Articles By Pimm Fox

Supply chain software no match for profit quest

Supply chain software no match for profit quest

If your family is like mine, the week after Thanksgiving usually consists of eating turkey. Lots of turkey. There must...

December 5th, 2004 Pimm Fox
Next step in affordable security

Next step in affordable security

As more people gain access to your IT infrastructure, there's growing demand to secure that access at a reasonable cost....

June 25th, 2003 Pimm Fox
Security for Web services

Security for Web services

There are three vital parts to the open standards underlying Web services security. There's authentication, which uses Standard Generalized Markup...

April 28th, 2003 Pimm Fox
Simulate your office’s future

Simulate your office’s future

Look around. No, really, look around. Does your workplace operate in ways even remotely similar to the manner it did,...

February 23rd, 2003 Pimm Fox
Leaders need vision

Leaders need vision

When Hewlett-Packard Co. announces its quarterly earnings later this month, analysts and customers will be looking for further evidence that...

February 12th, 2003 Pimm Fox
Employers look more to past performance in hiring

Employers look more to past performance in hiring

There's anecdotal evidence that the IT job market is firming up. Or at least that the layoffs have slowed. But...

November 28th, 2002 Pimm Fox
Don

Don

Business managers sometimes forget that cool-looking executive dashboards bursting with data are no substitute for managing fundamental company processes. Agilent...

August 31st, 2002 Pimm Fox
Provisioning can boost IT operations

Provisioning can boost IT operations

Summer means convertibles. While exhilarating, ragtops tend to be finicky. Alternatively, sunroofs are ubiquitous, and with the press of a...

August 18th, 2002 Pimm Fox
Use VPNs for security and transparency

Use VPNs for security and transparency

U.S. president Bush speaks about the need for financial transparency: the ability to figure out what's going on inside a...

July 21st, 2002 Pimm Fox
Opinion: Hardware/software split helps e-mail

Opinion: Hardware/software split helps e-mail

Ever since Research In Motion Ltd.'s (RIM) BlackBerry e-mail pagers hit the enterprise, they've been badges and handy tools for...

July 7th, 2002 Pimm Fox