Visionary companies will push project and portfolio management from the top down to develop basic management skills at all levels
By now, IT and its line-of-business customers should have perfected the art of service level management. The opposite is the case, however.
Disputes between rival IT factions can stop an SOA project dead in its tracks
The data center impact of the new POWER 575 systems that IBM announced last month could be nothing short of radical
'What mainframe shop doesn't have business rules? In an age of draconian compliance and governance, the case for rules is stronger still. You can, however, benefit by implementing a BRMS.
SOLA purports to be a one-stop shop for mainframe service enablement -- complete with design studio, testing workbench, and registry support
IT shops don't always embrace application modernization as a means to ratchet up efficiencies. They're mostly looking to cut costs.
Software test and development labs play a key role in testing, validating, benchmarking, and evaluating new and emerging technologies.
New IT consumers are more comfortable with, and knowledgeable about, technology, and that’s a problem
The Web 2.0 paradigm shift is fraught with both promise and danger
Some say the benefits of reuse are exaggerated. Prove them wrong by implementing a plan of action.
A new survey sheds light on how enterprises are using and benefiting from operational BI
With Visual Studio 2008, Microsoft's developer-friendly focus continues apace -- with some new wrinkles
The hiring outlook for early 2008 looks as solid as ever, with double-digit IT job growth forecast by at least one industry watcher
Industry analysts say the IBM/Mainsoft accord is a Very Good Thing for users of mixed .NET and J2EE environments
Judging from this month’s flurry of new product announcements, BEA’s mainframe software business is alive and well
Is Microsoft’s come-to-software-as-a-service invitation sincere—or just a token gesture?
As application development outsourcing pushes into high-risk foreign locations, new techniques are needed to protect intellectual property resident within software applications.
Web 2.0 features give Notes 8 a collaborative edge; industry watchers applaud its platform underpinnings
Big Blue’s vision: a System z-centered security hub—along the lines of the mainframe-based Information hubs it’s been touting for a year now.