Leo King

Leo King

Freelance journalist, he was news editor at Computerworld UK and deputy editor at IT Europa, and now contributes regularly to the Financial Times and Forbes.

Articles from Leo
LEARNING ANALYTICS

Analysing training data can help staff learn on the job

Technology to help businesses transform their training for a wide range of staff remains patchy, but its wider adoption is inevitable

DELIVERY

Hi-tech software to win back customers

Consumers have high expectations around product availability and the online experience so retailers must develop an efficient, visible supply chain to meet these needs

ROBOTICS

AI and robotics offering a helping hand

For a long time, artificial intelligence and robotics seemed like something out of a sci-fi film – now they have finally become profit makers

AUTOMOTIVE

Increasing collaboration in car patents market

While car manufacturers are protecting more of their commercial secrets, they are also going public to collaborate on some key design strategies

WINNERS AND LOSERS

Winners and losers of the UK payments market

The aggressiveness of the payments market ought to deter those with bright ideas from entering, but there are routes to success

VIRTUAL PERSONAL ASSISTANTS

Virtual personal assistants making our lives easier

Powered by increasingly sophisticated artificial intelligence, virtual personal assistants have become an essential feature for many businesses and consumers

DIGITAL ASSISTANT

Top 8 virtual personal assistants

One of the best-known applications of AI is in virtual personal assistants. A look at the top 8, including Siri, Cortana and Google Now

INTEGRATION

Solving business data overload

An ever-strengthening desire for more data is leaving some businesses with a confused outlook so integrating information is vital to solve the problem

SMART HOME

The evolution of the smart home

The smart home of 2015 has automated and remote-controlled air temperature, lighting, locks and myriad other must-haves – an evolution of inventions dating back to the early-20th century

HEALTHCARE

Caring with what you're wearing

Wearable technology, from smart watches and contact lenses, to smart textiles and ingestible radio-frequency identification pills, can transform healthcare, writes Leo King

DATA

The mission for public sector data

Government is attempting to make the most of a vast amount of data on UK citizens, presenting both desirable opportunities and difficult challenges, writes Leo King

BIG RISKS

UK faces up to world of risks

Companies must address a multitude of risks, ranging from global events to internal problems, all of which can hit their profits and reputation, as Leo King discovers

MARKET ANALYSIS

Conquering world of product data

The sheer volume of data – production of a car involves more than100 million lines of computer code – is driving businesses across sectors towards a system of managing product lifecycle, as Leo King discovers

PROCUREMENT

Building a first-class procurement function

Few companies know how to develop a premier procurement department, essential to maximise efficiency, buy the best products and profit from new ideas in the marketplace, writes Leo King

CONSUMER HABITS

Understanding 'new' loyalty

Businesses need to keep pace with rapidly changing buyer behaviour to engender customer loyalty, writes Leo King

SECTORS

Another industrial revolution?

The adoption of big data in the UK is increasing apace across commercial sectors, writes Leo King

ADOPTING THE CLOUD

Heading into cloud with eyes open

There’s no doubt the cloud is a sales buzzword, but it’s also a real solution to business issues, as long as companies are well prepared for adoption, writes Leo King

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