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Tom Phelan
Tom Phelan

After graduating with a Management & Organisational Innovation MSc from Queen Mary University of London, Tom was editor of a music website. He brings his interest in business history and innovation strategies to ITProPortal, along with a love of challenging and creative journalism. He’s a recent iPhone convert and will happily tell you all about the experience.
Away from the multi-coloured décor of the office, Tom teaches English, reviews gigs and chooses his beer wisely.

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Articles by Tom

SAS report: investment critical to evade big data skills chasm

22 hours ago  by Tom Phelan
SAS report: investment critical to evade big data skills chasm
Demand for big data professionals in the UK far outstrips supply, a fact which has caused salaries to rocket. Investment must be made to avoid a major skills gap, says report.

Is the DevOps revolution leaving UK firms behind?

30 Oct 2014  by Tom Phelan
Is the DevOps revolution leaving UK firms behind?
Research has found that DevOps has moved from the minority to the mainstream, offering real benefits to business. The UK, however, has been slow to get on board.

Hackers using Gmail drafts to steal data and update malware

30 Oct 2014  by Tom Phelan
Hackers using Gmail drafts to steal data and update malware
The Gmail drafts folder provides hackers with a sneaky way of sharing malware, enabling them to hack deep into computers and steal user data.

Seven in 10 companies have embraced cloud for mission critical apps

29 Oct 2014  by Tom Phelan
Seven in 10 companies have embraced cloud for mission critical apps
According to a recent report, over 70 per cent of organisations are using the cloud to run mission critical applications - an increase on 2013 figures.

Tesla expands network further with Scotland supercharger

27 Oct 2014  by Tom Phelan
Tesla expands network further with Scotland supercharger
The electric car maker has added to its existing network of charging stations in the UK with a "Supercharger" facility at Edinburgh Airport.

Daily Deals: HP 15-g093sa 15.6'' Laptop (in purple)

27 Oct 2014  by Tom Phelan
Daily Deals: HP 15-g093sa 15.6'' Laptop (in purple)
Here's a nifty looking laptop, suitable for everyday computing and entertainment, and in a colour that's bound to stand. PC World are kindly offering a tasty deal on this HP device.