Newsletter Archive: 2006

Starting IT Consultant Projects
The first step in information technology consultant projects is initial client contact. The client's first impression of you will help him decide if he is going to sign a contract, so the beginning consultations are critical.

Date: 2006-08-31


IT Service Contracts Require Practice
Sometimes after you secure IT service contracts, you might be afraid that your customers might give you more than you can handle, or that you won't be able to deliver service on time.

Date: 2006-08-29



A Better Alternative to Crystal Reports by Business Objects
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Date: 2006-08-28


IT Consultation: Qualifying A Customer
IT consultation projects start with a phone call and are followed by a meeting with prospects. The initial meeting is a great time for the client and the IT consultation business.

Date: 2006-08-24


IBM Buyback Program: Cash In, Clear Out, and Save
Your old PCs aren't like a fine wine or a vintage car. Their value will never go up, and will eventually dwindle to zero. Your best move is to sell your used systems as soon as you're finished using them.

Date: 2006-08-23


Communication And IT: Still An Uneasy Alliance
Dee Rambeau presents a depressing workplace scenario that, in my experience, was all too common ten to twelve years ago as everyone began discovering the web as a business tool.

Date: 2006-08-22


Has IT Become A Dirty Word?
There is a very good chance that the majority of the people relying on IT in their businesses were tempted to answer "Yes". How come one of the industries responsible for many of the achievements of our civilisation has become the object of such widespread distrust and cynicism?

Date: 2006-08-17


Police Policy On Encryption Creates Controversy
British police may soon be able to demand that suspects decrypt protected information on their computers. The belief that the information could be usable as evidence would be the motivating factor in these cases. The plan has created an uproar among some security professionals and civil rights proponents.

Date: 2006-08-16


Featured Product Announcement: Ektron CMS400.NET v6
Ektron CMS400.NET v6 let's you do more than just what you need to do on the Web, it also lets you do everything you want to do on the Web...all with one application.

Date: 2006-08-15


Pay Attention To Gartner's Hype Cycle
IT industry analysts Gartner published their 2006 hype cycle for emerging technologies this week - their predictions on what they think will be hot technologies in the near future, and what won't be.

Date: 2006-08-14


Increasing Reliability Of Security Testing Results
To increase the reliability of security testing results, developers are finding that security testing should be a combination of analysis techniques-utilizing source code analysis information to direct a second, more practical approach called dynamic analysis.

Date: 2006-08-10


Meet Online With WebEx!
Now you can get the same quality and power as the big boys - at a price that fits your budget with WebEx MeetMeNow.

Date: 2006-08-08

10 And A Half Traits Of Successful IT Contractors



What are the factors that make a contractor a success? As we've worked with IT contractors over the years and helped them through our web site, we put together a list of traits we believe are important to achieve success as an IT contractor.

Date: 2006-08-03


Access Your PC Remotely With WebEx!
Just $49 per month lets you conduct unlimited meetings online. Connect with prospects, customers, clients and partners, on-demand. Make presentations, demonstrations - even share your entire desktop- all right from your PC.

Date: 2006-08-02