IT Professional

Issue 4 • Jul/Aug 2001

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  • Wireless messaging: ready to take center stage in the US?

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):64 - 63
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  • Exploring content delivery networking

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):47 - 49
    Cited by:  Papers (15)  |  Patents (4)
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    One of the hot topics in the networking industry is content delivery networking. Unfortunately, if you ask five people for a definition of a content delivery network (CDN), you will probably get five different answers. We hope to clear up some of the confusion surrounding CDNs, discuss how typical enterprise and service provider networks are likely to use them, and describe the business drivers th... View full abstract»

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  • IP over Ethernet via fiber

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):43 - 45
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    IP over Ethernet via fiber will provide the ability to deliver the converged services of video, voice and data. It will enable a seamless transition of services between local area networks (LANs), metropolitan area networks (MANs), wide area networks (WANs), and first-mile access networks. Today LANs are the equivalent of giant bandwidth silos, but when communication needs to extend beyond the LAN... View full abstract»

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  • Software patents

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):39 - 42
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    Software patents are proliferating exponentially. The paper explains the reasons for the increase and what you can do about it. It considers USPTO patenting, licensing fees and intellectual property companies View full abstract»

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  • Seven factors to consider when redesigning your site

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):35 - 37
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    When was the last time you redesigned your Web site? Are there half as many employees at your company as when you last changed your site's appearance? Does the copyright date on your site predate your boss' arrival? Has your site become stale, or worse, is important information lying dormant, buried under haphazardly added press releases, outdated product information pages, and profiles of coworke... View full abstract»

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  • The case for building a data warehouse

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):31 - 34
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
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    Unfortunately, IT shops in many organizations lack data warehousing expertise because they have deployed existing IT staff resources to address operational source systems and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. Because many strategic business solutions depend heavily on a solid data warehouse foundation, many organizations will find themselves lagging behind or out of business, if they do ... View full abstract»

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  • Lessons from an ERP implementation

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):24 - 29
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    In 1999, the University of Wisconsin-Superior (UWS) launched a project to implement an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system called PeopleSoft Student Administration (SA). The new system would replace the university's aging, home-built legacy student information system (SIS) and several third-party subsystems. The university's chancellor and provost envisioned that the SA system would integrat... View full abstract»

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  • Ethernet takes on the first mile

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):17 - 22
    Cited by:  Papers (18)
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    In the first mile, Ethernet is emerging as the frontrunner for transporting broadband Internet protocol transmissions. The paper considers how Ethernet in the first mile (EFM) is poised to enhance the local subscriber network with IP-centric broadband services, letting local carriers build a converged broadband infrastructure. Ethernet promises to bring about the same revolution in access networki... View full abstract»

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  • Adapting methodologies for doing software right

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):13 - 15
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    There is nothing so important to the IT professional charged with developing software as delivering a project that meets user requirements and is on time and on budget. In reality, most projects fail in one or more of these areas. This is why having the appropriate project methodology can help. Project methodologies have been around for ages, taken different guises, and had different support in th... View full abstract»

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