britain’. It emerged that, if anything, the opportunities and issues which have arisen from the recent vote to leave the European Union are those the UK should be addressing anyway.
  • Stuart Clarke, Information Technology Security Officer, Hampshire Constabulary and Thames Valley Police, confirms that dealing with the insider threat is a tricky business, one that involves a number of technical measures.
  • Jamie Randall, founder of The Friendly Nerd and Technical Director of the IASME Consortium, argues that we need to give organisations the right kind of skills to prevent data breaches.

Arabian Computer News

Business analysis: the catalyst for business change
The business analyst is emerging as a force for change, bridging the traditional gap between IT and business, writes Erik Bernsten, Regional Director, Middle East, BCS The Chartered Institute for IT.
Taken from Arabian Computer News (November 2013).