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Issue 1 • Date Jan.-Feb. 2007

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): c1
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  • [Inside front cover]

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  • 2007 Editorial Calendar

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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • Masthead

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 4
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  • Congratulations to IT Professional

    Publication Year: 2007
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  • News Briefs

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):6 - 10
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  • Computer Society Membership Information

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 11
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  • Guest Editor's Introduction: A Glimpse at the Future of Enterprise Search

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):12 - 13
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    Search by a customized and dynamic SOA can provide the greater precision, relevancy, semantic awareness, and adaptivity the enterprise requires. View full abstract»

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  • How Advances in Search Combine Databases, Sentence Diagramming, and "Just the Facts"

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):14 - 19
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    Among the most studied subfields of natural language processing (NLP) are information retrieval (IR, aka search) and information extraction (IE). Yet, even though researchers have wanted to combine IR and IE for nearly a decade, we are only now starting to see commercial applications that put the notion into practice. The search market remains dominated by traditional IR technologies, as evidenced... View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Computer Society Information

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 20
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  • Enterprise Information Access and the User Experience

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):21 - 28
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    Today, digitally stored information isn't only ubiquitous, it's also increasing in volume at an exponential rate. And not only is the volume increasing, but so is the variety, as well as the ways of combining information from different sources to derive insights. Not surprisingly, our most pressing technological and business problem is finding what we need in this sea of information. The dominant ... View full abstract»

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  • Beyond Search: Content Applications

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):29 - 35
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    Content providers and publishers are finding more and more that they don't compete on content, but on what they can do with that content. "Content was king" back in 1997, according to Thomson Corp. Senior Vice President David Turner, in his 2006 National Federation of Abstracting and Information Services presentation ("The Thomson Transformation: Remaking a Global 500 Company," http://www. nfais.o... View full abstract»

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  • Are You Prepared for Daylight Saving Time 2007?

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):36 - 41
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    The odds are good that the appointments you've made with US or Canadian associates through Microsoft's Exchange or IBM's Lotus Notes or Domino are going to be off by an hour in the last three weeks of March 2007. Your legacy Java runtime environments also will likely produce incorrect time-sensitive results. Why? Buried among the hundreds of provisions in the 1,700 pages of the United States' Ener... View full abstract»

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  • Communicating IT's Value in a Modern Business Climate

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):42 - 45
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    Multidimensional techniques for IT valuation is the bridge between financial IT value management and the strategically aligned application of IT investments. Portfolio management is one such technique, in which managers categorize various project classes. Even with these methods, however, managers must still rely on financial methods that define IT value in economic terms for individual projects i... View full abstract»

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  • IT Consulting: Communication Skills Are Key

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 46
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    IT consultants are professionals who have joined an existing consultancy or have established a consulting business as a single individual or with colleagues. Regardless of their origin, IT consultants perform a variety of tasks, from idea generation to design to project management support. Chief among the success factors in IT consulting is effective communication - an idea that seems to have elud... View full abstract»

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  • Will Commercialization of Open Source Drive the Volunteers Away?

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):51 - 53
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    Open source software is proving its worth. But its commercialization presents questions and challenges from both the development and commercial profit sectors. View full abstract»

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  • Next-Generation Enterprise Computing: Beyond EDOC 2006

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):54 - 55
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  • Resources

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):56 - 62
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  • Slaying the Academia Beast [The Ivory Tower]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 64
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    Sorel Reisman discusses the world view of academia and how "members of the academy" need a dose of reality before they bash the for-profit world. View full abstract»

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  • [Back inside cover]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): c3
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IT has emerged as an exciting, robust field unto itself, drawing on applications, data engineering, algorithms, system software, computer systems organization, and other contemporary computer technologies as applied to business problems.

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