Computer Weekly Editor's Blog:

March, 2009

March 31, 2009  11:53 AM

Invest to ride into recovery on a cloud

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran

Cutting back on spending will help companies get through the recession, but cost-cutting does not prepare a business for the eventual recovery.    It is vital that organisations continue to invest in strategic research and...

March 27, 2009  11:32 AM

So will Lewis Hamilton hold onto his World Championship crown?

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
competition, f1

You can almost hear the engines revving up in the F1 paddock in Melbourne ahead of Sunday's opening Grand Prix of the F1 season.

As usual the start to the season is being dogged by the usual controversy about...

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March 27, 2009  11:16 AM

Don’t keep your opinions to yourself – make your voice heard in the IT industry

rfroley Profile: rfroley
Feedback, launch, opinions, research

We know that Computer Weekly readers are the decision makers and thought leaders within the IT industry. So don't keep your opinions to yourself, make your voice heard within the industry and you could influence its direction.

Express yourself

With the social...

March 26, 2009  10:42 AM

Five lessons learned from using Twitter live at a conference

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
tweets, twitter

I used Twitter for the first time to harness the "back channel" chat in a GovNet conference on Mobile Technology earlier this week and I have to say it added tremendously to the experience. If you search twitter for #mobilegov you'll...

March 24, 2009  12:00 PM

Ada Lovelace, computing countess: Celebrating the first lady of IT

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff

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March 24, 2009  7:31 AM

Tweeting the Mobile Government conference today

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff

I'm chairing the Mobile Government conference in London today and am going to try to simultaneously tweet the presentations and discussions. If you work in public sector IT and are interested in opportunities of mobile for the delivery...

March 20, 2009  10:10 AM

The threat of parked cars to SMEs

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
ADSL, BC, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, SLA, SME

One of the pleasures in writing for Computer Weekly, and yes there are many to choose, from, is the sheer unbridled optimism of the business...

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March 19, 2009  1:51 PM

Microsoft Surface – its about making computing social, rather than asocial

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Microsoft Surface

So I went to the Microsoft Surface UK launch yesterday at the lovely swanky Haymarket Hotel in London.

Surface, which has been out in the US since December last year, is a neat product that costs £8500 a unit. That's for the table top

March 17, 2009  10:37 AM

15 questions that the BBC should answer in relation to its botnet special

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
BBC, Botnet, crbercrime, Security

Robert Carolina also supplied me with 15 questions the BBC should answer in relation to its investigation into botnets and cybercrime.

March 17, 2009  9:23 AM

BBC’s Click botnet special was irresponsible and illegal

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff

The BBC's Click programme investigation into Cybercrime has caused a massive stir by doing a special on botnets whereby it took control of 22,000 home computers.

You can catch up with Click's investigation...

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