CRN From the Coal Face

CRN From the Coal Face

01.3.2015 Don't put training on the backburner: CRN March 2015


I recently went through airport security for the umpteenth time. It almost becomes second nature now. Remove the notebook from my computer case. Drop it in a tray. Remove my wallet and phone from my pockets. Put them on a tray. Smile nicely. Walk through. Maybe I have a look about me as I then seem to be stopped for the explosives check more often than not. This time was different though. Rather than a nod and a quick swipe with a wand the security officer asked me in a polite manner to move ..

26.2.2014 February 2014: Training.


I recently went through airport security for the umpteenth time. It almost becomes second nature now. Remove the notebook from my computer case. Drop it in a tray. Remove my wallet and phone from my pockets. Put them on a tray. Smile nicely. Walk through. Maybe I have a look about me as I then seem to be stopped for the explosives check more often than not. This time was different though. Rather than a nod and a quick swipe with a wand the security officer asked me in a polite manner to move ove ..

10.3.2010 From the coalface: The IT profession needs to grow up


Doctors, lawyers,and even electricians belong to regulated industries, why not IT? Ineeded my figures done for my business at the end of the last financial year, so I went to a friend who was pretty good with numbers at school. Then I needed to have a contract created for my business to help with payments on large projects. So I rang another mate who was a big LA Law fan and even looked a little like Corbin Bernsen. He was pretty good with words so I got him to create the contract for ..