Concerns exist, however, over funding technology acquisitions and stock repurchases with borrowed money.
Written by Chris Smith
With several of the largest U.S. corporations, including GM, taking a nose dive recently, it's somewhat unsettling to look at the financial health of those companies on which we depend for our livelihood. Fortunately for those of us who depend on the health and wellbeing of IBM, Big Blue is doing remarkably well in weathering the recession, according to one of the nation's leading credit-rating services.
Applications for controlling the generation, distribution, and content of enterprise documents for IBM i abound.
Written by John Ghrist
One of the core functions of business computing is the process of managing information and passing it along to those who need it to do their jobs. Although information flow has been in a period of transition to electronic delivery for quite some time, the "paperless office" remains an elusive goal as a majority of managers and users continue to prefer the tangibility and seeming permanence of a paper document they can literally cling to. So, while it's almost an ironic anachronism when you consider the capabilities of today's systems, this information distribution process is still called "document management."