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Ukraine’s IT sector going great guns
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Thursday, 19 May 2022 11:35

Ukraine’s IT sector going great guns


Still coding when half your team have to dodge artillery and shoot Russians

Ukraine’s IT sector did better than last year despite Russia’s invasion of the country.

Russian IT workers find themselves sanctioned
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Happens when your workers are modern internationalists but your politicians are old fashioned imperialists

Thanks to the internet modern Russian IT workers have been making a rather good living working online for European and US IT companies, but now that has come crashing to a halt.

There's a severe digital skills gap in UK
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Friday, 21 August 2020 11:05

There's a severe digital skills gap in UK


Mind the Gap

The latest research by Hays Learning found employers have struggled to fill one third of vacancies due to a lack of digital competency.

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.