[2006-10-31] OSS Trickle Down
If I understand Dana's point correctly here, he's saying that as open source vendors start getting a larger part of the corporate IT budget, less money is spent on commercial vendors, thereby reducing how much those commercial vendors have to spend on R&D for future innovations.

[2006-10-25] The Traditional IT Attitude: Dumping it
E-Week has two very penetrating and insightful articles on IT and the roles that it plays in business. These articles support the idea that IT needs to become more business savvy, and business needs to become more IT savvy to make it in the market place.

[2006-10-25] Stop Throwing Money Away In Your IT Department
Companies continue throwing money at IT projects and accept a pathetic 30% success rate. The IT field is filled with complexity and the fast pace seems overwhelming at times, yet we as professionals should adapt to the changing environment and use available best practices to increase the success rate of IT projects.

[2006-10-19] Certified Wireless USB - Mainstream by Year's End
Despite a brash of delays that have plagued the progress of wireless USB, the 480 megabits per second technology should find its way into the mainstream by the end of the year.

[2006-10-12] Project Managers: Charge for Performance to Increase Profits
You're a stellar project manager, yet you're only making an average wage. Well, it's about time you make more. This article digs outlines my approach to a performance-based fee structure… It won't work for all clients, but for those it does work for you'll see your profits soar.

[2006-10-05] What You Need to Know About Patch Management Software
Patch management software uses a system for scanning, management and applying of patches in a network environment in order to make it secure and free from vulnerabilities.