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November 25, 2016  10:26 AM

The digital economy and the Autumn Statement: Good start, please do more

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
"Government of the United Kingdom", 5G, Broadband, Digital economy, fibre, fttc, FTTP, mobile network

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement showed a welcome and necessary understanding of the need to look at the long-term future of the UK’s...

September 16, 2016  10:37 AM

UK needs to match – or better – Europe’s broadband and mobile ambitions

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
"Digital Economy Bill", 5G, Brexit, Broadband, BT, European Union, Mobile, Openreach, telecoms

A majority of the UK may have decided through the Brexit referendum that we officially don’t like the European Union, but as we work out what leaving it means,...


April 20, 2016  5:03 PM

EC’s anti-competitive stance is laudable, its action over Google & Android is laughable

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, anti, Apple, European Commission, European Union, Google, Mobile, mobile apps, Operating systems, smartphone

As a football fan, one of my primary experiences of European antitrust law comes through watching the English Premier League on TV.

Once upon a time, I paid Sky Sports for a subscription and saw any and all of the games that the Premier League allowed to broadcast live.

Then...


January 29, 2016  11:35 AM

Google tax debate is just an early example of social upheaval from the digital revolution

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, Google, government, HMRC, Internet of Things, mobile apps, Uber

In many ways it is a shame that the most likely reason for a technology company to hit the headlines in national newspapers and on TV is because they don't pay enough taxes.

For all the largely justified criticism of


December 4, 2015  12:02 PM

All of us need to play our part to influence the role of technology in the UK economy

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, Digital skills, Mobile, uktech50

Influence is a wonderfully subjective measure by which to gauge successful people in the UK technology scene.

Influence can be negative as well as positive. You might be influenced by a particular IT leader, while others may see the same person as thoroughly lacking the quality.


October 30, 2015  1:21 PM

Goodbye old HP, hello new HPs – but for how long?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, cloud, Dell, EMC, HP, Mobile, PC, printer, Tablet

On Monday 2nd November, HP as we know it ceases to exist. The IT supplier that once was too big to fail, becomes two companies that, if recent history is anything to go by, will be individually much...


July 31, 2015  10:30 AM

With Windows 10, Microsoft has built a fine sail, but has the ship already left harbour?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, Azure, Desktop, Google, IOS, Microsoft, Mobile, Office 365, PC, Satya Nadella, Tablet, Windows, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 95

With Windows 10, Microsoft has built a fine sail, but has the ship already left harbour?

If anything encapsulates the change in the technology world in the last 20...


March 19, 2015  5:38 PM

George Osborne set the UK on a digital roll – now a new government must accelerate the momentum

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
API, Banking, Broadband, budget, GDS, HMRC, Internet of Things, Mobile, research, Skills, smart city, Startups

It's rare that I'm inclined to congratulate George Osborne, but recognition is due to the Chancellor for making his latest budget the most tech-friendly ever.

Every year,...


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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