Author: Doug Bartholomew

Desperately Seeking App Dev Metrics

CIOs, IT managers and industry analysts have spent years trying to devise ways to measure the business value of information systems. While metrics exist for

Cows, Planes and Trains

Every time a farmer or rancher who participates in the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) sends a cow or a pig to a fair, auction,

Bovine Intervention

It was supposed to help stem an outbreak of mad-cow disease. Instead, the Bush administration’s proposal to electronically brand tens of millions of farm animals

BPM Goes Mainstream

The good news is that technology to support business process management (BPM) has become widely accepted, with a majority of enterprises having BPM projects, according

Gauging Open-Source Software Obstacles

If you haven’t drunk the open-source software Kool-Aid yet, there’s a good chance you will soon. That was pretty much the consensus about open-source software

Is Stored Data Safe Data?

Chevron, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Bank of America, Time Warner, Marriott International, Northwestern University. The list of companies, government agencies, and academic institutions