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Deep Linking Lingers On
One of the most fundamental characteristics of the Internet--perhaps the one feature which defines the vast, interconnected array of communications and computer systems--is the ability to direct users seamlessly from one point to another. That feature is generically referred to as "linking," and the practice gives rise to many legal issues and several unresolved questions.
IS Administrative Staff in Insurance Companies – 2002
IS administrative staff in insurance companies have decreased according to the 13th annual Information Systems and E-Business Spending study conducted by Computer Economics. In 2002 administrative staff in insurance companies comprised 8.9% of the total central IS staff compared to 10.8% during three prior three-year period.
Worldwide E-Business Technology Spending Will Reach $78 Billion in 2002
Worldwide e-business spending will reach $78 billion in 2002. The United States will account for $32.8 billion of the worldwide total. European countries will spend $22.9 billion, Asia/Pacific will spend $18.2 billion, and Latin American countries will spend $2.2 billion.
Outside Services and Personnel Costs as a Percent of Central IS Budget in 2002
Outside services is comprising a smaller percentage of the 2002 central IS budget in 2002, while personnel costs are comprising a higher percentage of the budget according to the 13th annual Information Systems and E-Business Spending study conducted by Computer Economics.
Forces of Change 2002: 10 Dynamics That Will Impact the Internet Over the Next Five Years
Politics, social conditions, consumer demand, law, culture, language, and technology are interacting in the creation of Internet applications. Developers and service providers face challenges to meet ever changing demands but also have opportunities to enter new markets.