The Future Of E-Mail
Ferris Research says that within five years, it will blend with an even wider range of collaaborative functions.
GAO: Procurement Database Has Inaccuracies
The investigative arm of Congress says the information in the Federal Procurement Data System is inaccurate and incomplete, perhaps causing hundreds of millions of dollars in buying discrepencies.
Catch The Wind
Business-technology leaders are optimistic about their companies' prospects this year. But they know IT budgets to support that growth will be tight.
Web Power: More Interaction Equals More Value
A new generation of development tools is emerging for building dynamic, highly interactive Web applications with rich-client interfaces incorporating data, graphics, audio, and video.
Security Threats Won't Let Up
Attacks on business networks are expected to grow As use of spyware increases. The good news? As risk increases, companies are paying attention.
Microsoft To Pay SPX $60 Million
The maker of transformers, antennas, and industrial equipment says Microsoft will pay by Tuesday; a month ago, a jury found Microsoft guilty of misusing some of SPX's software.
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.
Actuate Gets Into Analysis
The introduction of Actuate Analytics, scheduled to be available next month, is among the latest moves by business-intelligence software vendors seeking to expand their product lines.
Speedera Networks is providing high-performance content-delivery services to help the European Space Agency stream video from its Mars Express probe back to Earth on Christmas Eve.
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.
Cognos Posts 25% 3Q Revenue Gain
Revenue exceeded $172 million, with a $16 million boost from the debut of ReportNet enterprise-reporting software that became generally available in September.
Xandros Ships Desktop 2
The new version of the KDE desktop includes quick installation, drag and drop capabilities, and better integration with Windows.
SCO's House of Suits
SCO's strategy isn't based on products, technology and customer service. It's based on litigation.
EMC To Buy VMware
It's the storage vendor's third major acquisition this year as it continues to morph into a software-based company.