Diann Daniel

Articles by Diann Daniel

A futurist weighs in on techies’ tomorrows

Dr. James Canton of the Institute of Global Futures tells what IT folks should be doing to lead the future

7 Tech Innovations That Changed the World

PBS Nightly Business News selected top technology innovations of the past 30 years that changed the way way business is conducted, directly affected quality of life, broke new ground and more.

18,000 VW-riding geeks drive Best Buy’s success

Best Buy's Beetle-riding tech support teams have been credited for bumping up the company's annual sales numbers by as much as $6.2 million. Bob Willet, Best Buy CEO, reveals how IT shops can achieve ambitious projects and empower teams to innovate

Leaders’ soft skills: now more important than ever

How to set yourself apart during a recession

Nine great hotels for the traveling techie

From videophones, to game consoles and iPod docking stations, these geek hotels go above an beyond standard niceties

Windows Server 2008 or SP1: Which is it?

Microsoft's decision to ship the OS as a service pack takes research firm Gartner by surprise, considering the implications for future updates. Plus: Three features that might make it worth a look

We are the security problem

In a survey, 75 per cent of companies said human error is the leading cause of security failures. And more than 90 per cent said the risk of misbehaving employees worries them

Government to watch over Microsoft antitrust until 2009

For at least two more years the U.S. government will continue to watch over Microsoft's compliance with the terms of its famous antitrust case settlement. Court supervision of Microsoft's compliance with a U.S. antitrust settlement will continue until November 12, 2009, ruled federal district judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly earlier this week.

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