Archive

August 2000

  • IT's the tiger in the Volvo tank

    Once seen as an overhead, Volvo Truck's IT department is held in high esteem by the rest of the business. Ross Bentley met the...

  • ISPs face salary meltdown



    Almost two thirds of all UK internet services companies will not be able to afford next year's salary increases, warns financial analysis firm,...

  • ICL: English Patient in need of radical surgery?

    Fujitsu must make some radical decisions about its UK subsidiary ICL. Nicholas Enticknap assesses its options and finds that...

  • Inland Revenue hunts 'missing' files



    Tony Collins

    The Inland Revenue is at odds with a Government software supplier over the hunt for millions of "missing" tax...

  • Huge increase in thin client sales



    According to a report by market analysts at IDC, worldwide sales of thin clients are showing a 90% increase but Western Europe is seeing much greater...

  • 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...

  • Safeway site is still down after hack attack



    Supermarket giant Safeway has failed to get its Web site up-and-running two weeks after a suspected hacking attack led to its closure.

    The delays in...

  • Stock exchange merger threatened



    Nick Huber

    A hostile takeover bid for the London Stock Exchange by Swedish technology supplier OM Group is threatening the proposed...

  • Intel recalls 1.13GHz P3



    Lindsay Clark

    Intel has been forced to recall its fastest Pentium processor because of problems while under software testing....

  • IBM wins linear tape protocol race



    Eric Doyle

    IBM will release its first tape storage products under the new Linear Tape-Open (LTO) protocol next month, with Fujitsu...

  • Intel outlines peer-to-peer vision



    Nick Huber

    Intel's grand vision of peer-to-peer computing, outlined at its developers' forum last week, will have only a limited impact...

  • ITers unfazed by surveillance

    While companies are embroiled in a war with the Government over whether the security services should have access to their...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...