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Security risk assessment and risk management are vital tasks for IT managers.
Corporations face increased levels of Application Security risk from hackers and
cyber crooks seeking intellectual property and customer information. A comprehensive
application security risk assessment...
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is used in sales, customer service, training and intra-company meetings to easily
communicate complex topics and eliminate unnecessary travel – whether down the
hall or around the world.
Changes In Spatial Info Management
a new study suggesting the spatial information management (SIM) industry has been
dramatically altered in the last 18 mos. involving fundamental shifts in platforms,
vendors and users.
Business Users More Control Over Their Web Projects
to encourage repeat site visits? Capture and easily process visitor information?
Do you want to make information more findable? Are you looking for a more efficient
way to deploy your Web site?
Speech-Enabled Call Routing Right For Your Organization?
The ultimate Auto Attendant Solution
a person (internal or external) to call one number and speak the name of a person,
department, service, or location and be automatically transferred to the requested
party -without the hassle of searching for phone numbers or waiting to speak to
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if your mission critical server went down today? Component failure, power outages,
operator errors, viruses and natural disasters can all influence a system’s
availability. Protecting data & maintaining high availability of mission critical
applications like email, Blackberry servers, SQL Server, RightFax and Web Servers
can often be difficult. IT staff need a continual, up to the second backup solution,
that can be accessed the instant an outage occurs, with little or no loss of data
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Benefits Of The Software-as-a-Service Model
Viruses - The New IT Arms Race
stark reality is that network security in this Internet age is a race. This race
starts every time a new virus, worm or vulnerability is discovered; and only finishes
when either an organization's network is protected or compromised.
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a free evaluation to Windows and Active Directory management
for Windows is your answer to Windows and Active Directory management, no scripting
required! When you use DSRAZOR you will be able to precisely interact with your
Windows and Active Directory environments. Discover security weaknesses, document
objects, manage attributes and delegate duties. .
Ways to Make Managing Your Website Much Easier
CMS400.NET is an easy-to-use Web Content Management Solution (CMS) with robust
out-of-the-box features to help you build and manage your Internet, intranet
and extranet sites. It helps you control every aspect of your Web initiatives
and eliminates complexity.
Of Technology Changes In Business Computing
an IT professional far too often I have seen many small businesses get way too
far behind in computing technology and wonder why they should pay for the upgrades.
Usually I have to explain to them the hard way that the current computers system
that are over 4 years old are not going to perform the requested task very well
and are not supported by software.
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Rubbing Intel In Processor Race
when you're at the top is there's only one place to go and computer chip leviathan
Intel may be experiencing something akin to a descent, at least for now. Intel
dominated the computer chip market for years but while their earnings were very
good, they are losing their grasp to rival AMD for the moment and it's not done
Interfaces For Microsoft?
tells us that their application interfaces need revamping. Apparently having eighteen
kazillion commands buried under three million menus confuses people now and then.
Command line interfaces were hard (so they say), menu driven interfaces were easier,
but still not easy enough...
tape does just what you'd think: a backup thinks it's writing to tape, but in
reality the data is going elsewhere. It may still end up on tape eventually, but
in the meantime it's heading for disk, local or otherwise. This stuff isn't cheap,
but then neither are the systems where people would be interested in it.
Cost Of Linux
Happened To The "Giant Sucking Sound" Of Outsourcing
wisdom is that outsourcing has been very bad for the U.S. Information Technology
workforce. After all, now that a company can transfer the work of a $50/hour U.S.
programmer to an equally skilled programmer in India or Romania and pay only $5/hour
for the same job...
Is Corporate Communication Seen As Fluffy?
organizations, corporate communication doesn't get a lot of respect. The intranet
gives a rare opportunity for corporate communication to get the respect it deserves.
Tosses Some Claims In SCO Case
Aims P5 At SMB Market
Management Options Grow In China
report will focus on four aspects of China's now-burgeoning information technology
service market. The firm Research and Markets will begin offering its insights
on China with a new IT Products and Service report. The ‘Annual Analysis Report
on Chinese IT Service Market (2005) report will focus on four areas, the company
notes in a statement:
Your Methodology Based On A Standard Framework
Process To Results Gap
in BPR projects the focus is put on redesign. This article is related to the common
pitfall of underestimating process deployment. Having a document describing the
best possible process does not add any value to the bottom line. Executing it
in the real world does.
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Management Questions Answered
|Q: I have
more than eight years of experience in IT and am pursuing my MBA in management
technology. Although I've earned several certificates for computer training courses
throughout the years, I have no Microsoft certifications. After earning my MBA,
will I need to have some certifications under my belt if I want to gain a management
position in IT?
All Project Management Software Is Created Equal
purpose of Project Management Software is to provide an environment in which a
group of people can work together on joint projects. Most projects involve the
development and implementation of new ideas, and these ideas have to be presented,
evaluated, and revised.
