Profile of Paul McDougallEditor At Large, InformationWeek
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Paul McDougall is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Paul McDougall
posted in April 2009
The service pack has officially been released to manufacturing and should be ready to ship soon.
The CIO of Britain's Department of Health says outsourcers working on the long-delayed project have seven months to get it right -- or they may have to get out.
Microsoft has created an online resource for IT pros looking to deploy the new OS.
Redmond is using partners to push hosted offerings deeper into the corporate market.
Microsoft is moving a step closer to releasing a final version of its new operating system.
Company officials employed an elaborate network of applications to facilitate accounting fraud.
Big Blue has developed a machine that's designed to play the popular game show.
Competition watchdogs in Germany have signed off on the proposed merger.
Microsoft's Tech Ed conference will feature a production environment where users can test business software on the new OS.
Revenue and earnings fall as the software maker deals with recession and vigorous competition.
The Department of Justice claims the software maker is not fully complying with an antitrust agreement.
The Web lets us go beyond the headlines and find out more about names in the news. Psychos and victims now leave behind a digital trail that offers greater insights into who these people are, or were. In a sadly ironic twist, Facebook reveals that one of Craigslist murder victim Julissa Brisman's favorite bands was a rock group called The Killers. It also shows that in most respects she was a typical young woman--and that's troubling.
Microsoft chief questions rival's $7.4 billion bid for "hardware company."
Microsoft is looking for a larger share of the entertainment news and gossip market.
Attorneys for outsourcer's disgraced chairman say he's not healthy enough for a lie detector test.
Outsourcer will bid for jobs funded by the GSA's Alliant program.
Microsoft's new operating system boasts flexible firewalls and other new safety features for those on the go.
Fresh off their $7.4 billion deal to acquire Sun Microsystems, Oracle execs likely paid close attention to IBM's first quarter results Monday, given that Big Blue sells many of the same tech goods and services for which Sun is known. The news wasn't so good.
Key issues remain on the table as Tech Mahindra looks to move forward with the acquisition.
Larry Ellison swoops in to buy out the server and software maker in the wake of Sun's failed talks with IBM.
Gartner analysts predict outsourcer's client base could shrink by 50% or more despite acquisition.
The Department of Justice claims the software maker isn't fully complying with an antitrust agreement.
The Indian telecom outsourcer will acquire a 51% stake in Satyam, but this stands to be a difficult turnaround effort.
Authorities give node to $422 million rescue attempt of troubled outsourcer.
Most XP users who encounter trouble will have to pay Microsoft for help.
Executives at Satyam's white knight promise changes, but the challenges are many.
Big Blue will help Kurmanchal Bank cut costs and roll out new services, such as Internet banking.
Google's share of the Internet search market is more than double that of its two closest competitors -- and growing.
New data shows that the vast majority of corporate IT departments won't touch Microsoft's next OS until at least 2011.
Jury finds that anti-piracy tools in Windows and Office infringe on technology owned by Uniloc.
Department of Labor turns down bid for Trade Adjustment Assistance.
Outsourcer will work with authorities to reduce power consumption in the Aloha State.
Big Blue will provide a range of tech services to the Toronto-based insurer.
IBM and CSC will create biometric identification systems under a pair of 10-year deals.
Formal charges against Ramalinga Raju range from fraud to destruction of evidence.
For those who believe outsourcing represents a one-way passage to India for American jobs, here's an interesting tidbit: Authorities on the subcontinent have hired a big U.S. software company to help manage national elections.
Microsoft's new operating system could fix a longstanding source of frustration.
List of employees connected to outsourcer's accounting scandal is growing.
Health and Human Services will use Sun software to help fulfill Obama's e-health promise.
Gains in PC market's hottest category come at the expense of Linux, Redmond says.
The software maker is preparing to disclose significant news about its next operating system.
Outsourcer will support DHS's GETS and WPS emergency communications networks.
Health-claims processor Nasco and Campbell's Soup tap Big Blue for tech services.
Big Blue employees based out of home offices must now pay for their own broadband connections.
Redmond says its reliance on H1-B employees is due to a shortage of capable U.S. tech pros.