Document Formats

Critics of Microsoft have long claimed that it locks users into its Office suite by having it save information in proprietary file formats that are incompatible with other applications. The Open Document Format (ODF) has emerged as an XML-based common format for productivity documents. However, Microsoft is pushing its own format, OOXML, through a controversial ISO approval process, raising doubts about its publically announced support of ODF.


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The Case Against Windows Phone 7

Microsoft has done a number of awesome things during the past three decades. Perhaps its greatest feat, in terms of beating the odds, would be to make Windows Phone 7 a success.   That is not to More >

New Version of ITIL Should Ease Implementation

Interest in the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) appears to be growing strongly, especially in North America, where advisory firm Computer Economics predicts that the adoption rate for ITIL will rise More >

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Interviews

Investments in IPTV and Bandwidth Consumption Continue to Grow Worldwide

Carl Weinschenk spoke to John Kendall, a market analyst for IMS Research, about the third edition of its IPTV Report. Investments in IP networks are increasing across the board. The environment is More >

HHS Eases Up on EHR Meaningful Use Requirements

Lora Bentley spoke with Michael Beauvais, a partner at Ropes & Gray, whose practices focus on health care law. Beauvais shed some light on the HITECH Act's push for electronic health records and More >

Building a Business Case for ITIL

Ann spoke with Sukhbir Jasuja, a founding partner and the CEO of ITpreneurs, which provides learning solutions for IT Best Practices Management training, enabling enterprise organizations to deploy More >

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Resource centers

Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

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Cybersecurity Grades Released for Key Industries

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Looking at cyber data through a business intelligence lens ensures that security-related trends and potential impacts to organizations can be understood and effectively addressed.

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How to Tackle Communication Problems in a Multigenerational Workplace

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