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Protection via Replication
IT spends a good deal of money trying to protect remote offices and data
centers. There are application servers, back-up servers, back-up licenses, tape
libraries and people all responsible for ensuring that the information at the
edge is protected and protected properly. The problem is IT does not know that
the information is properly protected and because they do not know, they are exposed.
Are you exposed?
Crucial Strategies You Need To Know
is a complete speech-enabled auto attendant application that enables call routing
for enterprises with up to 25,000 directory listings. SpeechAttendant improves
customer service by routing calls immediately while eliminating time on hold,
and saves organizations money by reducing attendant staffing requirements and
the printing of directories.
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Computer Dilemmas Before They Happen
the correct Network Monitoring Software can be a very costly experience. This
Article explains one solution using Cittio's WatchTower. Blue Cross and Blue Shield
of Hawaii (HMSA) found itself with a rapidly expanding network and data center...
Slams US Broadband Efforts
CEO sees the United States as falling behind countries like South Korea in broadband
and wireless technology. Nortel chief executive and former Navy man Bill Owens,
speaking at the Progress...
Benefits Of A Single Intranet Or Public Website
single website is more connected and credible. It is more consistent and cost
effective. It is easier to manage and measure. The Web is a network and the most
important law of networking is to be connected...
Control Of Endpoint Security
you're on a business trip, you use the hotel or conference room wireless network
to check news and request an upgrade. A hacker exploits a new and un-patched operating
system vulnerability to install a rootkit (a virtually undetectable infection).
- New Angles On An Old Game
the days of Photoshop, it was common to say that photographs don't lie. But even
way back when, during the dark ages of chemical film, photographers used different
lenses and filters to change colors, highlight some details over others and bring
some subjects into sharp focus while blurring others. Pictures lie and tell the
truth all at once.
Forensics Is Affordable For Most Businesses
requirements such as Sarbanes Oxley or HIPPA along with cyber crime have heightened
the interest in computer security. Organizations have started to purchase monitoring
systems that not only support network forensics but help organizations understand
what information is moving over their key network connections.
Monitoring Reference Guide
a safe and secure lights-out co-location or remote data center facility ensues
by incorporating environmental monitoring devices to remotely detect and resolve
unwarranted server room conditions.
Server: A Smart Choice For Hosting Your Web Site
your personal or business web sites on your own dedicated server may seems expensive
choice in comparison to shared web hosting, but at the end, it proves a smart
choice. Shared web hosting, no matter how well managed, cannot be 100% reliable
Sure Your Intranet Is Well Perceived By Staff
intranets are only now beginning to show their true potential. However, many staff,
having had unsatisfactory previous experiences of the intranet, may need quite
some convincing that the intranet is now genuinely useful.
a couple of years ago found that 63% of executives were making fewer business
trips because of technology. Instead of a plane trip, face-to-face meetings and
a plane trip back, they used email, videoconferencing, or online meetings, according
to the Accountemps study.
Your Web Hosting Solution Portable
not sure why some good web hosting providers go bad, but it happens and it's a
hassle when you have to switch to a new hosting provider. Many businesses put
off selecting a new hosting provider just because the thought of moving all their
web site content, possible database files and company email to a new host is just
- The Benefits Realisation Plan
project is one that delivers on-spec (`quality'), time and cost. Right? Well consider
these two projects… The Millennium Dome was delivered on time for the 31 December
1999 and safely within a budget (fixed in 1998) of £289 million.
To Make Your IT Project A Success
an IT project to be a success, it must meet three criteria:
1. it must be completed on time,
2. it must be completed within budget, and
3. it must provide the full functionality originally promised.
Motivate, Don't Demotivate
a couple of intended compliments threw me for a loop. Two people called me in
the same week and wanted me to present keynote speeches at their conferences.
Of course, that was the flattering part, but what got to me was that they both
referred to me as a "motivational speaker."
Machine Readable Web
majority of the Web is intended for human readers. The goal has been to create
an online experience for human beings. It is an open and ever growing body of
information. This is all great, but it does present some problems. There is just
too much there.
The IT Outsourcing Waters And Staying Afloat
Gertrude Ederle began her historic swim off of Cape Griz-Nez, France, she underwent
extensive training for endurance and technique-even though she was already an
accomplished record-breaking swimmer with Olympic medals to her name.
you thrilled with your hosting provider's support?
looking for a hosting solution you can absolutely rely on, backed by a totally
committed technical and customer support team, then don't hesitate to get in touch
you thrilled with your hosting provider's support?
companies say support is a priority. Rackspace shows it. They
are committed to providing the customer with amazing managed hosting services
backed by a policy they call Fanatical Support™. 80% of Rackspace's resources
go directly to Fanatical Support™.
how to rely on your hosting company
companies say support is a priority.Rackspace shows it. They are committed to
providing the customer with amazing managed hosting services backed by a policy
they call Fanatical Support™. 80% of Rackspace's resources go directly to
Sprint, Join On WiMAX
and the telecom company want to offer hardware and services for the proposed wireless
broadband standard. Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access, or WiMAX,
is a proposed interoperability standard for wireless broadband communication
You A Scary Boss?
forget the first time I learned that one of my subordinates was afraid of me.
