Fact Matter

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.

Codejockeys Assess the Risks and Rewards of Next-gen SQL Server

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.

High Finance Learns a New Language

It won’t be long before government regulators, tax authorities and market exchanges require enterprises to use eXensible Business Reporting Language for financial data.

Tools to Master the Sarbanes-Oxley Challenge

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.

Thinkpiece: Think before pushing development offshore

Sending software development offshore is what everyone wants to do, but sometimes it's not the right way to go.