Articles By Computerworld U.S. staff

Forecast 2010: 11 daring predictions for 2010

Forecast 2010: 11 daring predictions for 2010

We asked six IT industry observers to offer their predictions for 2010 and to speculate on who will be the...

December 30th, 2009 Computerworld U.S. staff
Sarcasm will get you nowhere

Sarcasm will get you nowhere

When this user’s hard drive dies, pilot fish tells her it will take about 30 minutes to set her up...

September 1st, 2005 Computerworld U.S. staff
The X-rated workplace

The X-rated workplace

Half of the Fortune 500 companies have dealt with at least one incident related to computer pornography in the workplace...

August 4th, 2005 Computerworld U.S. staff
Users say the darndest things

Users say the darndest things

University support pilot fish is hip-deep in problems with e-mail viruses and worms when a Ph.D. forwards an e-mail attachment...

August 4th, 2005 Computerworld U.S. staff
Shark Tales: Unclear on the concept

Shark Tales: Unclear on the concept

Pager goes off, and sysadmin pilot fish checks her voice mail. “My monitor is smoking and making noises,” user’s message...

July 7th, 2005 Computerworld U.S. staff
There

There

This pilot fish’s boss is technologically, um, a little slow. “He used Microsoft Works to print out some information for...

May 26th, 2005 Computerworld U.S. staff
Be still, my beating heart

Be still, my beating heart

While interviewing job candidates, one of this pilot fish’s favourite questions is, “Tell me about your worst day.” But when...

March 31st, 2005 Computerworld U.S. staff
It

It

This new customer-support application truly is slow — instead of seconds, response time is in tens of minutes. But the...

March 3rd, 2005 Computerworld U.S. staff
So many details, so little time…

So many details, so little time…

This database server is suddenly getting slammed with queries — and a support pilot fish soon gets calls complaining that...

January 20th, 2005 Computerworld U.S. staff
Bad boss means bad morale

Bad boss means bad morale

Anyone who has ever quit a job will tell you: good workers leave bad managers, not bad jobs or bad...

November 25th, 2004 Computerworld U.S. staff