February 2005 - Sunrise Software
IT topping the charts of unpaid overtime

IT topping the charts of unpaid overtime

It comes as little surprise for those of us in the business to learn that IT staff work more unpaid overtime than almost any other profession. A survey by the TUC (Trades Union Congress) has discovered that IT managers work in excess of nine hours per week on top of...
File sharing bad but we all do it

File sharing bad but we all do it

In a January survey of Sunrise customers on the issue of illegal file sharing, three-quarters of respondents said that they consider the downloading of copyrighted works to be a crime. However, 70 per cent of the respondents acknowledged that they indulge in illegal...
Hardware out, services in

Hardware out, services in

Picking through recent news events, James West finds that moves by IBM and HP show a market desperately trying to keep up with rising demand for IT services. The IT proverb no one ever got fired for buying IBM has taken an ironic twist in the last few weeks, with...