The results of our 2019 IT Priorities survey are in, and they show the good news that IT budgets are rising faster than they have for many years. Cloud remains the top spending priority for this year, but IT automation is growing fast as a major investment area.
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.
With technology always changing, it can feel like an impossible feat to keep up – we speak to experts about how the channel handles rapid change and the pressure this places on partners to meet customer expectations. Also read about major themes of the market and how the topic of return on investments needs to stretch beyond economics
In this week's Computer Weekly, IBM is splitting in two, hiving off its services business to focus on hybrid cloud – we examine what it means for CIOs. Our new buyer's guide looks at how intelligent workload management can cut cloud complexity. And we analyse how getting backup right can help tackle ransomware threats. Read the issue now.
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.
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.
Finland is preparing for a future where it could rely on flying drone technology. Read about its plans in this issue. Also find out how a PhD student in the Netherlands is helping to detect hidden messages on the internet by using steganography.