April 2004 Online ExtrasBy Baselinemag | Posted 2004-04-01 Email Print
An assortment of articles, presentations and content exclusive to Baseline online.
What Sin City Can Teach Tom RidgeROADBLOCK: The Information Hoarder
When it comes to critical information, all employees need to be in the loop.
GOTCHA!: Recognizing Faces, Automatically
Variations in lighting can be enough to thwart a viable match.
PLANNER: Calculating Costs of a Data-Mining System
So much data, and not a lot of usable information. Sound familiar? Click here to find the details of a data-mining operation -- and an Excel spreadsheet that will let you plug in your own figures.
Antivirus Software VendorsHackers and crackers and worms, oh my. Think you're prepared to stop 'em. Maybe. But maybe not. Can you afford not to be sure?
Be sure to check out our Dossiers on three vendors providing antivirus protection:
Spam, as you surely know firsthand, is a royal pain. But a good ol' Spam Filter may just be the most cost-effective piece of technology you can have. This Calculator ("Adding Up the Costs of Spam and a Spam Filter") will show you some sample figures, and you'll be able to plug in your own numbers to see where you stand.
Web services are all the rage, but are they really helping your business? This "choreography" can show you all the right dance moves. Take this quick Quiz ("Compelled to BPEL?") to help gauge your company's readiness for the language.
The phrase "I.T. governance" is being bandied about to explain the new approach companies are taking to technology decision-making -- wherein business leaders are making the decisions, rather than technologists. Take this quick Quiz ("How Are You, Governor?") to assess your organization's decision-making apparatus.