Articles By Tash Shifrin

CIO group warned by MPs

CIO group warned by MPs

MPs have warned the U.K. government's CIO Council to clearly define their role and step up their game.The powerful Commons...

June 7th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
UK gov’t to question retailers on consumer privacy

UK gov’t to question retailers on consumer privacy

MPs are set to grill executives from supermarket giant Tesco and Nectar loyalty card firm LMG on how they use...

June 6th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
Outage at European stock exchange stops trading

Outage at European stock exchange stops trading

Trading on the Euronext.Liffe futures and options exchange was halted for more than four hours on Monday after an outage...

June 5th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
UK police launch database contract, IT system plan axed

UK police launch database contract, IT system plan axed

The U.K. government has begun procurement for a police national database in a contract worth up to...

May 31st, 2007 Tash Shifrin
UK gov’t goes to court to stop ID card disclosure

UK gov’t goes to court to stop ID card disclosure

The U.K. government is to appeal to the high court against a ruling that it must publish "gateway reviews" on...

May 29th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
UK online shopping sales hit

UK online shopping sales hit

U.K. online retail sales have topped...

May 17th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
Software glitch spawns duplicate patient records

Software glitch spawns duplicate patient records

Connecting for Health, which runs the NHS National Programme for IT has confirmed that problems with a software upgrade in...

May 13th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
Barclays to cut 1,100 jobs in restructuring

Barclays to cut 1,100 jobs in restructuring

Barclays bank is set to cut 1,100 jobs including IT support staff and payment processing posts as it automates check...

May 10th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
U.K. post office launches bar codes for cash scheme

U.K. post office launches bar codes for cash scheme

The U.K. Post Office has launched a barcode for cash service aimed at providing businesses with a way to offer...

May 8th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
Computer issues delay Scottish election results

Computer issues delay Scottish election results

The results of Scotland's elections have been thrown into chaos and results delayed by technical problems with the newly introduced...

May 3rd, 2007 Tash Shifrin