DEPARTMENT: Editorial pointers
DEPARTMENT: News track
COLUMN: The business of software
An interview with a new paradigm.
Phillip G. Armour
COLUMN: Staying connected
Top tech trends to watch in 2007.
Meg McGinity Shannon
This new take on usability yields desirable (and the absence of undesirable) user behavior,even as it furthers grander corporate goals.
The current patent process in many ways works against IT innovation by making the road to realization too dispiriting for today's independent inventors.
Patricia S. Abril, Robert Plant
Discovering semantic correspondences is the key to semantic integration of data sources and ultimately to data integration across disparate databases.
Before taking on global systems, project managers must conduct a proper process analysis and educatetop management, as well as end users.In today's globalized business environment, firms must learn to manage increasingly complex …
Aligning technology decisions with relevant organizational practices and policies.
Nitin Singh, Kee-hung Lai, T.C.E. Cheng
Examining the use and abuse of personality tests in software engineering.
Sharon McDonald, Helen M. Edwards
A small survey of Finnish IT professionals, academics, and students has important implications for computer science degree programs.
It may seem counterintuitive, but going "open" all the way offers the most security.
Jaap-Henk Hoepman, Bart Jacobs
DEPARTMENT: Hot links
COLUMN: Inside risks