RFID: The Plot Thickens
The first big deadline from Wal-Mart passes this month, but the real challenges are just starting to unfold.
Commodore Brand Comes Home
The venerable and once-proud Commodore computer brand has been sold by its Dutch owners to a Beverly Hills, Calif.-based digital content distributor.
Report: Apple To Launch $499 Mac
Apple enthusiasts say that in January Apple will unveil a sub-$500 Mac designed to entice Windows users who own iPods to make the computer switch.
PlanView Links Up With BMC
Connections between the vendors' software will give managers improved visibility into IT operational data.
From Good To Great (Maybe)
Companies need to step up their business-continuity planning to deal with everything from emergencies to virus attacks
The Real-Time Imperative
IT organizations are changing business processes to wring the most value from their information
Computer Orders Rise In November
The value of new orders for computers and related products expected to stay in use at least three years rose a seasonally adjusted 4.1% in November, following a 9.8% falloff in October and a 17.4% gain in September.
Chill Out Hot Lap(top)s
The "Chill Pak" is a reusable freezable plastic mat designed to be placed under a laptop to cool both the hardware and the lap.
To sum up the year, InformationWeek's editors present their list of the most overrated and underrated technologies, ideas, people, and trends.
Team Of The Year
At Wal-Mart, business technology is a team effort--the retailer's far-reaching RFID project would be impossible to achieve if it weren't. This year, InformationWeek recognizes CIO Linda Dillman and her IT staff--some 2,400 strong--as our business-technology team of the year.