When IT Meets Politics:

August, 2016


August 23, 2016  7:48 PM

Whose bloatware is killing your on-line sales?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Bloatware, cloud, Data Analytics, Data breach, E-commerce, Uncategorized

Internet marketeers appear to have only just discovered that  half their audience "won't even wait three seconds" for a website to load. I was, however, more interested to learn that average response times are now...

August 18, 2016  5:28 PM

Now that Verify has lost its head, will the corpse be decently buried?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Uncategorized

With the departure of Janet Hughes have we seen the final victory of  David Moss and/or "common sense" (not very common among...


August 16, 2016  7:17 PM

Government consults on Apprentice Grant and Levy Scheme: your chance to help get it right

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
apprenticeships, Consultations, FSB

It is vital that digital employers, large and small, not only respond to the consultation survey on the new grant and levy proposals, but also e-mail their wider views to the consultation e-mail address, apprenticeships.levy@bis.gsi.gov.uk , copied to the trade association and professional body of...


August 9, 2016  8:09 PM

Did Ofcom bottle it against the Premier league? Or did it have its priorities right?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
backhaul, Brexit, Broadband, BT, DPA, Ofcom, PIA, Sky

Ofcom has ended its investigation into the Premier League contracts. It has been widely accused of


August 5, 2016  6:51 PM

Lifting the Brexit recession with Full Fibre Broadband

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Brexit, BT, DPA, FCS, Openreach, Socitm

This week has seen a variety of calls to use infrastructure investment prevent the UK from sliding into a post Brexit recession. Most of the suggestions, (except possibly for an extra runway at Gatwick and restarting the electrification of the Northern railways), are unlikely to produce any...


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