After four days of potholing, moving barrels across imaginary ravines and trying to map-read their way around the countryside, the pressure on the group of trainees was beginning to tell.
Stories by John Lamb
In the old Westerns, the taciturn hero would drift into town, and with a "yep" and a "nope" he'd see off the bad guys before riding into the sunset. These days, the household names of British business are increasingly likely to turn to a hired hand for help in a crisis. And while interim CIOs are hardly the stuff from which gunslingers are made, there is more than a whiff of the OK Corral about their tales from the frontiers of IT management.