IT Manager

Do you feel it? Do you hear that rumbling getting closer? Companies closing their branches or downsizing their production line and having to lay off employees are in the news every single day.

Published on: April 16th, 2009 Daniel Marion

Microsoft proposes ‘pay-as-you-go’ PC

Microsoft Corp. last week applied for a patent that spells out a "pay-as-you-go" concept where users would be charged for both the software they run and the computing horsepower they use. According to

Published on: December 29th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

The rewards of 21 billion lines of data

What could you do with 21 billion lines of customer purchase data?If your store participates in the Nectar loyalty rewards program in the U.K., you could analyze promotions and product launches, optimize the

Published on: December 4th, 2008 Dave Webb

Open-source developers set out software road map for 2020

PARIS - A group of open-source software advocates set out a road map for the software industry through 2020 at the Open World Forum conference in Paris on Tuesday. The authors of the

Published on: December 1st, 2008 Peter Sayer

Gobi wireless chipset to ship in Toughbooks in October

Qualcomm Inc. and Panasonic Inc. Wednesday announced that two Toughbook laptops will ship in October with Gobi, a chipset allowing laptops to function in multiple wireless modes. Panasonic will be the fifth laptop

Published on: September 9th, 2008 Matt Hamblen

SAP migration caused Paris legacy architecture clash

PARIS - A clash with the legacy architecture was only to have been expected when the city of Paris rolled out new finance software from SAP to replace around 50 existing applications, some

Published on: July 16th, 2008 Peter Sayer

To gain government contacts, IT vendors urged to go green

ICT suppliers will soon have to meet sustainability standards if they want to sell products or services to the government and the wider public sector.If businesses don't make the grade, they may not

Published on: May 6th, 2008 Darren Greenwood

IDC to benchmark Canadian outsourcing services

Allowing companies to benchmark their outsourcing contracts will help keep the price and configuration of services competitive, resulting in an overall improved outsourcing process, said an executive with outsourcing consultancy Nautilus Advisors LLC.

Published on: March 11th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

GreenPower hard drives said to use less power

Western Digital Corp. is reducing the spin speed and aerodynamic drag of its hard drives, in an effort to reduce power consumption. WHITE PAPER: Intel IT Commits to the Climate Savers Computing Initiative

Published on: November 21st, 2007 Chris Mellor