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The 25 IT commandments; including 10 of our own

Zdnet has compiled a list of fifteen IT commandments that we find particularly entertaining, if not informative.

The list covers some obvious ones like the fear (or absence of) of change and other related ones and delves into less obvious ones like not condemning departments for doing their own IT.

Non content with that, we’ve added ten more to it.

1. Thou shalt fight to get IT-aware management

2. Thou shalt collaborate, embrace and propagate when IT is concerned.

3. Thou shalt not keep data and information unto yourself.

4. Thou shalt refrain from saying PICNIC (Problem's in Chair, not in Computer) too often

5. Thou shalt prevent end-users from slurping, stealing data and P2Ping.

6. Thou shalt only follow your instinct when purchasing new solutions.

7. Thou shalt recycle computer products where possible to save the planet.

8. Thou shalt have a normal life with 9-to-5 cycles.

9. Thou shalt learn to respect SOX (Sarbannes-Oxley) and not delete anything

10. Thou shalt not use SOX to get CxO in troubled waters.

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.