Articles By Ephraim Schwartz

Top tips to slash your telecom costs while improving service

On the site this week you'll find a story that offers some practical ways to lower IT expenditures by both purchasing and selling used IT hardware. I thought I'd use this blog post

Published on: March 18th, 2009 Ephraim Schwartz

Net Profit

With the some of the most recognized names in the high-tech industry -- Intel, Arm, Microsoft, Linux, Acer, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Sony, and many more --hyping netbooks as the next big thing, InfoWorld decided

Published on: February 19th, 2009 Ephraim Schwartz

The merits and risks of employee-supplied tech at work

As the economy sours and end-users demand a more personal computing experience at work, "bring your own PC" policies are fast finding favor in the enterprise. With CFOs on the prowl for ways

Published on: January 21st, 2009 Ephraim Schwartz

It’s time to reconsider cloud-based security

With support for three of the major pillars of application development and deployment -- Oracle 11g, Microsoft SQL, and open source MySQL - under its belt, Amazon.com appears to be anticipating a major

Published on: October 31st, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz

How technology could have prevented U.S. financial meltdown

In the coming weeks the feds and the surviving financial services institutions will have the daunting task of unraveling all the securitized loans and other instruments that are hiding the toxic investments.But does

Published on: September 26th, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz

A wiki a day could keep your project mgt woes away

Wikis are deceptively easy to use and install, so are nowadays found in all sorts of IT departments, especially as quick and simple project management organizers.Although wikis are used mainly as project management

Published on: September 4th, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz

Working abroad: Seven snapshots of Hong Kong

Although a very small part of the Chinese geography, Hong Kong holds a major position in the country's financial infrastructure, bringing in billions of foreign dollars annually. What's hot: As might be expected

Published on: June 27th, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz

Will iPhone multimedia traffic overwhelm WiFi networks?

Be careful what you wish for. The iPhone has realized the old promise of the mobile Web. But it's not clear whether the wireless networks can handle the load.With news that Apple's little

Published on: April 22nd, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz

Succeeding in the high-tech boys club

My, how times have changed: A woman, Hillary Clinton, is a serious contender to be the next U.S. president. But maybe they haven't changed all that much: According to the National Center for

Published on: March 27th, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz

Microsoft makes Canada its nearshoring destination

When Microsoft made what appeared to be a minor announcement last week that it would expand its Canadian operations with the creation of the Microsoft Canada Development Centre for software development based in

Published on: July 9th, 2007 Ephraim Schwartz