The dread of any IT manager is in making a significant purchase of hardware or software to then find that they are 'locked in' to one supplier. But analyst Clive Longbottom asks, is this still the case?
In this week's Computer Weekly, the Post Office IT scandal inquiry continues to reveal shocking details – we review the latest evidence. We examine progress of the roll-out of fast broadband across the UK. And as the Online Safety Bill returns to Parliament, we look at the arguments about how to keep the internet safe. Read the issue now.
In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to snack giant Mondelez, the owner of Cadbury, about how AI and data are transforming its business. SAP is increasing support costs for the first time in years – we assess the impact on customers. And a Ukrainian tech CEO tells us how his company kept going despite the Russian invasion. Read the issue now.
IT leaders are used to doing more with less, but the pandemic has forced many organisations to reassess whether the way processes have always been run, is optimal. With people having to work from home, many organisations have needed to automate previous manual tasks, in order to remain operational.
In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the mingling of virtual and physical worlds and find positive applications and worrisome implications from augmented reality. We find out how to run a virtual hackathon during the pandemic – pizza still included. And we look at how to improve performance of your private cloud. Read the issue now.
In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the digital transformation of retailer Majestic Wines and find out how buying rival Naked Wines led to a cloud overhaul of the firm's IT. We look at the challenges for IT managers as they prepare for the end of Windows 7 support. And our buyer's guide discusses deep learning technology. Read the issue now.