Meta's plan for a hyperscale datacentre in the Netherlands which was to serve the metaverse world has been halted following a campaign by environmentalists and the Dutch parliament's call for the government to do everything in its power to stop the facility being built. Read about it in this issue of CW Benelux.
Recent research revealed the increasing importance of IoT in industrial applications, predicting that investment in IoT will soon overtake main technologies such as cloud computing, big data analytics and next-generation security. In this infographic, we selected 11 options for learning about IoT, from introductory to advanced levels.
The IT skills gap in the Netherlands could be about to narrow as more women take up jobs in the sector. Figures from last year revealed that the number of female ICT professionals grew by 6.5%, while the number of male ICT professionals increased by only 1.7%. Read more about it in this issue.
In this week's Computer Weekly, two years after the Kalifa report laid out a roadmap for continued fintech sector growth, UK entrepreneurs and startups are worried about the lack of progress. We look at the top tech trends in retail and find out which companies are leading the way. And we examine six ways to slash IT emissions. Read the issue now.
In the IT job market, one of the best ways for job seekers to stand out from the rest of the crowd is to have a certification under their belt. An IT certification is a standardized way to prove a person has a certain level of knowledge and ability within a specific domain of IT expertise. Here are 15 top IT certifications to boost your career.
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In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the role of green tech in helping businesses contribute to the government's 2050 net-zero targets. We also talk to Spotify about the importance of open source for the music streaming service and how hybrid working is evolving as the post-pandemic workplace continues to change. Read the issue now.
Despite gloomy economic conditions worldwide, IT leaders in EMEA expect budgets to increase this year, according to TechTarget/Computer Weekly's IT Priorities survey. We also look at how health authorities in the UAE are modernising healthcare services, how Finland and Estonia are sharing expertise, and how the Dutch government is addressing bias.
In this week's Computer Weekly, we announce our annual list of the Most Influential Women in UK Technology, and talk to this year's winner, Stemettes CEO and diversity campaigner Anne-Marie Imafidon. Meet our five Rising Stars and the latest entrants to our women in tech Hall of Fame. Read the issue now.
In this week's Computer Weekly, as the Met Police enhances its facial recognition capabilities, we examine the pros and cons of law enforcement use of the technology. Three in five IT professionals want a new job – is there a tech exodus in the industry? And we take an in-depth look at the growth of the Nordic datacentre sector. Read the issue now.