In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to the Chancellor of the Exchequer about his plans to support innovation and growth in the UK tech sector. Composable IT is the latest trend in building software to support business change. And Halfords built its own service management software – and now is selling it to other retailers. Read the issue now.
Research from Computer Weekly has revealed that across Europe, there appears to be no consensus on where IT budgets will be spent over the next year. But what is clear is that total budgets are expected to rise. But where will the money go?
In this e-guide, we look at Finland and how state investment is being used in a milestone project involving public and private sector organisations to understand the applications of the technology. And we hear how Spanish bank BBVA is examining the complex financial problems that could be solved by quantum computing.
Read about Luxembourg's aim to play a larger role in the rapidly growing global financial technology market. Also find out how a Siri-like digital assistant will automate the completion of government service requests in Estonia.
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.