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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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