Elizabeth Bennett

Senior WriterElizabeth has been writing and reporting at Baselinesince its inaugural issue. Most recently, Liz helped Fortune 500 companies with their online strategies as a customer experience analyst at Creative Good. Prior to that, she worked in the organization practice at McKinsey & Co. She holds a B.A. from Vassar College.

Companies Gain by Swapping Software

No security alarms went off when ring maker Jostens recently lifted Best Buys homegrown application integration software. Thats because Minneapolis-based Jostens wasnt stealing from Best Buy. It was sharing—through...

The Whoops! Files: Local Government

Although the federal governments information-system miscues get a lot of attention, there are plenty of local- and regional-level snafus. Heres a sampling of a few recent projects that have...

Tool: The Benefits of Software Certification

Getting certified is a little like eating your veggies. Theres a sense that it must be good for your company, but the benefits arent always evident. A company-wide effort...

My Aching Technology Department

Sometimes its hard to know exactly where the pain in your information technology department comes from."Its like a patient who tells a doctor that his knee hurts, when its...

The Cost of Containment

A "standard" shipping container is 8 feet wide, 8.5 feet high and 20 feet long. It can hold as much as 19 tons of soft and hard goods. Only about 2%...

Latest Posts

Guide to Algorithms in AI

If you use the Internet in any capacity, you will inevitably run into algorithms. From Google’s search engine to Facebook’s timeline algorithms to the...

Chase Center Becomes First Sports Venue with Wi-Fi 6E

This week Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, announced that the Chase Center, home of the seven-time National Basketball Association champions Golden State Warriors,...

Oracle SVP Nipun Agarwal on MySQL HeatWave

I spoke with Nipun Agarwal, SVP of Research & Advanced Development at Oracle, about the advances in MySQL HeatWave, and his forecasts the future...

AI vs. Algorithms

Algorithms: they have become something of a “can’t live with them, can’t live without them,” aspect of modern life. They impinge on our daily...

Deloitte’s David Linthicum on Supercloud

I spoke with David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer at Deloitte Consulting, about supercloud technology, and how companies can navigate the cloud skills gap. Among...