The digital revolution will inevitably create upsides and downsides, winners and losers. To mark ‘Responsible Business Week’, charity Business in the Community hosts a London-based event to explore what companies can do to ensure they make the right ethical choices – and why they should bother.
Experts are split over whether the balance of power is about to shift irrevocably from the US to Asia in terms of investment in European tech companies, or whether there is still a long way to go before US dominance wavers.
UK employers have mixed views on what impact uncertainty brought about by the Brexit referendum is having on the tech skills market.
In part two of a pair of articles on what cyber-threats are likely to look like within the space of only a couple of years, experts discuss how these challenges can best be addressed, with the key watchword here being “collaboration”.
According to a new report by the Information Security Forum, the digital-everything economy and fast-growing adoption of networked technologies such as the Internet of Things is creating a new raft of unprecedented new cyber-security threats. But are we all really going to hell in a handcart? Cath Everett talks to some experts.
Living Cities’ City Accelerator initiative is demonstrating just how valuable a data-driven approach to local government service delivery can be.
Tech professionals from ethnic minority backgrounds talk about the challenges that people face but also what potential employers can do to try and tackle them.
Enfield London Borough Council is half-way through a project to introduce IPSoft’s Amelia chatbot to act as a front end to digitised front line services.
Technology has the potential to be used as a force for social good. Cath Everett speaks to Disrupt Disability founder Rachael Wallach.
As her second example of technology being used as a force for social good, Cath Everett looks at the work of the UK National Holocaust Centre and Museum.
Technology can undoubtedly be used as a force for social good, and one organisation trying to facilitate that is the Nominet Trust.Cath Everett picks out three examples of best practice, beginning with The Level Market.
For the Internet of Things to make it into the mainstream, there is still an awful lot of work to be done. Top of the list is developing standards to tackle interoperability, security and privacy, but there are other more commercial considerations too.
Despite all the buzz around the Internet of Things and some interesting public sector use cases, it is still a very immature market. So just where is the IoT at in terms of development and where does its greatest potential lie?