May 2004 Online ExtrasBy Baselinemag | Posted 2004-05-10 Email Print
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An assortment of articles, presentations and content exclusive to Baseline online.
Backstop Your BusinessBusiness Coach: Billy Beane: What MBAs Can Learn From MLB
Oakland A's General Manager Billy Beane finds the best talent for the right price. It's a technique you can use to stockpile managers.
PLANNER: Calculating Costs of a Human Capital Management System
Fill out this spreadsheet to determine whether building a system to manage your people is worth the outlay.
Application Server Vendors
Drilling into Web BedrockJava application servers have matured into reliablebut complexengines for efficiently delivering services over the Web. What should you consider before selecting your "one throat to choke"?
Be sure to check out our Dossiers on three vendors offering application servers:
This Calculator (Tool: Will Mainframes Serve Your Future?) will help you figure out when mainframes are old school, and when they're the best thing to host your open-source audience.
Cobol (Common Business Oriented Language) has been around for some time. Take this quick Quiz ("Time for Cobol in Chunks?") to see if this new-age version of Cobol is of practical use to you.