Already on ArticleSlash?

Forgot your password? Sign Up
 Article Directory   Author   Ann All
 

Ann All  RSS Feed

Published Articles:14
Total Article Views:2,917 (unique visitors)
Ann All
(USA)Author

Ann All's Articles

Articles by: Ann All

Recent Articles

Virtual Worlds - Still Cool, But Not Compelling For Business

Virtual worlds aren't getting much love from CIOs. According to a Robert Half Technology survey I wrote about in August, 84 percent of CIOs said they weren't interested in virtual worlds. Later that .
(November 19, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Computers-and-Technology/Software | Visitors: 180

Layoffs Becoming Necessary Evil For Tech Companies

When I wrote about the dimming outlook for jobs earlier this month, I quoted John Challenger, CEO of recruiting company Challenger, Gray & Christmas, as saying that companies were intent on ..
(October 20, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Computers-and-Technology | Visitors: 187

Outsourcing Cost Cuts May Be No Bargain

An interview with Geraldine Fox, Global Sourcing Services Lead, Compass Management Consulting. Compass is a global management consulting firm specializing in business and IT operational performance ..
(June 18, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Business/Outsourcing | Visitors: 194

Online Communities Customers Just Not That Into Them

Just like those personal relationships gone bad, where you weren't committed enough or sensitive enough, companies are coming up short in their flirtations with Web 2.0. A recent Forrester Research ..
(July 24, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Business/Customer-Service | Visitors: 215

Agile Development Brings IT, Business Together

I write a lot about the general importance of improving communications between IT and the business and the havoc that poor communication between the two camps can wreak. Considering the strategic ..
(July 24, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Business | Visitors: 227

Retailers Blur Line Between Online, Offline Shopping ..

The line between offline and online retail experiences continues to blur, based on a couple of recent product announcements. Last summer I wrote an article about the the efforts of retailers with ..
(July 27, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Business/Retail | Visitors: 271

Facebook Is That All There Is?

My last job took me on the road frequently to trade shows, user conferences and other industry events. A while back, I decided to sift through the towering stack of business cards I had accumulated ..
(July 27, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Social-Networking | Visitors: 160

IT and the Totally Autonomous User

Remember the saying, “A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle?" You couldn't throw a pet rock in the ‘70s without hitting a woman wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with it. I wouldn't .
(April 02, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Computers-and-Technology | Visitors: 184

Who's to Blame For Failed ERP Project that Prompted SAP ..

It's a safe bet that executives of Waste Management, the company suing SAP for $100 million over a failed ERP implementation, hadn't read the MIT Sloan Management Review article written by Cynthia ..
(March 31, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Legal | Visitors: 291

Reinventing the Global Wheel with a Hub Approach

Most multinational companies today spend a lot of time talking about globalization and its impact on their business. But there is a huge gap between talking the talk and walking the walk, and thus ..
(March 23, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Business/International-Business | Visitors: 208

Is IT Labor Shortage a 'Self-Serving Myth?'

IT employment appears to be one of the few bright spots in an otherwise dismal job market, with the United States adding 40,000 tech jobs in February and experts predicting continued strength in the ..
(March 18, 2008)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Business/Careers-Employment | Visitors: 200

CIOs Consider Playing for Vendor Team

Practically right after we hit the “submit" button on our post about the increasingly diverse demands faced by today's CIOs, we saw an article on Australian IT about CIOs who leave their ..
(September 04, 2007)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Business | Visitors: 177

Chinese Product Recalls Illustrate Importance of Ethics in ..

While geographic barriers these days don't present much of an obstacle for global companies that wish to do business with each other, cultural barriers may be another matter. Sure, there is periodic .
(July 30, 2007)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Business/Ethics | Visitors: 237

ITIL Can Help Companies Improve Storage Processes

Lots of folks seem to have high expectations for the newly updated version of the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL). In an interview with IT Business Edge, ITIL: Change Is Gonna Do You Good, Mark ..
(July 24, 2007)
 | 
  • Currently nan/5
 | Computers-and-Technology | Visitors: 186