I work for a company that does not like buying any IT equipment (An IT service company). I have been engaged to write English documentation for a Francophone Start Up. So the first laptop they give me thermo trips at about 1530 everyday and did I mention it was a French version of XP , and no licenced version of Office (In French).
Now the documentation I am writing needs a lot of screen shots for the technical docs, so I am unable to do the documentation , so I ask for another laptop , French XP and no Office (Can I use Open Office). Well no , so I get another laptop (English Windows 7 and Office) but now as they have no batteries that work with this laptop can I survive without it.
It is not only IT users that are painful sometimes the managers too.
I do not think I will be here much longer as their next thing is to say for "free" training to become certified in the clients software must be taken in my own time as well as paying for the exam. BUT can they use the fact I will be certified to allow them to sell this product. Amazing.
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