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July 2000

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    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...

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    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...

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    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,...

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    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)...

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    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...

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    Students to work in IT to pay for college life

    Bill Goodwin

    IT departments are being urged to employ university IT students for four days a week as they complete their degrees, under...

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    Telemarketing group gets its Cics on Java-based Unix kit

    Telemarketing services firm AFFINA has decided to abandon its mainframe and has moved its legacy applications to an HP Unix server, writes Caroline...

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    Sun's thin client beats Microsoft

    Caroline Davis

    A fresh food procurement and distribution company has rejected Microsoft and is putting Sun thin clients on all its...

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    QA adds to networking training

    Growing demand for qualified technicians in the networking industry has prompted QA Training to add a Network+ and LAN Implementation and Management course...

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    Revenue investigated over free MS software

    Mike Simons

    The Inland Revenue has been referred to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) for handing out free Microsoft tax...

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    CW briefs Lords on fatal Chinook crash

    Tony Collins

    Members of the House of Lords have been briefed by Computer Weekly on computer and other problems that afflicted...