Blogging was where we began, and how we built our company so we have preserved this archive to show how our thinking developed over a decade of developing the use of social technology inside organisations

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Social layering can help bring IT and the business together

Social layering in technology platforms is key to enabling future enterprise app stores and a simpler, richer experience for users.

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CIOs and the future of IT management

How is the IT function changing and what is the future role of the CIO?

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Bottom-up and inside out – the future of enterprise IT?

Software as a Service is a potentially transformational delivery model that could put functionality and control in the hands of lines of business rather than just IT, and it will play a key role in the future of what people are calling Enterprise 2.0 – but how and when will that happen?

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UK opposition party makes Open Source Software promise

George Osborne of the UK Conservatives has promised his party will boost the use of Open Source Software by government if they are elected, in an excellent speech about the social web.

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TDA/Microsoft Creativity Futures Forum

Notes from a stimulating event hosted by MIcrosoft about the role of IT in promoting creativity in schools

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NHS IT programme to consult patients and users

New web site and consultation body for the NHS National Programme for IT.

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Can Circuit Riders kick start IT empowerment for the voluntary sector? (UPDATED)

Circuit Riders is a welcome initiative that aims to use a social networking solution to vountary sector IT woes to offer organsiations access to genuinely experienced and committed professionals rather than the poorly qualified “trainers” that generally populate this low-end market.

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Healthcare to rely on electronic delivery

Healthcare services will rely more and more on Digital TV, call centres and technology in general for delivery – let’s hope the user experience designers are up to the task

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Getting by, not getting on: Technology in UK workplaces

The recent iSociety report on IT usage within the UK workplace suggests that we are in a state of low-tech equilibrium, blighted by lack of training and insufficient focus on the human factors when making ICT decisions

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UK big spender on Government IT

UK government the biggest European spender on IT, but most focus on its social impact

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