Double whammy: Broken tech and bad behavior

September 07, 2011
True colors are revealed in these stories of tech pros dealing with condescension, disrespect, and military-grade dressing-downs
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Movers wanted; only IT experts need apply

August 31, 2011
Employees' frequent moves from cubicle to cubicle are a source of more work -- and amusement -- for the IT staff
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Stubborn suits cause data center chaos

August 24, 2011
Take business managers who don't listen to the tech pros, add an ancient air conditioning system in the data center, and wait
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It takes a disaster to prove a techie right

August 17, 2011
From tech failures to bad publicity, these Off the Record stories show the boss that the IT pro was correct all along
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Small vs. big IT: Two teams, two plans, one winner

August 10, 2011
A regional tech group gives the parent company's development squad a run for the money during a data migration
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How to deal with a marketing bonehead

August 03, 2011
What's in a number? An extra $10,000 each month if IT gives in to the marketing department's demands
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We don't need no stinking IT specs!

July 27, 2011
Or a timeline -- or a budget, as one software developer discovers with a tech project that keeps going and going and going ...
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Note to IT director: Less blame, more skills

July 20, 2011
Specs and requirements are given to the IT director for a critical backup system -- a straightforward request. What can go wrong?
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Plot your summer escape with these must-read tech tales

July 13, 2011
Before you hit the beach, check out these tech tales involving inept authority figures, red hot lovers, and bumbling users
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User to IT: It's your fault, not mine

July 06, 2011
An end-user complains of email problems but refuses to help solve the issue, which turns out to be the easiest fix of all
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