DEPARTMENT: Editorial pointers
DEPARTMENT: News track
COLUMN: Legally speaking
Can shipment of one disk of software abroad give rise to worldwide liability for patent infringement? Is the Supreme Court ready to revisit the patentability of software?
COLUMN: The business of software
Planning to fail on software projects.
Phillip G. Armour
Here's how it can awaken computer science to the interdisciplinary possibilities of the Web's socially embedded computing technology.
Realizing scenarios in which business is conducted through a rapidly formed network with anyone, anywhere, anytime regardless of different computer systems and business processes.
Eric van Heck, Peter Vervest
Assessing the widespread deployment and increasing use of mobile services.
Sasha Dekleva, J.P. Shim, Upkar Varshney, Geoffrey Knoerzer
DNSSEC is properly understood as a component in an ecology of security protocols and measures.
Amy Friedlander, Allison Mankin, W. Douglas Maughan, Stephen D. Crocker
Exploring mobile device user adoption patterns and market segmentation.
Ioanna D. Constantiou, Jan Damsgaard, Lars Knutsen
Open network e-payment systems are the future of corporate payments, assuming they address the challenges of integration, security, and remittance standards.
Mark J. Cotteleer, Christopher A. Cotteleer, Andrew Prochnow
One reason system failure rates are not deterred by the latest best practices and tools may lie in how needs are (mis)interpreted by designers and users.
Anand Jeyaraj, Vicki L. Sauter
Success for a new U.K. national health care system depends on clinical context and scale, along with the capacity to emphasize interpersonal communication.
David Avison, Terry Young
Agent-based architectures, taking queues from object-oriented programming, can make product information accessible in controlled ways over the Net.
Kary Främling, Timo Ala-Risku, Mikko Kärkkäinen, Jan Holmström
Assessing both academic and industrial research institutions, along with their scholars, can help identify the best organizations and individuals in a given discipline. Assessment can reveal outstanding institutions and scholars …
Jie Ren, Richard N. Taylor
DEPARTMENT: Hot links
COLUMN: Technical opinion
Studying the perception of health risks associated with mobile phones and the implications for usage.
Mihail Cocosila, Ofir Turel, Norm Archer, Yufei Yuan
COLUMN: Inside risks
Peter A. Freeman