Computer Weekly Editor's Blog:

July, 2011

July 29, 2011  2:53 PM

The PASC report on government IT: a cause for cynicism and optimism

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Government IT, Outsourcing, purchasing, Strategy, Whitehall

Computer Weekly has to declare a conflict of interest when it comes to writing about yet another report from some branch of Parliament that issues scathing criticisms of government IT.

Frankly, if Whitehall ever gets "Big IT" right on a regular basis, it means we have a lot less to write...

July 14, 2011  6:14 PM

IT leaders are fed up with their suppliers – why the IT industry needs to change

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CIO, Cloud Computing, HMRC, IT suppliers, purchasing, Strategy

There is a growing disconnect between IT decision-makers and their suppliers, a communications gap that the technology industry seems to be unaware of, but needs - for all our sakes - to tackle quickly.

We have long talked about the need for suppliers to use less jargon, to listen to...

July 1, 2011  12:20 PM

Microsoft needs Office 365 to convince IT buyers to stick with traditional software licensing

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
cloud, Cloud Computing, Google, Google Apps, Microsoft, Office 365, Software as a Service, Software licensing

Microsoft, which describes itself as a "cloud company" these days, has made its biggest and perhaps most important foray into the cloud with the launch of Office 365. It's fair to say that if the software giant can't persuade customers to take its most widely used business application into the...

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