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September 17, 2010  11:44 AM

The localism opportunity for local government IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CIO, Collaboration, councils, Government IT, Intellect, local government, Shared services, Socitm

There's always plenty of talk about IT in central government and how the impending spending review will affect big Whitehall projects, and as a result sometimes IT in local government can be a little neglected.

I wouldn't claim to be an expert in local government IT, but I've had a very...

February 26, 2010  1:17 PM

Building the business case for corporate social media

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Aviva, CIO, Collaboration, Facebook, social media, Social networking, twitter, YouTube

The use of social media technology in business has been permeated by perceptions that staff are simply Twittering their mates about what they just ate, Facebooking photos of colleagues or taking up valuable network bandwidth watching their favourite YouTube videos instead of working.


January 8, 2010  2:36 PM

The top 10 CIO issues for 2010

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CIO, Collaboration, CRM, Election, ERP, government, innovation, iPhone, IT Governance, IT skills, Leadership, Mobile, social media

Many IT leaders will be entering 2010 with bruises on their budgets from the recessionary battering they took over the past 18 months. But this year promises a cautious return to growth - for some at least.

Any CIOs going into the year simply expecting more of the same may be left...

July 8, 2009  6:36 AM

Battling the culture… its time for a change in business approach

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Collaboration, Creativity, twitter

Isn't it time that IT departments lost the command and control mentality particularly as we move to a new business paradigm that is more open to collaboration.

I have been to several talks recently that have insisted that organisational change is key to businesses adopting a more...

June 24, 2009  12:17 PM

Commentable Digital Britain report goes online… good approach to collaboration

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff

The Government may have only scored five out of 10 for its Digital Britain report last week, but it scores highly in the collaboration stakes for getting a...

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April 7, 2009  4:48 PM

Collaboration tools are a hot topic in IT right now, but does anyone know what to do with them?

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Collaboration, twitter

I have been to two meetings that have discussed IT collaboration recently. The latter one was a roundtable event in association with BT, and the other was a BT hosted event.

Obviously, this shows that one supplier sees the potential of IT collaboration as huge,...

December 16, 2008  3:55 PM

To boldly go where IT departments haven’t gone before?

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Collaboration, Social networking, Software as a Service, trends

Enterprise 2.0 is certainly gaining the backing of leading firms.

Networking giant Verizon Business for one backs this idea, arguing in its predictions of

September 5, 2008  2:25 PM

A Formula for Innovation – guest post by Tom Ilube of Garlik

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Collaboration, Garlik, innovation

Tom-Ilube-Garlik.jpgBack in the UK, Tom Ilube brings us an update from the last day...

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