Business Skills

Covering the skills gap that continues to hold back numerous technology functions and the digital economy from their full potential, as well as news and analysis on IT training.

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Over a quarter of UK organisations employ freelancers for core tasks

Over a quarter of UK organisations employ freelancers for core tasks

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Going global: Finding the right talent to grow your business abroad

Going global: Finding the right talent to grow your business abroad

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Blockchain
Why should CTOs in the financial sector consider blockchain technology?

Why should CTOs in the financial sector consider blockchain technology?

19 June 2018 / Why do we need intermediaries in the financial sector? In the digital world, there is [...]

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Business Skills
Peter Ironside, KPMG: “CIOs need to be clearer on digital”

Peter Ironside, KPMG: “CIOs need to be clearer on digital”

6 June 2018 / Companies across the corporate spectrum are striving to implement digital strategies to drive up agility, [...]

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Business Skills
The changing role of the chief data officer

The changing role of the chief data officer

1 June 2018 / Chief data officers (CDOs) have been around for more than a decade, but the role [...]

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Business Skills
Why CIOs need to drive digital transformation

Why CIOs need to drive digital transformation

29 May 2018 / According to Gartner’s 2018 CEO survey, CIOs need to push executives towards digital change and [...]

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Business Skills
Is rapid innovation all it’s cracked up to be? CIOs warn against it…

Is rapid innovation all it’s cracked up to be? CIOs warn against it…

23 May 2018 / According to a survey by Dynatrace, 73% of 800 CIOs said that the need for [...]

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Business Skills
IT leader’s guide to National Work from Home Day

IT leader’s guide to National Work from Home Day

18 May 2018 / It’s National Work from Home Day and the home working trend is growing. The UK government [...]

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Business Skills
Hyperconverged infrastructure: what’s all the hype?

Hyperconverged infrastructure: what’s all the hype?

17 May 2018 / A cornerstone of today’s digital business is the constant growth of data. We have seen [...]

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Business Skills
How digital transformation is fostering a stronger CFO/CIO relationship

How digital transformation is fostering a stronger CFO/CIO relationship

16 May 2018 / The way businesses create value has changed significantly in the past few decades. This has [...]

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Business Skills
The comprehensive IT security guide for CIOs and CTOs

The comprehensive IT security guide for CIOs and CTOs

15 May 2018 / Introduction In the face of increasing cyber attacks and more complex, stringent data privacy laws, [...]

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Business Skills
How can CIOs help corporate digital transformation?

How can CIOs help corporate digital transformation?

14 May 2018 / Without constant learning and adapting, businesses risk becoming dinosaurs. The world, after all, is in [...]

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Business Skills
Q&A: Why software asset management is so often overlooked by CIOs

Q&A: Why software asset management is so often overlooked by CIOs

10 May 2018 / Why has software asset management (SAM) become a much-maligned ‘tick-box’ exercise? Despite the fact software [...]

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Business Skills
Bank of England CIO shares key to CIO success

Bank of England CIO shares key to CIO success

4 May 2018 / Information Age spoke to the CIO of The Bank of England – Rob Elsey – at today’s Cyber [...]

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Business Skills
Are CEO priorities shifting to embrace digital business?

Are CEO priorities shifting to embrace digital business?

1 May 2018 / Growth tops the list of CEO top business priorities in 2018 and 2019, according to [...]

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Business & Strategy
Five big tests facing your supply chain this year

Five big tests facing your supply chain this year

1 May 2018 / We are living in interesting times. Europe seems to have turned a corner on the [...]

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Business Skills
The CIO as a boardroom influencer

The CIO as a boardroom influencer

20 April 2018 / No department has undergone such profound change as IT. The platforms, the tools-of-the-trade and the [...]

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Business Skills
Handling a crisis when you aren’t under attack

Handling a crisis when you aren’t under attack

20 April 2018 / Traditionally, the mission of the CISO has been to convince the CEO of the capabilities [...]

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Business Skills
Being a CISO in a changing threat and regulatory landscape

Being a CISO in a changing threat and regulatory landscape

10 April 2018 / Cyber attacks, incoming regulations such as GDPR, and increasing reliance on data and cloud technology [...]

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Business Skills
10 reasons to shift your data buying to next generation data marketplaces

10 reasons to shift your data buying to next generation data marketplaces

10 April 2018 / Not so long ago, data buying was a laborious task – you’d buy lists of [...]

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Business Skills
How can CIOs harness software defined IT?

How can CIOs harness software defined IT?

6 April 2018 / Two years ago the industry was welcoming the era of software defined IT. Today, that [...]

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Business Skills
How smart procurement is helping CPOs navigate uncertainty

How smart procurement is helping CPOs navigate uncertainty

6 April 2018 / The responsibilities of the chief procurement officer (CPO) in 2018 are a far cry from [...]

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Business Skills
It’s time to be technology inclusive by taking colleagues on a digital journey

It’s time to be technology inclusive by taking colleagues on a digital journey

3 April 2018 / Think back to when you woke up this morning, what was the first thing you [...]

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Business & Strategy
The lack of digital skills at board level is hurting organisations

The lack of digital skills at board level is hurting organisations

3 April 2018 / A UK government report published in 2016 found that the digital skills gap is costing [...]

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Business & Strategy
Creating a balanced, effective workforce with diverse talent

Creating a balanced, effective workforce with diverse talent

3 April 2018 / When Prime Minister Theresa May was elected in July 2016, her opening mandate as she [...]

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