Stories by Angela Prodromou

Editor's Note: The whole truth and nothing but the truth!

Feeling like a Good Samaritan, I recently filed a report with the local police station after witnessing a crime involving the repeated damage and theft of an unattended car.
The alleged lout had furiously kicked the front door in, smashed a bottle of Scotch through the driver's window, hopped in and drove away while his girlfriend looked on laughing.

Editor's Note: Back to the future?

Call me spiteful, but it's always gratifying to hear of a mega-rich honcho of a mega-rich corporation falling prey to "foot-in-mouth" syndrome.

Editor's Note: Live and let die!

Whoever said journalism was a cut-throat business, has obviously never worked in IT&T.
You only need to look at the unforgiving shockwaves an acquisition can send across your industry to realise there's no room for the faint-hearted.
Take the recent merger between Compaq and Digital.

Editorial - yes sir I want some more

Yes, I want more . . . and I want it now! When was the last time you asked for a pay rise? No, let me rephrase that. When was the last time you felt comfortable asking for a pay rise?
I thought so.

MIS vs corporate management

Another year 2000 survey has surfaced! However, this one titled "The year 2000 challenge - through the eyes of senior executives" provides interesting insight into the sensitive "MIS vs corporate management" budget issue.

Editorial - clash of the titans

Scene one: Corporate management finally passes IT budget, permitting consultants and outsourcers to assist in-house IT development projects.
Scene two: IT manager and head consultant meet. Contract briefs are exchanged. Everyone appears satisfied.
Scene three: Project hiccup. IT manager and head consultant disagree on methodology to use in tackling implementation snafus.
Scene four:Conflict.