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September, 2010


September 28, 2010  9:04 AM

Stuxnet “most likely” to have originated from Israel

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
'Virus`, F-Secure, ges2010, iran, Israel, malware, Stuxnet

The cyber security world is alive with gossip about Stuxnet.

The virus has been described as one of the most sophisticated yet created, containing an...

September 27, 2010  11:42 AM

Digging for victory in next-generation broadband

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, fibre

Broadband coverage outside of major towns and cities has been a sore point for rural communities for some time. It is easy for well-connected urban users to forget just what a pain the lack of service can be for individuals and small businesses in remote parts of the UK.

BT seems to win...


September 20, 2010  2:08 PM

Enter the Computer Weekly Blog Awards 2010

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Charity

Computer Weekly's search for the best blogs in IT is back for its third year, and the 2010 competition promises to be bigger and better than ever.

Social media is an increasingly important tool for communication, collaboration and sharing experiences among the UK IT community, and we...


September 17, 2010  1:25 PM

Does Europe need a new IT champion?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
BT, Cognos, EDS, HP, IBM, Mergers, Oracle, Sage, SAP, Sun Microsystems, T-Systems

The UK and Europe has for a long time beaten itself up about the dominance of US IT suppliers in the global market.

It's true that if you look at the top 10 lists in most sectors of the industry, they are dominated by the big players from across the pond. With a few notable exceptions -...


September 17, 2010  11:44 AM

The localism opportunity for local government IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CIO, Collaboration, councils, Government IT, Intellect, local government, Shared services, Socitm

There's always plenty of talk about IT in central government and how the impending spending review will affect big Whitehall projects, and as a result sometimes IT in local government can be a little neglected.

I wouldn't claim to be an expert in local government IT, but I've had a very...


September 10, 2010  12:50 PM

“Up to now the use of IT in the NHS has not been a success story”

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Government IT, NHS, NPfIT

Many thanks to Chris Potts for this wonderfully timely and ironic spot from the annals of Department of Health history.


September 10, 2010  12:29 PM

NHS CIO discusses demise of National Programme for IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
BT, CSC, Government IT, NHS, NPfIT

Computer Weekly attended a press briefing yesterday with NHS chief information officer Christine Connelly to discuss the changes to the £12bn NHS National Programme for...

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September 9, 2010  12:52 PM

NHS National Programme for IT – the last of the government mega-projects

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Accenture, BT, CSC, Fujitsu, Government IT, NHS, NPfIT

And so it came to pass - the £12bn NHS National Programme for IT (NPfIT) is no more, replaced by a decentralised approach that aims to save £700m.

The...


September 6, 2010  12:16 PM

Are you ready to deliver the IT economy?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
economy, Strategy

Undoubtedly the most popular phrase in the current media lexicon is "double-dip", suffixed of course with "recession", "downturn" or "crash". Perhaps if enough people use the term often enough it might actually happen, and then we can all blame the bankers and politicians again.

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September 3, 2010  12:44 PM

How 3Par became the most expensive IT company in the world

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
3PAR, Dell, HP, Storage, Virtualisation

Congratulations to HP for winning the bidding war for the most expensive IT company on the planet.

If you've been following the battle between HP and Dell to buy storage...

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