Posts Tagged ‘company’

Where to Find a Web Hosting Company Part (2)


DN Resources The DN Resources site at has a special Hosting section that lists sites that provide a list of Web hosting companies. It’s a little confusing, since each site shows a different list of Web hosting companies. Once you sort it out, however, it can be a good place to come up with […]

Where to Find a Web Hosting Company


With the thousands of Web hosting companies that you can choose from, narrowing your list of candidates to a reasonable number can be a time-consuming and difficult process. Several useful resources exist, however, to point you in the right direction.

A Real Person’s Profile: A Technical Architect in IT Consulting Company Part (3)


A Day in the Life 5:30 a.m. Monday morning I’m heading to the Pittsburgh International Airport to catch my 7:30 a.m. flight to Chicago Midway. I eat my breakfast in the car, catch up on the news from NPR, and start planning for the week ahead.

A Real Person’s Profile: A Technical Architect in IT Consulting Company Part (2)


What are some of the non-technical skills consultants should have? Time management is key. You have to know how to structure your own workweek and how to structure your tasks. You have to be able to make time for yourself and your work.

A Real Person’s Profile: A Technical Architect in IT Consulting Company


Years in consulting: Two Eductaion: BA in information systems, Carnegie Mellon; MISM (Master’s of Information Systems Management), Carnegie Mellon Size of company: 500 consultants Hours per week: 45–55 Annual Salary: $100,000–120,000 What brought you to IT consulting? I had worked in tech companies and had started my own company. I was attracted to consulting because […]

IT Consulting Company Profile: Unisys


Unisys is an IT giant, with offerings including consulting, systems integration, outsourcing, infrastructure, and server technology in the following markets: financial services, communications, transportation, commercial, media, and the public sector. The company is among the largest government IT contractors, serving local, state, and federal agencies, as well as foreign governments. Unisys has offices in more […]

IT Consulting Company Profile: Sapient


Sapient has two core businesses, Sapient Consulting and Sapient Interactive. The consulting arm provides business and IT strategy, process and systems design, package implementation, and custom development, and the Interactive side deals with marketing in digital media.

IT Consulting Company Profile: SAIC


Founded in 1969 by physicist J. Robert Beyster, SAIC (originally Science Applications International Corp.) provides government agencies and commercial enterprises with technical support and project management services. The company, which relies on the U.S. government for almost 90 percent of its revenues, provides products and services in areas including data security, eprocurement, and telemedicine.

Companies and Countries: Diverging Interests? (2)


Seagate also supports a substantial supplier base in the United States of companies producing high value components for disk drives. The issue of employment is very sensitive to national governments. Employment in the U.S. computer hardware industry has declined steadily since the mid-1980s, while employment in U.S. overseas affiliates has grown rapidly.

Companies and Countries: Diverging Interests?


While American companies retained their leadership in the computer industry, the United States was losing both production share and employment in the computer industry to Asia. Hardware production in the United States declined as a share of global production between 1985 and 1990 by 22%.

Competition in Computers among Companies (3)


Leading in technology and controlling key standards enables a company to dominate the market and enjoy high margins that can be plowed back into further innovation. Growth further fuels the innovation cycle by ensuring there will be investors eager to underwrite expansion, talented employees willing to give their all, and a growing body of users […]

Competition in Computers among Companies (2)


The shift from mainframes to PCs was so dramatic that IBM’s stock plummeted from a high of more than $180 in the late 1980s to as low as $43 in 1993, and DEC’s stock price dropped from more than $190 in 1987 to less than $40. In 1993, IBM reported losses of $7.5 billion, the […]

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