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20 hot jobs ambitious IT pros should shoot for

4M ‘well-paying’ IT jobs over the next decade will require practitioners certified in IoT, converged infrastructure, cloud and more, IDC/Cisco study says

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The Hottest Buzzword for the Future of IT

Engineers and IT specialists are perfectly comfortable with servers, BYOD, bits and bytes, bandwidth, RAID, DLP, networks, APIs, firewalls, UPS, middleware, and infrastructure. Over the next few years, though, they’ll need to move past this familiar territory and shift their focus to creativity. That’s because creativity is the hottest buzzword for the future of IT.

The best free BI tools, 2018

Business intelligence platforms can help enterprises analyze data from various sources to inform decision-making. The six free tools highlighted here are among the best and most popular today.

Android apps: Best of the best

Our Android expert highlights the standout apps in the categories that matter most to busy professionals.

What is blockchain? The most disruptive tech in decades

The distributed ledger technology, better known as blockchain, has the potential to eliminate huge amounts of record-keeping, save money and disrupt IT in ways not seen since the internet arrived.

Sophos' Project Darwin embraces AI to combat evolving threats

Cyber security vendor Sophos is invoking the spirit of famed English evolutionary scientist Charles Darwin to rally the security industry around its vision for connected cyber defence, opening the company up to working with APIs and other third parties to tackle sophisticated threats.

How Microsoft, Google, AWS and Facebook are battling to democratise AI for developers

Developer conference season is in full flow, with Facebook's F8 last week and Microsoft Build, Google I/O and Amazon Web Services holding a London Summit this week, and they all had one thing in common: the goal of making AI technology more accessible for developers on their platforms.

What is CI/CD? Continuous integration and continuous delivery explained

The CI/CD pipeline is one of the best practices for devops teams to implement, for delivering code changes more frequently and reliably

10 boot camps for business analysts

Business analysts are vital to organizations that want to make the most of their data. Here are 10 boot camps to help you become a business analyst or advance your career in business analytics.

What is an API? Application programming interfaces explained

Application programming interfaces hide complexity from developers, extend systems to partners, organize code, and make components reusable