Archive

August 2000

  • Tivoli network software limbers up for Olympics

    Tivoli's Software Distribution technology will be deployed at the forthcoming Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, writes Paul Phillips

  • More girls take IT GCSE



    Robert Dunt

    The IT industry could start to lose its male dominated image if trends in this week's GCSE examinations...

  • Net quality marks stay divided



    David Bicknell

    The Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) has ruled out a rapprochement between Web site hallmarks operated by Trust UK...

  • Network Associates patches up PGP loophole



    Bill Goodwin

    Network Associates has issued a patch following the discovery of a loophole in PGP encryption software that could leave...

  • Laporte in e-buying roll-out

    Laporte believes an electronic procurement system can slash its annual consumables spend.

  • Web techies buck downward trend



    The IT jobs market may have fallen to its lowest level since 1995, declining again during the second quarter of this year, but demand for IT professionals...

  • You are watching Big Brother

    As if there was ever any doubt that we are indeed a nation obsessed with the Big Brother phenomenon, the latest rankings from...

  • Why adopt a Knowledge Management strategy?

    Key pointers about the value of adopting a knowledge management strategy. Is KM a business or an IT tool?

  • Triumph of the super nerds

    IT-phobic bosses are in danger of being superseded by their more computer-friendly staff, as technological advancements in the...

  • The power and the glory: don't be complacent about electricity supplies

    We all take electricity for granted, but an IT director cannot afford complacency as power interruptions can wreak havoc in the...

  • United front to beat viruses



    A number of UK companies have joined forces to create an early warning system to prevent the spread of viruses.

    The brainchild of IT consultant...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...