More simply, there's a lot less incentive for inside-IR35 contractors to spend money on acquiring and maintaining skills when that's no longer tax-deductible?
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Yes, the employee made a mistake, but who put them in a position to make that mistake? The senior DBA? Who put the senior in that position? Ultimately everything comes down to the manager, otherwise, what the hell are you there for?
I have to disagree with this to a point. You appoint people and give them responsibility, and that means owning their own mistakes. The senior DBA I'd say had the responsibility to ensure the junior was up to the task, not the manager. This is also what Change Control is to protect against: mistakes being made, and when they are to provide a) a route out of them, and b) a clear indication of where responsibility lies.
Saying that what the manager did is definitely going above and beyond, and all credit to him, but he did it at least partly for his own selfish reasons (keeping his team together).
Let's get this straight - if the customers' name was changed, your system interpreted that as meaning that this must be a new customer?
I'm presuming the account resides at the location, just the customer name and other details change?
Does rather sound like a system prone to many potential pitfalls to me..?!
Shame that Redmond can't produce an OS that doesn't require constant maintenance.
Yes 'cos Linux never has any issues. Every time I run 'yum update' on my CentOS servers and it lists a few dozen package updates, that's just to keep the mirrors servers busy right?
Throw a bit of AI in and trump america will win even more than they should, with AI trump america is poised to win real big, so big you'll get bigly sick and tired with winning.
The fact Trump repeatedly describes stuff like this as "winning" tells you so much about the mentality of this ignorant orange spoiled man-child.
I still use notepad pretty much every day in my job - have yet to find a better way of stripping all formatting and hyperlinks off text in one swift move for moving between various applications,
I do the same, as when you copy/paste text from modern web apps it often comes with extra unnecessary formatting. I call it 'washing' the data.
Everyone's worked at companies too big, too slow, too disjointed, too 'dinosaur' to do things correctly, like not still running public facing systems on ancient platforms, even though yes everyone knows they shouldn't be...
Except the smart-Alecs commenting from their high horses I suppose.
In my first IT job I set up the BSoD screensaver on the team NT server. Very pleased with myself and used to get amused comments from other IT techies... until the day it BSoDed for real!
Never used it again as it didn't seem funny any more after the week it took to rebuild..!
What I hate about having a modern phone is (if you’re a fella/without a handbag) you’re either carrying your phone in your hand, or forever dipping in and out of your back pocket when you sit down, putting your phone on the desk/table. And then every now and then you forget and leave it there...
The EU aren’t trying to dictate to the world. They’re telling companies, wherever they are based, if you trade in our region then you must abide by our laws. Doesn’t sound unreasonable to me?
Unlike the US who threaten and fine non-US companies who trade with third parties like Iran?
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