Analyst Views published a report yesterday that rounds up what some analyst firms (i.e.
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.
"RSS is a terrible name for a great technology; it can stand for either Rich Site Summary or Really Simple Syndication, and neither really tells you that it means subscribing to a Web site so you don't have to check it for updates." -David Pogue, NY TimesNY Times columnist David Pogue bashes the poor tech naming habits that have given us terms like RSS, EV-DO, Wi-Fi, U.
Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications has occasionally flirted with mainstream tech media exposure in previous years. Dan Farber recently told me that the technology is mostly found in embedded systems so it doesn’t get much press.
IT pros scouring our IT directory for resources about blade servers and management applications (i.e.
Until RedMonk's James Governor took a closer look at ZDNet, he thought that InfoWorld had "all the best tunes." He writes in his blog: I am a fan of news.
BT Trax isn’t the only tool doing the heavy lifting of processing mountains of content data and shaping into information. Intelliseek’s BlogPulse Trend Tool similarly applies machine-learning and natural-language processing techniques to discover trends in the blogosphere.
Azul Partners recently surveyed 40 end-users and 40 vendors to determine what the perceptions are of industry analyst firms Aberdeen Group, AMR Research, ARC Advisory Group, Butler Group, Forrester Research, Gartner, and Yankee Group. Here are the key findings:Aberdeen Group ranks as both the most insightful and valuable firm among end users.
Jupiter Research analyst/blogger David Schatsky invites readers to take a stab at their research with a different spin (looks like it's the second time they've done so): This time I'd like to shine a light on our Web Technologies and Operations research. Check out that section, choose a report and tell me why you might offer a different or complementary view that's worthy.
It never fails. When WiMAX breaks news you know ZDNet reader Roger Ramjet will kindly remind you that the WiMAX steamroller is going to flatten out anything in its way.
Burton Group is going to demonstrate the first multi-protocol federal identity system to prove that multiple federated identity protocols and standards can coexist at its Catalyst Conference North America 2005 on July 13, in San Diego.
As we approach the half-year mark, we checked the latest 12-month BT Trax stats for news topics. Hardware carries the day as the most read topic, with 21% of all news interest, out-muscling even security.
If you're evaluating compliance tools, you may want to consider what AMR Research has to say about IBM's updated Workplace for Business Controls and Reporting in a recent report. "With its latest release, v2.
Intelliseek's BlogPulse posts today: "Whoa. Apple's CEO Steve Jobs make a decision, and the blogosphere erupts.
IT research houses will take a day or two to collect their thoughts on the Apple-Intel deal, but the blogosphere has been blazing with the news ever since CNET reported the rumor last Friday. The weekend’s skeptics were silenced once Steve Jobs made it official today, and latest reports say Wall Street isn't all that impressed with the move.
"We could have used a format from others and shoehorned in functionality, but our design needs to be different because we have 400 million legacy users. Moving 400 million users to XML is a complex problem" -Jean Paoli, Microsoft XML architect (from BetaNews)While it's good news that Microsoft is defaulting to an open XML format in their next iteration of Office, Stephen O'Grady of RedMonk thinks that the company could have done better to also support the Open Document Format, an OASIS standard.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 ERP top software priority among readers, says ZDNet study
- 2 Business execs are from Mars, IT leaders are from Venus
- 3 Sophos, Webroot, CipherTrust get most security attention, says TechRepublic
- 4 SMBs take a breather after SOX deadline extension
- 5 Expert advice on advice: use Gartner and Nucleus Research, drop TCO