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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 24, 2017  12:36 PM

Securing the post-Brexit future of the great British tech success story

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
"east london tech city", Brexit, CBI, Digital economy, Digital government, innovation, research

With the UK’s formal Brexit notification due on 29 March, heralding two years of uncertainty, the tech sector’s lobbying for consideration in negotiations with the EU is likely to...


November 10, 2016  12:49 PM

How the technology sector helped create President Trump

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
"Social innovation", Digital disruption, Digital economy, innovation, IT skills, jobs

It’s probably fair to say that the world doesn’t need another journalist trying to explain why Donald Trump won the US presidency right now. Nonetheless, I think that we in the technology sector need to look at both the shock being felt by many people at his victory, as well as the...


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...


March 10, 2016  2:45 PM

The future is here, now – if only our political and business leaders had the vision to see it

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Artificial intelligence, Digital skills, innovation, Internet of Things, ROBOTS, Virtual Reality

If you had the time-travelling opportunity to read the forthcoming issue of Computer Weekly magazine just a few years ago, you might have assumed it was a review of BBC Tomorrow's World. There's


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...


April 16, 2015  1:24 PM

The missing election manifesto promise – educating MPs on the UK’s digital opportunity

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
apprenticeships, Broadband, Conservatives, Data protection, GDS, innovation, Labour, privacy, Skills, tech startups

Who is going to be the big digital winner after the 2015 general election? Congratulations to anyone involved with smart ticketing on public transport - you're in for a good time....


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...


June 5, 2014  10:20 AM

Russia’s investment in tech startups depends on overcoming concerns of its new web-savvy generation

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
3G, 4G, Broadband, innovation, Mobile, Skolkovo, Startups, tech startups

According to Bloomberg's ranking of the most innovative countries in the world, Russia ranks only 18th - ahead of China but behind not only most of its global competitors, but also relative...


June 3, 2014  8:36 AM

Bringing the technology world to Russia

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cisco, IBM, innovation, Intel, SAP, Skolkovo, Startups, tech startups

The billions of rubles of government money being invested in the Skolkovo Innovation Centre on the outskirts of Moscow (


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