Like it or not, IT directors are beginning to lose control of the IT agenda. But is that a good thing?
Barker Bites Back
A look at some newsy stuff and interesting bits as well as those hopefully amusing byways of technology.
Colin Barker is based in London and is Senior Reporter for ZDNet. He has been writing about the IT business for some 30-plus years. He still enjoys it.
Amazon Web Services is huge and still growing - and it's aiming at the desktop next.
While some IT departments have been ravaged by down-sizing and savage cuts, IT contractors remain confident that their skills are still very much in demand.
Big Blue appears set on a dual strategy to offload hardware businesses as quickly as possible, while snapping up software and cloud companies with equal speed.
If CIOs are feeling under pressure from a barrage of new technologies from mobile through big data then it’s time to think like a venture capitalist and look for opportunities says the consultants Deloittes.
News that Sony is considering selling its PC business prompted me to dig out my first Vaio laptop - an unusual device that gave you four computers in one.
World's first electronic computing ran for the first time 70 years ago today.
Sony is in talks with an investment company about selling its Vaio PC business.
Senior managers are shifting their focus away from raw skills and towards more broadly focused people when recruiting data managers.
The notification system that will tell you when you need to be somewhere is now coming to desktops as well as mobile