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A report from Brussels – The European Employment Forum

November 26, 2010


Just back from a snowy Brussels where I was sitting on the European Employment Forum Panel and had the opportunity during the event to put the following points to the Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Laszlo Andor in response to his call for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive action. Smart Putting energy into taking […]

Digital Enslavement

November 18, 2010


Headlines do not come more dramatic than that, but is it just cheap attention grabbing? I have just returned from meetings with MEP’s in the EU parliament and can confirm that there is a real concern over individual’s privacy, data integrity, compliance and protection of the innocent online. When reflecting on my earlier blog titled […]

Facebook rebadging email?

November 12, 2010


Facebook has just announced a new messaging service, unifying all textural communications channels email, IM SMS etc. I am further alarmed though by the detail of the proposal, which includes retaining ALL communications. The recent past has shown Facebook has an appalling and arrogant record on data compliance and privacy. Can no-one else see the […]

Professionalism in IT – Evolution or revolution?

November 1, 2010


Further to an earlier blog I wrote (Cloud driving change in the IT Department & Profession – But no FIX!) I got into a debate on the wider subject of Professionalism in IT which led me to write this follow-up. My dream is that one day a customer can enter any IT Professionals practice or […]