26 Jul

BT and Openreach: Ofcom decides on more separation, but not full separation

John Delaney

John Delaney                                      
Associate VP European Mobility, IDC
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The situation

The UK’s telecoms regulator, Ofcom, announced this morning that it will not require BT to sell off its Openreach division. Instead, Ofcom has recommended a set of governance reforms to increase the independence of Openreach within BT Group. (more…)

19 Jul

A busy week for privacy and data protection


Duncan Brown                                   
Research Director, European Security Practice
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Last week was a busy one for privacy watchers. We had not one but two major developments in the regulation of data transfers between the US and the EU, which affects (amongst other things) cloud services. (more…)

12 Jul

Europe in, GB out: what does it mean for UK’s NHS and digital healthcare in Europe?

IDC Massimiliano Claps

Massimiliano Claps
Associate VP, IDC Health Insights and IDC Government Insights, EMEA

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IDC Jonas Knudsen

Jonas Knudsen
Research Director, IDC Health Insights, EMEA

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Adriana Allocato IDC

Adriana Allocato
Senior Research Analyst, IDC Health Insights, EMEA

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On 23rd June 2016 British citizens voted to leave Europe.  Since then, economic and political uncertainty have definitely overwhelmed the healthcare industry and its ongoing digital transformation. (more…)

07 Jul

Channels! Don’t let Brexit derail your transformation

IDC margaret adam

Margaret Adam                                   
Program Director, IDC’s European Channels and Alliances program
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There is no question that Brexit will have a direct impact on channel, with resellers, particularly those focused on equipment resell, the hardest hit, but the magnitude of this impact will be highly dependent on which of the three scenarios highlighted by IDC play out. (more…)