Pocket IT - Profession, Technology, Vendors

The IT Professional Management of IT
Vendors and services Technology and Research

The IT Professional

  • Professional Institutions
  • Information and Society
  • Skills and development
  • and some specifics:
  • Computer 50 - the Golden Jubilee of the world's first stored program digital computer, developed at the University of Manchester (*4 Nov 2004)
  • Computer Conservation Society within the BCS (*4 Nov 2004)
  • Computer press and other sources
  • Glossaries and encyclopaedias
  • CompInfo The Computer Information Centre - wide ranging industry index (*4 Nov 2004)
  • WhatIs - the "online encyclopedia of IT" (3 Aug 1998)
  • About.com: Computing & Technology - look at the email section for how to deal with those annoying Microsoft winmail.dat files (16 Dec 2007)
  • Developer resources
  • Vendors and Services

  • Mainstream Hardware - look here for driver downloads
  • Personal hardware - cameras, music, PDAs etc and look here for driver downloads
  • Software (includes web authoring and other tools)
  • Telecomms, networking, directory (technology, not vendors)
  • Computing Suppliers Federation (CSF) representing "specialist sectors of the UK computing industry" (28 Jul 1998)
  • Computer disposal

  • Donate PCs – Pentium 4 and up, corporate or personal – through ComputerAid International (16 Dec 2013)
  • Remploy e-cycle has changed ownership and there is currently no web information (*16 Dec 2013)

  • Technology for online business
  • For retail sales go to our retail sales page
  • Phones and telecomms – linked from the front page
  • Internet Service Providers – this page has been withdrawn
  • Accessible Software (free/shareware, archives, download libraries)
  • Management of IT

  • Strategy and Architecture
  • IT security
  • Business issues and IT management
  • About the Internet (history and governance)
  • Technology and Research

  • Research centres and advanced IT academic, public, commercial
  • European R&D European Commission and national programmes
  • Analysis & Research analysts, consultancy, training, publications
  • Specific Research and Awareness topics and resources
  • Managing Emerging Technology

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