I sometimes wonder if anyone has bothered to research Tolkien puns on the web. There may already be learned tomes aplenty on just that topic, or there may be precious few, my precious. I digress. The ping in question is, of course, ping.fm – “a simple service that allows you to post to multiple social networks with a single READ MORE
Broadband provider VirginMedia are sending snotty letters to “illegal” music downloaders and may clap these dastardly “pirates” in irons if they don’t buckle down and pay attention to Cap’n Branson and his crew.
Notwithstanding the legalities, technicalities and niceties of the scenario, I feel that the policy clearly illustrates the strange prioritisation of customer service issues at VirginMedia.
The annual cost of project failure in the European Union in has been estimated at €142 billion according to research by Dr John McManus and Dr Trevor Wood-Harper.
The research defines project failure as not meeting any or all of the following success criteria: cost, time, quality and original requirements.
According to the report, which looked at 214 projects between 1998 and READ MORE
I am getting mixed messages from connections in the IT industry; within the space of an hour yesterday I was told that things are “steaming ahead” by one person, while another observed “things are very, very tight, nobody is spending.”
This is hardly a scientific process but my gut feel and general observation of the UK IT user sector over the READ MORE
From Computer Weekly: “The government has wasted at least half a billion pounds on overrun IT projects, according to figures collected by Liberal Democrat shadow chancellor Vince Cable.”
Congratulations to Vince Cable for highlighting more symptoms of the Trillion Dollar Bonfire. What we really need though is for Government to change their behaviour.
Taxpayers and politicians need to ensure that Government bodies adopt READ MORE