MyDoom isn't done yet. The virus early last week began clogging E-mail in-boxes and degrading overall Internet performance. It appeared at first to be setting up computers for a Feb. 1 attack against the Web server of SCO Group Inc., which has angered the Linux community by launching a legal challenge to the open-source operating system. But later in the week, the author set off a variant to the MyDoom worm that was wired to launch a denial-of-service attack against Microsoft.com on Super Bowl Sunday. (For more on this, go to Hackers Target Systems Infected By MyDoom.)
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.