Articles By Tash Shifrin

UK gov’t ‘confident’ of turnaround on failed IT project

UK gov’t ‘confident’ of turnaround on failed IT project

The U.K. government has responded to a devastating report by MPs on the failure of an IT project to implement...

March 29th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
Employees using Web 2.0 technologies increase security risks, experts say

Employees using Web 2.0 technologies increase security risks, experts say

U.K. firms are at risk of data leakage through their employees' increasing use of Web 2.0 technologies and social networking...

March 25th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
High demand lifts UK IT salaries

High demand lifts UK IT salaries

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLELONDON - Pay for UK IT consultants has shot up 17 percent over the past year, fuelled...

March 25th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
UK questions new IT system for social services

UK questions new IT system for social services

A committee of MPs has warned there is "no evidence" that the U.K. government's proposed new child maintenance system and...

March 25th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
UK gov’t: IT system delays add to hospital deficits

UK gov’t: IT system delays add to hospital deficits

Costs from implementation delays to the U.K. National Health Service's...

March 20th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
UK city libraries introduce Web-based lending service

UK city libraries introduce Web-based lending service

The city council of Portsmouth, in U.K., is to introduce a Web-based lending service for its libraries, giving members of...

March 18th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
Career paths blocked by aging workforce

Career paths blocked by aging workforce

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEIT managers and senior professionals are facing blocked career paths as the workforce ages, IT human resources...

March 15th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
Failed IT systems will be backbone of UK govt agency

Failed IT systems will be backbone of UK govt agency

The "fresh start" organization being set up to replace the failed Child Support Agency (CSA) will inherit its crisis-hit IT...

March 13th, 2007 Tash Shifrin
UK discrimination law may open jobs for IT staff

UK discrimination law may open jobs for IT staff

New legislation against age discrimination is opening up opportunities for older IT professionals, even in traditionally "young" environments such as...

March 8th, 2007 Tash Shifrin