All articles by Lucy Ingham
Virtual sterling? Bank of England ponders digital currency
The world of banking is poised for a step-change as many central banks ponder the introduction of a digital currency, and among those leading discussions is the Bank of England.
Worst UK recession in recorded history sparks calls for digital recovery
The news that the UK is experiencing the most severe recession since records began has prompted calls to focus on digital industries to fuel recovery.
“Confusing and reeks of politics”: Cybersecurity community reacts to Russia report
The cybersecurity community has reacted with criticism and concern to the Russia report, which was finally published today after a nine-month delay.
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Companies “scrambling” as EU-US Privacy Shield data sharing voided
Companies that routinely transfer data between the EU and the US are currently scrambling to find a legal way to do so, after Europe’s top court voided the previous mechanism, the EU-US Privacy Shield.
Christopher Wylie at H&M: From whistleblower to fashion data maven
Christopher Wylie shot to global prominence as the leading whistleblower in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but now he is turning his considerable data skills to fashion, through his current role as research director at H&M.
“There is a permanent shift towards ecommerce”: Ikea CDO
The coronavirus has forever transformed many aspects of our lives, not least the way we shop, and if the experience of Swedish furniture giant Ikea is any measure, we are seeing a marked switch to ecommerce that is set to stay long after the pandemic has subsided.
Life as a Service: The unstoppable rise of the subscription model
In the past few years we’ve witnessed subscription models spread from the software space to almost every industry vertical. But where will it end? Lucy Ingham hears from industry experts on the future of life built on the software-as-a-service model, and why it may not be as positive as it seems.