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March 2, 2017  4:50 PM

UK government’s digital strategy has to be welcomed – but it could have been so much more

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
5G, Broadband, Data infrastructure, Digital government, Digital skills, Digital strategy, Digital transformation, Government IT, IT training, tech startups

The very best thing about the government digital strategy is that it exists. The areas covered by the strategy are vitally important for the UK’s economic future...

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...

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....

June 18, 2014  11:51 AM

Invest in the UK’s IT heartland to secure the future of our digital economy

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Digital skills, IT education, IT training, Skills, tech startups

It's the first ever London Technology Week this week, an apparent attempt to make tech a part of the capital's international trendy calendar alongside the likes of London Fashion Week and London Film Festival.

It has certainly grabbed some headlines - when was technology ever the...

June 6, 2014  2:42 PM

Russia invests £2.8bn to deliver 10Mbps fibre broadband across the country

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, fibre, Russia, Skolkovo, tech startups, telecoms

Earlier this week, I was in Moscow, visiting the Skolkovo Innovation Centre, Russia's $15bn attempt to create a tech startup environment to

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 (

June 2, 2014  9:31 AM

How Moscow money and the post-Soviet generation hope to create Russia’s Silicon Valley

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
innovation, Skolkovo, Startups, tech startups

The Skolkovo Innovation Centre is about a half-hour drive from Red Square, in a 400 hectare building site on the outskirts of Moscow. Today and tomorrow, it's the venue for the second annual

May 30, 2014  10:42 AM

Large firms are turning to tech startups because traditional IT suppliers are failing to innovate

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Big Data, cloud, innovation, Mobile, Startups, tech startups, Unilever

Amid all the talk of the growth of the UK's tech startup scene in recent years, there has been one significant development that has gone relatively unremarked - the failure of...

March 6, 2014  4:03 PM

The supplier landscape is changing as IT buyers shun inflexible traditional vendors

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
innovation, IT suppliers, Outsourcing, tech startups

IT suppliers have always been an easy target for criticism and cynicism. IT managers will raise their eyebrows at the mention of vendors and share war stories with their peers of the relentless sales pressure to buy more products.

They are often seen as a necessary evil, and as such,...

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