News & Commentary
Content tagged with IT Strategy posted in February 2007
Researchers Stuck in the Middle
News  |  2/28/2007  | 
Want to be a security researcher? You're a better person than I am
Microsoft's Ballmer To India: Cut Piracy, Create 50,000 Jobs
Commentary  |  2/27/2007  | 
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says software piracy in India is so bad that it's holding back the country's economy. But if India can reduce piracy by just 10% it would create 50,000 new jobs, says Ballmer. Question: Where will those jobs come from?
Sometimes, You Should Ask and Tell
News  |  2/23/2007  | 
Spotting suspicious behavior - and reporting it - is the key to stopping insider attacks
Aliens Steal Laptop!
News  |  2/22/2007  | 
Well, not exactly, but alien-hunting technology really did help locate a stolen laptop
Indian Outsourcers Target U.S. Defense Contracts
Commentary  |  2/20/2007  | 
The controversy over outsourcing U.S. technology and back-office jobs to India has been fairly heated. But that may pale in comparison with what's surely coming, given what some major Indian service providers are now chasing.
India Sees Cultural Backlash Against Outsourcing
Commentary  |  2/13/2007  | 
The outsourcing of tech and business work to India by U.S. multinationals has added billions to India's national income, but some in the country are now suggesting that this apparent windfall carries too high a price.
Credit Suisse Outsources To BT In Deal Worth $1.1 Billion
News  |  2/13/2007  | 
The bank says the deal will let it access state-of-the-art telecom technologies more effectively.
Steve Jobs Takes A Sledgehammer To His Own Monopoly
Commentary  |  2/6/2007  | 
Apple CEO Steve Jobs struck a blow against his own company's monopoly Tuesday, by issuing a public challenge to media companies to start selling their wares without any Digital Rights Management (DRM) at all.

Outsourcing May Not Be Popular, But Letter Bombs?
Commentary  |  2/6/2007  | 
Somebody is sending letter bombs to businesses in the U.K. The two attacks to date were both directed toward outsourcing companies. Just a coincidence?
Amadeus Capitalizes On Airline Services With Open Source
Commentary  |  2/5/2007  | 
Adoption of open source code is a key competitive factor, InformationWeek says in this week's issue. If you don't agree, then consider the case of Amadeus, the big European travel technology company, which competes -- successfully -- with Sabre Holdings, Galileo, and Worldspan.


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