2009

2009

In 2009, the computers got smaller, the databases got bigger, and HTML's dominance grew. None of these trends are new,...

December 23rd, 2009 Peter Wayner

16 IT strategies to do less with less

16 IT strategies to do less with less

Tough times call for tough measures. Layoffs and cutbacks are rampant. Even if your IT budget is relatively stable, you...

March 16th, 2009 Dan Tynan

Microsoft sues Linux-based vendor Tom-Tom

Microsoft sues Linux-based vendor Tom-Tom

Microsoft's lawsuit against Linux-based technology vendor TomTom over alleged patent violations could signal a more aggressive stance by the software...

February 26th, 2009 Paul Krill

RFI for open source software aimed at wrong target

RFI for open source software aimed at wrong target

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is barking up the wrong tree in its latest initiative to gain a...

February 17th, 2009

Open source in every business in 12 months, says Gartner

Open source in every business in 12 months, says Gartner

Open-source software is almost universal in the enterprise a survey from analyst group Garner has confirmed. New research has highlighted...

November 17th, 2008 Computerworld UK staff

Are Microsoft’s open source actions enough?

Are Microsoft’s open source actions enough?

While Microsoft Corp. realizes there is greater benefit to collaborating with the open source community from an interoperability perspective, it...

September 29th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

European public sector open source guidelines spark debate

European public sector open source guidelines spark debate

Should European governments favor open-source software when they hold tenders for public contracts? Economists and policy makers appear to think...

September 25th, 2008 Paul Meller

Consultant and Enterprise Insights blogger

Consultant and Enterprise Insights blogger

The results of a recent survey indicating concern among users about interoperability between open source software and proprietary applications should...

July 24th, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Open source viewed as positive by government agencies, according to survey

Open source viewed as positive by government agencies, according to survey

The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has released a summary of the findings of its investigations into the use...

January 22nd, 2008 Rodney Gedda