Networks Generation

May 2008

  • The futuristic CIO

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 13 May 2008
  • A Gartner presentation yesterday highlighted the changing role of the CIO from merely providing infrastructure to support the business, to suggesting ways the business can grow and transform itself ...

  • Developing a business case for mobile working

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 12 May 2008
  • I wrote about globalisation being the common thread throughout the conference in my last post and enabling mobile working for dispersed workforces is a key part of this. Surprisingly though, ...

  • CIOs and global business process re-engineering

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 12 May 2008
  • I’m reporting from the Gartner conference in Barcelona this week where managing IT systems globally is the main theme. CIOs are increasingly being asked to manage global IT contracts covering ...

  • How to Increase Your Wi-Fi Signal

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 07 May 2008
  • I thought this was a joke at first, then tried it and it worked (and yes, I realise how that sounds).

  • Thoughts on Microsoft-Yahoo

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 06 May 2008
  • David Mitchell, SVP of IT research at consulting firm, Ovum: “In the short term this will give the Yahoo executives a sense of short-term relief, seeing off the bid without having to enter into a ...

  • Microsoft was always in a win-win with Yahoo

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 06 May 2008
  • If Microsoft had won the Yahoo deal, it would have automatically gained market share in the lucrative online advertising market. No bad thing considering that Microsoft estimates the online search ...

  • Web 2.0: Understanding participation

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 03 May 2008
  • Brilliant video. Clay Shirky explains how the advent of Web 2.0 will make society much smarter, as opposed to the advent of television.

  • Top web name blunders

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 02 May 2008
  • Here is a genuine list of the five worst web addresses where the organisation’s name could easily, and embarrassingly be misread: 1. Want to find the name of a celebrity’s agent? Check out ‘Who ...

  • Computer Weekly on CNN

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 01 May 2008
  • John-Paul Kamath talks about the Microsoft/Yahoo deal.

  • SAP posts strong results but slow take up for Business ByDesign SaaS

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 01 May 2008
  • SAP reported double-digit revenue growth for the first quarter of 2008, with healthy contributions from all three 'pillars' of its business - its core enterprise applications business, its ...