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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...

July 24, 2015  11:18 AM

Scalextric shows the way to winning the digital race

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
digital, Internet, Startups

If, like me, your childhood featured the joys of Scalextric, then you can't fail to feel a frisson of excitement at the prospect of controlling the racing cars from your smartphone, and sharing race data with your friends.

This is just one of the


June 12, 2015  11:14 AM

UK needs better training focus to bridge the gap between digital culling jobs and creating them

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Banking, Boots, digital, Employment, HSBC, jobs, retail, Skills, Training

In the past week, HSBC and Boots chemists have...


May 22, 2015  4:19 PM

Business is going digital but IT departments have yet to grasp the way they have to change

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
bimodal, DevOps, digital, GAAP, Gartner, Hailo, Microservices, OpenStack, Software development

"Digital" is undoubtedly the buzzword of the day in conversations between IT leaders and their executive counterparts in the organisation. But it's only recently that the full implications of "going digital" are becoming clear in the IT department.

We hear plenty about


March 9, 2015  12:41 PM

Does IT have a problem with people?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Agile, BCS, BYOD, digital, GDS, Project management, Shadow IT, Strategy

Does IT have a problem with people?

That's a question I found myself asking, after listening to the speakers at a BCS event last week. It's not a new question by any means, but when you consider a few topical challenges facing IT leaders and the IT industry, it's one that perhaps gives...


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...


January 30, 2015  3:52 PM

Apple success shows the importance of making IT invisible

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, CIO, digital, iPhone, smartphone, Smartwatch

It's been impossible to ignore the biggest technology headline of the week - especially as it became the biggest business headline in many places too. Apple declared the largest quarterly profit in...

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January 8, 2015  5:24 PM

A 2015 technology prediction: Nothing much will happen

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Big Data, Cloud Computing, digital, Digital skills, innovation, Internet of Things, Mobile

It's usual at this time of year for journalists to make predictions - something I've tended to avoid as a fool's game beset by needless optimism, over-excitement or the patently obvious. But for 2015, I'll make an exception and offer one forecast as a counterpoint to some of the hyperbole you will...


December 5, 2014  4:00 PM

The key themes from this year’s UKtech50: digital, recruitment, and out-of-touch suppliers

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CIO, CTO, digital, Government IT, it management, recruitment, Skills, uktech50

Soon after Computer Weekly launched our UKtech50 programme to identify the most influential people in UK IT, over four years ago, we were approached by a couple of the female IT leaders...


November 14, 2014  12:01 PM

However many ‘modes’ you choose, the IT department needs to change

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CIO, digital, Gartner, IT department, it management, recruitment, Skills

The age of the "command and control" IT department is over - of that fact most experts are agreed. The balance of power in corporate IT has shifted away from the IT team - and away from their technology suppliers - to their users in the business. But plenty of IT leaders are still trying to come...


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