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June 2, 2017  10:29 AM

Whoever wins election 2017, it’s time for a digital minister with real authority

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
#ukelection, Broadband, Digital government, Government IT, IT skills, Policy, Startups

You would expect, of course, that a publication such as Computer Weekly would call on whoever wins the 2017 general election to put the digital economy on its list of immediate priorities. While the

May 11, 2017  4:25 PM

BT finally inching its way to full-fibre broadband at last

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, Digital economy, Digital infrastructure, fttc, FTTP, Ofcom, Openreach

Computer Weekly has been banging the drum for full-fibre broadband for several years. We’ve been


March 17, 2017  11:41 AM

UK digital progress must not be hindered by Brexit uncertainty

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
"Digital UK", 5G, Brexit, Broadband, Digital government, EU, fibre, IT jobs, IT skills

Let’s think about the UK in 2027 for a moment. By then, just 10 years from now, we will have been out of the EU for eight years. We might not even be the UK any more, but if we are, the population is likely to have grown to 70 million,


March 2, 2017  4:50 PM

UK government’s digital strategy has to be welcomed – but it could have been so much more

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
5G, Broadband, Data infrastructure, Digital government, Digital skills, Digital strategy, Digital transformation, Government IT, IT training, tech startups

The very best thing about the government digital strategy is that it exists. The areas covered by the strategy are vitally important for the UK’s economic future...


November 25, 2016  10:26 AM

The digital economy and the Autumn Statement: Good start, please do more

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
"Government of the United Kingdom", 5G, Broadband, Digital economy, fibre, fttc, FTTP, mobile network

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement showed a welcome and necessary understanding of the need to look at the long-term future of the UK’s...


October 21, 2016  10:55 AM

A welcome change of tone from government over FTTP broadband

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
"Digital UK", "Theresa May", Brexit, Broadband, BT, Digital economy, Digital government, fttc, FTTP, telecoms

As citizens of the UK try to decipher the new thinking and emerging rhetoric of a post-Brexit-vote government and a new Prime Minister, for us in tech there is already a welcome change of tone in one vital area. For six years, we were constantly told by


September 16, 2016  10:37 AM

UK needs to match – or better – Europe’s broadband and mobile ambitions

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
"Digital Economy Bill", 5G, Brexit, Broadband, BT, European Union, Mobile, Openreach, telecoms

A majority of the UK may have decided through the Brexit referendum that we officially don’t like the European Union, but as we work out what leaving it means,...


July 26, 2016  3:03 PM

BT needs to go the extra mile, to keep the last mile

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, btopenreach, Ofcom, Openreach, telecoms

Imagine this. It’s the early years of the 20th century. While many people still get around using a horse and trap, cars have become affordable and more and more people are buying them. It’s clear to everyone that cars are going to replace horses in the next decade. And it’s equally obvious...


June 15, 2016  1:10 PM

Remaining in the EU is essential if the UK wants to be a global technology leader

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Brexit, Broadband, CIO, Digital economy, Digital skills, DigitalEurope, EU, Europe, European Commission, innovation, IT skills, Startups, tech startups

Here at Computer Weekly, we want what’s best for the UK tech sector and the people who work there – that’s why we believe that remaining in the European Union (EU) is vital at such a critical time in the transformation of our industry. But...


May 6, 2016  9:48 AM

Finally – progress on a UK digital infrastructure for the next 50 years

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, fttc, FTTP, Ofcom, Openreach

BT demonstrated this week the depths of its sensitivity to Ofcom’s threat to break up the telecoms giant. Ofcom’s communications market...

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