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Sony Pictures in turmoil

by Leo Waldock on 19.12.2014 16:52

You have to assume that Sony Pictures thought it was safe to make a comedy about North Korea.

Unfortunately, it seems, the North Koreans don't have a sense of humour when foreigners poke fun at their Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, especially wh...

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I have spent quite a lot of time this year trying to get behind the hype of big data and understand what it really means. The summary of my research is captured in our new publication Big data and analytics: what’s new? In it, we address three...

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For delegates who will be attending the webinar on 'Tip of the Week Live', presented by David Lyford-Smith on 9 December, you can follow David and practice after the webinar using the following spreadsheet which he will be using in the webinar.

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One thing certain in the world of IT is change. Changes in legislation determine some of this and the methods of working. Changes in hardware may not be such a big sea change but a big change can come with innovations in software and apps.

People ...

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In a rather political Autumn Statement today, the Chancellor managed to provide hope for some whilst promising to take back from others.

From a tech point of view, the major issue that was expected was the announcement of a 25% ‘diverted profits’ t...

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We met with the contributors to our Audit Insights: Cyber Security project yesterday to debate where the project might go next.

The latest report, launched at the end of October, highlighted a growing gap between the cyber capabilities of businesse...

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We took on a new client recently. On converting his data, he was found to be over 2 years behind - and the records were a bit of mess. How best to tackle this?
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The Labour Party published its review of digital government yesterday following a lengthy consultation process. The review was carried out by a team of experts and makes a raft of recommendations to the party as it develops its detailed manifesto in...

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I could murder a pint

by Leo Waldock on 26.11.2014 10:27
I am baffled by David Cameron and Malcolm Rifkind suggesting that Facebook should do more to monitor our message and communications to prevent terrorism. I simply cannot imagine how many hundreds or thousands of people would need to wade through mes...
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Clients do some peculiar things-but I guess there are possibly some very familiar scenarios in the following that do not apply just to clients.

Disk crashes, out of date backups, emailing large files, corrupt memory sticks.....havce we seen all t...