Who's in charge of your information architecture? It's not a simple task. From choosing storage to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) tools to the latest on implementing antispam and security, your IT organization needs to stay on top of the vital issues and trends that allow you to build and enhance your IT architecture. Here's a list of the top 10 small and midsized business (SMB) information architecture tips of 2005.
- Web portals: Big challenges, better ROI
Information architects need time, patience and good business sense to reap the many benefits of Web portals.
- Role model: Info architects a must
Just exactly who is the information architect? When clearly defined, the info architect can be the most valuable and productive person in your successful IT organization.
- SMBs meet DoD needs with RFID compliance
As the Department of Defense sends a strong signal on radio frequency identification compliance, an SMB develops and executes a successful compliance strategy.
- Network storage options abound
As storage needs for small- and medium-sized businesses increase, networked storage options gain more ground.
- Assessing antispam options for SMBs
Had your fill of spam? For SMBs, there are three good options for reducing unwanted e-mail. Find out which makes the most sense for your shop.
- All eyes on SMBs for PC and server market
Move over large enterprises: PC and server vendors are offering more goods and services to SMBs.
- SMBs an easy target for spyware
It's an Internet epidemic. Spyware is spreading fast, and SMBs are probably most susceptible to catching this nasty disease.
- Wireless network security: Repelling evildoers
Wireless networks are becoming more complex and crucial as the on-the-go need for Internet access rises. Who threatens these networks, and how can you prevent attacks?
- SMBs weigh online storage
The emergence of Web-based storage service providers presents one more option for SMBs.
- Small businesses get serious about VoIP
Vendors, seeing an opportunity in the small-business market, are starting to tailor VoIP systems to SMBs. But not all systems offer the same benefits.
This was first published in November 2005