Tom Macaulay

Senior Online Editor

Tom is a senior online editor across Computerworld, Techworld & CIO in the UK. Tom studied English Literature and History at Sussex University before gaining a Masters in Newspaper Journalism from City University. He's particularly interested in the public sector and the ethical implications of emerging technologies.

Who’s who in Boris Johnson’s new digital government team?

Who’s who in Boris Johnson’s new digital government team?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new ministers at DCMS and advisors including and Dominic Cummings

Liverpool addresses healthcare inequalities with Livernerds Lab testbed

Liverpool addresses healthcare inequalities with Livernerds Lab testbed

The facility is testing new remote healthcare tech in a smart room that simulates a hospital room and a smart house that replicates a patient’s home

What will a Boris Johnson government mean for the tech sector?

We look into the new Prime Minister's policies on tech and his digital track record

How UK companies are using virtual reality and augmented reality

How UK companies are using virtual reality and augmented reality

A growing range of companies are slowly proving that VR and AR can have valuable uses

What is NHSX? Inside the government's new healthtech unit

Health secretary Matt Hancock claims NHSX is 'one of the most exciting things happening in the UK' but can yet another quango solve the NHS' digital problems?

Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust turns to RPA to slash admin time

Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust turns to RPA to slash admin time

Sandra Easton, CFO at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation NHS Trust, explains how the new Centre of Excellence for robotic process automation (RPA) can serve as a model for every NHS Trust

Financial Times turns to graph technology to connect its vast array of data

Financial Times turns to graph technology to connect its vast array of data

The newspaper uses the Neo4J graph database platform to enrich the experience of digital subscribers

Exeter University CIDO explains why he's plumped for Splunk

Exeter University CIDO explains why he's plumped for Splunk

Chief Information and Digital Officer Alan Hill is beefing up the university's security by implementing the biggest deployment of Splunk in the UK's higher education sector

Inside the biometrics of those post-Brexit blue passports

Inside the biometrics of those post-Brexit blue passports

The Entrust founder behind the UK's original e-passport and his successor at Gemalto discuss developments in passport security

NHS Scotland to unite staff and systems on Office 365 and Windows 10

NHS Scotland to unite staff and systems on Office 365 and Windows 10

The deal with Microsoft is a central component of the new National Digital Platform for NHS Scotland

Best analytics and business intelligence tools for enterprises

Best analytics and business intelligence tools for enterprises

The best self-serve analytics and business intelligence (BI) tools for enterprises, from Looker and Domo, to Tibco and Tableau

The most in-demand IT skills in the UK
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The most in-demand IT skills in the UK

DevopsImage by iStockAs it becomes the de facto operating model across UK enterprises, devops skills are still in hot demand. This is reflected in the 2018 Devops Salary Guide from software vendor Puppet, which found that UK salaries...

GDPR tips: How to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation

GDPR tips: How to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation

GDPR tips: Our guide to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance for organisations in the UK

GDPR compliance tools: How regtech can help companies comply with GDPR

GDPR compliance tools: How regtech can help companies comply with GDPR

Making the case for new regtech Image by iStock New tools should be investigated thoroughly before they are adopted. GDPR regtech is a young area of technology largely comprised of unknown players...

Everything you need to know about Matt Hancock's tech vision for the NHS

Everything you need to know about Matt Hancock's tech vision for the NHS

Proposals include a modern technology architecture to underpin new digital services and a set of open standards for all IT systems

How Royal Mail saved home mover marketing from the GDPR graveyard

How Royal Mail saved home mover marketing from the GDPR graveyard

The service had been abandoned due to GDPR consent requirements but then reactivated under the legitimate interests justification

How Bloomberg journalists use data science to move financial markets

How Bloomberg journalists use data science to move financial markets

Gideon Mann, head of data science at Bloomberg, explains how the newsroom uses unstructured and alternative data

British American Tobacco turns to SAP to manage global workforce

The SAP Business Planning and Consolidation system has cut costs and provided more accurate, real time insight into workforce planning

GDPR has arrived: Here's what will happen next

GDPR has arrived: Here's what will happen next

Analysts from Forrester and privacy experts from the tech sector explain what to expect from the regulation

Government proposals for IoT security neglect risks posed by consumers

Government proposals for IoT security neglect risks posed by consumers

The code of practice contained in the Secure by Design policy paper also lacks guidance on writing secure software

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