Computer Weekly – 6 November 2012: The business benefits of 4G
In this week’s Computer Weekly, as the UK's first 4G mobile network goes live, we examine the benefits for business of superfast mobile connectivity. IT security suppliers say that cross-industry collaboration is needed – but can they actually work together? We take a look at the latest wireless networking technology, known as WiGig. And the final part of our buyer's guide to IT asset management explains how IT managers can cut licensing costs and negotiate better deals from suppliers. Read the issue now.
4G: What it means for businesses
As EE rolls out 4G connectivity across 11 cities in the UK, we examine the opportunities that faster mobile connectivity speeds can present for retailers and enterprises.
Collaboration is the most effective weapon in the IT security battle
McAfee is the latest information security supplier to admit that the challenges facing organisations are so great that it will take cross-industry collaboration to turn the tide. But can suppliers actually work together to make it happen?
Buyer's guide to IT asset management –part three: Manage your assets to cut costs and plan capacity
Compiling an inventory of the organisation’s IT estate can help CIOs rationalise licensing fees and better negotiate the IT services needed in the future.
Goodbye Wi-Fi, hello WiGig
Wireless networking based on Wi-Fi has been criticised for security issues and poor performance. Will the emerging WiGig standard become the wireless technology that enterprises need?
Case study: Johnston Press mobilises workforce by putting Salesforce CRM on iPads
The regional publisher is embracing mobile devices and cloud software on its journey to become a digital media company.
A small population and a pragmatic IT approach is the recipe for Welsh success
Gwyn Thomas, CIO of the Welsh Government talks about innovation through local cooperation and challenges in the nation’s future.
Opinion: The advantages of big data need to be understood to reap its rewards
The high proportion of respondents to a survey who admit they do not fully grasp big data or its benefits should cause alarm, writes Tony Lock, programme director at analyst Freeform Dynamics.
This week's Computer Weekly is sponsored by Intel and Gartner.