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.
Countries in the Middle East see technology as an industry of the future and are investing heavily in the sector as part of their economic diversification plans. Read in this issue how the latest development will see a $60m venture capital fund, based in Bahrain, invest in 120 early-stage startups across the Middle East region.
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.
German investment banking giant Deutsche Bank is opening a division focused on innovation as part of its plan to digitise all business operations. Read more details in this edition of CW Europe.
IT vendor risk management (IT VRM) software provides solutions to manage and automate the vendor risk management life cycle, address third-party risk and meet regulatory compliance. This Gartner Magic Quadrant Report provides an overview of the IT VRM market and a comprehensive evaluation of the top offerings – read on to get started.
Inside this report, read more about the findings from the 2022 TechTarget/Computer Weekly's IT priorities study, as well as insights on how Indian enterprises are directing their IT investments and what are the main observations and trends for India in 2022.
Sweden's Handelsbanken is cutting its branch network by nearly half, which means more money will be invested in IT. But it's not just Sweden and the Nordics – banks across the world are watching the fintech industry demonstrate to consumers what banking can be like if the right technology is in place.