CSC, KPMG Have Profitable Quarters
Computer Sciences Corp.'s income and revenue increased in the third quarter. KPMG Consulting's second-quarter revenue was down, but its net income was $6.6 million, compared with a loss of $37.6 million a year ago.
New York Appoints Its First CIO
James Dillon will supervise New York's Office for Technology and coordinate technology policies of all state agencies and authorities.
Survey Finds Increase In Cyberattacks
Some industries are more attack prone than others, according to a report. Power and energy companies suffered severe attacks at almost twice the rate of the mean number of all other industries.
You Have The CFO's Ear
Nearly half of the respondents in a recent survey of CFOs said that IT's vital to growth.
SAP Takes Step Toward More Open System
The software maker said the next version of mySAP Business Intelligence, available in a few weeks, will include reporting software from Crystal Decisions that lets companies draw data from other business systems.
Cooperative Competition In Logistics
Caterpillar Logistics will use Schneider's Sumit application suite to provide supply-chain and transportation management services for its parent company and its 40 external manufacturing clients.
Rivals Rally Around J2EE
Sun Microsystems called the faithful together in San Francisco to rally around Java 2 Enterprise Edition 1.3, the latest version of the platform that powers many E-commerce applications.
Business Objects Sales Up, Income Down In 4Q
Net income of $14.1 million, or 23 cents per share, beat Wall Street's expectations, but was down from the net income of $16.1 million, or 25 cents per share, reported a year earlier.
Palmisano Named IBM CEO
Lou Gerstner, who turns 60 on March 1, will retire as CEO on his birthday and will relinquish the chairman's post at the end of the year.
Ask The Secret CIO: Would You Agree To This Deal?
The Secret CIO responds to readers about meetings and other interpersonal relationships. It isn't the meeting style that's at fault, he says, but the inability of corporate leadership to gather data and do the right thing promptly.
Verizon Wireless Launches 3G Network
The network will initially offer subscribers full access to the Internet via laptops, PDAs, and cell phones. Users can expect average speeds of between 40 and 60 Kbps, comparable to a dial-up connection.
A lot of people were given blank checks in terms of optimizing E-commerce and Internet initiatives, headhunter Davis says.
IBM To Offer Linux-Only Mainframe
The eServer zSeries for Linux will feature IBM's z/VM virtualization software, which lets the machine be subdivided into hundreds of so-called virtual machines that operate independently from each other.
I2 Reports Losses For Quarter, Year
The company reports losing more than a half-billion dollars in the fourth quarter, but expects to return to profitability by the middle of the year.