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Steve Brooks

Steve Brooks
Steve Brooks has worked in IT for nearly 30 years, working through different roles to CIO in a number of vertical markets including Finance, Manufacturing and Real Estate. A qualified Project Manager. He spent 17 years at Savills plc, a FTSE 250 real estate company, rising to CIO before leaving in 2012. Steve is Director of Consultancy at Synonym Ltd and while studying at Henley Business School for his MBA was deputy editor at www.business-cloud.com, a Dods Group publication. He joined CIC as an associate consultant in 2013. He is a member of BCS and an associate member of the Institute of Directors.


MouseBelt and the launch of the Blockchain Education Alliance

MouseBelt, an ecosystem promoting blockchain, has announced its latest initiative - encouraging blockchain innovation through education via the 'Blockchain Education Alliance' (BEA). The alliance's...
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Salesforce report explores why some retailers thrive and others close down

Salesforce has released its third annual “Connected Shoppers Report" which highlights the behaviours and expectations of over 10,000 global consumers. John Strain, SVP Retail...
Apple denies browser data being sent to China 

Apple denies browser data being sent to China

It's been an uncomfortable weekend for Apple which the company has sought to deal with today through an official statement. It started with claims...
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Ingenico launches Chinese payment methods for eCommerce players

Ingenico Group, an international operator in seamless payment, is transforming how international eCommerce companies operate in China. The company is introducing a suite of...

TrustLayer announces partnership with Builder Partnerships

TrustLayer, an insurtech startup, has launched an automated insurance verification platform. It has also announced a partnership with residential construction network, Builder Partnerships. The...
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Accelo adds Retainer module

Accelo has released a fourth module for its ServOps system. This one enables organisations to manage retainers. The module is targeted specifically at professional...
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Krow launches free PSA software

Krow has announced the launch of a free PSA (Professional Services Automation software). Aimed at startups and small businesses, it provides only basic functionality....
IBM Supply Chain

IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite aims at US$50B market

IBM has introduced a new integrated supply chain suite, embedding Watson AI and IBM Blockchain into the IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite. With IBM...
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Hitachi Consulting pilots healthcare digital transformation

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group and Hitachi Consulting have announced a partnership to deliver an integrated digital transformation of care processes. Known as...

Hdac unveils new blockchain development plans

Blockchain company Hdac Technology (Hdac), founded by Hyundai BS&C CEO Dae Sun Chung, announced its new PoS (Proof-of-Stake) blockchain development plan at Korea Blockchain...
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Research shows UK divided on the security of AI virtual assistants

British consumers are deeply divided in their opinion of using virtual assistants via a smart device. A lack of trust and security fears being...

Jelurida contributes to ITU’s DLT standardisation efforts

Jelurida has reported about the International Telecommunication Union (ITU-T) Focus Group on Applications of Distributed Ledger Technology (FG DLT). Beginning in January 2019, a...
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NexTech creates new 3D Ads with Google

NexTech AR Solutions has built ad creatives that have passed Google's 3D validation tool. The company is now working with Google to launch a...
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Contentstack stacks up some cash

Contentstack has announced a Series A funding round of $31.5 million led by Insight Partners. Existing backers Illuminate Ventures and GingerBread Capital also participated....