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June 2000 News

  • New management as Cityjobs.com targets the top



    www.CityJobs.com has announced the appointment of new joint managing directors to try to increase the company's presence in the on-line recruitment...

  • More training needed to entice young blood



    Bill Goodwin

    Employers were urged to step up their training efforts as evidence emerged that the number of young people entering the IT...

  • No refuge from RIP Bill for North Sea firm



    Nick Huber

    The offshore Web storage company HavenCo will be subject to the government's controversial Regulation of Investigatory...

  • Metaframe extends its reach

    Citrix is extending the reach of the Metaframe platform beyond internal client/server systems, writes Caroline Davis.

  • Mix and match ERP systems

    JD Edwards' Freedom to Choose initiative links in rivals' software

  • IT managers sceptical about .net



    Nick Huber

    Microsoft's much-hyped .net strategy is likely to take a generation before business takes notice, IT managers claimed this...

  • Is Microsoft's .net strategy too vague?

    Microsoft's .net strategy spells the end of its affiliation with Java. Cliff Saran reports on the initiative that could take as...

  • ITRelief sets sail for kids



    An annual sailing event held in Southampton last month raised some £5,000 for IT Relief and children's charity, KIDS.

    The BT Syncordia Solutions...

  • Recruiters lobby over IR35 skills shortages



    Bill Goodwin

    Changes made by the Government to the way self- employed IT workers are taxed could lead to a shortage of contractors with...

  • MS online tools debut



    Cliff Saran

    The first development tools to help users start prototyping online software services in Microsoft's .net strategy will be...

  • Microsoft denies C# challenge to Java

    Microsoft is focusing its strategy on appeasing the US Department of Justice rather than on serving the needs of corporate users,...

  • Organisations pin hopes on Internet trading



    Although few businesses have an e-business strategy in place, many more anticipate the Internet providing a significant proportion of their revenue in the...

  • Report slams agency over passport fiasco



    Mike Simons

    The Passport Agency and its IT partner Siemens Business Systems have been savaged in a new Public Accounts Committee report...

  • Online Land Register aims to cut search time



    The Land Registry has launched an online information retrieval service that promises to help surveyors and lawyers speed up the laborious search for...

  • BA automates with UK's largest SAP investment

    British Airways Engineering is investing in excess of £25m in a SAP system to automate the management of its world-wide aircraft...

  • Bell champions 'mass of new evidence' on Chinook crash



    Tony Collins

    Independent MP Martin Bell has told the House of Commons that a mass of new evidence has emerged over the possible causes of...

  • Tapping law could push work abroad



    David Bicknell

    Encryption specialists battling to overturn the government's proposed Web-tapping legislation are advising companies...

  • Cable TV becomes an easy target



    Advertisers wanting to target different TV cable franchises can now call up their details on a graphical basis by visiting the

  • BT Cellnet in WAP row



    Antony Savvas

    BT Cellnet has found itself at the centre of a debate over whether businesses will be able to exploit the mobile Internet as...

  • Elan expands in Edinburgh



    Elan Computing's Edinburgh branch has relocated to larger offices, citing a "dynamic" business strategy and the growth of IT opportunities in e-commerce...