Articles By Robert L. Mitchell

Brain drain: Where Cobol systems go from here

Brain drain: Where Cobol systems go from here

David Brown is worried. As managing director of the IT transformation group at Bank of New York Mellon, he is...

May 30th, 2012 Robert L. Mitchell
Consumerization trends hit IT service management

Consumerization trends hit IT service management

Attendees at ServiceNow's Knowledge12 user conference here this week were abuzz about the promise of social collaboration and mobile enablement...

May 16th, 2012 Robert L. Mitchell
Cloud promises savings, delivers speed

Cloud promises savings, delivers speed

In the time it takes to get a cup of coffee, any one of the hundreds of engineers and developers...

September 13th, 2010 Robert L. Mitchell
SaaS takes on business intelligence

SaaS takes on business intelligence

When considering strategic business intelligence needs, would you put your faith in the cloud? The idea made sense for Distribution Market...

February 22nd, 2010 Robert L. Mitchell
Sidebar: Make your data centre power efficient

Sidebar: Make your data centre power efficient

  -- Refresh your servers. Each new generation of servers delivers more processing power per square foot -- and per...

January 21st, 2010 Robert L. Mitchell
Data centres go underground

Data centres go underground

As Hurricane Ike bore down on Houston one Friday last September, the Continental Airlines' flight operations centre, located on the...

July 30th, 2009 Robert L. Mitchell
6 steps to Internet privacy on Google

6 steps to Internet privacy on Google

I use more than a dozen different Google services on a regular basis. Is that a bad thing for my...

May 10th, 2009 Robert L. Mitchell
Online dating: Your profile’s long and scary shelf life

Online dating: Your profile’s long and scary shelf life

Two years after meeting your one true love, you find yourself embroiled in a nasty divorce. During the proceedings, your...

February 12th, 2009 Robert L. Mitchell
Thinking twice about moving from Unix with enterprise Linux

Thinking twice about moving from Unix with enterprise Linux

Migrating from high-end Unix-based systems to commodity x86/Linux platforms has been a popular idea for the last few years, at...

November 29th, 2008 Robert L. Mitchell
Extend the green approach to desktop technology

Extend the green approach to desktop technology

Many IT departments haven't yet looked at saving energy of the PC fleets across their companies' IT infrastructures, even if...

February 4th, 2008 Robert L. Mitchell