Industry Leaders Look To Software's Future
Business-technology executives, vendors, and software developers give their 2 cents on everything from how users will pay for software in the future to what's next for Linux.
Mr. Torvalds Goes To Brussels
Last week, a group of Open Source pioneers joined the battle over the future of software patents in the European Union. Over the next several weeks, the EU could fall into the same legal trap that ensnared the U.S. software industry--or it could take the first step towards dumping the concept of software patents once and for all.
RFID Tag Makers Escalate Production
To be ready for RFID's expected growth in the coming years, vendors such as Texas Instruments and Philips Semiconductors are ramping up tag production.
Beyond BPM Tools
Process management is a practice that can be supported by tools not traditionally thought of as "BPM" software, and businesses owe it to themselves to investigate all their options before deciding on a BPM strategy.
Beijing Gives Microsoft The Boot
Beijing's municipal government kills a $3.5 million deal with Microsoft, as government officials prove they're serious about enforcing a "buy-China" software policy.
Microsoft Cans Windows 2000 SP5
It plans instead to produce an "update rollup" in the middle of next year as its last security patch for the operating system.
Red Hat Preps Enterprise Linux 4
With the top two commercial Linux distributions based on the Linux 2.6 kernel, the open-source operating system could gain greater footing among enterprise apps.
Open-source software gains momentum with Intel support for Linux in Asia, sharp growth for the Firefox browser, and Novell's profitable move to Linux.
Reason To Share
Despite political infighting, intelligence agencies are working to improve collaboration and data sharing.
Firefox Downloads On A Red-Hot Roll
Users download more than 5.6 million copies of the Firefox 1.0 browser since its release two weeks ago, reflecting recent market-share gains against Internet Explorer.
Outsider On Top
Computer Associates' CEO-elect must reconcile product strategy and customer satisfaction
ERP Rest in Peace
Commoditization of ERP transitions focus to performance management.
Reason To Share
Despite political infighting, intelligence agencies are working to improve collaboration and data sharing
JBoss Is Flying High
Open-source applications are winning over enterprise IT departments, and JBoss is one of the firms leading the charge.
Beyond the World Wide Web
As the Internet continues to mature, look for the coming of age of the next big thing: the Semantic Web.
App Battens Down Office
Latest version of Authentica's software makes it easier to control who can view and print Microsoft Office files
Reap RFID Rewards
Smart readers can filter unwanted data from the RFID network before it gets into a database