Same scenario, but on a much larger scale, with the big SAP contracts - in banking and finance for instance. The bigger the organisation, the bigger the greater the pain, and risk, of unhooking. Staying with the energy sector though - isn't npower, currently in the process of being helped over the rainbow bridge by its parent company, also a SAP customer?
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Hana-hana-hana: No it's not your dad trying to start a motorboat... It's Northern Gas, renewing its SAP software
If it's obvious that agreeing to the terms and conditions are legally binding, then surely the obvious response is the nuclear one: we should all stop and read every word and send emails querying legalise we don't understand and ask if things we don't like could be changed please, before clicking "I agree" - however many days it takes. Same in physical stores incidentally, but with the addition of thermos flasks, sandwiches, A4 note pads and folding stools.
I'm up for it. Anybody else?
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The Grauniad had some early quotes from AAIB - maybe somebody talking too much too soon, they're in purdah now - that had some info I've not seen elsewhere:
There's a suggestion the lack of warning may be deliberate: '... all commercial aeroplanes have programmed "inhibitions" on certain warnings so that the crew are not distracted by unnecessary alarms during the crucial takeoff and landing procedures, [but] the alarm should have been triggered when the engines failed.'
also that the plane's auxiliary power unit was still running after it hit the ground. Apparently aux is rarely used in normal flight.
Article here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/transport/Story/0,,2243357,00.html
Mean anything to anybody?