Collaborative business is coming, and Web services can be a huge factor in making that happen. But Bob Evans wonders if it wouldn't be nice if at least one of the three big vendors behind Web services--Sun, IBM, and Microsoft--stopped the ''only one of us will survive!'' positioning and instead took steps to ensure customers that its technologies will work wonderfully with those of the other two?
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.