Computer Weekly – 28 May 2013: The Ministry of Defence gets agile
In this week’s Computer Weekly, we find out how agile development is helping the UK Ministry of Defence deliver complex military software for the battlefield. The CIO of the Lotus Formula One team explains the importance of data analytics to winning races. We examine how the strategies of Indian IT services providers need to adapt to a changing outsourcing market. And we look at the IT innovation challenges facing financial services firms. Read the issue now.
Lifesaving software gets the agile treatment
How the Ministry of Defence used an agile development framework to manage the creation of a combat IT system for the British armed forces.
Big data analysis helps Lotus F1 race team make crucial decisions at high speed
Lotus F1 CIO Graeme Hackland talks about managing a winning strategy on the racetrack, adopting technology early and moving into the cloud
IT decision-makers in the City must face innovation demands
Finance firms need to overcome their fears of regulation if they are to innovate and IT must be ready to support them when they do, according to IT leaders from the financial services sector.
Indian IT services firms must evolve to prosper
Indian IT services firms need to reshape their businesses if they are to continue to grow at the rates experienced over the past decade, as traditional markets and service offerings reach maturity.
Buyer’s guide to mobile device management - -part two: Microsoft talks up Hyper-V and System Center
With Microsoft’s dominance of enterprise IT increasingly threatened by the growth of cloud, consumer technology and bring your own device (BYOD) strategies, the software giant is pushing harder with its own products for mobile device management.
BlackBerry to take messaging across multiple mobile platforms
In making the BBM messaging service available on iOS and Android, BlackBerry is acknowledging the changing mobile environment in which it has to compete.
Case study: Brake manufacturer combines BI and ERP for more agile reporting
When the IT department at European brake manufacturer Eurac gave an intern some free software to play with, it did not expect the result to be a new business intelligence (BI) dashboard across the company.
Byte Night 2013: Rain won’t stop play
Byte Night founder Ken Deeks hopes Friday 4 October will be one of the most monumental nights in the history of the IT charity sleep-out, with a fundraising target of £1m.
This week's issue is sponsored by AppSense.