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...
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...
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.
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.
Compare and contrast the following excerpts from Computer Weekly news stories in the past few days:
27 November: Google is expanding its infrastructure-as-a-service cloud computing platform into Europe and
The government has finally released its policy for open standards in IT - after an
Despite all the hype about iPad minis, there's no doubt the most significant product launch of the week for IT managers is the release of
When will the traditional model of software licensing die? Surely it is only a matter of time.
This week alone, we've seen
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...
It's a challenge faced so far only by the most ultra-successful software companies, but a major turning point comes when a product becomes a utility.
It doesn't happen often, but there's a big difference when a piece of software goes from something you use to compete against your...