SmartAdvice: IT Generalist Background Gives An Edge
Those all-around skills you've acquired in a small shop will serve you better than you realize, The Advisory Council says. And, look at middleware when you do a readiness assessment, and reassess infrastructure software before looking at other infrastructure projects.
SmartAdvice: Tracking IT's Value
The Advisory Council suggests you consider new approaches to managing these initiatives: Measuring IT investments, Windows rights management, and selecting vendors.
The Privacy Lawyer: Here's To Happy, Safe Holidays
How do you find out if your family's personal information is on the Web when it shouldn't be? Parry Aftab offers a how-to for seeing what personal information
is out there, and suggestions for getting it removed.
The Challenges Facing Linux And Open Source
Where do you think Linux and open-source are headed next year? What breakthroughs might they make? What obstacles will they face? I've been giving that some thought because we're planning a looking-forward sort of story at
SCO's House of Suits
SCO's strategy isn't based on products, technology and customer service. It's based on litigation.
The Privacy Lawyer: Crack The Online Whip
Parry Aftab says the real world provides five good reasons why you should keep a tight rein on employees' use of the Web. And like Charlie Brown's foil, Lucy, often threatens to do, the real world will crack those five reasons on your skull if you get lax.
Sun And Linux Are Building Steam
I don't know about you, but I'm getting more than a little tired of the all-SCO-all-the-time Linux and open-source news we're getting inundated with of late
SmartAdvice: Measuring The ROI On IT Security
It's hard to quantify how much return your company gets on security when it's intangibles such as reputation and trust that are at stake, The Advisory Council says. Also, consider security issues related to implementing a single sign-on system, and what roles should be covered in a detailed disaster-recovery plan.
Novell's Time Has Come
Novell's announcement that it plans to acquire SuSE comes at just the right time in the Linux market. That kind of good timing is new for Novell.