Shipments of worldwide PDAs hit 3.4 million units in the first quarter of 2005, a 25 percent increase from the same period last year, according to Gartner.
Microsoft says SQL Server 2005 is its most developer-friendly RDBMS ever, with improved integration via Visual Studio .NET and support for the .NET framework. Some skeptics say Microsoft is courting disaster.
It won’t be long before government regulators, tax authorities and market exchanges require enterprises to use eXensible Business Reporting Language for financial data.
Although there are many products designed to help enterprises comply with fed regs, analysts warn that most are incomplete and do not do enough to reduce complexity.
Sending software development offshore is what everyone wants to do, but sometimes it's not the right way to go.