DEPARTMENT: Editorial pointers
DEPARTMENT: News track
COLUMN: The business of software
The subtle psychology of testing.
Phillip G. Armour
DEPARTMENT: Hot links
COLUMN: Staying connected
Biometrics is pointing its way into everyday applications. But figuring out how it fits into telecom and wireless services, never mind society, might just get downright touchy.
DEPARTMENT: President's letter
Finding technology solutions to help those in need can often lead to welcomed answers for all if we look at the big picture.
David A. Patterson
The Script Encoding Initiative wants to encode the world's unencoded scripts, making electronic text communication possible for millions of native speakers.
ACM launches a new organization to help teachers, and ultimately students, to better appreciate the educational and professional opportunities inspired by the computing sciences.
SPECIAL ISSUE: Interaction design and children
Today's technologies are shaping the way children live, learn, and play. Technologies can provide a wealth of meaningful new experiences and support children's exploration of their neighborhoods, other cultures, and even the …
Allison Druin, Juan Pablo Hourcade
A conversation with Seymour Papert, Marvin Minsky, and Alan Kay.
A case study illustrates how even young children can contribute to the technology design process.
Mona Leigh Guha, Allison Druin, Gene Chipman, Jerry Alan Fails, Sante Simms, Allison Farber
Novel computer vision-based game technologies aim to give players more immersive and physically challenging gaming experiences.
Johanna Höysniemi, Perttu Hämäläinen, Laura Turkki, Teppo Rouvi
Materials science presents an amazing array of unique substances offering a rich, and challenging, dimension to future educational tools and technologies.
Digital augmentation dissolves many of the physical barriers to learning by offering tools to integrate data and discoveries that travel with students as they explore new terrain.
Yvonne Rogers, Sara Price, Cliff Randell, Danae Stanton Fraser, Mark Weal, Geraldine Fitzpatrick
Allowing young people to create computer games they will ultimately want to play not only offers key educational benefits but builds self-esteem and teamwork skills.
Judy Robertson, Judith Good
With some planning and coordination, organizations can implement an evaluation scheme to get the most out of their computer skills training programs.
RadhaKanta Mahapatra, Vincent S. Lai
The human-computer interaction community aims to increase the awareness and acceptance of established methods among software practitioners. Indeed, awareness of the basic usability methods will drive an Information Society for …
A technique for quantifying the contribution of IT to a firm's value and performance makes it possible to compare the value of IT in different firms and industries.
John Tillquist, Waymond Rodgers
Identifying a framework for addressing the challenges inherent in the complexity of contemporary Web architecture.
Rodrigo Fonseca, Virgílio Almeida, Mark Crovella
3PL providers with advanced IT are expected to lower logistics costs and integrate the supply chain with increased productivity and growth. Here, a set of criteria for choosing the most suitable provider.
Online data for investors is often stale, even when of high quality. How can this situation be improved?
Michael Ettredge, John Gerdes Jr.
The use of Data Envelopment Analysis to evaluate software efficiency offers a more formal and effective option.
Ines Herrero, Jose L. Salmeron
COLUMN: Technical opinion
Using journal citation reports to determine the influence and impact of a variety of journals publishing IS research.
Stuart J. Barnes
COLUMN: Inside risks
George Ledin Jr.