Archive

August 2000

  • Front runner Simon Eade



    Simon Eade is a van driver turned IT manager who has his pick of classy sports cars and a manager who does not mind if he moonlights. It is clearly a tough job...

  • IR35 creates contractors' conundrum

    Since the introduction of IR35 was announced, there have been reports on the effect it will have on IT contractors and the...

  • IT joins club 18 - 30



    While business development in the UK continues to feel the effects of a worsening IT skills shortage, new evidence suggests that the IT industry itself may...

  • Directors could become tax snoops, says lawyer



    Ross Bentley

    IT directors could be targeted by Inland Revenue inspectors intent on gatherings profiles on IT contractors in the wake of...

  • E-business: new faces in the looking glass



    David Bicknell

    As the Mad Hatter might have said to the White Rabbit, "I'm going to talk to the director of consumer delight and loyalty, and I'll get...

  • Cybercrime - an inside job

    The biggest threat to e-security is from within. Bill Goodwin meets up with the cybersleuths to find out why

  • Broadband innovations stimulate teleworking



    Antony Savvas.

    The number of people teleworking from home has jumped by a quarter since last year, and the trend is set to continue with the...

  • Are mainframe skills redundant?



    I have 11 years' experience as an MVS (IBM mainframe) systems programmer and experience in storage management, SNA networks and systems programming. I...

  • Bounty offered to catch spoofers



    Ross Bentley

    A leading software supplier is offering its staff £25,000 for information leading to the identification of those responsible for a...

  • 'IT hell' costs £19bn



    Robert Dunt

    Computer breakdowns cost industry £19bn a year in wasted time, according to IT services company ICL.

    The IT Day in...

  • Are you the irritant in your office?

    With the growth of open-plan offices, irritating and unsavoury personal habits have the potential to sour staff relations as...

  • BT's ADSL ready to roll



    Antony Savvas

    BT is to finally roll out its ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) high-speed Internet access offering from September, after...

  • Brevity and honesty will give your CV style

    Becoming a team leader in the third millennium won't be easy, and so as the jobs season approaches David Taylor looks at the...

  • Cancel the oppressive RIP Act, says Redwood

    Former Conservative minister John Redwood replies to Jack Straw's defence of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act in last...

  • Building the one-stop content shop

    How can retailers manage data flow across multiple channels which embraces not just product and price details but also images,...

  • Branson faces lottery software queries



    David Bicknell

    Sir Richard Branson's People's Lottery bid faces question marks over its technology as well as its finances as the consortium...

  • Cowering from content?



    To most IT managers, document management is about as exciting as watching crown green bowling. Whereas content management is a phrase certain to make you...

  • DTI extends RIP deadline to September



    David Bicknell

    The Government has agreed to extend the consultation process over its cybertapping law to give industry more time to...

  • Caveat vendor



    John Riley

    Groundswell

    Many senior corporate users are bracing themselves for...

  • E-commerce skills in demand on register



    Demand for e-commerce skills is driving a period of huge growth in the number of visits to the BCS Consultancy Register Web site, writes John...