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Four in five IT chiefs admit their organisations need help with AI

Just one in five (19 per cent) of senior IT decision-makers in the UK say their company currently has what it takes to develop artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives, research by global reviews and customer insights company Feefo has found. Despite 71% of respondents saying they believe AI will live up to its huge potential, more […]

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Insider and third party access to an organisation’s network one of biggest IT leaders’ concerns

Bomgar, a leader in identity and access management solutions for privileged users, today launched the 2018 Privileged Access Threat Report. The global survey explores the visibility, control, and management that IT organisations in the U.S. and Europe have over employees, contractors, and third-party vendors with privileged access to their IT networks. According to the report, formerly […]

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Spotify valued at around $26 billion as it floats on US stock market

Shares in Spotify fell back on the first day of trading on the US stock market after the music streaming firm’s highly anticipated launch. The shares opened at $165.90 (£118) – more than a quarter higher than the $132 guide price set by the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. After going as high as […]

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Urgent need for collaboration needed to build ethical AI framework say technology experts

It’s the responsibility of government, business, consumers and academics to work together to ensure artificial intelligence and automation are developed with ethics and diversity – that’s according to an influential group of cloud and automation experts. Automation has the potential to bring £630bn to the UK economy, offering real opportunities for social development. However, there […]

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Uber halts self-driving car tests for second time after a fatal accident

A 49-year-old woman was hit by a car and killed as she crossed the street in Tempe, Arizona. While self-driving cars have been involved in multiple accidents, it is thought to be the first time an autonomous car has been involved in a fatal collision. Uber chief Dara Khosrowshahi said the death was “incredibly sad […]

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Gartner says digital business requires growth mindset not just technology

When embarking on a digital business transformation, too often organisations ignore the need to change the mindset of their staff, according to Gartner, Inc. A technology shift that isn’t backed up by a corresponding cultural shift puts the success of a digital business initiative at risk. “For any transformation to be successful, people need to buy into […]