DEPARTMENT: Editorial pointers
DEPARTMENT: News track
COLUMN: The profession of IT
The ability to form multi-organizational networks rapidly is crucial to humanitarian aid, disaster relief, and large urgent projects. Designing and implementing the network's conversation space is the central challenge.
COLUMN: Digital village
Unmasking deceptive schemes that range from clever to clumsy.
A study of accuracy, privacy, usability, security, and reliability issues.
DEPARTMENT: Hot links
COLUMN: President's letter
Many of these monthly missives have addressed the different ways ACM is working to change the image of computing professionals. This month, in the spirit of April Fool's Day, we root out the ACM President's effort to change that …
Computer science can revolutionize the humanities as it has the hard sciences by revealing and contextualizing the meaning hidden in digital libraries.
SPECIAL ISSUE: Supporting exploratory search
Research tools critical for exploratory search success involve the creation of new interfaces that move the process beyond predictable fact retrieval.
An alternative interpretation of queries involves splitting a query into parts that cover different but connected aspects of the information needed.
Capturing the exploratory search process can help represent analytical insight.
Identifying the key features to help identify and trace online authorship.
Choosing the appropriate modeling approach is often the critical factor in the success or failure of a data warehousing implementation.
A successful digital marketplace exploits content, governance, and structure in its business model to help generate revenue-producing transactions between buyer and seller firms.
Yes, if used correctly, it can excite and please, prompting recipients to respond as the sender intended---clicking a designated link or even buying something.
What should the CAD systems of the future be like?
IT professionals are complicated—managers need to go beyond stereotypes to truly understand them.
COLUMN: Technical opinion
Matching job seekers' qualifications with employers' skill requirements.
COLUMN: Inside Risks