Computer Weekly – 30 April 2013: What’s next for mobile IT in the enterprise?
In this week’s Computer Weekly: BlackBerry and Windows have been the mainstay of corporate IT for years, but how do their latest releases stack up? We examine the user response to BB10 and Windows 8. Communications minister Ed Vaizey talks about broadband and 4G policy in the UK. We ask if Nationwide’s £1bn IT transformation can help increase competition in banking. And we look at the benefits of democratising data analytics by spreading big data across the business. Read the issue now.
Buyer’s guide to client computing – part one: Mixed feelings towards Windows 8 in enterprise
Microsoft has missed a trick or two in the heartland of its business but complex mobile working remains an issue for all in the tablet market.
Get started with BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10
In this guide to BB10, we examine what you need to know before upgrading an existing BlackBerry infrastructure to the latest mobile devices.
Interview: Ed Vaizey, minister for communications, on broadband, 4G and UK government policy
Government minister Ed Vaizey talks about the broadband progress, issues and controversies facing an increasingly digital Britain.
Democratising data analytics is better than a cadre of experts
The rise of the data scientist is a “reaction to hype” say experts. Companies would be better off turning to people who already know the business.
Nationwide banks on £1bn platform to win over high street customers
Nationwide’s £1bn IT transformation is beginning to show its benefit as the building society launches its latest current account in a bid for a bigger share of the UK retail banking customer base.
Risk management installed by stealth
News International CISO Amar Singh talks about the effective results of a risk-based approach and how it helps come budget time.
Case study: Sutton & East Surrey Water keeps the taps flowing with Google Maps
The utility company built a job allocation system to comply with local authority requirements, improve customer service and save costs.
Opinion: Putting the ‘I’ back into IT with data strategies big and small
The next big thing is information itself. Whether big data, unstructured data or open data, the emphasis is shifting to the ‘I’ in IT, writes David Moschella, global research director for the Leading Edge Forum.
This week's Computer Weekly is sponsored by Gartner.