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  • 7 Clauses that IT Customers Should Consider

    Jimmy Desai 26 Jan 2011
  • I've been negotiating quite a few IT contracts this week and I thought that it would be interesting to reflect upon the kinds of clauses that IT Customers should ask for but which they often don't. ...

  • LibreOffice ready for mainstream

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 24 Jan 2011
  • LibreOffice will be available for download from 25 January. Finally people will be able to use an Office suite that's not backed by Microsoft, Google, Oracle or IBM. LibreOffice uses Java and is ...

  • Muglia's departure leave a hole in Microsoft's tech direction

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 20 Jan 2011
  • After 23 years at Microsoft, leading the server division and developing its mobile business, Bob Muglia is leaving. In a letter to staff, CEO Steve Ballmer, said:"Bob Muglia and I have been talking ...

  • Would Rights Management reduce leakage from increased BI use?

    Ian Murphy 10 Jan 2011
  • Anytime you allow people access to core and sensitive corporate data you need to ensure that there is a security process in place. With users now being encouraged to use BI to mine through those ...

  • Will 2011 improve on 2010?

    Ian Murphy 04 Jan 2011
  • On the positive side, the big thing for 2010 was the amount of data being moved into the Cloud. This was helped by increasingly aggressive marketing campaigns from Cloud vendors and the promise of ...

  • IBM unleashes Cognos and then uploads it into the Cloud

    Ian Murphy 03 Jan 2011
  • IBM unveiled Cognos 10 in Las Vegas late last year and then went on a worldwide press trip to get out its marketing message 'Cognos 10: Intelligence Unleashed'. As taglines go, it really begs to be ...

  • 3D or not 3D

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 23 Dec 2010
  • Having paid good money to watch Tron Legacy in 3D at the Odeon, I have to admit that I was certainly not wooed by all the effects, The best 3D I've experienced is the Renault environoment ad - ther ...

  • Microsoft Patch Tuesday Update - 14th December 2010

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 16 Dec 2010
  • Greg Lambert, Technical Director, ChangeBASE, examines the impact of this week's Patch Tuesday update from Microsoft.