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How a virus finally killed IT
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Monday, 30 March 2020 11:01

How a virus finally killed IT


Robert X. Cringely mutters

IT pundit Robert Cringely (pictured) thinks that Information Technology which replaced Management Information Systems is finally being killed off by COVID-19.

Roman emperor deaths follow the same pattern as IT failure
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Statistically speaking Apple gear is Caligula without the sex

Interdisciplinary research by Dr. Joseph Saleh, an Aerospace Engineer from the Georgia Institute of Technology has revealed a statistical connection between Roman emperors and IT gear.

IT downs BA flights
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Wednesday, 07 August 2019 11:43

IT downs BA flights


It just gets worse

Problems with British Airways’ IT systems left passengers facing flight delays and long queues at airports in the midst of the peak summer holiday period.

IT problems cost Brits £3.4 billion in lost productivity
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One day month fixing their own IT issues

UK businesses are losing out both financially, and on productivity levels due to their workplace IT systems, new research has revealed.

IT women not given guidance or support
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Friday, 08 March 2019 11:34

IT women not given guidance or support


Men have more opportunity than women

Results from a recent poll have shown that men have more opportunity than women to reach senior roles in the cyber and information security industry.

More IT companies try a four day week
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Thursday, 20 December 2018 10:31

More IT companies try a four day week


Worried about burn out

Companies around the world which have cut their work week have found that it leads to higher productivity, more motivated staff and less burnout.

If you want to keep your IT staff give them a Christmas bonus
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Right now

New research has found that if companies want to keep their IT workers in place and stop them from making New Year's resolutions to leave the company, they should give them a bonus in December.

There is not enough humanity in IT
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Monday, 15 October 2018 12:11

There is not enough humanity in IT


Head of the Mozilla Foundation warns about a need for philosophiers and psychologists  

The biggest cheese in the Mozzarella Foundation - Mitchell Baker - is warning that IT companies need to diversify their hiring practices to include more people from backgrounds in philosophy and psychology if they want to tackle the problem of misinformation online.

China-US trade war threatens entire IT system
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The trade war between the United States of America and China has racked up big time this week but, largely unnoticed, is the effect it will have on the computer industry worldwide.

Big tech lobby groups soften anti-China bill
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Friday, 09 February 2018 11:28

Big tech lobby groups soften anti-China bill


It would hurt US business

An attempt by US politicians to harm Chinese trade has backfired after it emerged it would do more harm to IT companies who are dependent on China.