March 2003 Issue


News Features

By - Posted Apr 01, 2003
As the Web continues to evolve as a powerful way to deliver content, scientists and mathematicians find it quite challenging to effectively present their research online. Not having a standard comprehensive font even for print, academics have learned to beg and borrow from a variety of fonts to get the appropriate Greek and mathematical symbols they need when writing dissertations.
By - Posted Apr 08, 2003
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By - Posted Apr 01, 2003
In the wake of terrorist attacks and with a war in Iraq looming, the government has begun to take precautions to ensure the security of online information. The current political climate has also prompted legislation aimed to ensure that governmental sites are effective at disseminating information as well as that governmental databases be effective and interrelated.
By - Posted Apr 16, 2003

Featured Stories

More and more, enterprise IT departments must find a way to integrate data across different platforms from a variety of data sources and many are turning to XML as an integration tool.
By - Posted Apr 01, 2003
In their potential breadth and complexity, the new breed of Content Integration solutions resemble their older Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) analogues from the data world, but CI tools also bring their own unique dimensions related to the way contemporary organizations want to use content.
By - Posted Apr 08, 2003
For all its potential good use, the same data has great potential for misuse—either inadvertent or intentional. A new breed of “Hippocratic Databases” is emerging as one way to empower and protect databased content.
By - Posted Apr 08, 2003
Whether you’re training employees on a new product, hawking a product to potential customers, or pitching shareholders on a new vision for the future, the more efficient and effective way may be through digital video.
By - Posted Apr 08, 2003

Columns

At present, “content management” is very much the hot topic, with companies beginning to see the advantages of creating content repositories. However, the lack of attention on how to retrieve all these documents concerns me.
By - Posted Mar 01, 2003
Along with online pet food sales and the paperless office, push technology was one of the Web’s early laughingstocks, but not so fast; the idea of feeding content to the desktop is worth another look.
By - Posted Mar 01, 2003
Let’s look at taxonomies, categorization, product creep, and XML as further differentiators in selecting a single search solution for knowledge management.
By - Posted Mar 01, 2003
By - Posted Mar 01, 2003
The creation of the Department of Homeland Security, the biggest re-organization of the U.S. government since the creation of the Department of Defense some 50 years ago, is really all about Information Technology. Let’s just hope “CIO” Tom Ridge has caught on to that fact.
By - Posted Mar 01, 2003