North Pole seeks ERP system: The secret RFP

North Pole seeks ERP system: The secret RFP

Santa Claus may have enterprise IT headaches even worse than the average CIO.We recently obtained a copy of an RFP...

December 24th, 2007 Thomas Wailgum
Hiring managers go through their wish list

Hiring managers go through their wish list

The holidays -- and the time immediately following them -- are a great time for IT professionals to pick up...

December 24th, 2007 John Lanzalotto
An IT Christmas Carol for one and all

An IT Christmas Carol for one and all

Try resting merry IT men Let nothing you dismay Remember data centers Still run on Christmas Day To let the...

December 24th, 2007 Mark Gibbs
The battle of the multimedia browser plug-ins

The battle of the multimedia browser plug-ins

Microsoft Corp. and Adobe Systems Inc. are racing to get users to install Silverlight and Flash, their respective plug-in software...

December 23rd, 2007 Chris Kanaracus
OLPC drives innovation in no-frills notebooks

OLPC drives innovation in no-frills notebooks

The One Laptop Per Child Project, which aims to provide low-cost notebook PCs for kids in poor countries, is spawning...

December 23rd, 2007 Dan Nystedt
Adobe raises its profile with Flash developments

Adobe raises its profile with Flash developments

One sign that you’re becoming a major software player is when Microsoft Corp. rolls out an application designed to compete...

December 23rd, 2007 Elizabeth Montalbano
A reality check for OLTP

A reality check for OLTP

Competition from commercial vendors and lacklustre demand may sideline the One Laptop Per Child Program, a non-profit group launched two...

December 23rd, 2007 Agam Shah
Innovative IT urged by Minnesota CIO

Innovative IT urged by Minnesota CIO

Gopal Khanna, CIO of the state of Minnesota, is grappling with a problem common to many government institutions: There's not...

December 21st, 2007 Ann Bednarz
Government faces Facebook reality

Government faces Facebook reality

The power of social networking struck the federal government with unmistakable force in December. Industry Minister Jim Prentice had intended...

December 21st, 2007 Richard Bray