Why technological innovation makes Santa Claus more probable…

In the run up to Christmas, Chris Gabriel, CTO Logicalis UK, addresses how technology proves beyond doubt that Santa Claus exists and is increasing productivity due to technological innovation. It is incumbent upon us all, especially in the IT industry …read more

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Line of business purchasing power moves out of the shadows

Chris Gabriel, CTO Logicalis UK, looks at the implications for CIOs and IT departments of new research findings – which suggest shadow IT is now very much in the mainstream of IT purchase decision-making. It might be time to come …read more

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The new IT department: Time to learn from the service portfolio experts

Chris Gabriel, CTO at Logicalis UK looks at the challenge facing IT departments as they strive to establish user-friendly service portfolios– and asks what they can learn from online retailers and marketers. In recent months we have been describing the …read more

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Get Ready for the Internet of Things – Part 2

In the second of a two-part series, Lucas Pinz, senior technology manager, PromonLogicalis, looks at how the Internet of Things will transform the ICT industry – and assesses the challenges that must still be overcome if the opportunities inherent in …read more

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Get Ready for the Internet of Things – Part 1

In the first of a two-part series, Lucas Pinz, senior technology manager, PromonLogicalis, looks at evolution of the Internet of Things – the technology ecosystem that will enable it and the tangible benefits it will deliver – and points out …read more

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4 steps towards successful Application Portfolio Management

In many organisations, line of business managers can commission new applications – few, though, have an overview of the entire portfolio. This results in a complex, inefficient and costly landscape. Erwin ter Berg, Director of Operations at Logicalis SMC, looks …read more

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The century post

In our 100th blog post on CxO Unplugged, Logicalis President and COO Mark Rogers takes a look at highlights and IT trends from the previous ninety-nine. The first posting on CxO Unplugged back in January 2012 made a commitment not …read more

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Five IT Headaches for the Healthcare CIO

Ed Simcox, Healthcare Practice Leader for Logicalis US, looks at the top five issues facing CIOs in healthcare organisations today, and some of the steps they can take to address them. The term “mission-critical” is applied to IT solutions with …read more

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Enterprise Mobility & BYOD – 32 extra employee hours per month!

The productivity benefits of BYOD and enterprise mobility are becoming hard to ignore and corporate adoption is growing, but are businesses getting it right in terms of procedure and policy?  Caryn Johnston, Director of Propositions, investigates. BYOD (Bring Your Own …read more

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The middle market has big plans for unified communications

Cory Rehfeldt, Collaboration Practice Director, looks at the benefits and pitfalls associated with mid-market companies’ plans for unified communications – and advocates a carefully planned approach. According to KPMG, 60% of mid-market companies plan to increase capital spending in the …read more

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