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Flying cars is about convergence

Flying cars is about convergence

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UK lags behind US and Germany in digital transformation, attitudes to failure are failing the the need for agile, but change could be in the air

UK lags behind US and Germany in digital transformation, attitudes to failure are failing the the need for agile, but change could be in the air

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People Moves
Alteryx appoints chief data and analytics officer

Alteryx appoints chief data and analytics officer

8 May 2019 / The rise of the chief data and analytics officer Alteryx has announced that Alan Jacobson, [...]

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AVEVA and Cognizant expand R&D partnership to build next-gen industrial software

AVEVA and Cognizant expand R&D partnership to build next-gen industrial software

7 May 2019 / The deal, which the companies describe as multi-year, multi-million-dollar deal, will help customers modernise and [...]

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People Moves
Neil Smith joins Napier as COO and CFO

Neil Smith joins Napier as COO and CFO

1 May 2019 / Napier, formerly Fortytwo Data, has appointed Neil Smith as its new chief operating and financial officer. This [...]

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People Moves
Sage appoints Aaron Harris as chief technology officer

Sage appoints Aaron Harris as chief technology officer

25 April 2019 / Sage, the cloud business management solutions company, has appointed Aaron Harris as chief technology officer [...]

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People Moves
Alation appoints first chief data officer

Alation appoints first chief data officer

12 April 2019 / Aaron Kalb, the co-founder of Alation, has been appointed as the company’s first chief data [...]

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Lush drops social media: Bold move, PR stunt or has it shot its own foot?

Lush drops social media: Bold move, PR stunt or has it shot its own foot?

11 April 2019 / “If you are tired of algorithms you are tired of life,” or so said machine [...]

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People Moves
SailPoint appoints Charles Poff as CISO

SailPoint appoints Charles Poff as CISO

11 April 2019 / In Charles Poff’s role as CISO, he will be responsible for the overall security of [...]

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Major Contracts
Confluent and Google Cloud announce strategic partnership for workload streaming

Confluent and Google Cloud announce strategic partnership for workload streaming

10 April 2019 / Confluent, the enterprise event streaming platform, has announced a partnership with Google Cloud. Together, they [...]

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People Moves
6point6 Group appoints cyber security director

6point6 Group appoints cyber security director

2 April 2019 / In the last seven years, 6point6 has grown significantly. Its cyber business unit has been [...]

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People Moves
Mastek strengthens executive leadership with Dennis Badman

Mastek strengthens executive leadership with Dennis Badman

29 March 2019 / Mastek, the enterprise digital transformation provider has today announced the appointment of Dennis Badman as [...]

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People Moves
Crossword appoints Dr Robert Coles as Chair of its new Advisory Board

Crossword appoints Dr Robert Coles as Chair of its new Advisory Board

19 March 2019 / Crossword Cybersecurity plc, the cyber security firm, has today announced the appointment on a new [...]

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The City & Wall Street
New research finds business intelligence tech leads to 24% higher revenue

New research finds business intelligence tech leads to 24% higher revenue

14 March 2019 / The Tech Impact ’19 report from IQBlade, which analyses the UK’s fastest growing companies and [...]

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Major Contracts
Nationwide deploys SAS analytics to improve customer experience

Nationwide deploys SAS analytics to improve customer experience

11 March 2019 / Analytics frontrunner SAS is helping Nationwide, the world’s largest building society, to analyse customer interactions [...]

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People Moves
Badi expands management team with new hire from Google

Badi expands management team with new hire from Google

6 March 2019 / Badi, the AI-driven room rental marketplace has announced its latest senior hire. Miguel Andrés, formerly [...]

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People Moves
Gumtree announces new tech hires

Gumtree announces new tech hires

5 March 2019 / Gumtree has announced two new senior hires to strengthen its growing technology team. Arman Abbasi [...]

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People Moves
Trifacta appoints analytics and technology leader, Paul Roberts

Trifacta appoints analytics and technology leader, Paul Roberts

4 March 2019 / Paul Roberts brings over 20 years of experience in leadership and operational management in both [...]

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Releases & Updates
Wipro announce cyber security service with Microsoft security capabilities

Wipro announce cyber security service with Microsoft security capabilities

27 February 2019 / Wipro Limited, the information technology, consulting and business process services company, has announced the expansion [...]

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People Moves
CFC appoints former group CTO of Hiscox, Jonathan Fletcher

CFC appoints former group CTO of Hiscox, Jonathan Fletcher

25 February 2019 / As CTO, Fletcher will oversee CFC‘s technology and infrastructure strategy and lead the company’s development and [...]

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Major Contracts
Inmarsat and Microsoft Azure IoT deliver cloud services via satellite

Inmarsat and Microsoft Azure IoT deliver cloud services via satellite

25 February 2019 / Inmarsat, the mobile satellite communications services company has entered into a collaboration agreement with Microsoft. [...]

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Signavio and Xeelo join Blue Prism’s new affiliate Technology Alliance Partnerships

Signavio and Xeelo join Blue Prism’s new affiliate Technology Alliance Partnerships

19 February 2019 / RPA company Blue Prism has announced the addition of Xeelo, the zero-code digital operations platform, and [...]

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Major Contracts
Audi appoints BBH and IBM to drive new digital brand experience

Audi appoints BBH and IBM to drive new digital brand experience

19 February 2019 / BBH and IBM iX were both selected by Audi UK to drive the automative manufacturer’s [...]

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People Moves
Akamai appoints Hans Nipshagen to drive EMEA channel strategy

Akamai appoints Hans Nipshagen to drive EMEA channel strategy

18 February 2019 / Today, varying network connectivity, device types, and screen sizes provide serious challenges to businesses looking [...]

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UK government takes on fake news and brands Facebook ‘digital gangsters’

UK government takes on fake news and brands Facebook ‘digital gangsters’

18 February 2019 / The Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Committee has published their final report on after an [...]

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