Tag Archives: consultant

Traffic Light Scam II

By | February 2, 2009

More on the Italian traffic light scam. I wrote to Mr. Arrighetti asking for comment, and received this from Silvia Guelpa, who says she is a consultant to the company. In summary, she’s arguing that the company, and its founder Stefano Arrighetti, haven’t done anything wrong and that if anyone has broken the law it’s the companies and… Read More »

Extending Your Brainpower

By | June 22, 2007

This Software ‘Thinks’ Just Like You, But Makes Connections You Had Missed WSJ Online June 22, 2007 By Jeremy Wagstaff Here’s a heads-up on some organizing software that may take some getting used to. Frankly, it’s taken me nearly 10 years to appreciate its power. But now that I do, it has become something of an obsession. I… Read More »

The Consultant Scam

By | July 5, 2006

This is nothing to do with technology but it’s something close to my heart: the waste of money that are many aid projects. British charity organisation ActionAid UK has issued a report which reveals the high cost of consultants: Aid provided by rich governments needs to target poverty. Instead, one quarter of their aid – $20bn a year… Read More »

Save Money: Fire Yourself

By | March 17, 2005

How often does this happen? Mankato editor resigns rather than cut staff MANKATO, Minn. — The top editor of The Free Press announced she would resign rather than cut newsroom jobs to meet budget targets. On Tuesday, The Free Press reported the decision by editor Deb Flemming to leave the company on April 9 as part of a… Read More »

WhenU’s Popup Victory

By | June 23, 2004

WhenU, now known as Claria, has won what it calls an “important decision for the entire Internet industry” in its motion to enjoin the Utah Spyware Control Act, passed in March. WhenU had argued the Act “affects legitimate Internet advertising companies and therefore violates the First Amendment and dormant Commerce Clause of the United States Constitution, among other… Read More »