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I hope none of you need to read this, but Douglas Reilly is a cancer survivor and wrote a great article for software developers who learn that they have cancer.
As companies battle to win new customers and keep current ones, more companies wanting to leverage their sales and marketing strategies, strengthen their workforce, and utilize the best tools available, are making Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software choices.
I’ve been thinking about this for the last day or so and have come to the conclusion that Oracle’s acquisition of Sleepycat Software (and Berkeley DB) is not about MySQL.
If you own or manage a small business, you know how much time can be spent chasing down paper invoices, purchase orders and sales reports.
Microsoft has said that it won’t release an updated version of its Malicious Software Removal Tool until February 14, as was always scheduled, even though that version will contain a fix for the Kama Sutra/Blackworm/MyWife virus, which is set to delete Office documents on February 3.
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) announced earlier this month the addition of Gnash, a new open source Flash movie player and Firefox plugin, licensed under the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL). “Open source” indicates that developers can build on top of earlier software to add features or tweak the old ones.
Many software and hardware producers take pride in the exponential pace of technology change, but for users and consumers of their products and services the rapid technological obsolescence often means increased costs, frustrations, and unfulfilled promises.
Sarbanes Oxley software has been aptly designed for the corporate world to introduce it to the Sarbanes Oxley act.
If you are managing a project that will require the contributions of multiple individuals or teams using a multi tiered development plan over a fixed area of time, you should consider using project management software to help organize the elements of a project into milestone goals and organize the efforts of the development team in an efficient manner.
Software development and software engineering go hand in hand when it comes to the implementation of software.
The scenario: A limited budget and more limited knowledge of coding and SEO make choosing a shopping cart software for a website a frustrating task. If you have no idea what I’m talking about then you needn’t read the rest of this article. Enjoy your customizable open source build from the ground up world. If this is your predicament, welcome to the club and read on.
In my post on Monday about software hits and misses, I gave the new Yahoo! Widget Engine 3.0 a definite ‘miss’ verdict for the moment as this version for Windows really doesn’t appear to be worthy of unleasing on an unsuspecting public as this growing comment thread in the support forum clearly indicates.
When I started out back in 1998, there was a lot of junk on the web. Really useless junk that internet marketers tried desperately to make a buck with.
Information Technology has improved the leasing process, parts at a time. Every company has evolved some manner of maintaining customer information.
Why should you pay for a remotely hosted shopping cart for your small business website, rather than just install a free OpenSource shopping cart on your site?
Software leviathan Microsoft aims to produce a product in 2005 that will offer a protective barrier against spyware, viruses and rootkits. This test product, Microsoft Client Protection, will provide protections for business file servers, desktops and laptops against the traditional enemies of the computer world.
Ispell works well, but it has to be the most confused project I’ve ever seen. I started looking into this because I got tired of seeing the same common words pop up for correction and wanted to add those words to some file that would cause Ispell to ignore them.
The purpose of Project Management Software is to provide an environment in which a group of people can work together on joint projects. Most projects involve the development and implementation of new ideas, and these ideas have to be presented, evaluated, and revised.
Sun Microsystems is expanding its horizons to include some search and indexing technology to complement its server market, primarily in the realm of audio search.
In an effort to help IT Managers boost network uptime and efficiency, Cisco has announced that it has made some Internetwork Operating System (IOS)- based software advances for its Catalyst 6500 switches.
While the legal teams of Google and Microsoft butt heads in court over defector Kai-Fu Lee, and as the two rivals bout for search supremacy, the two leviathan companies find win-win cozy situations when it comes to Google plug-ins for Microsoft programs.
As we prepared to move our 12,000 article database from one server to another and make a serious business of it, instead of the formerly free service, hosted on free servers and delivered by free email accounts, we took a serious look around at the article marketing business as well as the paid web content business to see what others were doing and test theories about the value of web content.
Many executives and investors are skeptical that software products can be developed using outsourcing. Even more skepticism is expressed at the idea of outsourcing version 1.0 of a product. Yet Accelerance clients are using outsourcing to create their products right now. What is the secret to using outsourcing to successfully develop a software product?
There is a trend going on in the world of internet marketing. If you truly open your eyes and pay attention to everything in the internet marketing world, you will notice this specific trend that is rapidly invading our email inboxes from every internet marketing guru out there.
You may find it hard to believe, but it is possible to maintain SQL Server high availability and not spend a fortune. In fact, you can spend a fortune and still not get SQL Server high availability. Sound like a paradox? Not really. SQL Server high availability is not a direct function of how much you spend. Instead, high availability is more about what you do right and what you do wrong.
QA is not the source of quality
When there is a quality problem with our products, where do we look to solve it? If we look to Quality Assurance, we will be disappointed. QA can measure the problem, and maybe even identify possible causes. But they cannot add quality to our products.
A survey conducted by the Business Software Alliance shows that one out of every three software programs that people use around the world is pirated.