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The top 20 IT mistakes to avoid

InfoWorld's Chad Dickerson gathered responses from a bulletin set up for IT managers and vendors asking them for the most common mistakes...

November 29, 2004 by Chris Jablonski


Gillmor Gang probes Sun's strategy

The Gillmor Gang probes the business and technology strategies promoted by Sun President Jonathan Schwartz. The Gang asks Schwartz about open-source Solaris, utility computing, the shift to services, the role of the CIO and about where Sun is placing its bets....

November 29, 2004 by ZDNet


Do too many cooks spoil the Wikipedia?

The Wikipedia is an "open source" encyclopedia available free to anyone and--and this is the crucial, mysterious part--written and edited by anyone, too. So far it's accumulated 300,000+ articles on topics ranging from astronomy to zoology.

November 29, 2004 by ZDNet


Oracle vs. PeopleSoft case heading into overtime

The news that Judge Leo Strine has postponed the decision in Oracle's takeover attempt of PeopleSoft replayed the same thought I had near the end of a triple-overtime NBA basketball game last night in Oakland; ok, enough is enough, somebody please win already.

November 24, 2004 by Chris Jablonski


Supercomputer or a nice ride?

With the price of supercomputing tumbling (you could acquire one of IBM's new Blue Gene supercomputer for a starting price of $1.5 million), businesses need to make choices.

November 23, 2004 by ZDNet