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The benefits of a modern technology infrastructure are attractive. And there are rewards such as business insights, greater efficiencies and cost savings to be gained by getting the implementation right. But great technology implementations can be complex. Getting it right can take hard work and time.  This is because all technology projects are just as …

Editor’s Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here. Three months ago, no one knew that SARS-CoV-2 existed. Now the virus has spread to almost every country, infecting at least 446,000 people whom we know about, and many more whom we do not. It has …

The closure of schools across the UK has left many parents and carers in the sudden, unexpected position of being home-school teachers. Schools are providing support where they can, but there are also still plenty of smartphone and tablet apps that can be used as part of learning. It may be tricky to get some …

Waterstones is facing a backlash after members of staff said they had not been provided protective equipment to serve customers as hundreds of its stores remained open despite the coronavirus outbreak. Employees of the bookselling chain said they had not been provided hand sanitiser and had been discouraged from wearing face masks or gloves as …

As an arts journalist, I have been watching the freefall of Australia’s arts industry through a very specific lens this week. The press releases pile up – the cancellations, the venue closures – and everywhere, people tell me stories of shock, disappointment, financial insecurity and uncertain futures that can’t help but weigh heavy. It’s been …

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The rules will apply to a wide variety of products New rules could spell the death of a “throwaway” culture in which products are bought, used briefly, then binned. The regulations will apply to a range of everyday items such as mobile phones, textiles, electronics, batteries, construction and packaging. …

Ahead of this year’s Digital Transformation EXPO Manchester, James McGough, Managing Director at Imago Techmedia Group – the organisers behind DTX Manchester, discusses how the right people and company culture is just as important as the technology investments when undergoing digital transformation. Digital transformation has created a buzz in the business world for the last …

Women millennial artists in Indonesia are entering the domain of science and technology with confidence and a whisk of female energy, breaking through the long-held assumption that scitech is a man’s world. This was particularly evident at the recent international media art festivals “Instrumenta #2 Machine/Magic” and “Wave of Tomorrow”, in which they took part with their male counterparts. Some …

Oliver Letwin’s strange and somewhat alarming new book begins at midnight on Thursday 31 December 2037. In Swindon – stay with me! – a man called Aameen Patel is working the graveyard shift at Highways England’s traffic HQ when his computer screen goes blank, and the room is plunged into darkness. He tries to report …

43 minutes ago I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of feeling sickened. Our nasty politics of revenge, our unabating obsession with hating the other side, our too-quick-to-cancel culture and our fetishization of extreme purity is not only exhausting but it’s making us sick. It’s in President Trump’s puerile tweets and anger-drenched rallies, where …