India, human resources and honesty

It says I am one of the "very first few" to visit the site. But surely that's not the intention. This is supposed to be the beginning of something big - really big,

Published on: March 7th, 2006 Shane Schick

If converged devices fail, you’re completely cut off

I was installing BlackBerry desktop software for a colleague recently when she announced that she was now using a separate cellphone rather than the phone in her BlackBerry, and she quite liked it.I

Published on: March 2nd, 2006 Lynn Greiner

Free your mind, and the rest will follow

Do you remember the feeling you had at work just before you embarked on your last vacation? One executive I spoke to recently worked diligently to tie up loose ends, clearing her desk,

Published on: March 2nd, 2006 Flavian DeLima

Business process management is a work in progress

Savas Ozatalay is proud of his little pedometer. Everyone who attended the recent ProcessWorld 2006 event in Miami got one in the bag they received at registration, but the small blue devices were

Published on: March 2nd, 2006 Shane Schick

A match made in innovation heaven

Two key technology trends are emerging in 2006, and although they may appear at first glance to be independent of each other, time will prove they are very much inter-related: The global ubiquity

Published on: March 2nd, 2006 Tim Warner

Will that be cash or Dexit?

What's a Dexit tag? It's a small plastic square that contains a radio frequency identification chip. It clips onto a keychain or cellphone, and money can be loaded onto it from your bank

Published on: March 2nd, 2006 Patricia MacInnis

Spinning the technology compass: What’s ahead in government IT in 2006?

By the time you read this, the bells of Christmas will have not only tolled, but faded, the Yule log will have burned to charcoal, the Christmas decorations will be snugly back in

Published on: February 1st, 2006 Dan Perley

What’s ahead in 2006 for public sector IT? More complicated issues than ever before

For one thing, we’ve opted to try out a clean, simple graphic look for the front cover. For another, there will be fewer of those covers this year — six, to be precise,

Published on: February 1st, 2006 Kathleen Sibley


Convergence is a term we hear all the time - so much so, we wonder if it has real meaning anymore. Most recently, in our last issue, we covered convergence from the point

Published on: February 1st, 2006 Martin Slofstra

Fostering competition in the global village

In his bestselling book The World Is Flat, Thomas Friedman elaborates on a story he tells his daughters. “Girls, when I was growing up, my parents used to say to me, ‘Tom, finish

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Flavian DeLima

Today’s IT professional juggles many corporate balls

Gartner’s trend predictions for 2006 include one that may strike fear into the hearts of techies: By 2010, the job market for IT specialists will shrink by 40 per cent.Is IT, as a

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Lynn Greiner

The allure of all things in their second iteration

For years, pundit and futurist Esther Dyson has published an influential newsletter for IT experts called Release 1.0, but when it came time to write a book she knew it was better to

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Peter de Jager

The year of the job hunter

For many people, this change comes in the form of a new job, and if you're an IT professional considering a career move, 2006 may be a banner year for you.Before the holidays,

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Patricia MacInnis

Everyone wins with energy-efficient computers

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco in August, Intel Corp. president Paul Otellini emphasized “performance per watt” — delivering more computing power per watt of electricity.Concern about energy efficiency isn’t new,

Published on: December 20th, 2005 Grant Buckler