Cloud content from The Stack

Has your organisation cracked cloud printing?

Cloud adoption can be a challenging journey. For organizations moving to the cloud, there are many considerations. Whether this is cost, security, or simply persuading others that the move is worth it. It’s understandable then, that cloud printing solutions might not always stay at the top of the to-do list. With all the hours put… Read More

5G and the transformation of mobile networks

What does 5G have in store? Kostas Katsaros, 5G technologist at Digital Catapult, talks to John Bensalhia about its possibilities and opportunities “5G is at its inflection point, transforming from visions of its future to a realistic delivery plan of the infrastructure that unlocks digital transformation of industrial activities.” Kostas Katsaros, 5G technologist at Digital Catapult, explains… Read More

Building a tech industry where everyone is welcome

Emily Hall-Strutt, Head of Engagement, Digital & Technology, speaks to The Stack on her work at the Ministry of Justice to promote inclusion All organisations should be striving to have talent in their teams that’s at least as diverse as their customer base or service users. In our case, as part of the Ministry of… Read More

Lloyds Banking Group to invest £3 billion in tech

In response to the release of fourth-quarter financials, showing that the company missed earnings targets, Lloyds Banking Group has made a commitment to cut costs, and has pledged to invest more than £3 billion in technology. At the press conference in London, Lloyds Banking Group CEO Antonio Horta-Osorio said that the three-year investment was a ‘massive undertaking’,… Read More

FBI considers move to cloud

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a formal request for information, calling for cloud providers to send preliminary information as it considers moving the bulk of department computing to the cloud. The request for information is typically sent prior to a request for proposals, and is a method of gathering information for market… Read More

How cloud-based ecommerce is delivering real business value

Ian Bristow, founder and head of online at Internet Fusion, discusses the UK-based retailer’s recent adoption of a new cloud platform The switch to online means retailers need to ensure their web and mobile sites are always available. As little as a 100-millisecond delay in load time can impact on conversion rates by up to… Read More

Meeting modern demands in banking

How has the online banking sector changed in recent years and what are the trends and benefits experienced by customers? Lloyds Banking Group’s Jehangir Byramji discusses these notable aspects with John Bensalhia “No industry stands still: yet in recent years there has been an acceleration of change in financial services, including banking and insurance.” Jehangir… Read More

Preparing for the workspace of the future

The workspace of today looks different compared to ten years ago, and in ten years it will look different to how it does today. No longer tied to offices, desks or even devices. Work environments in the future will bring together all the resources that people need to do their job, whether they’re cloud-based or… Read More

Keeping top tech talent through immigration compliance

Naomi Hanrahan-Soar, Senior Associate at Lewis Silkin and Vice Chair Skills, Talent & Migration Group at techUK, speaks on the importance of foreign talent to bridge the tech skills gaps, power innovation, and drive our digital economy  Like all parts of the tech sector, cloud and Big Data technologies have an ongoing shortage of skilled workers available to fill… Read More

UK to install telecommunications equipment on rural churches

A new agreement between Church of England and the UK Digital Secretary allows the government to install telecommunications equipment on church spires throughout England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland to improve broadband connectivity in rural areas. Equipment may include wireless transmitters, satellite dishes or aerials, depending on the best method determined to boost connectivity for… Read More

Public cloud on the rise, says State of the Cloud report

Enterprise businesses are increasing their use of public cloud and are increasingly focussed on optimising cloud costs, according to the seventh annual State of the Cloud survey. The report, carried out by RightScale, found that 26% of businesses with more than 1000 employees spend more than $6 million (approx. £4.3 million) a year in the… Read More

Why blockchain evolution is set to transform venture capital

Baroness Michelle Mone OBE, co-founder of crypto-powered investment platform EQUI, speaks around the potential impact of blockchain in venture capital  Venture Capital (VC) has traditionally been the preserve of institutions and high net worth individuals. It’s a part of the investment market that has restricted access to exciting high-growth tech start-ups. It is usually only after… Read More