In this week's Computer Weekly, we reveal our annual UKtech50 list of the most influential people in UK IT. We talk to this year's winner, HM Revenue & Customs CIO Jacky Wright about the challenges of government IT during Brexit. And we also examine the issues around upgrading SAP's ERP system to S/4 Hana. Read the issue now.
In this infographic, we take a look at the impact of the pandemic on IT purchasing in the UKI region and analyse the best marketing and sales approaches for prospect outreach on the new 'digital' normal.
With canal bridges, healthcare products, bicycles, ship components, buildings and even prosthetic body parts already in the scope of 3D printing, it's facinating to imagine how far the technology can go. Printing spaceships is no longer a fantasy. Read the issue now.
Faced with international sanctions and the departure of many global IT suppliers from Russia, companies there are seeking alternative, and sometimes illegal, routes to access IT products. Also read how new requirements are driving scientists and engineers in Europe back to the lab to start developing 6G technology.
As Estonia finalises the initial version of its government services digital assistant for launch, the man heading the project describes the birth of Bürokratt and beyond. Also read about Helsinki's role in a pan-EU project to introduce drone technology into emergency medical services.
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.
Litigators are circling as thousands of contractors realise that the 2017 roll-out of IR35 reforms to the public sector may have resulted in unlawful tax deductions – and the private sector could be next.