* Posts by DartfordMan

4 posts • joined 1 Jun 2016

I could throttle you right about now: US Navy to ditch touchscreens after kit blamed for collision

DartfordMan

A long time ago I briefly worked on the electronics on battle tanks. The principle was 'who ever gets their electronics in first gets to pick the best spot'. No planning or organisation. I'd assumed that modern technology would have got beyond that and thought about ergonomics. Apparently that's for the next release :-)

Staff 'fury' as penny pinching IBM offers legal minimum redundo payoffs

DartfordMan

Re: Owners matter too

Of course owners matter, I've seen the value of my investment in IBM drop by 10% in this year alone! But treating people like sh*t is not the way to drive up share value

DartfordMan

Re: Owners matter too

I might not feel so aggrieved if it was announced that Ginni's job had been outsourced to an Indian paid 10% of her salary. But the executives continue to feather their nests very, very comfortably. I presume the original poster of 'Owners matter too' voted against the offensively huge salaries being paid to a bunch of failures who have driven the company value down so far whilst rewarding themselves so well (I did).

Ding ding: IBM rings bell for round two of job cuts at GTS

DartfordMan

Brexit could screw IBM UK

Maybe this is why IBM wants to stay in Europe. Once there is no-one left in UK and they have to ship people in for every project they are going to drown in paperwork to get workers through the Tunnel. Its nearly enough to make me vote to leave.

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