There's Plenty Of Open Source Documentation
One of the common complaints about open-source software is that there isn't enough documentation. Actually, there's sufficient documentation, you just have to know where to find it
Best Of Listening Post
Bob Geldof once sang, "They're always looking at you." That bit of '80s anxiety is alive today as employers monitor workers' "recreational" surfing in the office.
SmartAdvice: How To Develop An IT Strategic Plan
Developing an IT strategy will help better-align your department with the business, The Advisory Council suggests. It also identifies three key leadership responsibilities and offers tips to protect your servers from hacker attacks.
Take SCO Seriously
Whenever we write about SCO's Linux lawsuit, I get nasty e-mail from Linux advocates saying we're simply playing into SCO's PR campaign. We should ignore the lawsuit, I'm told, because it's groundless. This attitude shows a staggering ignorance of how the law and court system works.
Q&A With Richard Purcell
Each CPO will be asked the same questions to see what they have in common and how they see things differently. Here are Richard Purcell's responses.
Q&A About 3PT
3PT is a framework approach to designing privacy solutions by developing people who create policies implemented through procedures supported by technologies.
Best Of Listening Post
Today's topic is World Wide Web permanence. Does what we post every day deserve to be preserved for posterity? What sites should be handed down to our children?
Mobile Middleware Matters
Mobile middleware matters, Carl Zetie says, because it's is as much a business-process decision as a technology selection.
With more than 60 million registered users and some of the stickiest content on the Internet, its users spend more time at the site than any other site reported.
Finding An Escape From The Boredom Of Work
When new to the workforce, young people find it hard to manage their personal and professional lives without merging the two during normal work hours. -- sidebar to: The Privacy Lawyer: Cyberloafing's Drain On Productivity
The Privacy Lawyer: Cyberloafing's Drain On Productivity
Some studies estimate that companies lose up to $50 billion annually in wasted employee time and resources online. To address the problem, Parry Aftab says, you need to know what your employees are doing and how much time they spend doing it.