Measuring time well spent not easy to do in IT

Measuring time well spent not easy to do in IT

When the office clock chimes 5 p.m., Joe Programmer promptly leaves the “if” statement he was wrestling with to hang...

September 29th, 2005 Tatiana Andronache

MS touts assembly line model

MS touts assembly line model

It’s got all the rumblings of being the “next best thing” in software, but according to some people in the...

September 30th, 2004 Allison Taylor

Four decades of IBM mainframes

Four decades of IBM mainframes

Forty years. Who'd have thought it would last so long? On April 7, 1964, IBM Corp. announced its System/360. The...

April 29th, 2004 Frank Hayes

Mozilla launches European support arm

Mozilla launches European support arm

European developers and users of open source Internet applications from the Mozilla Foundation can now turn to a local group...

February 19th, 2004 John Blau

Shifting IT budgets

Shifting IT budgets

Most companies are late into the budgeting cycle with about 90 percent of the budget allocated and locked in. But...

August 25th, 2003 Ephraim Schwartz

Retaining crucial skills

Retaining crucial skills

Before Kent Howell can retire, he needs to complete one more project for his employer: He must teach his co-workers...

April 13th, 2003 Denise Dubie

Retaining crucial skills

Retaining crucial skills

Before Kent Howell can retire, he needs to complete one more project for his employer: He must teach his co-workers...

April 10th, 2003 Denise Dubie

Coders compete in Hollywood challenge

Coders compete in Hollywood challenge

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. - The red carpet may be rolled up, but Hollywood was still buzzing Tuesday as students from...

March 24th, 2003 Carly Suppa

Peer review QA does have some benefits

Peer review QA does have some benefits

Talking Shop I think it's safe to say that a common experience among programmers is the embarrassment caused by even...

March 20th, 2003 Robert Cooney