A talented young man, probably 26, had just left my office after explaining to
me how happy he was with his current project. My assistant came in and told me
that he had spent the 20 minutes prior to our appointment complaining to her about
how terrible his project was and how miserable he felt.
Best Practices for Building Manageable Applications
is essential for the success of an application once it moves into production.
Join us for our free HP webcasts and you will develop a thorough understanding
and best practices for building manageable applications. View these webcasts at
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Recovery: A Critical Business Issue
environment, the effects of a long-term operations outage could have catastrophic
consequences to an organization, making contingency planning a critical business
issue rather than exclusively a data processing issue.
Info for IT managers of Health Care Payers
be a reality for your organization because DWL has proven it at many Fortune 500
companies. If you take a moment to
read the recent report issued by the CDI Institute regarding healthcare payers,
you’ll see that during 2005-06, market-leading healthcare payers must add
customer data integration (CDI) capabilities to their list of ‘strategic
IT investments’ to increase customer satisfaction and retention, increase
profitability and create operational efficiencies.
Technology And Productivity In Your Business
21, 2005, Germany's prestigious Ifo Institute at the University of Munich published
a research report according to which "More technology at school can have a detrimental
effect on education and computers at home can harm learning".
Things You Should Expect From Your IT Copywriter
who's ever tried marketing IT products or services knows that it's a specialist
field. Your customers in the IT industry have very unique and specific requirements,
and that means you do too.
Bugs Found In Microsoft Outlook, Internet Explorer
it appears as if another security vulnerability bug has bitten Microsoft's two
popular Internet-related tools, Outlook and Internet Explorer. The findings were
made by eEye Digital Security, who categorizes the newly discovered security flaws
as high risk.
Financials of Manageable Apps White Paper
Software - Building An Office Without Walls
if you are in a business that doesn't have or use the internet, then you are giving
up valuable advertising and productivity. Whether or not your company uses the
internet we are all aware, to some degree, the effect the internet has on advertising
and promoting businesses on a global scale.
And Task Management Tool For IT Workers
also once said that computers would be time saving devices. The second statement,
as any beleaguered IT worker will tell you, is simply not true. Computers, as
time saving devices, continue to belong in the flying car category of science-fiction
based reality simply because time cannot be saved, it can only be managed.
: Strategy First, Usability Second
more intranet teams are buying into the need for usability. However, usability
is not a strategy, and without a clear strategy, usability can become a pointless,
wasteful and counter-productive exercise.
Intelligence Solutions For The Retail Industry
Of Document Management System (DMS)
Management or Enterprise Information Management is perhaps one of the most important
of the enterprise solutions that will provide a solution to the various requirements
Portal - Business Case ROI
of easy money are over In these post-dot-com days of the 21st Century, the hype
attached to IT is well and truly over. The modern Board is deeply suspicious of
large IT projects with questionable benefits and a long-term payback period.
Thunderstone VP Doran Howitt
Project Risks And Issues
Risk is the risk that exists in the environment around your portal project.
It will tend to be unique to your organisation; it's culture and politics. For
example, if you have a fragmented business (either geographical or functional),
then this will create a higher inherent risk of poor communication.
IT Customers May Be A Bad Idea
departments I encounter say "customer satisfaction" is among their key goals.
Unfortunately, this idea seems to lead too often to poor results. While the sentiments
are laudable, the law of unintended consequences seems to interfere. Goals are
tricky things. Well-intentioned yet poorly selected goals frequently lead organizations
to do exactly the wrong things.
Become A Dinosaur
days we talk about doing business in the global knowledge economy. Is learning
optional? What really is the value of learning? As the knowledge aspect of the
phrase implies, learning is at the core of all we do. New technology means we
must learn to make use and take advantage of these new tools. Knowledge is a key
requirement in Information Technology. This applies to all - IT professionals
Project Management with Help Desk Software
a practical, cost effective, collaborative solution that uniquely combines project
management with help desk. To run an IT department as effectively as possible,
it is important to balance the workload related to planned project initiatives
and unplanned support requests. Entry Software understands the ongoing challenges
weeks report we are talking with Greg Duffield of ACS Data Recovery http://www.acsdata.com.
Q: Greg, since the late '90's there has been tremendous growth within the data
recovery industry, why is that and what does it mean to the consumer?
RMS Integration & Customization
RMS (Retail Management System) is a former SMS QuickSell and QuickSell2000 - retail
management and point of sale application, which has headquarters solutions and
is now owned and marketed by the Microsoft subdivision - Microsoft Business Solutions.
And The Benefits Of Application/server Consolidation
are now or will soon be SOX-compliant: what's next? Congratulations, you are on
your way to or you just completed your 404!!! Internal auditors, Business, IT,
everyone is breathing better and everyone should definitely be proud of it!