Gartner has come up with three distinct roles that its thinks will much more closely define the job of the digital chief in a rapidly changing tech world
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.
ERP is the backbone of business and especially very large business but the cloud, once seen as a threat to ERP, may be the breakthrough that redefines the entire industry.
Cloud computing seems to offer the same complexity-free IT that outsourcing offers, so what does this mean for how CIOs spend their budgets?
Already close partners, ARM and Oracle deepen the relationship over Java in 32-bit and 64-bit ARM platforms.
The king of the PC market wants to get his company back so he can move it forward into a new post-PC world. Would you back him?
Who needs a mainframe when we now have the cloud? Well, you may still find the old iron useful.
New research suggests that while employees are keen to use their own devices at work, they don't really want to take the blame if it causes a security nightmare
The mobile phone company Vodafone said on Wednesday that the much anticipated Google Android phone, dubbed Magic, will be available from 5 May.The phone can be pre-ordered now from the company's website for from £15 per month for a minimum plan with no free minutes to £80.
The mobile phone company Vodafone said on Wednesday that its much anticipated Google Android phone, dubbed Magic, will be available from May 5.The phone can be pre-ordered now from the company's website for from £15 per month for a minimum plan with no free minutes to £80.
Database supplier Ingres, an Oracle competitor, has not exactly welcomed the news that its rival has just grown even bigger with the acquisition of Sun Microsystems. Ingres is, like MySQL, an open source database and the company has close ties with other open source suppliers like Red Hat.