Matthew Burbidge

Inside Oracle's ideas factory

Most new ideas in the enterprise don't see the light of day. So what goes wrong? We chat to the man in charge of Oracle's innovation programme.


Q&A: There's a secret sauce to Oracle Autonomous Database

ITWeb Brainstorm's Matthew Burbidge speaks to Oracle's cloud business VP about its second cloud generation and the advantages of Autonomous Database.


What should the CIO be bringing to the table this year?

Is this going to be the year in which the CIO nudges the business in a new direction?


Asset to the company

It's impossible to think of the world without software. It's foundational to almost every business, and, increasingly, our personal lives.

Oct 25, 2018

What makes an extraordinary CIO?

It takes a successful CIO to know one. Financial Sector Conduct Authority CIO Sello Mmakau lists the qualities that make these executives stand out.

Sep 20, 2018

How would you like a digital twin of your organisation?

It's the concept of the digital twin writ large: not an engine, but the whole organisation.


80% of blockchain use cases will die

The real business benefits of blockchain are hard to prove, as many embark on "pointless proof-of-concepts", says a Gartner analyst.


It's up to you to protect your data, not the CISO

Gartner says the owners of data are also accountable for its security.

Sep 18, 2018

Gartner's Sondergaard missing from this year's symposium

Peter Sondergaard, for many the face of Gartner, has left the company.

Sep 12, 2018

MTN calls for scarce spectrum to be unlocked

CEO Rob Shuter says the company is struggling to increase data adoption among its users.

Sep 11, 2018

Need for 5G is not immediate, says ITU

A new report suggests a cautious 5G outlook, saying the industry should instead enhance the availability and quality of existing 4G networks.

Sep 10, 2018

MTN 'to move past' Nigeria impasse

MTN chief Rob Shuter believes the company is going to be able to make its case to Nigerian authorities.