IT in vertical markets

  • October 27, 2005 27 Oct'05

    Cardinals join VoIP league

    The St. Louis Cardinals will open the 2006 season with a new player on the team -- Internet Protocol telephony from SBC Communications and Cisco Systems

  • September 28, 2005 28 Sep'05

    New Orleans CIO: VoIP, portals and Katrina

    New Orleans CIO Greg Meffert talks with about his most harrowing moments after Hurricane Katrina.

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    CIO Conversation: Mary Finlay

    Wireless technology will help connect doctors and patients without so much red tape, one hospital CIO says.

  • July 19, 2005 19 Jul'05

    The best-laid VoIP plans

    A Forrester Research case study spotlights Social Security Administration CIO Thomas Hughes' model approach to VoIP.

  • July 14, 2005 14 Jul'05

    Into the woods with VoIP

    The Marine Biological Laboratory cabins on Cape Cod have no heat or local phone service -- but now the scientists in residence have VoIP.

  • June 22, 2005 22 Jun'05

    Know thyself: Online branding tells all

    A Forrester Research survey grades and analyzes 16 leading American-brand Web sites, with surprising results.

  • June 01, 2005 01 Jun'05

    Retailers worldwide accelerate IT spending

    A new survey says retailers worldwide will spend $31 billion in new IT investments.

  • March 23, 2005 23 Mar'05

    Personal scanners drive retail sales

    Personal shopping, which has been tested by retailers including Stop & Shop, is poised for growth because of its impressive top-line potential.

  • February 22, 2005 22 Feb'05

    Precision retailing

    In his monthly column, Jonathan Byrnes highlights five areas where CIOs in the retail industry can work to improve the bottom line.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    IDC: Verticals will get 5.8% boost

    IT spending in retail and wholesale industries this year is going to spike -- fueling an 6% increase across 17 vertical markets.

  • December 10, 2004 10 Dec'04

    3-D technology, standards showcased at Forrester event

    Custom-made clothing for less than the cost of a trip to the mall? New industry standards for CAD? They're coming soon, according to industry executives at Forrester Research's Emerging Technology Showcase

  • December 06, 2004 06 Dec'04

    A CIO Conversation: MCI's Elizabeth Hackenson

    MCI Inc. CIO Elizabeth Hackenson discusses the IT challenges of rebuilding what was once WorldCom.

  • December 02, 2004 02 Dec'04

    Gartner foresees trouble for PC vendors

    As sales growth slows to less than 6%, three of the top 10 vendors could exit the market by 2007, possibly lowering prices for buyers.

  • November 23, 2004 23 Nov'04

    Holiday e-tailers shift focus to functionality

    With online sales expected to increase up to 25% this year, tech upgrades at retailers like L.L. Bean and focus on back-end enhancements.

  • November 08, 2004 08 Nov'04

    An Offshore Conversation: Author and IT veteran responsible for FleetBoston's offshoring

    The public's reaction to the growing U.S. trend of outsourcing low-level IT jobs to countries like India has been icy at best. The idea of ever- increasing numbers of displaced American workers just doesn't sit well with the populace. The backlash ...