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The Apprentice Series 9

So another series of The Apprentice ends and, as my wife pointed out we said in 2012, I suspect (hope?) it will be my last. In the same way that Big Brother did, the show seems to have become a caricature of itself, straining each year to find more and more extreme candidates to put…

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UCISA Support Services Conference 2013 – Part 1

Having blagged my way into attending the UCISA Management Conference in Liverpool earlier in the year and thoroughly enjoyed it, I was very keen to get out to more events and was very excited (after surprisingly minimal arm twisting) to be able to attend the UCISA Services Support Group Conference up in Edinburgh. For those…

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UCISA Bring Your Own Device

A few weeks ago I made the trek up to Birmingham for a UCISA seminar on Bring Your Own Device – a bothersome concept for more than a few IT departments, even though (as was pointed out a couple of times) we’ve basically been doing it since the days of floppy disks and home computers, we…