David Howell

Dave Howell is a freelance journalist and writer. His work has appeared across the national press and in industry-leading magazines and websites. He specialises in technology and business.

Silicon Top Ten: Low Code

Being able to innovate quickly and deliver new products or services to consumers is a core brand differentiator. Using a Low Code approach can massively cut application development time. In this Silicon Top Ten, learn how and why Low Code is essential for your business.

The State of Mobile

The State of Mobile

What is the current state of mobile, and how will this sector develop over the next few years? For businesses, is a mobile-first development strategy essential for their long-term growth and profitability?

The Attention Economy

The Attention Economy

Consumers face a tsunami of content; gaining their attention is vital. The attention economy is changing the relationships businesses have with their customers. What is the value of attention?

Mind Reading Marketing: Predictive Analytics Today

Mind Reading Marketing: Predictive Analytics Today

Being able to predict consumer behaviour has been the holy grail of marketing for decades. As businesses now collect masses of data about their customers and their behaviour and, with new AI tools currently available, is predictive analytics, a practical tool all companies can take advantage of?

CES 2020

Silicon in Focus: CES 2020

As CES 2020 approaches, Silicon spoke with leading technology specialists and asked what they think are the highlights of the forthcoming event.

The Promise of the Blockchain

The Promise of the Blockchain

The blockchain could become one of the most disruptive technologies ever created. However, with sluggish uptake, what is preventing the blockchain from fulfilling its promise, and how can enterprises leverage the blockchain to deliver tangible change across their organizations?

How to identify and defend your business’s threat perimeter

Where is Your Threat Perimeter?

As business transform into agile organizations, the traditional perimeters a company could defend against attack have expanded and become less well-defined. In an age where mobile devices, the cloud and the burgeoning IoT revolution, how does security need to change to protect businesses in this new world of fluid data?

Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire broadband project

Free Broadband? The Politics of Tech

With news that if the Labour Party were to win power, they would nationalise BT’s fixed-line network, effectively delivering free high-speed broadband to all, Silicon assesses the practicality of the policy and asks industry experts if these plans, will finally provide the network access promised by successive governments.

Microsoft HoloLens in healthcare

Wearable Healthcare: Vital Signs for CTO Innovation

As the wearable technology sector continues to expand, CTOs considering their company’s next innovation in this space should pay close attention to healthcare. With personalized health monitoring growing, wearable healthcare is set to become the next mass market.