Time to take stock

December 31, 2000

The most-important plan for the coming year is a complete redesign of your favorite magazine

Convergence of a Different Kind

November 29, 2000

Robotics, biometrics, wireless broadband, and nanotechnology can combine to produce a world that has so far existed only in science fiction

Selling IT to the Indian State

November 28, 2000

Simplifying ways of acquiring hardware, software, and IT personnel will give a fillip to government sectors, the largest potential users of IT in the country

Direct Marketing over the Internet

November 10, 2000

Instead of spamming all and sundry, direct marketers can get better results by ensuring that theirproduct is useful and interesting

Branch networking on e-mail

October 2, 2000

E-mail offers an effective way of transferring data across applications running in different offices

We, the 300 million middleclass

September 4, 2000

It’s high time that vendors stick to a uniform list price for computer
products across the country

Mission Impossible

September 3, 2000

When it comes to simple problems, advanced technology might not come to your rescue every time

Been There, Heard That

August 7, 2000

It’s more important to identify when a major change in products or technology is on, than to guess what the next big one will be

xBase – The Chosen One

July 31, 2000

xBase apps are still popular in India as they can handle the data found in most Indian business.

The Future of the PC

July 7, 2000

Your cellphone could well include your PC, and would go where the PC never did

Does IT really matter?

June 19, 2000

India it seems, is on an IT frenzy.

Payment Cycles

June 19, 2000

Most B2C e-capitalists assume that their venture will lower costs for the consumer. However, this needs to be worked out

Grounds for hope

March 9, 2000

School and college students are displaying a level of originality in software development, which, if properlychanneled, can lead us to the next software revolution

Designing Information Systems

March 1, 2000

Your choice of display card depends on the motherboard you own

Beyond IT Policies

January 11, 2000

For IT to flourish, the governmentmust not just create the rules, but also the enabling environment

Wanted: E-distribution

January 5, 2000

B2C e-com ventures need an efficient and cost-effective distribution network to survive

Choosing a Hard Disk

January 2, 2000

Look for fast speeds, tons of storage space, and a low price

Learn Excel

January 2, 2000

Useful features and quick keyboard shortcuts to get friendlier with Excel

Programming wise, Product foolish

January 2, 2000

The creation of a good product goes way beyond good coding. But, we seem to deconstruct the whole thing to back-end coding, instead of focusing on rich user experience

A Gadget in Every Pocket

January 1, 2000

There may soon come a day when the PC gets marginalized, and cheap, compact, and specialized gadgets become our computers of choice