Approximately 60% of IT Service Management jobs advertised in the UK require the ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) qualification. This corresponds closely to a 2008 global survey by Axios Systems, which found that almost 90% of organisations follow ITIL guidelines.
Posts Tagged ‘IBM’
Last spring, the International Organization for Standardization voted to certify Microsoft Relevant Products/Services’s Office Open XML format as an international standard. The decision came at the end of a long and contentious worldwide vote, a process that featured complicated rules, confusing proposals, and last-minute vote switches by delegations from Denmark, Britain and South Korea.
It’s been pretty easy working with Xubuntu Linux (6.06 edgy) until I wanted to install Java (powerpc). Now it’s not so easy.
As we could imagine, if you are reading this article – you are in the decision making mode, probably replacing legacy system with the new one or abandoning either Unix/Mainframe or Apple direction for your corporation. In any case, nobody should make an outside influence on your decision – you should be maximally objective. Let [...]
Today is the beginning of the end of the Internet as we know it. That’s because the rules that govern how data is sent across the Net, a standard called Internet Protocol version 4, just became significantly more obsolete. The central Net authorities just handed out the last batches of IPv4 addresses at a ceremony [...]
IBM’s announcement that it is shrinking the size of the Cell chip by more than 25 percent raises the possibility that the cost of the PlayStation 3 might come down. The smaller Cell will use less power than its 90-nanometer predecessor and should cost less, but an IBM spokesperson declined to comment on the final [...]
Here’s a vision of the not-so-distant future: -Microchips with antennas will be embedded in virtually everything you buy, wear, drive and read, allowing retailers and law enforcement to track consumer items – and, by extension, consumers – wherever they go, from a distance. -A seamless, global network of electronic “sniffers” will scan radio tags in [...]