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  1. June 12, 2013

    Better Boards: In search of good governance

    Board Intelligence, a specialist in board information, is holding a series of debates called “The Board is Dead, Long Live...

  2. May 15, 2013

    What about the workers?

    One relationship non-executives are not obliged to nurture is with the labour force. Organisations have a general duty to...

  1. November 8, 2012

    Graphology challenge: the final assessment

    This series of reports on various individuals’ handwriting was to have concluded this week with my analysis of the eighth...

  2. May 18, 2012

    Ask the Expert: MBA Jobs Clinic 2012

    Welcome to the Financial Times Ask the Experts Jobs Clinic 2012. Are you an MBA graduate still looking for a job? Or are you...

  3. April 4, 2012

    Rallying call to business to give youngsters a chance

    The Department for Work and Pensions has launched its £1bn Youth Contract, aimed at finding jobs for young unemployed...

  4. November 10, 2011

    ‘How can I prepare myself for a psychometric test?’

    I’m going for a job that involves psychometric tests as part of the interview process. How do I prepare for it? Are there...

  5. July 20, 2011

    A test of my psychometric strategy

    If you want to hear good things said about yourself, tell nothing but good things about yourself to a psychologist and await...

  6. September 8, 2010

    Recruitment news: Vote for your favourite intern

    Sir Alan Sugar, host of ‘The Apprentice’ ● Interns applying to work at Opera Software, a web browser company based in Oslo,...

  7. September 8, 2010

    Welcome to Jobs-day

    It is always a momentous occasion when a newspaper section introduces editorial content into what was previously an...

  8. July 6, 2010

    War zones, no phones and only bread to eat

    The hedonistic champagne and smartphone lifestyle associated with bankers is far removed from the diet of bread and no phone...

  9. June 16, 2010

    Editor’s note: A digital route to the past

    My teenage daughters were recently given an idea of what “smart metering” could mean to them. Smart meters will soon be in...

  10. November 2, 2009

    What IT means to me: Hard times provide IT with a spark

    Digital Business editor Peter Whitehead (PW) interviews CA chief executive John Swainson (JS). PW: So, you’re about to...

  11. November 2, 2009

    Managing intelligence: video Q&A

    For sheer terror, helping my teenage daughter learn to drive takes some beating. But one thing I’ve noted is the difficulty...

  12. November 2, 2009

    What IT means to me: Recession has changed business’s view of IT

    John Swainson might be about to retire but he hasn’t had much of an opportunity to savour the feeling yet: “I’m in...

  13. September 16, 2009

    Phone of the Future competition: Ideas pour in

    Entries to our competition to design the mobile phone of the future poured in from all over world – but the winner and two...

  14. August 21, 2009

    Slideshow: An FT journalist busks on the Tube

    Peter Whitehead takes his guitar down the escalator at Leicester Square station to see whether he has what it takes to...

  15. July 8, 2009

    Blogging and its shaggy tail

    A recent column in another newspaper asked whether the “long tail” of blogging was dying off. It made me question whether...

  16. June 17, 2009

    Girls also wanna have fun

    Interviewing 11 teenage girls about technology in front of a European Commission conference sounded like an interesting, if...

  17. June 17, 2009

    Does business understand technology any more?

    I don’t read many books, but one I did get through last year was about how a manufacturer was transforming itself into a...

  18. May 13, 2009

    Editor’s note: Getting ready to connect

    US president Barack Obama has made big promises on infrastructure investment, aimed at throwing a lifeline to the struggling...

  19. March 11, 2009

    In an IT-free zone

    There’s nothing like a trip to an IT-free zone to remind you of the limits of technology. Visiting my parents recently,...

  20. March 11, 2009

    What IT means to me: A handful of buzzwords go a long way

    Accidents seem to have littered the career of John Tu. At one point he accidentally became a property developer; and later...

  21. March 9, 2009

    BlackBerry birthday present

    In the excitement about Android and iPhone it’s easy to miss the fact that the BlackBerry has been around for quite a while;...

  22. December 2, 2008

    Personal View: Skills

    Anyone wondering what it takes to work in IT today must read the Personal View Online article by Sam Coursen of Freescale...

  23. November 19, 2008

    Personal view: CRM

    There seems to be a big mismatch between theory and practice in customer relationship management, as our Personal View...

  24. November 4, 2008

    New skills: good, bad – or both?

    It is mysterious how a little fine wine and top class cuisine can help scattered ideas marshal themselves into a coherent...

  25. October 21, 2008

    Editor’s note: Twitter – another road to ruin

    An e-mail arrived: “alishabenson wants to keep up with you on Twitter”. It could have been the road to ruin: the...

  26. October 7, 2008

    Personal view online: the security debate

    If the level of response to the Digital Business Personal View Online series on security is a measure of how serious digital...

  27. October 7, 2008

    Editor’s note: When IT goes wrong

    Examples of IT successes pour into the Digital Business in-tray but it’s often only by accident that we get a glimpse of IT...

  28. September 22, 2008

    Skydiving over Everest to champion girls’ cause

    Kate Craig-Wood has swum with sharks in the Red Sea and ridden a snowboard at 100mph in Canada. But this week she is setting...

  29. September 16, 2008

    Editor’s note: Mobile e-mail can be tamed

    “Yes, marvellous holiday, thank you.” I’ve said that a fair few times since returning to my increasingly frantic workstation...

  30. September 16, 2008

    Personal view online: Fiction highlights the facts about Web 2.0

    A character called Jane Moneymaker made one of the biggest impressions in our collection of articles on Web 2.0 and what it...

  31. July 8, 2008

    Editor’s note: Is all this chatter changing business?

    The volume of communication now going on in the world seems to be growing at Moore’s Law proportions. Quite what everyone is...

  32. July 8, 2008

    Personal view online: A wealth of experience in financial services

    With power comes responsibility, says Neville Howard, a partner with Deloitte. He writes in the second Digital Business...

  33. June 23, 2008

    Personal view online: The pros and cons of utility computing

    Utility computing – or software-as-a-service, or countless other similar labels – was hotly debated in the first of Digital...

  34. June 13, 2008

    How IT can deliver success in a downturn

    In the May 28 edition of Digital Business, I suggested a few measures the IT department could take to deliver corporate...

  35. May 28, 2008

    Editor’s note: Time for IT to go shopping?

    I was asked recently to give some thoughts on how IT departments could help deliver corporate success in an economic...

  36. May 14, 2008

    What IT means to me: No longer a member of any boys’ clubs

    Women say they are put off working in IT because they often feel left out in what tends to be an overwhelmingly male...

  37. May 12, 2008

    Personal View – details

    Digital Business gives IT industry experts the chance to air their views on a range of vital topics in our Personal View...

  38. April 2, 2008

    Editor’s note: The end of the record collection

    My vinyl record collection is gradually making its way into the loft as I convert each LP into a computer file via a USB...

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