Archive

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...

  • Hackney scoops top Web prize

    London Borough of Hackney wins New Media Award for its use of the Internet, Caroline Davis reports

  • 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)...

  • EU Distance Selling Directive

    I am about to launch a Web site enabling consumers to purchase goods over the Internet. What are the legal implications of the...

  • IAP organises brains trust



    Computer scientists will focus on computing in the 21st century when they address delegates at the Institution of Analysts and Programmers' (IAP) annual...

  • Forum tackles government IT fiascos



    Tony Collins

    A panel of leading IT specialists is to hold an open forum next week on how to improve the success rate of government...

  • Industry forum for IT services staff created

    People working for IT services companies are to get their own forum for meetings and online discussion of issues such as personal...

  • Confront the stereotype, get streetwise

    IT professionals must learn not to fear company politics, says Cranfield School of Management's Dr Robina Chatham. Ross Bentley...

  • E-commerce tops IT agenda

    A survey of delegates at the IT Directors' Forum revealed e-business is a key concern, even though relatively few are trading...

  • Glitchmare stumps Intel



    Chip manufacturer Intel Corporation has abandoned efforts to fix glitches in a chipset it designed for Pentium 3 processors after rescue operations for...

  • IBM wins users' hearts with radical shift in pricing policy

    New IBM mainframe deals have been welcomed, writes Caroline Davis

  • IT bosses weigh new challenges



    John Riley

    Groundswell

    Issues of e-commerce have moved up this year to become...

  • IT conversion costs hit exchange merger plans



    Nick Huber

    Multi-million-pound IT conversion costs are threatening to derail the planned merger of the London and Frankfurt stock...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • DirXML integrates apps



    Cliff Saran

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

  • 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...

  • 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...