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.

UK government announces £1 billion investment in AI

UK government announces £1 billion investment in AI

The funding will support research projects and plug the skills gap by training computer science teachers and funding AI PhDs

ICO calls for greater powers to enforce data protection compliance

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham also sought to allay fears over GDPR fines

Isle of Man turns to blockchain to protect egaming sector from fraud

Isle of Man turns to blockchain to protect egaming sector from fraud

The Isle of Man has granted the world’s first reputable license for a blockchain lottery

How TfL uses data to keep London moving through the snow

Lauren Sager Weinstein, CDO at TfL, reveals how data helps passengers plan their journeys and improve transport services

GDPR legal advice: lawyers give their top tips for GDPR preparation

Understand where it applies Image by iStock The GDPR may be an EU legislation, but that doesn't make British organisations exempt. It will apply in the UK while the country remains in the EU, and be...

How TfL is using predictive analytics to keep the Underground moving

How TfL is using predictive analytics to keep the Underground moving

Data scientists are analysing failures on trains and infrastructure to support predictive maintenance

How BT uses data analytics to cut down engineer call-outs

How BT uses data analytics to cut down engineer call-outs

The telecoms company uses the Cloudera platform powered by Apache Hadoop to drive efficiencies in its use of engineers and reduce nuisance calls

How Siemens uses data analytics to make trains run on time

How Siemens uses data analytics to make trains run on time

The engineering company has made railway maintenance proactive by monitoring sensor information for the warning signs of failures

How Cambridge University Hospitals plan to use Office 365 to improve patient care

Microsoft's suite of cloud-based productivity tools were targeted to help improve workplace communication and access to patient information across the NHS Foundation Trust

How YouGov correctly predicted the UK election where other pollsters failed

How YouGov correctly predicted the UK election where other pollsters failed

The polling firm YouGov correctly predicted the UK election thanks to an experimental statistical model called MRP

Government launches UK Digital Strategy to make Britain 'a world-leading digital economy that works for everyone'

Government launches UK Digital Strategy to make Britain 'a world-leading digital economy that works for everyone'

Greater collaboration between the public and private sectors was central to the plans, most notably in a new Digital Skills Partnership

Social media analytics improves emergency response in successful trial by West Yorkshire police

The Project ATHENA mobile app prototype helped emergency services share intelligence and synchronise responses

UK will mirror GDPR and EU data sharing arrangements with USA after Brexit, says Minister of State for Digital and Culture Matt Hancock

UK will mirror GDPR and EU data sharing arrangements with USA after Brexit, says Minister of State for Digital and Culture Matt Hancock

The MP revealed details on the future of the European Union data protection package at a one-off evidence session in the House of Lords yesterday

City of London launches 'world-class' wireless network to boost future broadband capacity

City of London launches 'world-class' wireless network to boost future broadband capacity

Local government expects the service to surpass recently rolled out in New York

Oxfam rolls out Facebook Workplace to help 10,000 staff across 90 countries feel 'right down the digital corridor'

Familiarity with the Facebook interface has made staff enthusiastic about using the platform

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