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Content posted in March 2002
IT Confidential
Commentary  |  3/29/2002  | 
Taking Stock: Iona Technologies Looks Like A Good Value In The Tech Market
Commentary  |  3/29/2002  | 
Iona shines with its Web services and integration platform
PDA Wars: Round Two
Commentary  |  3/26/2002  | 
Is there one sure winner in the mobile market? Not hardly, Giga VP Carl Zetie says.
Langa Letter: Silent Censorship
Commentary  |  3/26/2002  | 
Beware this column! No, there's nothing scandalous in Fred Langa's advice, although some poorly-made E-mail and content filters would think so.
IT Confidential
Commentary  |  3/22/2002  | 
Taking Stock: Comverse Technology Is Well-Positioned For Wireless Growth
Commentary  |  3/22/2002  | 
Despite a temporary slide, its enhanced technology is solid.
Decision Support: Automatic Upgrades: A Hands-On Process
Commentary  |  3/21/2002  | 
Automatic software upgrades still need the human touch to prevent problems.
The Observer: Cluttering Up The Network
Commentary  |  3/19/2002  | 
Nearly 70% of survey respondents say they're great collaborators. Lou Bertin thinks they're full of hot air. Here's why.
IT Confidential
Commentary  |  3/15/2002  | 
Taking Stock: Oversupply And Competition Keep Telecom Equipment Stocks Down
Commentary  |  3/15/2002  | 
Shaky telecom buyers lack capital for equipment.
On The Horizon: Cyber- Protection's Murky Waters Run Deep
Commentary  |  3/15/2002  | 
Conflicting interests tug at urgent safeguards for the nation's critical infrastructure
Secret CIO: Dressing For Success In A Tough Economy
Commentary  |  3/14/2002  | 
As jobs get harder to find and keep, more people are dressing up, not down
IT's Evil Empires
Commentary  |  3/14/2002  | 
With so many Evil Empires to choose from, TechWeb.com's Fredric Paul says, IBM seems almost cuddly these days.
Business Case: Will We Reach 1984 By 2004?
Commentary  |  3/14/2002  | 
Slowly, we have traded privacy for convenience and safety, says Bob Rubin.
Sour Note
Commentary  |  3/12/2002  | 
Plenty of industries have reinvented themselves in the Internet age. But, Esther Schindler says, the music business isn't one of them. Case in point: Internet radio.
Langa Letter: Exploring Windows Alternatives
Commentary  |  3/12/2002  | 
Something really is amiss at Microsoft, Fred Langa says. So with more than 150 operating-system alternatives to choose from, which ones are worth your time?
Ask The Secret CIO: Boss Decisions
Commentary  |  3/11/2002  | 
In his reader mail, Herb tackles software piracy on the job, switching careers, leadership, and avoiding office politics.
IT Confidential
Commentary  |  3/8/2002  | 
Taking Stock: Oracle's Price Needs To Slide A Few Dollars More To Be A Good Buy
Commentary  |  3/8/2002  | 
An upturn in IT spending should help make Oracle's day.
Business Case: To Collaborate, Or Not To Collaborate--That Is The Question
Commentary  |  3/4/2002  | 
Test your collaboration skill with this hypothetical business case posed by Bob Rubin. How would you solve the problem?
IT Confidential
Commentary  |  3/1/2002  | 
Taking Stock: NCR's Teradata Warehousing Company Should Drive Growth
Commentary  |  3/1/2002  | 
NCR has little long-term debt and solid market positions.


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