Thomas Pack

Thomas Pack is a freelance writer based near Louisville, Kentucky.

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Articles by Thomas Pack


Whether you’re globalizing or localizing a site, a gradual approach may be the best strategy. Pack offers other pointers for creating sites that want to reach the world via the Web.
Editorial/Feature - January 2003 Issue, Posted Jan 01, 2003
Editorial/Feature - July 2002 Issue, Posted Jul 01, 2002
The relationships between people who buy digital content and those selling it are more acrimonious than ever. Still, many buyers remain optimistic that compromises can be reached. But first, they say, sellers must truly understand the econtent needs of today's enterprises. Unfortunately, enterprise information managers still find the content buying process frustrating with licensing, pricing, and integration the key concerns.
Editorial/Feature - April 2002 Issue, Posted Apr 01, 2002
Taxonomy technology greatly assists the sharing of enterprise knowledge. But don't expect to sit back and watch it go. Experts agree that those searching for an out-of-the-box solution shouldn't hold their breath. Count on adding a little elbow grease, but the results will be worth it.
Editorial/Feature - March 2002 Issue, Posted Mar 01, 2002
Like a relay runner left without a teammate to hand the baton, the Salt Lake Organizing Committee began a furious search for a technology partner to replace both Quokka and Logictier as the clock continued to count down. After holding preliminary talks with a number of high-profile prospects, viable options were beginning to dwindle. Finally, in June, just seven months before the games were to begin, SLOC struck a deal with Microsoft/MSNBC to host and produce the official sites for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.
Editorial/Feature - February 2002 Issue, Posted Feb 01, 2002
News/News Feature - November 2001 Issue, Posted Nov 01, 2001
Vertical industry portals and marketplaces are built on the three Cs that are supposed to spell success for Web sites and their users: commerce, community, and content. But what type of content do they offer?It depends on the content/community/commerce mix, but all have their eyes on a future when the demand for emarketplace services is expected to grow significantly
Editorial/Feature - July 2001 Issue, Posted Jul 01, 2001