ISO 20000 Practitioner Exam bars ITIL Foundation as a pre-requiste. Why?

APMG formally announced on 9th July 2015 to Accredited Training Organisations (ATOs) and accredited trainers that starting on June 23 2015 they banned ITIL Foundation as a prerequisite qualification for taking the ISO 20000 Practitioner exam. Now candidates must hold

Contactless transactions soar above 1bn

Data from Visa reveals that contactless payment cards were used more than 1bn times in the past 12 months in Europe. Total contactless spending over the year came in at €12.6bn (£9bn), with €1.6bn of that in March alone –

Why Texting Is Becoming a Key Business Tool

The majority of business professionals surveyed said they send at least 20 texts a day, and a number send 60 or more, with many feeling communications overload. Blog Category: Baseline For more information visit: Why Texting Is Becoming a Key

Download Speeds On Next iPhone Could Double, In Theory, With Latest Qualcomm Modem

Apple is looking to double the download speed in its next iPhone. The Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant will be equipping the next version of the iPhone with Qualcomm’s MDM9635 LTE modem, according to a report today from the reliable Apple soothsayer, Mark Gurman. Qualcomm says its latest modem

Post Office signs IBM for IT overhaul

MP James Bridgen reveals the Post Office intends to outsource an IT transformation to IBM as part of its drive to serve customers using modern technology Blog Category: ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News For more information visit: Post Office signs IBM

Datacentre upgrades emerge as top priority for medium to large-sized operators

451 Research suggests operators are looking to consolidate smaller server rooms and move more workloads to larger, centralised datacentres Blog Category: ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News For more information visit: Datacentre upgrades emerge as top priority for medium to large-sized operators

Cyber security a business issue, CBI conference told

Like any other serious threat to your company, cyber security should be firmly on the board’s agenda, speakers told delegates at a CBI security conference Blog Category: ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News For more information visit: Cyber security a business issue,

Barclay’s Contactless bPay fobs and stickers go on sale

Barclaycard’s new bPay wristbands, fobs and stickers will go on sale today. The stickers, which cost £14.99, can be stuck on a mobile phone or any other flat surface while the fobs, £19.99 each, can be attached to handbags or

Amazon launch one-hour delivery service

Amazon is launching a one-hour delivery service to some London postcodes. The service is offered to Prime subscribers who will be able to get the one-hour delivery for £6.99 if they spend a minimum of £20. Amazon is also offering