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Bridge your legacy systems to the Web

August 17, 1998 |

This business of linking the Web to the rest of the enterprise has become central to the jobs of IS staff. The demand for access has sent them scurrying for middleware solutions to connect Web technology to relational databases, legacy systems, and the rest of the IT infrastructure.

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Users' Choice Survey Results: Books for Learning Java

August 12, 1998 |
There are tutorials and guides aplenty today on Java. Which one is best? You've made your voices heard. And the winner is ...
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The dynamic duo

August 01, 1998 |
The line between network management and systems management is going, going...
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Making an offer? Get ready for the counteroffer

August 01, 1998 |
Wily companies are using the counteroffer--more money, a promotion, better projects--as a tool to hold on to those valuable IT employees you want to hire.
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Available right now: Uncrackable encryption, dirt cheap

August 01, 1998 |
The processing power of today's computers puts serious encryption within reach of your organization, so you can keep your data out of the hands of hackers and industrial spies.
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Web-based accounting systems take hold

August 01, 1998 |

It's time to start looking at accounting packages in a new light. By harnessing the power offered by the Internet, accounting can become a company's backbone of information.

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Confessions of a ten-year-old developer

July 13, 1998 |
In the popularity war among advanced technologies such as Java, elementary schools aren't exactly a target market. But maybe they should be. Hear how one fifth-grade developer views the industry he calls his own.
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Rick Ross: advocate for developers

July 01, 1998 |
Rick Ross embraced the opportunity to represent the interest of his peers by forming the Java Lobby. The Java Lobby unites the developers actually using Java so that their interests aren't lost in the media and legal frenzy.
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Risky business: bold R/3 effort by Aerosoles

July 01, 1998 |
A hot, $150 million shoe company embarks on an ERP adventure.
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Stock up on intranet tools

July 01, 1998 |
As development time speeds up to "Internet" time, and Web browsers take over as the user interface of choice, developers will have to take better stock of their intranet tools.
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Show them the money

July 01, 1998 |
Selling the benefits of an ERP system is not a one-time event.
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Going global with ERP

July 01, 1998 |
Many companies are finding that they can't compete without international enterprise resource planning rollouts. Although these implementations bring many challenges, the benefits add up to unified business operations.
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Sweeten the job offer with something really tempting

July 01, 1998 |
Try luring prospective IT professionals to your corner of the world by offering a sense of community, along with other tangible and intangible perks. It just might work, as it has for pet-food maker Iams.
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Call centers take to the Web

June 01, 1998 |
In order to form a more seamless customer service environment, call centers must adopt a more multimedia-oriented role.
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Sybelius Brown, codeslinger for hire

June 01, 1998 |
Follow our fearless hero, Sybelius Brown, through the trials and tribulations faced in the typical day of a developer.
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HR jumps on line

June 01, 1998 |

Whether your company has decided to push ahead with Web-enabled, self-service human resources applications or to wait for a more solid environment, one thing is for sure: Think it through. Bottom-line cost savings may not be what they appear to be.

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Distributed databases, distributed headaches

June 01, 1998 |
In the multiterabyte world of really big databases, some IT executives are finding that consolidating distributed datacenters into a few "megacenters" saves them money.
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The Democratization of Datamining

June 01, 1998 |

No longer an esoteric exercise practiced solely by statisticians and analysts, datamining is fast becoming an end-user tool. And that move promises to realize long sought-after-financial returns on expensive data-warehousing solutions.

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Internet and call centers: A match made in Cyberheaven

June 01, 1998 |
Linking a company's call center to the 'Net will be standard operating procedure soon.
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In a hot job market, it's easier than ever to get burned

June 01, 1998 |
It is the best of times, it is the worst of times: Jobs for IT professionals are plentiful, and salaries are up, but in this flourishing job market you may be tempted to make your worst career mistake ever.
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