In case you haven't heard, information technology is going "green" - or at least making the attempt. In a perfect world, we'd all be motivated to do our part, but a considerable amount of evidence suggests green is far from top-of-mind for many IT purchasers. In truth, many business and IT professionals couldn't care less about green.
After three years of ongoing multi-sector consultations, the controversial lawful access bill was finally introduced last week in the House of Commons, but the opposition party doubts the bill will survive the current political power struggle.
Fuller implementation of electronic commerce between members is necessary to drive open trade and economic cooperation, according to ministers of the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group.
It's Labor Day, so let's talk about the future of IT work. Maybe that doesn't sound like something with much of a future. These days, unemployment among IT people in the U.S. is right up there with the overall unemployment rate. There's lots of talk that corporate IT staffs will remain gutted even after the economy recovers. And as IT is squeezed until it's unable to do anything but the most basic janitorial functions