Connected lives
The Financial Times analyses the implications of a connected planet in this series of roundtable discussions.

Connected Lives: the debate – Part 1
Three experts (Suranga Chandratillake, CEO of Blinkx; Niall Murphy, co-founder of The Cloud; and Ade McCormack of Auridian) discuss what it means to be connected, the barriers to universal access to fast broadband, and the public sector’s role in its delivery.

Connected Lives: the debate – Part 2
Our experts argue over the impact of mobility on business, flexible working and work-life balance, and the issues it raises for HR and IT security departments.

Connected Lives: the debate – Part 3
Do digital connections help the developing world out of poverty? Our experts discuss this controversial issue.

Providing connectivity
How has IT and mobility changed over the past decade? Who still needs to get connected? And how important are industry standards?