Nemertes Research has its eyes pointed over the horizon saying that presence--the ability to see where people are, what they are doing, and how they want to be reached--is on track to revolution the way people work. Information gathered from presence-based technologies, such as instant messaging, telephony applications, and location-based services (i.
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Companies have more to lose than they think if they...
There is both good news and bad news for publicly traded companies muddling through Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance. On the bright side, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that it will delay moves to an accelerated filing period for annual reports, giving big companies more time to transition to the retracted reporting cycles mandated by the act.
There appears to have been some truth to the vibration in the...
Could it be a trend, or just a one-off deal?
According to a recently published article in Microsoft's on-line Knowledge Base (KB), the...
As IP telephony solutions gain more features, organizations are having trouble defining metrics for measuring the end user quality of experience (QoE).
David Dorman is a man on a mission. In Dan Farber's interview with him, the CEO of AT&T candidly discusses the market factors that will restore AT&T's growth.
News that Intel is announcing a version of its Centrino platform that supports all three Wi-Fi radio types (a, b, and g) serves as reminder that, as much as Intel would like you to believe that Centrino is a special technology, it's not.
There is no such thing as a free lunch, so companies should not throw caution to the wind when software vendors pitch free open source software, says J. Paul Kirby, an analyst with AMR Research.