• February 24, 2011 24 Feb'11

    Google asks kids for social security number details

    Interesting story in New York magazine regarding Google. Seems like the web giant may have been a bit over-zealous in asking schoolkids (aged from six to 12) to provide their name, city of birth, date of birth and the last four digits of their ...  Continue Reading

  • February 24, 2011 24 Feb'11

    Business services sector set for growth

    Resellers offering professional business services appear to be in a better place than firms that concentrate on the consumer market. The CBI's latest survey of the services sector reveals a full year of decline in the consumer space but growth and ...  Continue Reading

  • February 24, 2011 24 Feb'11

    Apple shareholders vote to keep succession plans secret

    Apple has managed to block attempts by some shareholders to force it to disclose a CEO succession plan after worries were raised that Steve Jobs might not return from his latest sick leave.  Continue Reading

  • February 24, 2011 24 Feb'11

    ACAS offers a guiding light

    ACAS, the Government's arbitration service, and the TUC have produced a new guide entitled " Mediation: A guide for trade union representatives" that aims to raise awareness amongst trade union representatives of the benefits of mediation.  Continue Reading

  • February 23, 2011 23 Feb'11

    Public sector still to get the cloud

    While it's good to have some optimism coming from the latest survey of resellers carried out by CA Technologies there are some surprising findings in its latest Channel Index. One of them was not so much that cloud computing is taking off, but where...  Continue Reading

  • February 23, 2011 23 Feb'11

    Cloud forecast still hazy outside technology sector, says CA

    Cloud computing sales are gaining traction within the technology sector but still lagging in other verticals, according to a new study of channel partners by IT management solutions vendor CA Technologies.  Continue Reading

  • February 23, 2011 23 Feb'11

    How many succession plans do you need to succeed?

    Apple shareholders have been getting very exercised about what will happen when CEO Steve Jobs leaves the company. They want a succession plan. There are suggestions Apple already has one in place anyway, but personally I'm bemused by their concerns.  Continue Reading