Information Professional

Issue 6 • Dec.-Jan. 2007

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  • Information Professional - cover

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): c1
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  • Table of contents

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  • Contributors [Briefing This Issue]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 2
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  • Letters [Briefing Opinion]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 3
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  • News [Briefing User News]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):4 - 7
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  • Viewpoint [Briefing Opinion]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 8
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    'The next 12 months should see clarification, development and integration of three main IT framework threads managed by E-Skills' View full abstract»

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  • Bringing grid into the IT mainstream (Solutions) [Analysis Grid]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):9 - 11
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    As Grid technology starts to merge with open networks public and private, its viability for commercial applications is growing. William Knight charts its progress. View full abstract»

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  • Sector specific [Briefing Contracts]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):12 - 13
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  • Alliances key to Japan's move into enterprise IT (Bandwagon) [Analysis Watchpoint]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):14 - 15
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    There's no doubting Japan's achievements as a high-tech powerhouse, but is has not made the inroads into the corporate IT market that match its dominance of consumer electronics. Kris Sangani reports from Tokyo. View full abstract»

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  • Ethernet hits the highway [Wide Area Networks]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):16 - 19
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    The Metro Ethernet Forumhas just launched its 'Carrier Ethernet for Business' world tour. Carrier Ethernet advocates are saying the LAN protocol is grown up enough to traffic across the wide-area network. So, does this mean it is time for enterprises to migrate? Philip Hunter charts Bob Metcalf's baby's extended growth curve. View full abstract»

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  • Profile Michael Barrett [My Way]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):20 - 22
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    Michael Barrett, chief information security officer at PayPal, oversees the information systems and services that protect the integrity and confidentiality of PayPal information. Barrett is leading PayPal's partnership with online giants Yahoo! and eBay in amajor technology infrastructure safety upgrade to deploy new email authentication technology. Interview by Miya Knights. View full abstract»

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  • The final run [Retrospective]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):24 - 25
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    To mark Information Professional's final bow, James Hayes looks back at some of the shifting IT paradigms that the magazine has covered since its inception. View full abstract»

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  • Moving the model [Software Licensing]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):26 - 27, 29
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    As software licensing models get more complicated they are soaking upmore of IT specifiers' time -- and patience. Why has it become such a pain to sort out? Danny Bradbury investigates. View full abstract»

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  • Working the event horizon [Systems Event-Driven SOA]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):30 - 34
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    The best-laid plans of any IT strategy can get derailed by unforeseen factors wrong-footing critical application outcomes. However, Chris Edwards finds that event-driven systems are built to take change in their stride. View full abstract»

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  • Mainframe makeovers [System Build SOA & Legacy]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):36 - 38
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    It seems that the mention of SOA alone is enough to release the funds needed for IT departments to modernise mainframes. But should departments use SOA to drive traditional legacy mainframe upgrades under the guise of making systems SOA compliant? Dr Toby Sucharov ponders the temptation of the little white lie. View full abstract»

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  • Because IT is worth it [Strategy ROI]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):40 - 43
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    Too often the underdog in the enterprise pecking order, the IT function needs to get an image makeover so it can unleash its contribution to the bottomline. Danny Bradbury reports. View full abstract»

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  • Editorial archive [Archive Editorial Index]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):44 - 45
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  • Events [IT Sector Diary]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):47 - 48
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Aims & Scope

Information Professional was published by the IET from 2004 to 2007. The magazine provided in-depth coverage on developments in IT, with an emphasis on the skills needed to work with them, on emerging technologies, and how they affected the IT professional moving forward.

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