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July 2000

  • 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

    Aussie ITers "better than Brits"

    IT wizards from Oz are taking IT contract jobs in the farthest corners of the UK because local ITers refuse to travel - and the antipodeans are reportedly...

  • 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

    DirXML integrates apps

    Cliff Saran

    Novell promises to improve security and ease the problems of managing multiple applications with the introduction of...

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    Council to save £1.7m on PC purchase

    Antony Adshead

    Wandsworth Council will save £1.75m on PC purchasing as well as cutting support costs by re-using old machines in a...

  • 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...

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    BA IT staff to switch to Amadeus

    Nick Huber

    Up to 400 IT staff from British Airways and its Speedwing division are set to transfer to the European supplier (and IT...

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    Cap explains how MoD system will earn £500m

    Bill Goodwin

    French IT company Cap Gemini has revealed details of how it plans to earn between £400m and £500m from a £50m contract to...