Industry & Topic Centers

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2005-03-30
 
 
 


Accounting and Finance
Covers software used across industries by companies to manage finances, such as payroll, bookkeeping and tax programs.

Anti-spyware
News and analysis on potentially unwanted software programs and the privacy and security implications for businesses and consumers.

Application Development
News and analysis on software creation, including development for Windows, Linux and Unix.

Business Intelligence
Business Intelligence topics including software, business intelligence systems and business intelligence reports.

Call Center
All technology used to operate a call center for sales, customer service. Includes call-center-specific software, enterprise VOIP and thin client computing.

Channel
Deals with the distribution, sale, resale, support and installation of technology products by retailers, resellers and distributors.

Compliance
This IT Management subsection deals with every aspect of regulatory compliance, i.e. Sarbanes-Oxley and SEC.

Content Creation
Covers all aspect of creating print and online content, everything from image editing to Web publishing to desktop publishing to e-books.

Customer Relationship Management
(CRM) News and analysis on the software used by companies to track and manage customers. Includes lead generation, sales force automation, sales forecasting and frequent customer programs.

Database
Covers information on database management systems, standards and administration.

Data Centers
Information on hardware involved in moving, storing or processing data, or running the data center and managing deployed systems. Includes disaster recovery, servers, networks and data center management software.

Desktops & Notebooks
News and other information on desktop PCs, laptops, tablet PCs, along with peripherals, operating systems and applications.

Document Management
Covers the electronic capture of printed documents or use of electronic documents as paper equivalents, in addition to the management of electronic documents.

Enterprise Apps
Packaged, server-based distributed applications from companies that handle business processes or the application infrastructure used by companies to automate business processes like Microsoft BizTalk and other BPM servers, Tibco, webMethods, etc.

Enterprise Content Management
Specifically deals with storing and tracking electronic content, such as images, media, Web pages. Also covers aspects of digital asset and change management.

ERP
Includes manufacturing planning, invoicing and bill of sale, business process automation and integrated financial systems.

Finance
Covers use of information technology in finance and includes case studies on IT, recommendations and IT cost analysis.

Government
Information on the use of information technology in government and non-government organizations (NGO) and political action committees (PAC).

Health Care
The use of information technology in health care, medicine, insurance, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical device manufacturing.

Infrastructure
Information on hardware involved in moving, storing or processing data, or running the data center and managing deployed systems. Includes disaster recovery, servers, networks and data center management software.


IT Management
News and other information on CIOs, the art and science of managing IT operations and professional development.

Linux and Open Source
Information on all aspects of Linux and open-source software, including application servers, communications and database servers.

Macintosh
News, reviews and analysis of the Apple Macintosh platform, including Mac application development, systems management.

Manufacturing
The use of IT to manage and automate the manufacturing of products, including product lifecycle management, manufacturing management, factory design and simulation.

Messaging & Collaboration
Deals with anything regarding messaging or group collaberation, i.e.. e-mail, groupware, instant messaging, teleconferencing, Web conferencing, etc.

Mobile & Wireless
Wireless networks, cellular communications, handheld devices, and the applications and software development tools that are associated with them.

Networking
Information on hardware involved in moving, storing or processing data, or running the data center and managing deployed systems. Includes disaster recovery, servers, networks and data center management software.

Outsourcing
Anything about moving an element of IT outside of the organization, either to a data center company or to an offshore outsourcer.

Printers
News and information on printers and printer technology.

Project Management
The use of IT in drug and biotech research and manufacturing.

Retail
Covers the use of information technology in retail and distribution outlets.

Search
Information on searching the Web, computer desktop, etc.

Security
News and other related information on technology security and data, application and network integrity.

Servers
Information on hardware involved in moving, storing or processing data, or running the data center and managing deployed systems. Includes disaster recovery, servers, networks and data center management software.

Storage
Covers anything that stores data, such as DVD-ROM, CD-ROM, tape and off-site backup.

Supply Chain Management/Logistics
Information on supply chain management and the logistics industry, which includes trucking, railroads, freight, warehousing and warehouse management.

Systems Management
Complete coverage on managing technology systems, which includes news and other info on systems management application suites, application performance management, remote administration and management, software distribution and software suites, to name a few.

Utility Computing
News and info on all aspects of grid computing, i.e. computing resources and mangament services maintianed by a company and dispensed to customers on demand.

VOIP & Telephony
Covers the transmission of voice communications over a wired or wireless network, including VOIP, PBX, cellular phones, press-to-talk, etc.

Web Conferencing
Web-based audio and teleconferencing, Web-based trade shows, Webcasting, etc.

Web Services / SOA
Information on enterprise application development using Web Services on Windows, Linux, Unix or using XML, Java, etc.

Windows
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