Natalie Gagliordi

Natalie Gagliordi is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in Louisville, Kentucky, covering business technology for ZDNet. She previously worked as the editor of Kiosk Marketplace, an online B2B trade publication that focused on interactive self-service technology, while also contributing to additional websites that covered retail technology, digital signage hardware and mobile payment trends. Natalie attended George Washington University, where she studied communication sciences, and also the University of South Florida, where she received a B.A. in News-Editorial Journalism.

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One-tenth of the world's population shopping online, says ACNielsen

One-tenth of the world's population shopping online, says ACNielsen

In a clear sign that cultures the world over are growing more comfortable with online shopping, a study from ACNielsen Europe published today reveals that about 10 percent of the world's population - more than 627 million people - has shopped online at least once. The countries with the highest incidents of shopping online were Germany, Austria, and the UK with at least 95 percent of surveyed Internet users having made purchases online.

published October 19, 2005 by

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What is hot now on TechRepublic

What is hot now on TechRepublic

A BT Trax analysis of sister site TechRepublic shows that over the last month, among the top-10 consumed resources, the most popular vendors were Microsoft, Google and Mozilla; the most popular product was Windows XP; and the most popular topic was security (VPN, DNS, patches).

published September 30, 2005 by

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Information Commons: A bright star for the future of information

Information Commons:  A bright star for the future of information

In the eyes of its creators, the World Wide Web was never designed to take on the role as the be-all end-all architecture for a truly distributed global information system. But while large vendors, standards groups and technologists have grown dependent on the Web and treat it that way, some researchers are taking a revolutionary approach to the problem and addressing it at the very core of information design.

published September 27, 2005 by

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Pooping on Oracle's party

Pooping on Oracle's party

Updated 9/26/05 9:40 AM: While all eyes were on Oracle this week, we were busy pulling together our proprietary data that shows how the burgeoning software maker has fared over the year in our directory of IT resources and where it stood among competing vendors in our IT Priorities survey.

published September 23, 2005 by

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New ITIL book on the horizon

New ITIL book on the horizon

Giving you plenty of time to think it over, December 2005 will see the release of the latest book in the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), a framework for best practices in IT Service Management that I have written about recently.

published September 20, 2005 by

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Cisco out on top for vendor short lists, internal study finds

Cisco out on top for vendor short lists, internal study finds

With September IT Priorities data collected and analyzed, we finally added third quarter results to our vendor deliberations study and discovered that across all IT categories in our taxonomy, Cisco received the greatest proportion of “prefer” (84%) votes to “avoid” (16%) among all named vendors (open text responses) over the last four quarters.

published September 16, 2005 by

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Analysts deliberate latest merger wave

Analysts deliberate latest merger wave

So you've had your fill of spin on the latest round of tech mergers, but throwing into the mix some independent analyst perspectives on the Oracle/Siebel and eBay/Skype deals couldn't hurt. Oracle/SiebelNucleus Research gives Oracle high marks for its acquisition of Siebel, saying that the combination of each vendor's technologies will bode well for customers that recognize the value of integrating data from multiple sources to streamline customer support and service.

published September 13, 2005 by

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Converting search terms into intelligence

Converting search terms into intelligence

Most IT pros like you access the wealth of resources from our IT Directory via search. Using our BT Trax intelligence tool, we recently turned our attention to analyzing search terms to see which ones led to the most downloads across major categories.

published September 9, 2005 by

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Mayfield's Web of verbs

Mayfield's  Web of verbs

"The web is increasingly less about places and other nouns, but verbs." Ross Mayfield points out how the Internet is becoming less of a place (cyberspace) and more of a way to socialize and tap into groups: "The Web's greater innovation over the past couple of years has not been about technology or personal productivity, but enhancing our capabilities to act with groups," he said in his blog.

published September 1, 2005 by

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