Computer Weekly Editor's Blog:

December, 2007

December 24, 2007  12:38 AM

Losing trust in the Trusts – and the dangers of being driven to abstraction

rfroley Profile: rfroley

Well, I'd been hoping for a quiet Christmas away from the PC, but it was not to be... News broke today, Sunday, of yet more public sector data breaches. And once again it's the Department of Health which is facing a diagnosis of poor security process. Only a couple of days ago

December 20, 2007  11:43 AM

Have a wonderful Christmas and a prosperous New Year

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff

santaclaus%20copy.jpg As it's my last day in the office today, I wanted to wish all's readers a Happy Christmas and a...

December 19, 2007  9:00 AM

Top five gorgeous Christmas IT gifts for geek girls and guys

rfroley Profile: rfroley
Christmas, Computers, geeks, gifts, IT

Searching for the right present for the IT professional in your life? Check out these gorgeous gifts for geek girls and guys. 1. In this server stack jacket you can feel at home...

December 17, 2007  11:47 AM

DIY Christmas decorations from the IT store cupboard (top five)

rfroley Profile: rfroley
CDS, Christmas, Computers, decorations, geeks, recycling

Rebecca FroleyWell, as it's my last week in the office before the Christmas break, I guess it's about time I introduce myself, as

December 14, 2007  10:14 AM

Moofers – a new buzzword or is it a possibility

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Microsoft, moofers, moofing, personneltoday

While reading the Sunday Times at the weekend, I stumbled upon a new buzzword - Moofers or mobile out of office workers. A quick search on Google - turned up this blog post from Personnel Today's

December 13, 2007  1:06 PM

Downtime – a new blog on

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Downtime, IT

downtime.jpgIf you like reading about the lighter side of IT - then we have just turned our Downtime column from Computer Weekly into its own blog, called...

December 12, 2007  9:36 AM

The BCS awards – see what happened on the night

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
BCS,, Video

If you want to see how the night unfolded, catch a glimpse of the winners or just soak in some of the atmosphere of the IT industry's oscars then watch our video coverage of the BCS awards by clicking play on the player below.

December 10, 2007  6:41 PM

What are your IT highlights in 2007

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
2007, Apple, Bill Gates, highlights, Microsoft, steve jobs, Video

We are going to be filming a video highlights of 2007 tomorrow. What are the stories or online videos this year that have had the most appeal to you - send me an email or post a comment letting me know what and why. This has to be one of my highlights - and it is surprisingly funny!

December 9, 2007  6:30 PM

What old IT kit have you been hoarding??

rfroley Profile: rfroley
competition,, IT equipment, pictures, Video

If you haven't looked at our flickr group, then do, or take a look at the flickr revolving badge below that shows off our...

December 7, 2007  11:41 AM

The BCS awards

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
BCS, Video

Last night Computer Weekly was at the BCS awards at London's Grosvenor House hotel, where over 1400 people gathered to celebrate achievements in IT throughout Europe. A good night was had by all. It was the first time Computer Weekly has...

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