Budgets fall, prices plummet
The cost of programmers has halved. Consultancy fees have plummeted. Software vendors are offering deep discounts. It’s a better time than ever to buy technology.
Back to blue
IBM want to provide all the systems software an organisation could ever need. But is a unified application platform from a single supplier the best foundation for ebusiness?
On borrowed time?
Information Age conducts in-depth interviews with three IT directors from high-profile UK businesses about how they view their changing role.
Switching to a new web hosting provider is fraught with difficulty.
The Unwired LAN
Despite the cost, wireless networking looks set to take off in 2003.
The IT director turned author says businesses need aggressive, ‘can-do’ leaders.
Greg Meekings, CIO of news organisation Reuters, talks about his challenges for 2003.
THE BIG DEAL
Banks overcome reluctance to hand over their IT.
How can organisations establish a strategy for controlling non-work related web surfing?
Does the UK’s new anti-piracy legislation really represent a threat to IT management?
The BPO bounce
Demand for business process outsourcing is reinvigorating and changing the structure of the IT services market.
The crucial deals in the global IT industry in recent weeks, plus analysis of emerging consolidation trends. This month: Performance management and business intelligence.
These are the best of times and the worst of times, says Andrew Lawrence.
NEWS AND VIEWS
A round-up of the month’s most important technology industry news.
Highlights, facts and inside stories from the frontiers of the information economy.
From IT director to CEO — The route to the top?
Outbreak of the killer viruses
Doubletake: web services
Gartner’s ‘must do’ resolutions for 2003
UK misses ebusiness target
IT industry consolidation underway
Top company web sites “wallow in mediocrity”
IT staff want to be flexible
Former IT worker charged with sabotage
Digital rights management
A primer on the emerging technology for protecting the copyright of digital content: trends, major vendors and barriers to growth.