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  • Windows 7 tablets leave Microsoft breathless

    Microsoft has launched its latest salvo against Apple's iPad, extolling the virtues of Windows 7-based tablets to enterprise customers, according to some slides from a Microsoft presentation to reseller partners obtained by ZDNet. Some unkind souls ... 

  • Gamma wants to build castles in the air

    Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it, so the saying goes. So Gamma CEO Bob Falconer has abandoned his catapult and is taking far more sophisticated weapons with him on his next crusade. Gamma Telecom isconducting a castle ... 

  • What is the right services model for the channel?

    Should services be sold on behalf of vendors or independently? That's a question that has exercised the minds of quite a few channel partners in recent times. A number of businesses will have already made the required investment to build up their... 

  • Diary: Time to call last orders on the zanily named ad agency

    Here's the Office Oddball, the official mascot/character of a new socialising network for city types. The advert was created by Bloodybigspider, the ad agency that CitySocialising hired to promote the site, using money from its £1 million fundi... 

  • How Social Media Can Help Small Businesses

    News reaches us of a successful sting that took full advantage of the thousands of wannabe party gate crashers who trawl Facebook and Viadeolooking for houses they can wreck. One agency managed to channel all their combined agency (not to mention the... 

  • How journalism works - smart pens, stupid writer

    Here's the Echo Smart Pen, an ingenious device that records every conversation. If only I had one of these earlier, it would have saved me several court cases. "Dear Sir, I wish to complain about your recent article, where you have seriously mis... 

  • How to choose a technology PR company

    PR people always look good. But willthey do the business? Technology companies are always moaning about the PR agencies. They think that every time Nigel from accounts goes on a cycling holiday, the story should be on the front page of the Financial ... 

  • CRM is about more than customer stalking, says dhc's new expert Luke Adams

    This is Luke Adams, the new CRM practice director at dhc, a Microsoft Gold partner that's launching itself into Microsoft Dynamics CRM 201. With a background in computer design, Luke Adams has been in this game for 20 odd years. Dhc is hoping Adams w... 

  • Harbour provides a safe port in storm with Business Recovery Forum

    Here's Jeremy Harbour, a man who can't stop himself getting involved. You want to say to him: Leave it Jeremy, they're just not worth it! Harbour has just launched a new trade association, The Business Recovery Forum (BRF), a not-for-profit associat... 

  • Five minute interview: Mark MacGregor, Connect

    Microscope puts questions to Mark MacGregor, chief executive of SME business continuity provider Connect What is the best/worst advice you have received? "Always support your local football team." The outcome of following that advice has ...