According to Police Scotland and the SPA, lessons have been learned. When questioned on this by the Scottish Parliament’s policing sub-committee in October 2018, just after Police Scotland presented its £298m ICT strategy to the SPA, then interim SPA chief executive Kenneth Hogg said: “Several lessons were learned from the i6 programme, one of which was about the risks in taking a big-bang approach to change in the ICT area. “The proposals that are now in front of us – the outline business case for the new digital, data and ICT programme was discussed and approved at the SPA board meeting last week – take an incremental, phased approach instead of a big-bang approach in order to deliver the benefits sequentially and not put all the eggs in one basket.” Hogg said they would take “a broader approach” to develop an integrated digital, data and ICT programme than under i6. “Everything, from the way in which police … [Read more...] about IT in Policing: what lessons have been learned?
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As cyber-attacks increase, companies continue to transfer all important data to the cloud, according to the second annual Cloud Report by Oracle and KPMG. The report found that 72 percent of respondents prefer to transfer their data to the cloud, considering the cloud to be safer than their own data center. However, the relationship between how and where data is stored increases the lack of transparency and makes it harder for companies to understand how their information is managed in the cloud. The survey found that between 2018 and 2020 there is a 3.5 times increase in the number of organizations that will hold more than half of cloud data. Approximately 71 percent of organizations have indicated that most information stored in the cloud is sensitive information, which has raised the number of such information by 50 percent over the previous year. However, the vast majority (92 percent) of the respondents indicated that they are concerned about employees who follow the cloud … [Read more...] about Report: Companies moving sensitive data to the cloud for better security
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 5 Trend: The first business incubator in Azerbaijan Barama İnnovation and Entrepreneurship Center, which is going to celebrate 10 years anniversary, continues its contribution towards the development of information technologies with the support of “Azercell Telecom” LLC and PASHA Bank. The center, which offers an opportunity for the startups to realize their ideas by virtue of rich experience, interaction with professional mentors and supports by competent counterparts, organized an event for students. Thus, “Owbike” startup held the workshop on how to develop a website within a day for students. The participants were trained on several skills, such as how to find out companies in need of websites, how to make market research, how to create website content for businesses correctly and how to offer the websites developed in “Owbike” system to the companies. Training was followed with the discussions on advantages of the … [Read more...] about Azercell supports “Learn to develop website within day” workshop for students
City startups have landed more than two thirds of the places available on Tech Nation’s fourth Upscale acceleration programme, beating out over 100 applicants. The digital entrepreneur network, which also runs a fintech accelerator backed by the Treasury, has selected 30 startups as “ones to watch” in 2019. The fast-growing tech firms will enter the programme’s fourth annual cohort today, seeking mentorship on issues such as hiring and retaining talent, maintaining culture while scaling a business and international expansion. The programme comes in the wake of London tech startups having raked in £1.8bn in funding last year, more than any other European city and almost double that of its next closest rival. Read more: London startups raked in £1.8bn last year, almost double their European counterparts “The UK is Europe’s undisputed tech hub and much of our success is down to the ambition of fast-growth companies like these,” said … [Read more...] about London startups take the lead in Tech Nation’s fourth Upscale accelerator
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is all about builders innovating on behalf of customers, doing things that have never been done before. We focus on our customers in a way that allows our employees to invent on their behalf all the time. Now that we've grown to over 2,500 employees in Ireland, we have a great opportunity for more inventors and builders to contribute to our customers. So why not join our team and help customers in all industries and of all sizes to scale and grow? One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out – Jeff Bezos At AWS we don't mind being called “peculiar”. We have our own way of doing things. We are obsessed with customers globally, we see beauty in simplifying the complex, and we're comfortable with being misunderstood. That might sound unorthodox, but our unusual approach and our culture is focused on removing obstacles so builders can build. They are also important reasons why our employees enjoy working at AWS. … [Read more...] about 2019: A new challenge, a new career and a new opportunity in the cloud