Computer Weekly Editor's Blog:

February, 2012


February 24, 2012  12:41 PM

The man who might be king (well, deputy king)

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, Cloud Computing, CloudStore, Government IT, IT Strategy, Open source, SME, Whitehall

When Computer Weekly interviewed Cabinet Office permanent secretary Ian Watmore recently, he cited three names as the key people driving change in IT across the public...

February 20, 2012  10:43 AM

G-Cloud is launched, now the dating game begins

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cloud Computing, CloudStore, G-Cloud, Government IT, Kate Craig-Wood, Memset, Supply chain, twitter, Whitehall

In a victory for the government IT reformers, the G-Cloud framework and its associated CloudStore services catalogue are now live.

It's an achievement that deserves...


February 17, 2012  11:52 AM

IPv6: opportunity, or a pain in the network?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cisco, Cisco Systems, IP address, IPv4, IPv6, Networking

If you haven't been asked about your plans for IPv6 yet - it's only a matter of time.

There's a general level of awareness among IT leaders that the internet...


February 9, 2012  11:32 AM

Big IT casts a shadow over cloud adoption

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
adoption, cloud, Cloud Computing, E-commerce, Google, IT suppliers, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows

I have a theory about cloud adoption, that I have tested entirely unscientifically and so far been given 100% approval in response.

Let me explain.

It is pretty much impossible to put a bunch of IT leaders in a room these days without the conversation naturally coming round to...


February 3, 2012  10:36 AM

Is this the beginning of the end for IT complexity?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
.gov.uk, Complexity, Facebook, Government IT, OpenSource, Whitehall

Are we experiencing the beginning of the end for IT complexity? Ask most CIOs what is their biggest headache, and they will tell you about the restrictions caused by the complexity of their legacy IT - inherited from their predecessor of course.

Complexity underlies so many of the...


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