Computer Weekly Editor's Blog:

January, 2014

January 31, 2014  4:33 PM

It isn’t easy being agile, as Universal Credit and BBC DMI have learned

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Agile, BBC, digital, DMI, Software development, Universal Credit

It is becoming a truism that if you want to be a digital business, you need to adopt agile software development.

It's certainly true that most pure-play e-commerce companies are built around agile thinking, as are most tech startups. And there is growing acceptance in big corporates...

January 24, 2014  12:33 PM

IBM, Microsoft results demonstrate the pace of change in IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
cloud, Hardware, IBM, ipad, lenovo, Mainframe, Microsoft, Servers, Surface, Tablet, x86

The latest financial results this week from arguably the two most influential enterprise IT suppliers of the past 30 years demonstrate again how quickly the technology landscape is changing.


January 14, 2014  12:23 PM

When will government IT teams learn they are not as different as they think

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Capita, Cloud Computing, Government IT, MOD, Procurement, Project management, Software development

We learned today of another government IT fiasco - millions of pounds being wasted at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on a system for recruiting soldiers and reservists for the...

January 9, 2014  2:15 PM

Government digital drive hit by government immigration policies

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Digital skills, dwp, Government IT, IT skills, Software development, Universal Credit

As any IT manager who has tried to recruit software developers with digital skills and agile experience will know, there are not enough suitably skilled people on the market.

For those that are available, they can pick and choose - a major retailer looking to improve its multichannel...

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