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March 2000

  • Cox will top glitzy awards



    George Cox, the director-general of the Institute of Directors, will be guest speaker at the BCS IS Management Awards on 17 May.

    Cox was previously...

  • Online banking targets 5m customers Europe-wide



    Online banking for up to five million users across Europe is planned through a new venture between e-commerce specialist Brokat and Scandinavian bank...

  • MoD did not tell the whole truth on Chinook software

    Letters from software experts to Computer Weekly show the Ministry of Defence omitted to mention it sanctioned the very testing...

  • NHSnet: reversal of fortune?

    After a near-disastrous year, NHSnet is trying to regain the confidence of GPs with tighter network contracts. But it has a long...

  • Mobiles to use e-cash by summer



    Cliff Saran

    Mobile phone operators are set to introduce handsets capable of making secure electronic cash payments over the GSM network...

  • Cash for E? Go get a plan

    Web mania may have struck, but you'll still need a solid business plan to secure E-funding, writes Julia Vowler.

  • 3G bids bust billion-pound barrier



    Caroline Davis

    Bidding in the UK Government's auction for third generation mobile licences burst through the £1bn barrier last...

  • Big Blue demonstrates lack of original zing

    Lou Gerstner has saved IBM. The problem is, he doesn't have a clue what to do next. Big Blue has become Big Grey

  • Office environment should be more homely



    Offices should not be dull, grey, functional, people factories but more like home - and this applies especially to IT departments, according to a new book...

  • One2One automates billing system

    One2One automated its billing systems in just one month, and realised a return on its investment within a week. Julia Vowler...

  • BCS examination: Pro paper is a big success

    The new BCS Professional Examination has achieved instant success, with a 30% increase in candidate numbers over the previous...

  • Bank of Scotland offers free banking to contractors



    Tina Milton

    The Bank of Scotland has unveiled a Direct Business Banking service that offers contractors free business banking if the account...

  • Cautionary tale on Office 2000 from airport systems supplier

    The first service pack for Microsoft Office 2000 was released last week. But anyone planning to upgrade to the latest version of...

  • "E" stands for ethics



    Consider this business arrangement. I will do business with you only if you can provide me with supplies more cheaply and faster than anyone else. Even if...

  • Cabling for the future

    The structured cabling topology that a business chooses is a decision that will affect network performance for years to come

  • Bid to use unemployed to fill IT skills shortage



    Bill Goodwin

    Britain's leading employers have been summoned to a closed-door meeting at Downing Street tomorrow to thrash out a programme to...

  • FEI warns Government RIP faces huge hurdles

    The Federation of Electronic Industries has warned the Government that the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (RIP) bill faces...

  • It's good to e-mail



    The SmartPhone, launched last week, has been designed to make the Internet accessible to ordinary telephone subscribers without the need for a PC,...

  • Certes adds more perks to contractors' club



    Tina Milton Recruitment agency Certes has added a number of extra perks to its contractor club which will either assist contractors in their...

  • IT priority for police Budget cash



    Mike Simons

    Home secretary Jack Straw has put IT at the heart of the £285m extra cash announced in last week's Budget to "build a...