One recurring debate (in both consultancy practice and in academia) centres around whether Java is an appropriate language to use in safety-related applications. Anecdotally, there seems to be equal effort expended from the ‘nay camp’ that wouldn’t permit Java in a safety-related application in any form; and from those whoRead More
The UK is set to become a world leader in the race to eradicate some of the most damaging cyber security threats facing businesses and better protect consumers, Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced.
Businesses and consumers will benefit from increased security and protections built into digital devices and online servicesRead More
‘Smart homes’ to help older and disabled people get digital skills and tackle loneliness in rural areas
A number of ‘smart homes’ with digitally savvy older people demonstrating tech in their own homes are being created as part of an innovative scheme to boost the nation’s digital skills.
The homes, to be created in rural West Essex by a partnership led by Uttlesford Council for Voluntary Service, willRead More
The UK’s Artificial Intelligence revolution looks set to get new backing, as the Business Secretary announces five new centres of excellence for digital pathology and imaging, including radiology, using AI medical advances.
New centres announced recently will bring together doctors, businesses and academics to develop products using these advances in digital technology toRead More
The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has contributed to a new UK government-funded study on navigational requirements for autonomous maritime vessels.
The UKHO worked together with partner organisations L3 ASV and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to identify the future data requirements for autonomous shipping, and explore how navigational and widerRead More
The Government has announced a commitment for further investment to the UK’s booming Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector by announcing up to an additional £50 million to attract and retain the world’s top talent.
The announcement within the budget builds on the AI Sector Deal, worth up to almost £1 billion, launchedRead More
The High Integrity Software Conference will take place in Bristol on 6th November 2018. Now entering its fifth year, the conference continues to be the premier annual forum for the sharing of challenges, best practice and experience between software engineering practitioners – for software that matters. This mission continues toRead More
A recent survey points to the fact that a lack of Software Intelligence among IT organisations points to slow progress in digitising operations.
CAST, the leader in Software Intelligence, today announced new research evaluating the priorities of IT leaders in digital transformation. The Software Intelligence Report surveyed 500 professionals, including CIOs,Read More
EfficientIP, leading specialist in network protection, have revealed in its 2018 Global DNS Threat Report that the higher education sector ranks as one of the worst business sectors to handle potential cyber threats. As Universities continue to be a hot target for hackers. The report details that almost three-quarters ofRead More
The Unwanted Visitors You’re Letting Into Your Home: How Second-hand Smart Home Technology is Compromising Your Safety
127 million smart home units are expected to be sold in the US in 2018, with the global smart home market expected to be worth 53.45 billion USD by 2022. With 55% of smart device owners in the dark about how they actually work, could those who bought second-hand smartRead More