With the budget looming next week, we ask whether open source can save billions and, of course, there is a round-up of the world's largest IT trade show - CeBIT.

Editor's highlights

Microsoft plans four critical patches for Office

How safe is your Outlook?

Aviva decommissions 100 legacy systems as profits rise

Consolidation and outsourcing deliver the goods

HSBC says global IT is vital, after bumper results

Acclaim for IT, despite minor slip

Rentokil IT integration problems hit merger plans

Bugs impact integration of divisions bought in 2005 and 2006

Open source: the key to sustainable savings in public sector IT

With the budget looming next week, can IT help?

Credit Suisse CIO jumps to Merrill Lynch

What happens when a superstar CIO abandons ship?

Readers' choice

Oracle database is developers' choice

The real question is what came second

Blog: The rise and rise of Mozilla

How it rose from the ashes of Netscape

Vodafone hits IT jackpot with £410m cost savings

IT overhaul delivers spectacular results

Why decisions don't stick

Good ideas need decisive implementation

Jack be nimble, Jack be quick

Microsoft tries to be a more agile software developer

Digging deeper: The state of IT

Communications managers frustrated at poor service quality

CMA report shows strong spending plans despite problems

Greenpeace survey damns IT vendors

Phones, laptops and PCs tested for green credentials

Only one in three council websites offer transactional services

The good, the bad and the ugly council websites revealed