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January 3, 2013  4:50 PM

Six big questions for 2013

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Big Data, BYOD, consumerisation, Government IT, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Mobile, Windows 7, Windows 8

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.

October 25, 2012  11:10 AM

Windows 8 – the eminently sensible product launch of the week

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, BYOD, ipad, Microsoft, Microsoft Surface, Office 365, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server

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


August 2, 2010  11:16 AM

Even Microsoft knows it – consumer tech is taking over the IT department

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CIO, consumerisation, it management, Microsoft, Mobile, mobile apps, Windows 7

If you have read Cliff Saran's analysis of the prospects for Windows Phone 7, Microsoft's new mobile operating system, you may have seen a short but significant quote:...


October 21, 2009  11:05 AM

Windows 7 – everything you need to know

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Windows 7

Ahead of the Windows 7 launch tomorrow, we have pulled together a comprehensive guide to Windows 7 that includes the best of ComputerWeekly's content with a selection of the best content...


October 20, 2009  1:09 PM

Do you want to come to my Windows 7 launch party? No I didn’t think so

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Windows 7

Sometimes you stumble across something that is so excruciatingly painful that it deserves comment.

After yesterday's post highlighting how Microsoft would not repeat its mistakes of before and botch the release of Windows 7 like it had Vista three years ago, I came across a very good...


October 19, 2009  5:45 PM

Microsoft’s Windows 7 launches this week – will Microsoft get the launch of Windows 7 right?

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Microsoft, Windows 7

This week is massive for Microsoft. It really is a big deal that the US software giant gets its new operating system Windows 7 off to a flying start, particularly as the Vista launch three years ago was such a flop.

I don't think anyone expects Microsoft to repeat the same mistakes...


October 2, 2009  11:30 AM

Upgrade to Windows 7? Steve Ballmer needs another song and dance

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Microsoft, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Server

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer is in London to convince businesses that they should upgrade to the new versions of the Windows desktop and server operating systems.
As with previous releases, Microsoft has focused on lowering the IT management costs of running desktop computers....


August 19, 2009  4:35 PM

Windows 7 available for just £65 in the UK, cheaper than in the US. Why?

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
EU, IE8, Internet Explorer, Microsoft, Windows 7

How often is that things are cheaper in the UK than they are in the US?

Pretty rarely in my experience. Clothes are a classic, always far cheaper in the States, but then we have a reputation for being rip-off Britain don't we? (I guess one of the reasons is that there are higher taxes...


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