Most of Iceland's cheap, sustainable energy is used by aluminium smelters, but the country's Landsvirkjun power company is now promoting other uses for it, including high-performance computing. Also read in this issue how IoT collaboration in Norway is reaching beyond industries such as mining and shipping to include fish farming.
Read about Luxembourg's aim to play a larger role in the rapidly growing global financial technology market. Also find out how a Siri-like digital assistant will automate the completion of government service requests in Estonia.
Computer Weekly's annual IT priorities survey was carried out before the arrival of Covid-19 disrupted business plans. It found that more than half of the IT leaders in the Benelux region expected budgets to be higher this year than last, and digital transformation was to be the main recipient of budget increases.
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Russian mobile operators are pooling their resources to help them overcome the technical challenges of creating 5G networks. Also read how Swedbank is rebuilding its anti-money laundering systems after a damning report, and how a public-private partnership in the Netherlands is helping to combat cyber fraudsters.
The European Central Bank has found that banks with the most IT expertise in the boardroom have better control in several IT risk categories, including fewer successful cyber attacks and less downtime of critical IT systems.