Thursday, March 10, 2005

The Future of IT

ComputerWorld magazine has posted an interesting series of articles this week on The Future of IT: The Views Ahead. For you ancient IT professionals, there is a sidebar interview with Gordon Bell who is known as the father of the Digital VAX minicomputer, now with Microsoft.

Tuesday, March 8, 2005

US Department of Justice Sticks with WordPerfect

The other announcement today via Federal Computer Week was that US-DOJ decided to stay with WordPerfect as their word processor of choice.

But what most of us missed was that Corel (WordPerfect's parent company) had announced in late January an aggressive pricing strategy to hang on to the lawyers by offering WordPerfect Suite's at a discounted price of $115.

US Department of Justice to Begin Data Sharing Program

Federal Computer Week (FCW) reports that the US Department of Justice in beginning a FBI-led effort to share electronic information between federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. The program is part of the department's Law Enforcement Information Sharing Program (LEISP).

For more information, read DOJ readies regional exchange.

Information about LEISP is available as a PDF report.