I Am Joe’s Conscience
Employers are setting up ethics programs to teach workers to do the right thing. Is this the wrong approach?
Critics say the promised savings from offshoring come at too steep a price, while companies say very little at all.
Software as a Service
How far can the pay-as-you-go approach take you? Proponents say the road less traveled is about to become jammed.
A Touchy Subject
Fingerprint technology and other forms of biometrics have improved, but problems remain.
While the telephone may be low tech, the phone bill can be high indeed. Telecom-expense management companies offer several ways to keep talk cheap.
When It Rains…
During the Oracle-PeopleSoft antitrust trial, Microsoft was described as an ERP giant-killer. But its presence in enterprise applications has fallen short, so far.
The Meter System
Utility computing aims to transform IT into a pay-as-you go service. That sounds far simpler than it is.
Time to Sign Up for Utility Computing?
You may also know it as on-demand computing, adaptive computing, pay-as-you-go computing, or software-as-a-service. Finance executives are intrigued, but wary.
The Last Bastion of Hope
While research firms continue to trumpet a rebound in big-ticket tech purchases, the latest offerings from tech vendors seem to paint a slightly different picture.
Out with the Old, Somehow
Think buying new computers is complicated? Try getting rid of the old ones.