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$50 million says cloud ERP is lifting off – here’s why

April 24, 2014 | Four factors explain why cloud ERP is lifting off now - and why has had a $50m funding boost today Read more [...]

Blinkbox tunes in to IaaS to compete with Amazon and Netflix

April 24, 2014 | Video streaming firm Blinkbox works to deliver a great service to customers in a cut-throat market where it competes against the likes of Amazon Prime and Netflix and has to keep a close eye on costs. Read more [...]

VMware chugs Q1 2014, with expected results but disappoints

April 24, 2014 | VMware couldn't catch a break this quarter despite meeting forecast revenue. Soft bookings were the culprit and the stock price got hammered. I'm not worried. Read more [...]

Welcome to Plex

April 24, 2014 | New partner Plex shows us how vertical market effort can reap solid results. That's important going forward. Read more [...]

San Mateo County rejigs storage and desktop for the digital age

April 23, 2014 | Nutanix and Unidesk are helping San Mateo County pass cost savings back to departments while modernising the IT landscape. Read more [...]

The data scientist debate – new salary data and definitions

April 23, 2014 | As the debate about what a data scientist actually is carries on, fresh salary data sheds light on who these folks are - and how their value is perceived. Read more [...]

The worrying cloud building around the G-Cloud – special report part 2

April 23, 2014 | | 4 Comments In part one of this special report, I outlined my unease at recent developments around the UK government's G-Cloud program. In this second part, we take a closer look at what we do and don't know about the current situation and reflect on growing sell side discontent. Read more [...]

The worrying cloud building around the G-Cloud – special report part 1

April 23, 2014 | I've made no secret of my support for the G-Cloud programme since its inception, regarding it as one of the most important tools in the box for fixing the broken nature of public sector IT procurement and service delivery, but stand by for some tough love talking.   Read more [...]

Interview: Birst’s newly appointed CEO aims for an IPO

April 23, 2014 | Jay Larson has left Jive Software to take up the post, while outgoing CEO Brad Peters will become Chief Product Officer Read more [...]

Why almost everyone is wrong about HMRC’s plans to sell data

April 22, 2014 | Opening up business data is a key ingredient in ensuring that tax practitioners have the best information to meet client needs. Resisting that is stupid. Read more [...]

Open data or privacy breach?

April 22, 2014 | | One Comment It seems that one person's open data policy is someone else's privacy breach. Can the tech industry resolve the conflict? Read more [...]

UK government is spending millions on agile development coaching and training

April 22, 2014 | The traditional waterfall approach to project development is out and agile is in – but who has the skills? Read more [...]