Stories by Jim Swanson

I love my job, really ...

There may be more than a few among you in Computerworld land who could be forgiven for thinking my last three columns were somewhat grizzly, maybe even slightly critical and, well, scathing. You might even think I don’t actually like my job or the company I work for. Okay, here’s the truth — I love my job and I love the company I work for. Here’s why …

When good users go bad

Well, that was certainly an interesting week. The icing on the cake for me was a Friday afternoon knock-down, drag-out, yelling, screaming, swearing, back-biting session with a business analyst (like, a business business analyst, not an IS business analyst) in one of our operating divisions.

Come on, back to work

The Weakest Link … in publishing, at least, is apparently the editor. In the finished printed version of the last A Week Of IT, he managed to transmogrify my employer’s name and the domain bit of my email address from Stevenson to Stephenson while at the same time leaving several comma splices which my English-teacher wife took great delight in observing and exploiting.