Accessing the right information in a timely manner is essential, but difficult for newly arrived refugees. Information varies, plus there are language barriers and geographical complications.
Important programs helping older adults learn how to use the internet are effective but limited.
Outside IT projects managed without the knowledge of IT departments are on the rise. What are the risks and possible consequences?
More students must acquire IT skills in order to secure jobs with upward mobility, according to a researcher who developed an index that shows a dramatic growth in 'IT intensive' jobs.
Maps can be an invaluable tool in a natural disaster or humanitarian crisis. A pilot project trained Syrian refugees at a Jordan camp to create their own.
Americans' widespread belief that they live in a meritocracy where anyone can get ahead actually makes inequality even worse, particularly in terms of gender.
Cloud services became popular due to the benefits they can offer to users, but their adoption can be opposed by IT departments.
The printing press, like the internet, has been revolutionary. But technology alone is not enough – access to to it must be open to ensure its benefits are felt.
Cloud computing is on the rise, but so are questions about its security. This is why we need systems where the data itself enforces security, not just the cloud system within which it is contained.
Large numbers of veterans hold misconceptions about IT work that discourage them from pursuing careers in the field.
The cyber-attack hit 200,000 computers and a number of big global organisations. But it hasn't made much in ransom money.
The more often Americans used their phones to obtain information, the less they trusted strangers. How can this be, and what does it mean?
More data isn't necessarily better unless it's properly collected, curated and analysed.
The ATO system crash was unusual, but it was handled as well as could be expected.
Cyber threats are universal. But the appropriate response may be quite different in academia from what works in the corporate world.
When a system is as complex as that of Medicare’s, it is going to be extremely expensive to rebuild and it is not possible to simply “retrofit” an off-the-shelf product from another company.
New tests and drugs have always impacted health care. But completely different kinds of emerging technologies will soon radically alter how health care is both accessed and delivered.
Repeated data panics have left the public in a state of anger and confusion. How does NHS England fix the problem?
Teaching children to code with computers is only part of the challenge to preparing people for a career in the IT industry. But it can also do more harm that good in some cases.
If we want students to be well prepared for the 21st century, then we should be teaching coding in school.