• April 25, 2006 25 Apr'06

    Study: SOX-compliant firms see drop in costs in year 2

    According to a new report, companies following Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act will see a decline in compliance costs in their second year. However, experts say IT spending on SOX compliance in general will continue to grow.  Continue Reading

  • April 20, 2006 20 Apr'06

    Read-only tip

    Times exist when you need to allow a user to sign on the system, but not let them modify data. In other words, they need to be a "look but don't touch" or have a "read-only" profile. Unfortunately, there is no system value or user profile ...  Continue Reading

  • April 20, 2006 20 Apr'06

    IBM System i revenue slumps hard

    System i revenue plummeted 22% in the first quarter of 2006, the second such drop in as many quarters.  Continue Reading

  • April 19, 2006 19 Apr'06

    Indicators: Two ways to name them

    Naming your numeric indicators used in screen displays or printer files is an effective way to make your programs more readable and understandable, but did you know there are two ways it can be done? The first method is associating a data structure...  Continue Reading

  • April 17, 2006 17 Apr'06

    IBM touts VoIP on System i for SMBs

    VoIP isn't new, but it is new to System i. With many small companies just starting to get involved with IP telephony, IBM claims its the right time to bring its all-in-one machine onboard.  Continue Reading

  • April 17, 2006 17 Apr'06

    Network/Internet security approach

    When your system is connected to a network, you cannot always guarantee the integrity of the person at the far end of a network connection. With this tip, we'll outline an approach to this problem that may help you to focus in on how to deal with ...  Continue Reading

  • April 12, 2006 12 Apr'06

    IBM unveils SecureBlue

    IBM unveiled a major security overhaul Monday, saying it will "greatly increase" the security of consumer products, medical devices, government applications and digital media. Developed by IBM Research and codenamed "SecureBlue," the new technology ...  Continue Reading