Mel Duvall

Contributing EditorMel Duvall is a veteran business and technology journalist, having written for a variety of daily newspapers and magazines for 17 years. Most recently he was the Business Commerce Editor for Interactive Week, and previously served as a senior business writer for The Financial Post.

A Green IT Infrastructure Case Study: Monsanto

Agriculture powerhouse Monsanto learned to use technology to genetically modify seeds-including corn, cotton and soybean-so farmers can generate greater yields per acre and weather drought while using fewer herbicides...

Top 25 Most Energy Efficient Supercomputers

The Green 500 list compiled by researchers at Virginia Tech is intended to draw attention to idea that designers of supercomputers should pay more attention to the energy consumption,...

Retailers on Shopping Spree for New Software

STORY HIGHLIGHTS: 85 percent of all retail purchasing decisions are made at the store shelf Retailers are expected to spend $10.4 billion on software by 2011 76 percent of retail software implementation...

High-Tech Marketing Marks Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Shoppers are expected to set their alarms early Friday morning to hit the stores in droves, but theyll also find a few goodies waiting for them in their e-mail...

Does GE Have the Best IT?

The $163 billion global conglomerates information-technology strategy and performance mirror the companys corporate philosophy—to be the leader in the markets in which it operates. The I.T. group follows a...

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State of AI Report Finds Growing Budgets and Correlations with AI Companies

In our latest State of AI report, Appen investigated the landscape of the AI industry to try to understand its current challenges, successes, and...

Turn Your Data into Dollars

The 21st century is the age of Big Data. Now that we have data warehouses with massive capacity, cloud-operated computers with virtually unlimited storage...

Understand the Differences Between 5G, WiFi 6 and WiFi 6E

WiFi 6, WiFi 6E and 5G are the next wave of wireless technologies that are currently on the horizon. All three promise to deliver...

Laptop Comparison: Zbook Firefly vs. Dragonfly Max

I was returning the HP Dragonfly Max I had in for testing last month when HP sent me their new Firefly Workstation laptop. When...

Four Ways Low Code / No Code Development Platforms Can Deliver Value

Every corporate IT organization feels the pressure to keep costs and solution delivery times down.  But during the COVID pandemic, these pressures have become...