This company uses an ERP system for OKing orders befor they go to the production line, and it uses a PC-based interface. But one manager likes doing it on his phone -- and that's a bit more error-prone.
This manufacturer generates lots of production data that's used by its engineers at HQ. But local line supervisors also want to query the data to help make production more efficient. How hard could that be?
It's the 1980s, and this IT pilot fish is working on an oil-pipeline monitoring system in a Venezuelan jungle -- with no phones, no handheld radios and a chief engineer with a way-too-creative workaround in mind.
This big bank starts telling the companies that provide it with IT contractors that it's cutting rates. But in the year that follows, this contractor pilot fish's pay check stays the same -- until now.
IT/software manager is leaving the company, and that means an opportunity for someone who already understand the business's IT issues from the inside. That IS how this internal hire will work out, right?
This pilot fish is at a remote location and needs to get some work done on his laptop -- but when he starts up the machine, he discovers the mouse won't work. He can work around that -- but what's wrong?