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Articles by Gary Flood
posted in July 2013
Service providers must adopt public cloud now or risk being left behind in a rapidly growing market, says study.
Space agency's early moves into cloud were poorly managed, may have exposed the organization to risk, inspector general reports.
Microsoft attempts to assuage Xbox users with free cloud, built-in Skype and other features.
Government refuses to spend any more on South Yorkshire Digital Region plan, which has attracted only 3% of the customers needed.
KPMG Global Technology Innovation poll finds few global business leaders see the U.K. as a tech hub, underscoring Britain's urgency to change its reputation and attract investors.
U.K. tops all European Union countries in expenses incurred by firms bidding on government contracts. It's tough as ever for small companies, especially those in IT, to win government business.
Gartner says PC sales have declined for the fifth consecutive quarter in Q2. But the market could turn around faster than many think, says one IT services firm.
U.K. has potential as a global tech hub, but is hindered by inadequate investment in science and startups, says report.
Digital Services Framework dangles £40 million in front of potential bidders, with a special appeal to small and midsize businesses capable of fulfilling the government's "digital by default" mission.
Leaks suggested that auditors would be tough on BT and the government's rural broadband project, but the final report is even worse than expected.
Small and midsize businesses say new tax-collection system costs them dearly, while government auditors dispute accuracy of IT-reform related savings.
Education reform aims to ramp up British students' mastery of programming, mathematical modeling and other skills that industry says are in short supply.
Are HP, Accenture stifling competition -- and the economy -- by supplying most of the British government's IT needs? Office of Fair Trading determined to find out.
Twitter, prepping an estimated $10 billion public offering in the U.S., reported making less than £100,000 in Britain last year.
Upgraded high-performance-computing system, BlueBEAR II, to help University of Birmingham researchers solve tough problems such as cheaper fuel cells.
Co-op Bank's scrapped Finacle IT platform may have pushed the bank into serious financial troubles, say members of Parliament's Treasury committee.
Belfast-based Kainos invites 17- to 19-year olds interested in IT careers to apply to CodeCamp, a free mobile app development course.
PayPoint's new Quick Credit Voucher program aims to facilitate payment of emergency funds for needy U.K. residents.
i6, a joint project of Accenture and country's new unified police force Police Scotland, will replace over 100 legacy paper and IT systems.
Price of using smartphones to access services is coming down in Europe.