You can imagine the conversation...
beancounter: we spend to much on leccy. our fellow golf club members
are laughing at us. The BBC says our computers waste power
while they're not in use!!! How did we not know this!!!
Something must be done!!!
head of it: beancounters are moaining, make them stop.
I know, lets set up a training scheme and send
little notes to people about "saving energy".
yeah, that'll work.
yes, because our users are reliable people who care more
about the environment than being on msn before 9:01am?
head of it: that doesnt matter, as long as it looks like were doing
sysadmin: about that pay raise...
H.IT/BC togethr: its not in the budget.
sysadmin: RIGHT THEN!!!
and the rest as they say is history...
dammit!! spotted the BOFH refference...!!!
and i thought i was being so witty :)
pub in 3?