From hospital wards to the boardrooms of oil companies, biometric technologies are being used to authenticate access to IT systems.
Microsoft wants to be a $10 billion enterprise applications software vendor. That has implications for its customers and for the IT industry as a whole.
Bridging the gap
The great divide between the business and the IT department is closing as more organisations appoint business relationship managers.
Heightened merger and acquisition activity in the IT industry is forcing many customers to terminate their supplier contracts.
A surge of mainframe orders by large organisations in recent months has confirmed the longevity of ‘Big Iron’.
The fast-food chain’s IT chief for the UK, Steve Tiley, is pioneering the use of sophisticated business intelligence software.
Ralph Yarro, the CEO of venture capital company Canopy Group, has enraged some sections of the Linux community.
There are ways around new laws that seem to preclude the processing of customer data offshore, says Eduardo Ustaran of Berwin Leighton Paisner.
A cashback transaction
Sainsbury’s has decided to take its IT function back in-house. But some doubt the move will save the retailer much money.
Collaborative technologies are enabling businesses to work seamlessly across geographically dispersed locations.
Month in review
A round-up of the month’s key IT industry news, including Linux users sued by SCO and the antitrust ruling against Oracle’s takeover of PeopleSoft.
An in-depth analysis of the events shaping leading technology companies.
An examination of some of the recent developments in the mobile communications sector
Analysis of the latest quarterly results from some of the industry’s key players.
Recent deals in the global IT industry, including the takeovers by US companies of the UK’s Avellino and Merant.
Companies should consider whether to embrace biometrics, says Kenny MacIver.
More on escrow agreements, Linux, flexible software licensing and thin clients.
Highlights, facts and inside stories from the frontiers of the information economy.
Windows springs a leak
Quarter of a million jobs to move offshore, says report
To forgive, divine
IT labour market still stagnant
Non-IT execs make more buying decisions
Numbers, trends and research from the global information economy.
European outsourcing market booming
Slow rise in IT spending
A primer on the technologies and companies behind records management.
IT project failures continue to dog business, says Andrew Lawrence.