In April 2017, the Swedish capital Stockholm was the scene of a terrorist attack which saw a truck used as a weapon on a pedestrianised street. It left five people dead and 14 seriously injured.
Inside this report, read more about the findings from the 2022 TechTarget/Computer Weekly's IT priorities study, as well as insights on how ANZ enterprises are directing their IT investments and what are the main observations and trends for Australia and New Zealand in 2022.
The Middle East faces fierce competition for IT professionals with the right skills, so it is so worrying that the region's women are so underrepresented in the IT community. In fact over quarter of businesses in the Middle East have no women in their IT departments, according to Computer Weekly's Salary Survey.
It's not just the countries of the Middle East that have a plan when it comes to digital transformation. Private businesses are also overhauling their systems. One such company is the automotive division of Saudi Arabia's Abdul Latif Jameel Company (ALJC), which has completed one of the biggest SAP projects ever undertaken in the auto sector.
It's hardly surprising that the Netherlands is pioneering smart cities. The tech-savvy nation is already planning to have a digital port in Rotterdam with automated ships. Now, according to one Dutch academic, "almost every Dutch municipality is doing something with smart technology".