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.

Scottish Environment Agency unlocks value of data with TIBCO software

Revolut achieves 100x faster data queries after switch to Exasol analytics database

Revolut achieves 100x faster data queries after switch to Exasol analytics database

High-growth UK fintech company Revolut deployed Exasol's analytics database to cope with an enormous growth of data while avoiding vendor lock-in

KCL enlists Nvidia to create AI platform for NHS hospitals

KCL enlists Nvidia to create AI platform for NHS hospitals

The KCL platform uses deep learning algorithms run on supercomputers powered by Nvidia GPUs to discover new forms of medical treatment

What is the UK government's open data strategy?

What is the UK government's open data strategy?

The government's approach to open data has gained international praise but its approach may be set to change

Morecambe Bay NHS Trust creates analytics ‘command centre’ with Qlik

Morecambe Bay NHS Trust creates analytics ‘command centre’ with Qlik

The system has boosted triage and discharge times by creating an integrated view of service capacity and predicting future demands

How governments around the world are using blockchain

How governments around the world are using blockchain

Blockchain in government: How governments in the UK, US, Estonia, Switzerland, Georgia and others are using blockchain to improve public services and create new businesses

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

AppDynamics turns to automation and AI to expand APM offering

AppDynamics turns to automation and AI to expand APM offering

Cisco subsidiary AppDynamics wants to create a 'central nervous system' for IT operations

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

Can disruption help tobacco giant Phillip Morris survive a dying industry?

Can disruption help tobacco giant Phillip Morris survive a dying industry?

The tobacco giant is shifting its focus to developing "reduced risk products" at its R&D centre in Switzerland

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