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March 29, 2017  11:58 AM

The digital revolution is unstoppable, inevitable – and bigger than Brexit

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Brexit, Digital economy, digital technology, DigitalEurope, EU, innovation, techUK

Let’s start with the disclosure. I voted for the UK to remain in the European Union (EU). My reasoning at the time was that the EU is an over-bureaucratic, dysfunctional organisation that ought to celebrate the difference between European nations not attempt to homogenise them; its leaders are...

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,


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 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...


December 10, 2010  12:34 PM

Broadband will be an ideological test case for this government

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, EU, fibre, government

The future for broadband in the UK is a critical economic and political issue - perhaps the only technology that has come to deserve such high-level government attention.

It has also become an increasingly emotional topic of debate. After last week's announcement of the government's...


August 19, 2009  4:35 PM

Windows 7 available for just £65 in the UK, cheaper than in the US. Why?

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
EU, IE8, Internet Explorer, Microsoft, Windows 7

How often is that things are cheaper in the UK than they are in the US?

Pretty rarely in my experience. Clothes are a classic, always far cheaper in the States, but then we have a reputation for being rip-off Britain don't we? (I guess one of the reasons is that there are higher taxes...


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