While the total number of IT pros is down, the future is looking better for the highly skilled.
Fair Isaac's 3Q Profits Decline
The credit-rating service and credit-analysis software supplier said revenue was up about 6% but net income was down almost 4%.
Healthy On The Front End
Software companies floundered right and left in the most recent quarter. Not the reporting and analytics firms.
Investors Jump Back In
A dip in oil prices helped persuade investors to get back into a buying mode, giving technology issues a boost.
SmartAdvice: Customer Education Key Part Of Anti-Phishing Protection
Educating customers to safeguard personal information helps prevent phishing thefts and builds loyalty, The Advisory Council says. Also, test to make sure systems are compatible with upcoming Windows XP Service Pack 2 release; and follow code-review practices to make sure your developers write secure code.
Apple Threatens RealNetworks
The company says Real may violate federal law with software that lets customers play their songs on a variety of devices.
Gary Thomson, CIO and senior VP of Choice Hotels International, sheds light on customer data integration and the role of the CIO.
Automated, model-driven architecture could be your ticket to simpler, less painful enterprise development.
MicroStrategy and Business Objects lead our digest of noteworthy product releases.
Outsourcing IT Education
Virginia Tech is teaming with an Indian business school to offer a master's degree in information technology.
Biometric Passports Pushed Back
Legislation to push back the deadline requiring countries in the State Department's Visa Waiver program to issue the passports awaits President Bush's signature.