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Ways to doom your Web site – tips for Web site design – Internet/Web/Online Service Information

Ways to doom your Web site – tips for Web site design – Internet/Web/Online Service Information – Brief Article Mathew Schwartz 1. No contact info: People love to spend five minutes on your site seeking an address or phone number. Next! 2. Novella-length corporate bios: In the immortal words of standup comic Denis Leary, “I […]

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NT data marts: start small, think big – companies deploying smaller Windows NT-based departmental data warehouses – includes related articles on upcoming products, scalability issues

NT data marts: start small, think big – companies deploying smaller Windows NT-based departmental data warehouses – includes related articles on upcoming products, scalability issues – Product Information Barbara Francett Does size really matter? Just ask companies like Oakley, Scientific-Atlanta, and GTE Wireless, which are deploying smaller, NT-based data marts and letting their IS departments […]

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In Like a Legacy, Out Like an E-business

In Like a Legacy, Out Like an E-business – Industry Trend or Event Colleen Frye The software industry in 1999, while putting the wraps on the Y2K problem, emerged as the core of the new Internet economy, and for this year’s Software 500 that resulted in a 3 0.8% jump in revenue to $207.8 billion. […]

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Blue Martini E-Merchandising System – from Blue Martini Software

Blue Martini E-Merchandising System – from Blue Martini Software – Brief Article Blue Martini Software recently announced the availability of the Blue Martini E-Merchandising System. This software integrates a scalable commerce server with tailored customer services. The system consists of five modules: Merchandise Management, Customer Management, Micro Marketing, WebStore Operations, and Tools. Merchandise Management describes […]

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Godfather of Cobol returns with CPU fix – Bob Bemer – Industry Trend or Event

Godfather of Cobol returns with CPU fix – Bob Bemer – Industry Trend or Event – Brief Article Mathew Schwartz Bob Bemer, the man who coined the term “Cobol” and helped to define the ASCII text standard, has been getting mixed reviews lately. The cause of all the excitement? The 77-year-old programmer proposes to fix […]

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FPL proceeds prudently to distributed data center – Florida Power & Light

FPL proceeds prudently to distributed data center – Florida Power & Light – Cover Story Janet Butler Though client/server technology is no longer seen as the panacea once envisioned by industry experts, many mainstream firms continue to move in that direction to gain features for their users. These companies want to retain control of distributed […]

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Should Java go server-side? – dynamic binding – Trends – Technology Information

Should Java go server-side? – dynamic binding – Trends – Technology Information – Column Dan Kara It seems strange given the amount of press dedicated to the subject, but the Java language was only formally released in May 1995. Since that time Java’s role as a language has changed considerably. Java was originally developed to […]

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IT Skills: E-learning – Products.new – PeopleComeFirst – Product Information

IT Skills: E-learning – Products.new – PeopleComeFirst – Product Information – Brief Article PeopleComeFirst is a Web-based e-learning solution from Genesys Software Systems Inc., a longtime player in the payroll and HRMS solutions market. PeopleComeFirst enables organizations to manage the learning process for employees, partners, and customers, and to design and track individualized training programs […]

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Web tracking tools chart Internet ROI – return on investment – includes related article on monitoring back-end management

Web tracking tools chart Internet ROI – return on investment – includes related article on monitoring back-end management – Internet/Web/Online Service Information Julie Bort As more companies get comfortable with their informational Web sites and even feel they’ve established a Web “presence,” they begin to stop thinking of the Web as an experiment and require […]

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Layout Mill – Ignite Technologies’ GUI builder – Brief Article

Layout Mill – Ignite Technologies’ GUI builder – Brief Article – Product Announcement Layout Mill, from New York City-based Ignite Technologies, is a GUI builder designed and written entirely in Java. Using the tool’s “hot switch” capability, developers building an application on one platform can view what the application will look like on other platforms, […]