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August 14, 2013  11:47 AM

BlackBerry crumbles: the lessons for the IT industry

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, BES10, BlackBerry, BlackBerry Enterprise Server, Dell, HP, Huawei, IBM, IOS, Mobile, Palm, smartphone, ZTE

It was the least surprising news of the year. BlackBerry is up for sale, the Canadian mobile phone company finally admitting to the inevitability that everyone else recognised ages...

July 26, 2013  10:35 AM

What next for IT outsourcing as the mega-deals decline?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
BPO, EDS, Gartner, Government IT, HP, Outsourcing, Ovum

The UK has long been hooked on IT outsourcing - far more than any of our European neighbours. But is that enthusiasm on the wane?

In recent weeks, market research from several analyst firms have proved contradictory.


July 12, 2013  10:24 AM

Microsoft CEO Ballmer wins Buzzword Bingo – but are customers playing a different game?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, Cloud Computing, Google Apps, ipad, iPhone, Microsoft, Office 365, PC, Software licensing, Steve Ballmer, Windows

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will be celebrating today. He is the clear winner of the latest Super Buzzword Bingo competition, with his entry for the internal memo announcing Microsoft's biggest...

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June 10, 2013  4:39 PM

Morality and ethics – the ‘next big thing’ for IT suppliers

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, NSA, Prism, privacy, snooping, trust

Nobody in the IT profession can be disappointed that technology has become such a central part of the way we all live and work.

For anyone who has been in the industry for 10 or more years, it is fantastic to see IT taking its central place in business and society; for technology to...


May 30, 2013  4:59 PM

Which IT suppliers have not yet seen the cliff approaching?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
AWS, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Dell, digital, Google, HP, Open source, PC

Watching the IT industry at the moment is a little like reading a good crime novel. There are pieces of evidence appearing, from various sources, often apparently unconnected, but which all point to one inescapable conclusion.

The difference in IT is that this is not a question of "Who...


May 23, 2013  3:35 PM

If the PC is dead nobody told Lenovo

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Dell, Desktop, HP, laptop, lenovo, PC, Tablet

Apparently we are in the post-PC era. The PC is dead. Deceased. Pining for the ffjords. Ceased to be. An ex-market.

But nobody seems to have told Lenovo. Look at the latest quarterly sales figures.


May 9, 2013  12:26 PM

Michael Dell says “I like to win” – but will he?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
datacentre, Dell, HP, michael dell, Networking, PC, Servers, Storage

It's become something of a common public perception that Dell is a company in crisis.

Fourth-quarter revenue down 11%, profit down 31%, and its founder engaged in


April 11, 2013  1:22 PM

UK gives Belgium €300m for cloud, and other indicators of change

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, cloud, Gartner, Google, government, IDC, Internet, Microsoft, Open source, PC, smartphone, Software, Tablet

Anyone who has read this blog over the past few months will have seen there are several recurring themes I've been banging on about lately. It's been interesting to see a few things happening recently that, to me, reinforce some of the points I've been discussing, so here's a bit of a random...


March 28, 2013  11:52 AM

The predictability of what you’re going through

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Amazon, BlackBerry, CIO, Dell, Google, Hackers, HP, Information security, innovation, nokia, Recession, Strategy

While we marvel and despair at the pace of changes being wrought by the technology industry, there's a body of opinion that everything we are seeing now was entirely predictable.

I enjoy the work of Carlota Perez and


January 24, 2013  1:35 PM

The dance floor empties as Microsoft keeps on ‘dad dancing’

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, Microsoft, Microsoft Surface, Smartphones, Software licensing, Tablet, Windows 8, WIndows Phone

Oh, Microsoft. I'm starting to feel sorry for you.

As we all get old, there usually comes a moment when you know you're out of touch. I remember my dad asking me once if I had been out with any "hot chicks" lately. The look I gave him told him that was his moment.

As a...


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