Articles By Frank Hayes

Migration Miracle

Migration Miracle

Let’s say Larry Ellison is right. Suppose Oracle Corp. does hold on to PeopleSoft Inc. and J.D. Edwards users by...

February 3rd, 2005 Frank Hayes
U.S. Navy nails Internet usage policy

U.S. Navy nails Internet usage policy

Here’s an idea to start the new year: Treat your users like sailors. Yeah, really. Right now, the U.S. Navy...

January 20th, 2005 Frank Hayes
Confusion surrounds Open-sourcing of Java

Confusion surrounds Open-sourcing of Java

It’s no surprise that Sun Microsystems Inc. put the source code for the next big version of Java up on...

December 9th, 2004 Frank Hayes
Customers fund Microsoft’s lawyers

Customers fund Microsoft’s lawyers

Let’s see if I understand Microsoft Corp.’s new intellectual property indemnification program correctly: According to Microsoft’s recent announcement, the folks...

November 25th, 2004 Frank Hayes
Fruits of labour

Fruits of labour

If it seems like lately there hasn't been much good news for people who work in IT, consider this: According...

September 14th, 2004 Frank Hayes
Scary Message

Scary Message

A recent survey by the American Management Association and the ePolicy Institute indicated that 20.1 percent of companies surveyed say...

August 31st, 2004 Frank Hayes
Wage reality

Wage reality

Are U.S. IT workers grossly overpaid? That's what some Canadian CIOs claim. But what else can they say? One IT...

June 13th, 2004 Frank Hayes
Four decades of IBM mainframes

Four decades of IBM mainframes

Forty years. Who'd have thought it would last so long? On April 7, 1964, IBM Corp. announced its System/360. The...

April 29th, 2004 Frank Hayes
ITAA’s job dream

ITAA’s job dream

Here's a comforting bedtime story: Offshoring won't just save companies money. It will also create jobs. And reduce inflation. And...

April 5th, 2004 Frank Hayes
Fighting offshore

Fighting offshore

Worries about offshore outsourcing aren't just for IT people anymore.Recently, a new anti-offshoring coalition rolled out its agenda — a...

February 29th, 2004 Frank Hayes