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October 28, 2016  10:08 AM

GDP growth reinforces vital importance of tech sector to UK economy

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
"Theresa May", AWS, Brexit, budget, cloud, Digital economy, GDP, Google, Microsoft, Pricing

This week’s slightly-better-than-expected GDP figures show the importance of the tech sector to not just the UK economy but to any plans for our international trade relations once we leave...

September 30, 2016  10:03 AM

Not Strictly Windows – how Satya Nadella is teaching Microsoft new dance moves

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
AWS, Azure, cloud, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, microsoft windows 10, Office 365, Satya Nadella, Software licensing

Not that long ago, Microsoft was a mess. A 1990s giant losing its way in a world of smartphones and cloud services, but still a hugely important legacy supplier...


June 27, 2016  1:37 PM

Brexit silver linings exist for UK technology – but they are hard to find

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Brexit, cloud, Digital economy, EU, IT budget, It spending

If there’s one thing you can credit the UK tech sector for, it’s a generally long-term view of the future. In this time of huge Brexit uncertainty, that pragmatism is perhaps the...

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June 9, 2016  3:30 PM

The voter registration website crash – fingers point to software problems …and the Foreign Office

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
cloud, GDS, Government IT, Software development, Website, Website design, Website maintenance

The government has not yet released an official explanation for the crash of the UK voter registration website earlier this week – but Computer Weekly has learned the likely cause. How ironic it is, that the subsequent...

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May 27, 2016  10:38 AM

The incredible shrinking Hewlett Packard – where does it go next?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
AWS, cloud, Dell, HP, HPE, IaaS, IBM, Mergers & Acquisitions, SaaS, Salesforce.com, Server

In 2011, Hewlett Packard’s annual revenue was $127bn, making it the largest technology company in the world by sales at that time – yet its market worth was a comparatively meagre $42bn. It had just


January 8, 2016  10:39 AM

Will 2016 be the year we find out which ‘traditional’ IT suppliers survive the digital revolution?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CIO, cloud, digital, innovation, IT Strategy, Open source, research, Software

The combined revenue of the five biggest global corporate IT suppliers declined by more than $12bn over their past four financial quarters - at a time when the use of technology worldwide is booming.  

That $12bn isn't money that has disappeared from the market - it's simply being...


October 30, 2015  1:21 PM

Goodbye old HP, hello new HPs – but for how long?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, cloud, Dell, EMC, HP, Mobile, PC, printer, Tablet

On Monday 2nd November, HP as we know it ceases to exist. The IT supplier that once was too big to fail, becomes two companies that, if recent history is anything to go by, will be individually much...


June 26, 2015  5:09 PM

Make eliminating legacy IT your personal legacy as an IT leader

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Agile, Agile development, API, cloud, DevOps, Digital strategy, IT Strategy

The term "legacy IT" is, in reality, something of a misnomer. It's recognised by every IT leader to represent the old software and hardware in their infrastructure, especially...


March 6, 2015  12:52 PM

Mobile and cloud adoption is accelerating – don’t miss out

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
cloud, Cloud Computing, digital, It spending, IT Strategy, Mobile, Mobile Working

With 90,000 people attending this year, Mobile World Congress has become one of the definitive events on the technology calendar. Nobody is surprised to hear experts saying mobile is...


October 31, 2014  11:51 AM

IT buyers must demand open standards as balance of power shifts in their favour

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
AWS, Azure, cloud, Cloud Computing, Google, Integration, Interoperability, Microsoft, Windows

The old cliché about open standards has never been truer - that the great thing about them is there are so many to choose from.

Look at the Wikipedia page on the topic, for example. It lists 20 different definitions of what an...


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