Commentary
Content posted in March 2004
Wanna buy a domain?
Commentary  |  3/29/2004  | 
I was just forwarded a terrific piece of email. Here it is in its entirety (with names removed, of course):
Implementing Efficient IT Projects
Commentary  |  3/26/2004  | 
Our simple steps will save you time and money on development and implementation. The real challenge is making both users and coroprate execs happy.
The Offshore Outsourcing War
Commentary  |  3/26/2004  | 
Why is it when IT automates jobs, that's progress, but when change threatens your job, that's treason or worse -- terrorism?
Software with Security in Mind
Commentary  |  3/26/2004  | 
Why is so much software broken, and is there anything we can do to fix it at the source?
It's the iLife for me
Commentary  |  3/23/2004  | 
Tired of your screaming 2.4 Gigahertz Windows XP monstrosity? Take a chill pill with "iLife '84," a 8Mhz, monochromatic adventure in "aaahhh" land. (requires Motorola 68000 processor or older.)...
New Issue Online
Commentary  |  3/22/2004  | 
Greetings Folks. The second half of our March 18th issue is available online. Here's a look at some of what you'll find inside: A review of All-in-One Security Appliances: We tested five all-in-one devices designed to give small and satellite...
Are AntiVirus Makers Scamming Us?
Commentary  |  3/22/2004  | 
You've probably heard the "conspiracy theory" that the gas- and oil-free car was invented some time ago, but the gasoline moguls have kept it buried because, well, they'd be out of business if it ever came to light. The same...
Trapeze's WLAN System -- Worth a Second Look?
Commentary  |  3/19/2004  | 
Trapeze's WLAN system has been previously plagued with problems. A new version has been released, but is it too little too late?
something afoot at the Circle K
Commentary  |  3/19/2004  | 
We apologize for the downtime on the Daily Blog this week. Although such lapses are typically due to an overabundance of "enui," this time, it was that damn'd Berkeley DB in MovableType. A word to the wise: do not forsake...
New Issue Online
Commentary  |  3/17/2004  | 
Afternoon All, Our March 18th issue is available completely online. Here's a peek at some of what you'll find inside: Sean Doherty Examines Document Management issues and solutions, and reviews five Document Management Systems. Our latest Interactive Buyer's Guide taps...
Revision mode strikes again
Commentary  |  3/15/2004  | 
I've often felt that the only people who should be allowed to use revision mode and document meta data in Microsoft Word are lawyers, since they know how to walk the fine line between secrecy and accountability (read, they know...
Itsy-Bitsy, Teenie-Weenie URLs Ain't So Stringy
Commentary  |  3/14/2004  | 
Meet Kevin Gilbertson -- a clever young Web developer from Minnesota. Kevin created a site called TinyURL.com two years ago. The free service takes those annoyingly long urls (the kind you might find on web-generated map sites, newsgroups, etc.) and...
Providing Outdoor "Hotzone" Coverage
Commentary  |  3/12/2004  | 
Breaking down strategies for providing outdoor "hotzone" coverage areas for wireless data.
Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Practices
Commentary  |  3/12/2004  | 
Never heard of SOX? Well, either you don't work for a public company, or you've been living under a mainframe.
The DOJ and the Business Apps Industry
Commentary  |  3/12/2004  | 
The DOJ's trustbusters need to look past the "Larry Ellison persona" and evaluate facts as they stand.
The Morality of Open Source
Commentary  |  3/12/2004  | 
Open Source enthusiasts are hopeful for success in the capitalist market.
Websense Issues Slacker Alert
Commentary  |  3/10/2004  | 
Ah the rights of spring. Where would we be without the the annual NCAA Tourney and the accompanying online rush to populate conference brackets and drop dibs on the home-town favorite.
New Issue Online
Commentary  |  3/8/2004  | 
Happy Monday everyone. Our March 4th issue is available completely online. Here's a peek at some of what you'll find inside: Dave Molta's Feature on Building Secure Enterprise WLANs -- Thanks to new and improved security standards and monitoring devices,...
Buffer Overflow, coming to a PDF near you
Commentary  |  3/5/2004  | 
Just when you thought those nifty little PDFs were the next best thing to, well, paper, along comes a rather nasty buffer overflow that would allow attackers to execute local code.
AutoZone, meet the SCO Group
Commentary  |  3/3/2004  | 
Well, it's official. Those whacky lawyers at the SCO Group have filed suit against AutoZone for alleged copyright violations via the company's use of Linux.
Let MS Secure your Mac
Commentary  |  3/1/2004  | 
You've really got to be careful when you use stock art these days. Take for example Microsoft's Events and Webcasts page, which sports a happy looking bloke, starring into what is obviously an Apple Titanium PowerBook.


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