DEPARTMENT: Editorial pointers
DEPARTMENT: News track
COLUMN: Nominees for elections and report of the ACM nominating committee
COLUMN: Digital village
August 2003: SoBig, W32/Blaster, and the malware month of the millennium.
COLUMN: Security watch
Standards can provide an important component in the computer security environment but they should not be relied on blindly.
Applying the Principle of Least Authority on processes, instead of just on people, limits damage from viruses and worms.
SPECIAL ISSUE: Mobile commerce opportunities and challenges
Without device adoption, there is no mobile commerce.
Lessons learned from an international study of users of mobile handheld devices and services.
Using an interactive approach to facilitate information searching for mobile users.
Understanding the unique characteristics of m-commerce to enhance and improve the user interface.
Ramifications for wireless design: 'e' ≠ 'm'.
Exploring the importance and untangling the complexity of the notion of context.
Utilizing user location as a key determinant of information requirement needs.
Mining thousands of viewing choices and millions of patterns, advertisers and TV networks identify household characteristics, tastes, and desires to create and deliver custom targeted advertising.
To produce organizational memory, knowledge management systems must transform individual knowledge into organizational knowledge, sometimes grudgingly.
Despite hundreds of millions of paying mobile subscribers and enormous potential for many more, the key to prosperity is enticing them to pay for extra services like text messaging and IP telephony.
A longitudinal study at four companies provides valuable insights about the evolution of IT outsourcing relationships.
Decision-oriented dimensional data marts are fundamentally different than transaction-oriented relational databases. A distinctive methodology and a different set of tools are required for their effective development.
The behavior and performance of OSD is best appreciated as a distributed system.
COLUMN: Inside risks
SECTION: Virtual extension
Egghead, a brick-and-mortar computer retailer, with stores across 200 locations, abandoned its brick establishments to become a pure Internet set-up, Egghead.com.<br><br>
Charles Schwab was quick to react to the strategies of<br><br> …