Articles By Tatiana Andronache

The English language as an effective IT tool

The English language as an effective IT tool

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLE“Grace, no execution”, the emperor decided. But his handlers wrote the order down as “Grace no, execution”....

February 1st, 2007 Tatiana Andronache
Old problems plague new cubicle

Old problems plague new cubicle

I had to come to believe — and was prepared to put in writing — that the cubicle will go...

September 28th, 2006 Tatiana Andronache
Facing the prospect of having your code live longer than you

Facing the prospect of having your code live longer than you

Much (although not necessarily enough) has been said about IT professionals coming of age. Ironically, in an industry rightly accused...

August 31st, 2006 Tatiana Andronache
IT methodologies are a lot like diets

IT methodologies are a lot like diets

With predictable regularity, a new one will come along. Just like its predecessor, it will trumpet that it can get...

July 6th, 2006 Tatiana Andronache
How helpful is the helpdesk?

How helpful is the helpdesk?

Calling the helpdesk has become either an odyssey or drama, depending on how serious, urgent or frustrating your problem is....

May 11th, 2006 Tatiana Andronache
IT industry feels effects of new work-life realities

IT industry feels effects of new work-life realities

In the knowledge-based economy the work paradigm of “nine to five” has irreversibly changed, but this is still news for...

March 30th, 2006 Tatiana Andronache
Women in IT dims skills shortage issue

Women in IT dims skills shortage issue

At this time of the year, the media chases women issues. Among other things, there usually is an outcry about...

March 2nd, 2006 Tatiana Andronache
Etiquette extends from caves to cubes

Etiquette extends from caves to cubes

For thousands of years our ancestors lived in caves — when not roaming in the wilderness to hunt for the...

January 5th, 2006 Tatiana Andronache
The vision on vision is quite blurry

The vision on vision is quite blurry

Do you know what CVS is? If you read these lines, you might as well have it. CVS stands for...

November 24th, 2005 Tatiana Andronache
What makes a good manager?

What makes a good manager?

Before e-mail and instant messaging, a manager of mine by the name of Jeff knew how to make his presence...

October 27th, 2005 Tatiana Andronache