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September 4, 2014  4:53 PM

Speak English! IT industry must take its jargon out of the cloud

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, cloud, consumerisation, Cyber security, Hacking, icloud, Jargon

We all had a bit of a giggle, didn't we, when the Daily Mail tried to explain "the cloud" to its readers.

In a story about the apparent hacking of Apple's iCloud service...

January 3, 2013  4:50 PM

Six big questions for 2013

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Big Data, BYOD, consumerisation, Government IT, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Mobile, Windows 7, Windows 8

The big flaw in most of the IT predictions you will read at this time of year is that technology is no respecter of the calendar. Fast moving it may be, but it's not as if the issues faced by IT leaders have changed suddenly since we all departed for the season of festive overeating.

September 14, 2012  12:10 PM

Time for mobile makers to eliminate business-consumer divide

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, BYOD, consumerisation, Google, iPhone, Microsoft, Windows 8, WIndows Phone

It's been one of those weeks where it seems the only thing that matters in technology is the fact that someone has produced a slightly thinner smartphone.

There are cynics who say the...

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September 16, 2011  11:04 AM

Safe, steady, boring – why Microsoft should give up on “cool”

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
consumerisation, Metro, Microsoft, PC, smartphone, Software licensing, Tablet, vista, Windows, Windows 8

There will have been three dominant reactions to the previews of Windows 8 demonstrated by Microsoft at its BUILD developer conference in California this week.

If you're a Windows developer or...

January 4, 2011  1:20 PM

2011 preview: why the Next Big Thing, is you

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CIO, cloud, consumerisation, ipad, IT, social media, Tablet, Technology

It's the time of year when we're expected to put forward our previews and predictions for the big issues facing IT professionals and decision-makers in the 12 months ahead.

Frankly, from my perspective you could go back and

August 2, 2010  11:16 AM

Even Microsoft knows it – consumer tech is taking over the IT department

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CIO, consumerisation, it management, Microsoft, Mobile, mobile apps, Windows 7

If you have read Cliff Saran's analysis of the prospects for Windows Phone 7, Microsoft's new mobile operating system, you may have seen a short but significant quote:...

June 14, 2010  4:43 PM

Why can’t I use my iPhone? – the rise of “bring your own” IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, consumerisation, Data protection, Government IT, iPhone, Security

Ministers in our new government are worrying about rather more prosaic technology issues than the big Whitehall IT contracts that attract all the headlines.

According to one government CTO, some new ministers who are being offered a standard-issue Blackberry for ministerial...

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