TITLE

IT jargon leads to BTEC for Telewest

AUTHOR(S)
Donovan, Tristan
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
IT Training;Jul/Aug2003, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Telewest Broadband is combating information technology (IT) problems by offering its staff the chance to study for an IT BTEC. Launched in June 2003, the scheme builds a course that aims to make clear technology terms that staff encounter at work. 'There was a need to increase the basic knowledge of staff, who are surrounded by IT jargon,' says Jeannette Kelland, training advisor for Telewest's network, technology and IT division. The course, which has been designed purely for Telewest's employees, covers a range of IT and telecoms technology including DSL, LANs, routers and types of cable.
ACCESSION #
10580303

 

Related Articles

  • IT project safety tips. Langdoc, Scott // eWeek;6/30/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 26, p55 

    This article focuses on several tips for the safety of information technology (IT) projects. End-user sponsorship and leadership are essential. If the project is not accepted by users, if it is not championed by one or a group of them, people's best efforts will go nowhere. Conducting a pilot...

  • By the Numbers. Nolan, Sean // Baseline;Nov2003, Issue 24, p112 

    Presents graphical and tabular charts on information technology in the U.S.

  • Computerweekly.com - the perfect tool for IT professionals.  // Computer Weekly;5/20/2003, p54 

    Computerweekly.com, the online arm of 'Computer Weekly,' brings the very best in content and services, aimed at senior IT professionals in UK organizations. Computerweekly.com has joined forces with Chris Sauer and Christine Cuthbertson of Oxford University's Templeton College to produce the...

  • A Well-Rounded Demo. Cringely, Robert X. // InfoWorld;3/1/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p9 

    Talks about issues affecting telecommunication and IT. Demonstration for software products to get venture capital money; Patch for wardrobe malfunctions; Defect of the Dell Inspiron 5150 computer; Role of Telewest Broadband in testing a device that emits scent when certain e-mails arrive.

  • IN BRIEF.  // Computer Weekly;6/1/2004, p8 

    This article presents news briefs related to information technology. Borland has extended its Together software modelling tool to improve support from Microsoft Corp.'s Visual Studio.net development environment. McAfee Inc. has introduced a Linux server version of its anti-virus software. The...

  • The Role of Information Technology in Building up Knowledge Economy Producting and using Information in Libraries and Information Centers. Mohssin, Ibrahem; AL-Ahmad, NedaL // Journal of Social Sciences (15493652);2005, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p203 

    The study reveals the relation between information production processes and building up knowledge economy and clarifies the role of libraries and Information Technology in producing information for the purpose of using it in bulking up knowledge economy.

  • Cloud computing is not all fluff. Johnson, Alan // Manufacturers' Monthly;Mar2012, p26 

    The article reports that manufacturers are incorporating cloud computing into their information technology (IT) portfolios. Companies can focus their IT strategies on their own specific application needs which will help drive their own individual business requirements. Organisations also need to...

  • Patch work gets harder. Sturdevant, Cameron // eWeek;6/2/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 22, p47 

    Data center system patch management is growing in complexity and requires a concerted effort by information technology (IT) administrators to control costs. The pressing question of the day is how to maintain secure mission-critical systems while controlling operational costs in the face of a...

  • Awards attract innovative entries.  // ITNOW;Sep2006, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p5 

    The article reports on the entries for the 2006 British Computer Society Information Technology Professional Awards. The awards cover several categories for innovative projects intended to revolutionize information technology in many ways such as improving business and increasing customer...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics