July 2008

  • Driving while surfing?

    Rachel Lebeaux - Senior Managing Editor 31 Jul 2008
  • As if having a computer at the office and at home - with a BlackBerry to tide you over when you're not at either of those places - weren't enough, now comes the AutoNet Mobile, which transforms ...

  • Cuil challenges Google’s supremacy

    Rachel Lebeaux - Senior Managing Editor 28 Jul 2008
  • Will the best Internet search engine please stand up? In the eyes of many, that would be industry giant Google (like you even need a link). But there's a new challenger today: Cuil, courtesy of ...

  • Maybe I should just keep my money under a mattress?

    Rachel Lebeaux - Senior Managing Editor 24 Jul 2008
  • There have been a lot of scary bank-related headlines the past couple of weeks, but I have to say that this one frightened me more than most: "Security flaws in online banking sites found to be ...

  • Does it matter who CIOs report to?

    Linda Tucci - Editor at Large 23 Jul 2008
  • Gather the typical left-brain, articulate, umm-less group of CIOs around a conference lunch table and, guaranteed, the talk will eventually turn to reporting relationships. You answer to whom? ...

  • TomorrowNow is so yesterday

    Linda Tucci - Editor at Large 21 Jul 2008
  • SAP AG sends word today that it's putting subsidiary TomorrowNow, which provides third-party support for Oracle and other applications, out of its misery. The German software maker said it will ...

  • Who wants to be a CIO Millionaire?

    Rachel Lebeaux - Senior Managing Editor 16 Jul 2008
  • How's this for a headline: "Meet the Millionaire CIOs." In a study of the filings of the 1,000 biggest U.S. companies and their compensation, 47 top technology executives were listed at the top ...

  • Va-va-vroom! Videoconferencing continues its ascent

    Rachel Lebeaux - Senior Managing Editor 15 Jul 2008
  • The videoconferencing industry grew about 30% in the past year, according to The Boston Globe. One analyst estimates conferencing technologies factory revenues totaling $8 billion in 2008, and ...

  • All Ears: CIOs and Winchester Rifles

    Linda Tucci - Editor at Large 14 Jul 2008
  • Question: What do CIOs and rifle heiress Sarah Winchester have in common? You're haunted by ghosts and can't stop building, says Phil Murphy, principal analyst with Forrester Research. Phil was a ...

  • Soft landing for IT jobs?

    Linda Tucci - Editor at Large 11 Jul 2008
  • Is it possible that in this hair-raising economy, supply and demand in the IT job market are in balance? Data out this week suggests that may be so. The latest report from Dice, the online career ...

  • A view from across the pond

    Rachel Lebeaux - Senior Managing Editor 10 Jul 2008
  • Today, we posted a story on about mitigating risks in your outsourcing contracts. Clearly, it's a topic affecting organizations all over the world and, while catching up on my ...