Articles By Al Horner

Where have all the cell phones gone?

Where have all the cell phones gone?

Press Any KeySit down at a meeting, and there will likely be at least one cell phone on the table...

January 23rd, 2003 Al Horner
We could all use more schooling

We could all use more schooling

Press Any KeyBack in the days of my misspent youth, buying back-to-school stuff meant packages of paper, three-ring binders and...

October 3rd, 2002 Al Horner
Three cheers for the last moment

Three cheers for the last moment

"Thanks goodness for the last moment or nothing would get done." A colleague of mine likes to say this, usually...

September 5th, 2002 Al Horner
We

We

Have you noticed that we now have a spin-off industry in the IT community? It's called certification.We used to have...

July 11th, 2002 Al Horner
E-government is getting better

E-government is getting better

There's a wealth of information on the government Web sites. A lot of it is actually useful, which is an...

April 4th, 2002 Al Horner
Wishing is easier than buying

Wishing is easier than buying

The fascinating thing about doing Christmas shopping on the Web is that it actually takes longer than fighting the traffic...

December 13th, 2001 Al Horner
ERP is becoming collaborative

ERP is becoming collaborative

PeopleSoft, one of the largest ERP software vendors is famous for inventing new terms for old processes. The latest initiative...

October 4th, 2001 Al Horner
Another opening, another show

Another opening, another show

If you have had the dubious honour to attend a trade show lately, you will have seen some interesting behaviour...

July 26th, 2001 Al Horner
A workplace by any other name

A workplace by any other name

Over the past few months the struggle by consulting firms and software vendors to develop flashy new words for their...

May 3rd, 2001 Al Horner
The changing face of ERP

The changing face of ERP

"ERP is eVolving." A colleague of mine at the end of a long day and a half planning session wrote...

April 5th, 2001 Al Horner