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BYOD: Changing IT

Shane Haslem, eircom UK’s Head of Managed Network Services and Data Solutions, reviews the ‘gallant march’ of the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement and what this really means for IT. In...

Digital Britain: the next steps

Better connectivity and content, along with improvements for customers, are Westminster’s top digital priorities in its media and telecoms policy paper. The UK Government has set out its main priorities for digital...

The wrong recovery

John O’Farrell calls for an honest critique of the downturn’s causes rather than a focus on rising property values. Twenty years ago, Leonard Cohen marked the democratic revolutions which ended the Cold...

Myths of outsourcing

Several misconceptions have built up around outsourcing (also known as external service delivery) but if handled well, they need not cause controversy and the same quality of service to the public can...

Getting it right first time

Stuart Cairns emphasises the need for good, early planning in procurement exercises. Interest in public procurement has never been greater. Once a minority interest, it has now become front page news. In...