Stories by Computerworld UK staff

UK schools make headway on Microsoft licences

The battle over the deployment of open source technology in the UK public sector grew more intense this month with the announcement that Microsoft and Becta , the schools technology organisation, are close to a deal.

Dell mini-laptop hits the streets

Dell has officially launched its long awaited ebook, the Inspiron Mini 9, which is available now running the Windows XP operating system.

Firm avoids penalty for loss of 14,000 records

The UK government's Information Commissioner has found Skipton Financial Services (SFS) in breach of the Data Protection Act following the theft of an unencrypted laptop containing the personal information of 14,000 SFS customers.

IT must prove its worth as economies head south

CIOs and IT directors will have to fight to prove that IT is part of the solution, not part of the problem, as organisations tighten their belts in the face of economic uncertainty, according to Gartner.

Knowledge process outsourcing to grow in '08, says UK group

2008 will be the year that knowledge process outsourcing -- the outsourcing of high-value-add functions -- takes massive strides in the U.K., the National Outsourcing Association (NOA) has forecast as part of its annual trends survey.