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Enterprise hits & misses – April 21

April 21, 2014 | Jon's cheeky weekly review of which enterprise software articles hit (or didn’t) on diginomica & beyond - for week ending April 20, 2014. Read more [...]

Enterprise hits & misses – April 14

April 14, 2014 | Jon's cheeky weekly review of which enterprise software articles hit (or didn’t) on diginomica & beyond - for week ending August 4, 2014 Read more [...]

Weekend rant: the tyranny of Silicon Valley ageism

March 30, 2014 | | 5 Comments Ageism among Silicon Valley VCs will surely stifle innovation right at the time when it is most needed. It's a sure sign of dysfunction. Read more [...]

Death of the mainframe – again

March 5, 2014 | | 21 Comments John Appleby takes on the behemoths as he predicts the end of the mainframe. We've heard this before. Is now the time? Judge for yourself. Read more [...]

Weekend rant: Yahoo! trending – isn’t, is it?

February 15, 2014 | | 3 Comments Does Yahoo! believe that horses viagra is a trending item? I guess it could be on the day after St Valentines. Read more [...]

Exclusive: Computer Economics study – cloud saves 15 percent

February 13, 2014 | | 2 Comments Computer Economics settles arguments about the savings that are achievable using cloud technologies. Cloud wins by a handsome margin. Read more [...]

Comcast acquiring Time Warner – a peek into a dark future?

February 13, 2014 | | 8 Comments The proposed Time Warner acquisition by Comcast opens the specter of monopoly. What about the situation in Europe? Read more [...]

Why we will not support IE8 or IE9

February 12, 2014 | | 13 Comments diginomica is borked in IE8/9. We've looked at fixes but find them requiring more support than we are prepared to pay. Here's what we suggest. Read more [...]

Weekend rant: the day Auntie went from 2A to 2E

February 9, 2014 | | 7 Comments The BBC moved its content from Astra 2A to Astra 2E this week leaving millions of European users stranded without access to their channels. Read more [...]

Do we have any other bids for Responsys?

January 6, 2014 | | One Comment Larry Ellison's willing to pay $27 a share for Responsys? Will SAP or IBM or AN Other make him pay more? Or beat him to the prize themselves? Read more [...]

BYOD or CYOD – an international divide across the Pond?

January 3, 2014 | | One Comment Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) inevitably made it onto all the ‘crystal balls at the ready’ 2014 predictions list from assorted analyst firms, research Read more [...]

The politics of innovation holding back Uber, Tesla and e-cigs

December 29, 2013 | | 6 Comments Innovation can cause serious reactions among legislators and incumbent players. Here are three industry example. Read more [...]

Six steps to avoiding evil open source

December 16, 2013 | | 3 Comments Open source has made a massive contribution to the ubiquity of the Internet and some of the most important solutions that many of us use in our daily lives. However, when open source is hacked as a way to improve then what happens? How about when open source is hacked for no apparent reason other than for commercial gain? Read more [...]

What Obamacare can learn from the UK not being crap at digital

December 11, 2013 | It's one year on from the publication of the UK government's digital strategy and Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude is pleased with progress to date, even if there's still a long way to go. Read more [...]

Listen up Mr President! Top techs talk tough on NSA

December 9, 2013 | | One Comment It was only a matter of time before the tech industry needed to be seen to take a tougher stand over the NSA PRISM snooping scandal and so it is today that 8 leading firms have drawn a collective line in the sand. Read more [...]