Archive for the ‘green IT’ Category

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Meet Peter Judge, Editor of TechWeekEurope UK

April 3, 2012

By Rose Ross, @Rose_at_O

Q. Hello Peter.  Would you start by telling us a little about your professional self and your publication?

I have been a journalist for 25 years, aaargh.  To my surprise, I now find myself editor of TechWeekEurope, a proper news site which, after three years, continues to go from strength to strength.  TWE is for technology decision makers.  Our aim is to examine the business implications of IT developments.  As you might imagine, that means we are particularly interested in mobile, security, the public sector, the cloud, and sustainable IT.

 Q. What are the hottest topics in mobile?

This is a tricky question, because in mobile the hottest thing seems to be stuff that doesn’t actually exist – like unannounced Apple products – or stuff that’s not that exciting – like the new iPad.  Where Apple is concerned, people tend to see it even if it isn’t there.  We took a survey before MWC and readers told us Read the rest of this entry ?

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Award opportunity: Is your IT GREEN? #greenIT

January 26, 2012

Nominations for Green IT Awards due February 6th

Have you worked on an environmentally friendly IT project or carbon-offsetting scheme in the last 12 months? Do you sell an energy-efficient mobile technology? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then you may want to nominate your company or product for the third annual Green IT Awards.

The Green IT Awards give UK companies and public sector bodies the opportunity to highlight and be rewarded for their work in improving the IT industry’s environmental performance.

Nominations are free, and there are 22 categories to choose from. If you are a finalist, you may want to attend the awards ceremony, which will take place at The London Zoo in Regent’s Park.

For more information on the awards and to see how you can get involved please visit: www.greenitawards.com. Before you nominate, make sure you read the judging criteria.

Good luck to all this year’s entrants from the Countdown team!