Stories by Kathleen Melymuka

  • The end of corporate IT

    While his controversial writings have been vilified by some and embraced by others, nobody has called industry commentator Nicholas G Carr's ideas boring. In a recent interview with IDG, he suggested time is running out for the corporate IT department.

  • SWOT: Measuring your online profitability

    What comes to mind when you hear the word e-business? Speed? Intuition? Daring? Seat-of-the-pants? How about metrics? Bottom line? ROI? Value? For all the attention that's been paid to the first set of words, you don't hear much about the second. In fact, few companies that are steeped in the thrill of the Internet are willing to talk about measuring the real value of their e-business ventures.

  • Tough times call for risk takers, IT women told

    "This is not the time to be wallflowers and wimps!" That was the message that keynote speaker Radha R. Basu delivered here yesterday to an audience of close to 1,000 IT women at the opening day of the Professional Women's Summit sponsored by Women in Technology International.