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July 2000

  • Internet traffic management - building a better Web

    The Web may well be the shopping centre of the future, but if all the shops are overcrowded and service is poor, customers may...

  • E-training diary: week two

    Computer Weekly reader Jonathan Steel, the winner of a four-week e-commerce training course provided by People Energy Training,...

  • Bumpy ride ahead for the taxman

    Computer Weekly's revelation that the Inland Revenue "lost" five million tax records was the latest in a catalogue of IT...

  • Aussie ITers "better than Brits"



    IT wizards from Oz are taking IT contract jobs in the farthest corners of the UK because local ITers refuse to travel - and the antipodeans are reportedly...

  • Ask Jeeves adds "human touch" to e-commerce



    David Bicknell

    Search engine Ask Jeeves has launched a business service to help companies ramp up their lagging Web-based customer...

  • The Superbrain

    Reader Ron Thompson, technical consultant at Elf Oil (UK), reflects on his early days in the IT industry

  • Sun's thin client beats Microsoft



    Caroline Davis

    A fresh food procurement and distribution company has rejected Microsoft and is putting Sun thin clients on all its...

  • Adopt a new code of conduct



    David Bicknell

    Getting to grips with supplier relationship management can help you streamline your company's purchasing processes and at the...

  • No short-term threat to Wap, says NTT

    The arrival of the Japanese-developed iMode mobile phone system will not pose a direct threat to wireless application protocol...

  • Paying due attention to the GUI



    Ian Benn

    Soapbox

    By the early 1980s everyone knew that if you were going to travel any kind of distance, your chances of getting...

  • Keep in the know without going barmy

    You want the information and you want it now. Welcome to modern living. But beware data overload.

  • No more votes for Tony the Phoney, say IT contractors



    Small business entrepreneurs are likely to abandon the Labour party in the next general election because a series of controversial measures has caused them...

  • Mightymatch promises confidentiality

    Recruitment technology company, Corporate Dynamics, has launched an 'agency-free', on-line resourcing service for the IT...

  • Anglian celebrates SAP success



    Eric Doyle

    Anglian Water Services has successfully completed a project to bring its job and asset management into line with its new SAP...

  • Alliance & Leicester's e-strategy plays safe



    Nick Huber

    Alliance & Leicester bank has unveiled a long-term e-commerce strategy, which includes plans for an Internet bank and a new...

  • BT warns users to update numbers in memory



    Antony Adshead

    Computer operated telephone and fax equipment could fail after 5 August unless it is updated to use the latest telephone...

  • Guidelines to minimise data errors



    Bill Goodwin

    New guidelines on systems design will help companies avoid the public relations disaster that engulfed Powergen last week,...

  • G8 plan will create new IT jobs



    Keith Nuthall

    Job opportunities in developing countries are likely to be in the pipeline, following the announcement of a $15bn (£9bn)...

  • IR denies five million lost records

    The Inland Revenue attemp-ted to discredit a disclosure in Computer Weekly that millions of tax details had gone "missing" amid...

  • DirXML integrates apps



    Cliff Saran

    Novell promises to improve security and ease the problems of managing multiple applications with the introduction of...