Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Chris Nerney

Inspiring the Tired, the Worn Out … the IT Pro

I was in a large bookstore the other day and was amazed at the number of titles in the ubiquitous ''Chicken Soup'' series. What began in 1993 as...

CoreFirst Cops Product of the Year Award

The category may be new, but the winner is no stranger to Datamation’s Product of the Year Awards. CoreFirst, the transaction management platform and flagship product of New...

Let’s Not Build This Bubble

Frustrated by a sluggish stock market and hungry for a financial windfall, Wall Street increasingly seems eager for another technology stock bubble. A recent slew of mega-mergers,...

Public Wireless — Destined to be Free

I had to travel to New York City for Jupitermedia's Digital Rights Management Strategies Conference last week, and decided to take an Amtrak train from my home near Saratoga...

eBay Makes It Look Easy

I've written plenty of columns about eBay over the past five years, and I'm relieved to say that early on I saw the online auction giant would...

Shed No Tears for Bernie

As federal district court Judge Barbara Jones on Wednesday sentenced former WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers to 25 years in prison for masterminding the world's biggest accounting fraud...

The Human Reason Behind Low IT Morale

In recent days Datamation has received reader responses regarding several articles and columns about low IT worker morale and technology industry employment trends. The articles can be found here,...

Morale Malaise Isn’t Media’s Fault

IT professionals are exhibiting distinct signs of depression these days. And I know why. It's my fault. Well, not just me. The dour, gloomy media is to...

It’s About Time — and Productivity

Thanks to recent and pending advances in technology, two of the most frustrating obstacles for busy traveling professionals are expected to disappear. United Air Lines announced on Monday that the...

Beware the Browser Backlash

Hailed only months ago as the long-awaited savior to discontented users of Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE), the Mozilla Foundation's Firefox open-source browser now is being subjected to...

Outsourcing Takes a Back Seat

Six months ago I figured jobs outsourcing would play a larger role than it has in this year's presidential election. It's certainly a major issue -- especially for...

Datamation Awards Product of the Year Honors

Last year's Datamation Product of the Year Awards served as an enterprise coming-out party for Linux, with Red Hat scoring a landslide win in the Network &...

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