DEPARTMENT: Editorial pointers
DEPARTMENT: News track
COLUMN: The business of software
The sometimes-missing link in software process change.
COLUMN: Practical programmer
Considering the changing representation of the computing community.
COLUMN: The European report
CS chairs from universities throughout Europe and beyond came together for a momentous meeting to examine the fate and the future of the field.
DEPARTMENT: Call for nominations for advanced member grades in the ACM
COLUMN: President's letter
To draw students to CS, we must first look to create a curriculum that reflects the exciting opportunities and challenges of IT today versus the 1970s. Future students and faculty would greatly benefit from a reinvigorated CS …
It represents a universally applicable attitude and skill set everyone, not just computer scientists, would be eager to learn and use.
SPECIAL ISSUE: Self-managed systems and services
A model-based approach to self-adaptive software.
Identifying the correlated effects between components to improve response to overload.
Dividing an application's workload demands to better manage resource capacity.
Using randomness to find optimal solutions in selecting network paths.
Adjusting the overlay network topology in a peer-to-peer network to satisfy performance criteria.
DEPARTMENT: ACM fellows
Even in the new context, users surf in the usual way.
Electronic communication works best when it increases interaction and collaboration through a variety of media.
Both rapid development and the ways they are used make managing Internet/Web systems different from managing traditional computer systems. Understanding the differences is important for developing and managing these systems. …
A plethora of technologies exist that are not necessarily tools. For technologies to become a tool, we contend, argumentation routines and design must coevolve.
It helps admissions officers review college applicants holistically.
An ERP upgrade is deceptively complex and can be daunting---especially for organizations ignorant of the massive effort required to do it correctly.
The dwindling number of women pursuing a degree in CS is a growing frustration for many countries around the globe, but in Malaysia female CS/IT students outnumber the males. What accounts for this dichotomy?
COLUMN: Technical opinion
Examining the benefits associated with the use of threaded message postings systems.
DEPARTMENT: Hot links
COLUMN: Inside risks