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  • ITSM Blog Avatar
    In the esoteric world of IT Service Management, that word ‘management’ is bandied around with such commonality that sometimes, its meaning becomes somewhat blurred, writes Noel Bruton. It follows the title of almost all ITSM’s conventional processes (release management, problem management etc.,) and in doing so, may confuse more than enlighten.
  • The robots are coming but are they really a threat or will they open doors to new skills and opportunities?
  • Project Eye has been chatting with a young (ish) IT professional who took time out to do a PhD. This analysed, in detail, the progress reports of a substantial software development which took place in an integrated enterprise business environment.
  • Very early in my career I worked with an IT manager who refused to use the term ‘the business’ in conversation, writes Elizabeth Harrin.
  • Paul Colmer
    Who'd of thought that a company that sells books in the late 90's would become a Cloud services power-house in the last 5 years. But that's exactly what Amazon has done.
  • Paul Fletcher
    I have been watching the Volkswagen situation unfold with a kind of morbid fascination. I'm going to start by saying that I'm not an automotive software engineer so can't comment on what the embedded software in a car's "black box" is capable of; nor do I want to get embroiled in the "twitstorm" that is much better handled by the regular media.
  • Zane Rebronja reports on opportunities that exist for skilled and business migrants from the UK in Melbourne and Victoria across the information and communication technologies industry.
  • People Looking At Screen
    It wasn’t so long ago that the UK's Further Education (FE) colleges came in for a bit of stick following a House of Lords report into the UK’s digital future.
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    I’d like to congratulate the BBC on Make it Digital and for the many contributions on radio and TV on the theme of intelligent machines. I was particularly pleased to hear discussions giving a variety of views on the ethics of intelligent machines and varied opinions on timescales to take lab evidence to real world application.
  • Paul Fletcher
    IT plays a massive part in all organisations today, and in society as a whole. That role extends far beyond the technology itself; business reputation rests on customer experience, and that experience is often underpinned by visible and invisible technology - whether it’s online secure shopping, banking or ensuring that logistics work efficiently. IT is behind it all.

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