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October 24, 2013  2:42 PM

Is virtualisation the next big market to be ripe for disruption?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
AWS, BlackBerry, Hyper-V, Microsoft, nokia, Public Cloud, Virtualisation, VMware

People often ask, what makes Computer Weekly different among the ever-growing variety of technology news websites?

One of the main things is our focus on the often-boring topics that are central to corporate IT. Smartphones, tablets, apps and social media may make headlines in the...

October 4, 2013  12:07 PM

BES 10 is the only hope for the future of BlackBerry

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, BBM, BES10, BlackBerry, BYOD, iPhone, smartphone

Regardless of what the company's future might be, the rise and fall of BlackBerry is set to be a business school case study for many years.

It's a classic example of the innovator's dilemma - a firm that has great success from a unique innovation, which in BlackBerry's case was email...


August 14, 2013  11:47 AM

BlackBerry crumbles: the lessons for the IT industry

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, BES10, BlackBerry, BlackBerry Enterprise Server, Dell, HP, Huawei, IBM, IOS, Mobile, Palm, smartphone, ZTE

It was the least surprising news of the year. BlackBerry is up for sale, the Canadian mobile phone company finally admitting to the inevitability that everyone else recognised ages...


March 28, 2013  11:52 AM

The predictability of what you’re going through

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Amazon, BlackBerry, CIO, Dell, Google, Hackers, HP, Information security, innovation, nokia, Recession, Strategy

While we marvel and despair at the pace of changes being wrought by the technology industry, there's a body of opinion that everything we are seeing now was entirely predictable.

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February 8, 2013  11:05 AM

Place your bets – who will fall off the cliff of technology change?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
2e2, Big Data, BlackBerry, BlackBerry 10, cloud, Dell, innovation, Mobile, social media

We've all become used to the idea of constant change working in a sector like IT. We're so familiar with coping with the pace of innovation, that sometimes it's easy to miss the scale of what is happening around us.

Make no mistake, we're seeing change at a pace and scale that even for...


August 22, 2012  10:59 AM

RIM / Blackberry: one upgrade cycle from oblivion

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, BlackBerry, BlackBerry Messenger, Google, IBM, iPhone, Microsoft Exchange Server, MOTOROLA, research in motion, RIM, samsung, WIndows Phone

News that the government is close to giving security clearance for use of smartphones other than Blackberry is another small step in Research in Motion's (RIM's) seemingly headlong...


December 16, 2011  10:11 AM

So that was 2011. How was it for IT?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
BlackBerry, Ebay, HP, iPhone, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, nokia, PlayBook, Windows 8

So that was 2011. How was it for IT? If there's one trend you can pull out from the year it has been the rapidly shifting sands beneath the feet of some of the biggest names in the industry. And it's not been the tough economy that's caused it, but the inability of some market leaders to...


September 30, 2011  3:07 PM

HP shenanigans highlight unprecedented changes in IT industry

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Autonomy, BlackBerry, Cisco, Ebay, HP, Leo Apotheker, nokia, Oracle, PC, RIM, SAP, Tablet, TouchPad

What exactly is going on at HP?

The world's largest technology company is now onto its third CEO in little over a year. First Mark Hurd resigned after...

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February 19, 2010  2:02 PM

The mobile organisation is still a dream

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
3G, BlackBerry, Mobile, Wireless

Mobility has been one of the ever-present items near the top of IT managers' priorities for some time. The potential for using mobile technology to get closer to customers, to improve employees' work-life balance, and to reduce the cost of office facilities, is well known and obvious.

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December 5, 2008  11:07 AM

iPhone killer, qu’est-ce que c’est?

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
BlackBerry, BlackBerry Storm, Mobile Computing, n97, Netbook, nokia

Ah the Nokia N97. Whilst on a musical theme with our headline, to quote...


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