The UK's Rural Payments Agency has stopped trying to make farmers use its new online service and gone back to paper forms. It's the RPA's second IT debacle, and its failure might have been predicted.
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Australia's welfare system is in need of a "desperately needed" computer upgrade, according to Social Services Minister Scott Morrison, who said on Wednesday that the system, which is responsible for AU$290 million in payments each day, is running on "Walkman-era" technology.
Concerns about data location, security and privacy risks - as well as software integration problems - mean that 7 out of 10 UK organizations spend less than 10 percent of their IT budgets on cloud services
Visa announces Mobile Location Confirmation service; travelers should welcome verification technology
Visa will begin rolling out a new geo-location service, powered by Finsphere, in April. Your smartphone and financial institution will work together to improve your card purchasing experiences.
The UK government has published guidlines for the use of computer hacking by the intelligence and security services.
The lobby group representing technology giants including Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook has said that the mandatory data-retention legislation before the Australian parliament could see its own services caught up by the scheme.
The UK government now recommends FireEye services as a base for UK businesses to mitigate the threat of cyberattack.
Kusnetzky Group analysts spoke with over 200 different suppliers of technology and services in 2014. Here's a quick summary of what we learned and where we think the market is headed in the coming year.
The Channel Tunnel's recently launched 3G services from the UK side has now been upgraded to LTE.
HP Technology Services will offer Chef's IT automation platform as part of its Datacenter Care infrastructure automation offering.
Technology-based services continue to perform well even in a difficult year.
AWS CTO Werner Vogels outlines a new service that could scale Docker container technology. The move also speaks to the developer base.
IBM has named Martin Jetter as senior vice president and head of its global technology services unit.
According to analyst Andrew Bartels, business technology spending will rise to 31 percent of all tech goods and services by 2017.
People with hearing or speech impairments can now make phone calls using a Next Generation Text Relay service launched by BT in the UK today
Cloud Technology Partners has long offered tools and services to help mid-market companies and enterprises integrate and migrate applications into cloud computing environments. This release adds Google's cloud environments and many updated rules.
Dimension Data Australia has appointed former Hewlett-Packard enterprise services chief technologist to the chief technology officer role.
Bank extends its long-term service and technology relationship with IBM to accelerate the roll-out of new digital products and services.
Back in April, the duo announced plans to integrate PaySuite with Intuit's flagship QuickBooks Online software to line up accounts and payroll in a single dashboard.
Oracle said it plans to integrate TOA with its Service Cloud, which is part of the company's customer experience suite, as well as its ERP apps.
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