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Half of UK CIOs fear IT talent scarcity post-Brexit

As UK firms wrangle with uncertainty caused by Brexit delays, CIOs fear that a dearth of tech talent is on the horizon Over half of UK business leaders are anxious about Brexit’s impact on their IT workforce, according to a report released today by Barclaycard. 51 per cent of UK CIOs are concerned that they… Read More


Government data centre management roles in decline, Gartner says

The transition to digital government and embracing of cloud services spells the decline of data centre management roles, according to analyst house Gartner Digital transformation of government is gaining momentum. And according to Gartner, this will lead to a radical reshaping of the government IT workforce. By 2023 it says, 50 percent of government IT… Read More


MWC Day Two: Smart city set-top boxes, 5G ambulances, ATT/Azure get cosy

We pick out our favourite stories and announcements from day two of MWC. Click here to read yesterday’s recap. Catalonia gov’t unveils 5G ambulances What it is: An emergency vehicle fit with 5G connectivity capable of speeds of up to 5Gbps. Why it matters: You may have been sold 5G on the promise of superfast HD movie… Read More


Digital Transformation is over, all hail the post-digital age

The enterprise’s relationship with digital technologies is entering an entirely new phase, where simply “doing digital” doesn’t cut it, says Accenture Just when you start getting bored of one neologism, another comes along and takes its place, or least that is what Accenture will hope, after it released a report yesterday proclaiming the start of a… Read More


Global IT spend to top £2.9 trillion this year

Despite economic uncertainty, Brexit and the US-China trade war, IT spending expected to grow again in 2019 Growing demand for cloud services and IoT devices is expected to fuel a 3.2 percent increase in worldwide IT spend, taking total spending to £2.9 trillion in 2019. Today’s figures come from analyst house Gartner, which analysed thousands… Read More


UK tech sector growth hits three year low, says KPMG

Brexit and US-China trade war blamed for loss of momentum in Q4 2018 While the UK tech industry is withstanding the worst effects of an adverse economic climate, escalating political uncertainty and global trade frictions are beginning to bite the buoyant sector, according to KPMG. In Q4 2018 the UK tech industry scored 52.4 on KPMG’s UK Tech… Read More


Half of retail CXOs have data trust issues

Survey of Retail C-Suite reveals retailers do not have a single source of truth for data or the workforce to derive insights Despite growing investment in AI and edge technologies retailers are struggling with core digital transformation challenges such as data visibility and provenance, according to a survey of retail CXOs released today. JDA and… Read More



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