Articles By Esther Shein

How to prepare your Web site for a holiday traffic rush

'Tis the season to begin ramping up online shopping activity, and for retailers that means doing all they can to ensure their Web sites are up, highly available and able to handle peak

Published on: November 29th, 2011 Esther Shein

Visualization tools help business analysts ‘show’ developers what they want

When Jan Scheetz was asked for a wish list of what she wanted in an electronic physician-order system for patient rehab regimens, she wasn't shy about her requirements. According to Scheetz, the ideal

Published on: June 30th, 2010 Esther Shein

Avatars add sizzle to ‘immersive learning’

Avatars aren't just for the movies or for techies with time on their hands. Organizations are using virtual worlds for training, simulation and prototyping, among other things.The U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Centre (NUWC)

Published on: April 9th, 2010 Esther Shein

VoIP grows up

With clients already skittish over the downturn in the financial markets, Benefit Consultants Group wanted to make sure its agents and brokers could be reached anytime without long waits. That included during a

Published on: February 11th, 2009 Esther Shein

Collision repair shop avoids data crash with SaaS

A data storage crash is the last thing a collision-repair shop needs to worry about. So when John Sweigart realized that the software he was using to manage his business was no longer

Published on: October 21st, 2008 Esther Shein