Category Archives: Work

And the winner is…

Xansa are the preferred supplier for the BBC finance contract.   Never heard of them? You’re not alone.   The full press realease from the BBC is here, but in a nutshell, the transaction processing part of the business is … Continue reading

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Waiting for Godot

There’s a weird feeling around my company today.   Tomorrow we find out who has won the BBC finance contract that we’ve been running for the last ten years. Will it be EDS, our parent company? Will we still have … Continue reading

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Break Time

Four days of lovely holiday!   I’m heading off oop North tomorrow for my mum’s 60th birthday. Today’s a day for sorting out the chaos that is my life whilst enjoying the fact that the tube’s screwed but I don’t … Continue reading

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Pointless Meeting Shocker

Yesterday we had a meeting with our Director of Finance (currently in charge of our part of IT because nobody in their right mind would want to be our Director of IT). The agenda for the meeting was: Morale and … Continue reading

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World’s Most Useless Colleague

One of my colleagues is possibly the most useless co-worker in the world. Not useless in terms of screwing things up; not useless in terms of being a pain to work with; just useless in the sense of having no … Continue reading

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