Topical News

This page is where you will find a list of technology awareness news blogs, including technology trending updates.

CISO moves to the top table

The CISO moves from the basement to the boardroom Five to ten years ago, the C-suite really didn't have a relationship or a dialogue with the information security team or CISO leader, that's changing rapidly now that businesses rely so heavily on their on-line sales...

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Interim Consulting Demand

IT contractor demand at highest point for over a year The demand goes up as projects that were in a holding pattern prior to the Brexit kick off. Its never been a better time for IT Interim Consulting experts to top up those programmes needing rapid transition....

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How PMs succeed in procurement

How project managers can succeed with procurement management Procurement management is an area of increasing focus as more companies are outsourcing due to benefits that include cost savings, decreased administrative burden, increased efficiencies, and improved access...

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Microsoft Azure Hybrid Cloud

Microsoft Azure launches 3 new tools to speed migration to hybrid cloud and optimize deployment All of Microsoft's recent infrastructure initiatives point to making Azure easy to consume. Microsoft isn't forcing a single way to consume infrastructure, and is meeting...

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Website Hacking on the increase

Here are the top 6 ways websites get hacked, according to Google While 84% of webmasters who "apply for reconsideration" with Google were able to clean up their sites, the recent Google post has said, 61% were never alerted by Google that they had been hacked. So do...

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Bad Management affecting your business

How to avoid hiring bad managers If there's a standout department where attrition is inordinately high, this could point to a manager who isn't connecting well with his or her staff. Departments with troubled management also tend to show reduced rates of productivity,...

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Breaking bad news to stakeholders

8 steps to breaking bad news to difficult project stakeholders "Open Transparent communication is not easy and often creates a lot of unessessary stakeholder noice, but the right amopunt and style of communication will deliver great returns", states Craig Ashmole,...

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Cloud Migration done right

Lessons on How Juniper Networks made the switch in the cloud and what you can learn Its time for the CIO community to take notice of the benefits that some technology can bring their businesses. Take advantage of lessons learned from those that are ahead of the game....

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Is Interim Management Dead

Is the market changing the way that we engage and work with the use of Interim Management? In an age of business disruption, where there are no certainties - as macro forces combine to place intense pressure on organisations across the spectrum - there is a necessity...

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Is contracting the future

Is tech turning contract work into the future of employment? The big difference, is there's a shift towards work as a transaction versus a relationship. Not only do business want work done in small pieces, but a consuming audience wants to do that. Businesses are...

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Global Employers choose consultants

Over 70% of global employers now use contractors to help fill IT skills shortages Companies hired contractors most often for development solutions and infrastructure service, the report found — two areas in which the technical requirements shift rapidly and require...

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What happened to BYOD and CYOD

Whatever happened to BYOD and do we need to worry? If you ask an 18-year-old if a smartphone is a selling point of a job and they'll laugh at you. People are used to choice outside the workplace and they want choice in the enterprise. If you give people an iPhone,...

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Future is 5G mobility

5G is coming and it is the future of mobile In 5G, SDN/NFV concepts will be pushed much further, returning to the original value proposition, namely that of enabling true architectural innovation. In 5G, it will not simply be about virtualizing the network functions,...

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Cloud predictions 2016

IEEE predicts better-performing cheaper Cloud Services in 2016 No single trend stands alone — rather, they are all interwoven, with one fuelling the other. All of the trends interlock, 5G, Network Function Virtualisation, and Software Containers — many of them...

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10 common CIO pit falls

10 common mistakes CIOs can fall prey to There was a time when, upon being appointed CIO, the IT professional had reached the apex of their career. That time is passing. A new breed of CIO has been born, one for whom the word ‘Chief’ in their job title is more...

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CIOs benefiting from Interims

4 key objectives CIOs can benefit from using Interims to deliver less politics, and more action Interim skills are often used as a means to this end as a quick injection of high visibility change or transformation especially where a CIO has brought an interim in to...

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