Articles By Leo King

London police to launch regional e-crime units

London police to launch regional e-crime units

The government has allocated £30 million to the police to establish regional e-crime units, according to reports.The funding would mean...

March 8th, 2011 Leo King
SAP undergoes yet another exec reshuffle

SAP undergoes yet another exec reshuffle

Three SAP vice presidents and a head of services are leaving the company, as part of a major management reshuffle,...

December 21st, 2010 Leo King
Cloud is overhyped says Brocade VP

Cloud is overhyped says Brocade VP

LONDON - The adoption of cloud computing is being "overhyped" by the IT industry, according to the vice- president of...

October 1st, 2010 Leo King
BP oil spill ‘slows’ but serious IT failures come to surface

BP oil spill ‘slows’ but serious IT failures come to surface

Computerworld UK — An internal investigation at BP has revealed serious IT failures played a part in the devastating Deepwater...

June 1st, 2010 Leo King
Will BSkyB

Will BSkyB

Today's victory by BSkyB in its £709 million (US$1.15 billion) court case against HP-EDS could represent a serious threat to...

January 28th, 2010 Leo King
Two thirds of CIO’s time is spent keeping the lights on

Two thirds of CIO’s time is spent keeping the lights on

Chief information officers in the UK are still spending two thirds of their time keeping the lights on, according to...

December 15th, 2009 Leo King
National IT skills academy awarded £7.9m grant

National IT skills academy awarded £7.9m grant

A National Skills Academy for IT will be launched in late 2010, with the backing of a £7.9 million government...

December 3rd, 2009 Leo King
U.K. mulls prison sentences for data misuse

U.K. mulls prison sentences for data misuse

The maximum penalty for data misuse is set to become two years' imprisonment, if new government plans come into effect.The...

October 20th, 2009 Leo King
Biometric passport database adds Atos Origin to mix

Biometric passport database adds Atos Origin to mix

Atos Origin will provide support to the integration of systems for the new biometric passport database, and for controversial identity...

July 15th, 2009 Leo King
A Royal Pain – British courts’ IT system won’t work on Windows

A Royal Pain – British courts’ IT system won’t work on Windows

MPs have warned that a twenty year old case management IT system being used by crown courts is in serious...

March 5th, 2009 Leo King