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  • 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 ... 

  • No chance of DPS catching a cold in Qatar

    Here's David Palmer-Stevens, who has headed off to the Middle East DPS, as he's known to his friends, seems to be permanently abroad, in his capacity as SI manager for Panduit. If you phone him for a quote about cleaning up the channel, he's in Vienn... 

  • How do I put the magic back in our relationship? It's all down to the Nuance of speech

    Back by popular request, here's Gina our resident Problem Lady, to answer all your relationship questions Dear Problem Lady: My relationship has gone bad. I'm a reseller working closely with the education sector. Boy, times are tough. Ms Brodie has s... 

  • It's been a hairy month for Firebrand Training

    Over the past month more than 100,000 men across Britain have been growing mustaches in aid of charity. The annual Movember challenge creates an opportunity not just to raise money for the Prostate Cancer charity but also for some of the faces in t... 

  • Convergence latest: Are IT industry and showbiz to merge

    Here's Peter Dickson. You've never heard of him, but you'll know his voice More evidence has emerged that the IT industry is being colonised by the rival showbusiness sector. Previously, this column reported how Simon Cowell's brother, Whatshisname, ... 

  • Rich app could help negotiate your way into heaven

    Here's Clive Rich, a legendary showbiz agent who has never lost out in any negotiation. Now he wants to empower IT salesmen Clive Richis probably the first man who could negotiate his way into heaven and get a camel through the eye of a needle.Now he... 

  • The price of outsourcing

    By Philip Lieberman, the founder and president of Lieberman Software At a recent CIO conference in Phoenix for insurance industry executives, I gave a presentation on how to improve the relationship between CIOs and their IT management. At the end o... 

  • Trend tightens up defences for virtual desktop infrastructure

    Trend Micro has announced a special promotion on virtual desktop security. 

  • Is the NHS really the envy of the world? It is if you're an IT salesman!

    If you're ever on the ropes in a public debate, there's a sucker punch you can always throw to get you out of trouble. Tell the audience, somewhat sanctimoniously, that the National Health Service is the envy of the world. It isn't but don't wor...