• February 08, 2008 08 Feb'08

    FSA calls in the consultants

    The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is bringing in external consultants to benchmark its investment in new systems and ensure its IT processes and controls are in line with industry standards.  Continue Reading

  • February 08, 2008 08 Feb'08

    Brace yourself

    Reports this week of a high-tech knee brace that generates electricity and recharges batteries while you walk made Downtime think of the money that could be saved if only we thought twice before ...  Continue Reading

  • February 08, 2008 08 Feb'08

    Data mining strikes stock shrinkage gold for Jaeger

    Classic British clothing brand Jaeger is to roll out a loss prevention programme based on data mining to cut theft and fraud by a fifth and boost its profit margins by 2%.  Continue Reading