Government IT projects have been under the spotlight as MPs push through hearings and rush out reports before they break for the summer.
Meanwhile there has been an interesting insight into how the Silicon Valley giants catch and keep their staff.
Catch up with these stories and all this week's news for IT directors and managers at ComputerworldUK.com.
Arguments continue though no Suse software is yet licensed under GPLv3
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Some things live up to the hype, these didn’t…
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New agency will still have to run old, failed IT systems
Belfast firm working round the clock on fix
Spreadsheet standard not up to scratch, argues critic
Rural Agency former chief executive says it was always a ‘high risk affair’
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“I'm an IT Consultant and specialise in Enterprise Application Development. Despite this (skills) 'shortage' I'm not seeing the industry reacting to this in any way really. Rates are being squeezed and frankly they really do not want to pay. Fiveyears ago I was on a higher rate, yet now I am much higher qualified, experienced and performing a very much higher responsibility role…”
Digging deeper: Security update
Staggered releases leave attack window wide open.
Who's to blame for browser bug? IE or Firefox?
Critical Active Directory holes top Patch Tuesday's 11 patch list
First Flash patch in three months
Digging Deeper: Open source update
PC giant hopes to emulate enthusiastic US response elsewhere
'Too many owners of Linux' to change basis of free software license
Digging deeper: Your career
Despite the talk women find it hard to step back into IT and recapture their careers
Work is needed to create more technology experts
Industry is demanding business-centric candidates. Are you up to the mark?