Tech blunders, drama, comedy!

IT pros share behind-the-scene stories of the job, from personal bloopers to bureaucratic nonsense

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The bureaucratic enemy from within

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Credit: Jutta Kuss

Just think what could be accomplished without red tape or unrealistic company policies! OK, that was fun. Now back to real life.

Take, for example, an IT pro who needs to move a fax machine. It should be a quick operation, right? Not when a micromanaging CFO is involved, dragging out the project for more than a month.

Sometimes the situations resolve themselves, and other times they don't. But get enough of them and it may be time to find another job.

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