Computer Weekly Editor's Blog:

May, 2015


May 28, 2015  4:23 PM

The software legacy that haunts businesses

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Business Continuity, Nats, Postmasters, RBS, Risk management, Software, Software development

Imagine this: The new century is barely a year or two old. You're a programmer, working on one of the most critical software projects in the UK, to build the

May 22, 2015  4:19 PM

Business is going digital but IT departments have yet to grasp the way they have to change

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
bimodal, DevOps, digital, GAAP, Gartner, Hailo, Microservices, OpenStack, Software development

"Digital" is undoubtedly the buzzword of the day in conversations between IT leaders and their executive counterparts in the organisation. But it's only recently that the full implications of "going digital" are becoming clear in the IT department.

We hear plenty about


May 15, 2015  10:05 AM

What does the end of the “Francis Maude era” mean for GDS?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CCS, GDS, Government IT

Earlier this week, I wrote here that a new Conservative government could mean more changes in government IT than such administrative consistency would suggest. It already seems those changes...


May 12, 2015  5:34 PM

New government, same government IT? Perhaps not…

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
ASPIRE, Cabinet office, G-Cloud, GAAP, GDS, Government IT, HMRC, local government, Outsourcing, SME

On first impressions, the Conservative election victory appears to be business as usual for IT across government. The challenges before the election are...


May 6, 2015  10:07 AM

The digital challenge for the new government

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, Government IT, Skills, Startups

It's been said that the general election this week is the most important for a generation. That's probably true on a number of levels - and certainly within the microcosm of the IT and digital community.

Technology is not going to decide who wins, but it is going to underpin the...


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