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...

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...