SBC To Buy AT&T For $16 Billion
The deal, which combines a large regional phone company with the nation's largest supplier of business-communications networks, could kick off more mergers.
Business Technology: Defining The Business You Want To Be In
Concluding our three-part series on a new way of thinking about business technology, Bob Evans warns, "Companies that profess that IT doesn't matter or is simply wasteful overhead that needs to be gutted will grow increasingly isolated, sluggish, backward, and irrelevant."
IT Plays Big Part In GDP Growth
The IT component of gross domestic product grew at an annual pace of 16.5% in the fourth quarter, its best performance of the year.
Business Technology: IT Transformation: Two Companies That Get It
In Part 2 of our three-part series, as you try to determine which technology vendors are tactical suppliers versus those that are strategic business partners, consider this: Do they talk only about scalability and manageability and reliability, or do they talk about nimbleness and agility and opportunity? Do they emphasize their ability to help you maintain competitive advantage, or do they help you conceive and build new and more-valuable competitive capabilities for the future?
Agile To The Bone
Service-oriented architecture lets you respond quickly to demands for new and improved processes
Plug and Play Meets Process
Service-oriented approaches have helped Owens & Minor, TransUnion, Pfizer and MasterBrand Cabinets build processes quickly and affordably
Metastorm Teams With NEC
NEC will recommend and install Metastorm's e-Work software in conjunction with its own products and services, especially those designed for the banking, brokerage and insurance industries.
Composite Information Server 3.0; Edge 2.0; JRockit 5.0; WebLogic Server 9.0; Eclipse Test & Performance Tools Platform (TPTP) 3.2
Verizon Teams Up With Yahoo In Internet Content Deal
Subscribers to Verizon Communications Inc.'s high-speed Internet services will be able to access customized and premium content from Web giant Yahoo Inc. under a multiyear agreement that combines the companies' offerings into a single brand.
Langa Letter: Make The Most Of That New PC
Here's the info you need to ensure long, safe, trouble-free computing whether you're starting the year with a brand-new PC, or with an older, used PC that's new to you.
Apple Targets Harvard Student For Product 'Leaks'
Think Secret, a Web site popular with Apple enthusiasts, so successfully predicted the company's recent product introductions that it has filed a law suit against the 19-year-old Harvard student operating the site.