Articles By Suzanne Gaspar

Making informed decisions

Making informed decisions

As companies hunker down to business, many IT executives continue to rely on analyst firms for finding ways to squeeze...

April 3rd, 2003 Suzanne Gaspar
Companies looking for experienced PMs: report

Companies looking for experienced PMs: report

When Rich Houle joined Northern Trust Corp. in 2001, application development projects were dropping on his infrastructure team like marbles...

March 6th, 2003 Suzanne Gaspar
Going wireless at Framingham State College

Going wireless at Framingham State College

Jim Gallagher, telecommunications manager for Framingham State College in Massachusetts, is learning his lessons in wireless LAN deployment. In 1997,...

November 20th, 2002 Suzanne Gaspar
Applicants rise to the bait

Applicants rise to the bait

Luring IT professionals to Dover, Del., is like dropping a baited line in a well-stocked pond. The state of Delaware's...

September 10th, 2002 Suzanne Gaspar
Fighting back against spam

Fighting back against spam

In late January, an avalanche of 15,000 spam e-mails took down a midlevel Simple Mail Transfer Protocol gateway server at...

May 12th, 2002 Suzanne Gaspar
Bleeping beepers

Bleeping beepers

After working more than 30 years in IT, Gregg Saffer knows the rigours of the pager. He once had to...

March 24th, 2002 Suzanne Gaspar
Best bosses

Best bosses

Tying 600 bank branches into one 9,000-node WAN left Andy Kennedy feeling mighty satisfied. After AmSouth Bank merged with another...

December 9th, 2001 Suzanne Gaspar
Successful schmoozing

Successful schmoozing

Soon after Scott Ladewig rolled out Windows 2000 and Active Directory at Washington University, he became the big man on...

October 28th, 2001 Suzanne Gaspar
Feature: Virtual teams, real benefits

Feature: Virtual teams, real benefits

For years, lottery equipment manufacturer Gtech Corp. allowed its business units free reign in choosing technologies, which led the IT...

September 23rd, 2001 Suzanne Gaspar
Virtual Teams, Real Benefits

Virtual Teams, Real Benefits

For years, lottery equipment manufacturer Gtech Corp. allowed its business units free reign in choosing technologies, which led the IT...

September 23rd, 2001 Suzanne Gaspar