Doug Drinkwater

Doug Drinkwater is an experienced technology and security journalist, whose work has appeared on CIO, CSO, InfoWorld, Internet Business Times, Macworld, Mashable, PCWorld, SC Magazine and The Week, among other publications. He is the CIO UK editor at IDG.
Philip Morris’ CDIO on self-development, product IT and a smoke-free future
Feature

Philip Morris’ CDIO on self-development, product IT and a smoke-free future

Philip Morris International's Chief Digital Information Officer (CDIO) Michael Voegele discusses the importance of CIO self-development, aligning technology and product development for digital transformation, and his role in delivering a smoke-free future for a legacy cigarette company.n
Jan, 18 2022
National Highways CDIO changes lane with Digital Roads strategy
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National Highways CDIO changes lane with Digital Roads strategy

Highways England’s Victoria Higgin is navigating a new Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO) role, an expanded IT team and a Digital Roads strategy meant to pave the way to a future of predictive maintenance and autonomous vehicles.
Dec, 7 2021
NHSX and NHS Digital merger shakes up healthcare, IT leadership
News Analysis

NHSX and NHS Digital merger shakes up healthcare, IT leadership

The two bodies responsible for NHS IT strategy and delivery, NHS Digital and NHSX, will merge into NHS England & NHS Improvement in a bid to accelerate digital transformation of the UK healthcare sector. What that means for IT leadership, though, remains to be seen.
Nov, 29 2021
UK tech spending ramps up, but CIOs face budget challenges
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UK tech spending ramps up, but CIOs face budget challenges

UK IT spending is forecast to grow faster than other EMEA markets, owing to remote work and education, telehealth and a dependency on consultancies, but CIOs face a shift in responsibilities, according to new research from Gartner.rn
Nov, 17 2021