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

The Security Implications of Application Proliferation

Digital transformation, the urgencies of the pandemic and the broader emergence of software- defined enterprises mean that organizations now rely on applications more than...

Why SecOps is Needed Now More Than Ever: Three Necessary Steps

It seems everything around us is getting smarter: smart phones, smart cars, smart thermostats, smart refrigerators, smart TVs, smart lights, smart homes, etc. –...

Automation Anywhere’s Prince Kohli on RPA’s Challenges, Future

I spoke with Prince Kohli, CTO of Automation Anywhere, about how to optimize a robotic process automation deployment, and also discussed his thoughts on...

Dell Technologies Pitches Edge Computing Strategy, Solutions and Partnerships

Managing IT at or beyond the edge of traditional corporate networks has been an important subject for years, especially among businesses that employ remote/branch...

Keysight Event Highlights The Importance of Full Stack Testing

The concept of “full stack observability” has become increasingly important as applications have become more dynamic and distributed. In fact, Cisco has invested billions...