Phoning It In
In a recent study of nearly 200,000 whistle-blower reports of alleged infractions, almost two-thirds of the complaints were made via hotlines without first alerting anyone in management, and few prove to be false alarms.
Not Invented Here
The existing federal test for ''obvious'' patents stifles innovation, say critics, but a pending Supreme Court decision may provide new guidance.
Hackers Find Backers
Computer crime is now a game for professionals. Are companies prepared to respond?
As companies embrace mobility, many wonder whether any vendor can provide one-stop shopping.
Somebody’s Watching You
Spyware has come in from the cold to become Corporate America's top security threat.
Tiny RFID chips generate lots of data, but will they help companies move more merchandise?
As online travel companies mature, they've turned their attention to the corporate market. Low prices are nice, but service counts for more.
Ripe for the Picking?
One way or another, wireless technology has already taken root at most companies, but uncontrolled growth could hurt the bottom line. And did we mention the security risks?
Getting Wireless Costs under Control
Vendors have made communication costs so complicated that many companies would rather ignore them. A good first step toward taking control: restructure the line items on expense reports.
From keeping it up to keeping it safe to just plain keeping it, E-mail now warrants an actual strategy.
Beware the ”Trash” Folder
Companies are grappling with the questions of which E-mail messages to save, how to save them, how long to save them, and what it will all cost.