Thursday, September 01, 2005

IT Staffers At Starwood Hotels Begin The Road Back After Katrina

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In this issue:

* IT Staffers At Starwood Hotels Begin The Road Back After Katrina
http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,104307,00.html?nlid=AM

* ABN AMRO Plans Layoffs, Will Outsource IT Operations
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* Q&A: Jobster.com CEO On Targeting Employed Job Candidates
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* Phone Virus Spreads Through Scandinavian Company
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* Q&A: Fishing In The Data Pool
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IT staffers at Starwood hotels begin the road back after Katrina

With its three hotels in New Orleans out of commission in the wake of deadly
Hurricane Katrina, IT workers at Starwood Hotels and Resorts are focusing on
moving data systems in an effort to get critical operations running again.

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