WEBONOMICS 101: BEER AND PRETZELS - WHAT ARE CIO'S LOOKING FOR?
With the dot-com meltdown, followed by the raging telecommunications conflagration in the computer industry, companies aren't blindly buying into glitz and glamour anymore. The trend is toward slashing costs and improving efficiencies-and the Internet provides a surprisingly easy way to integrate at a
IMHO (IN MY HUMBLE OPINION)
Today, the mainstream community is still debating things like multiple values and normalized vs. de-normalized data records that the MultiValue community took for granted decades ago. Author Steve VanArsdale jumps into the fray to set the record straight. BY STEVE VANARSDALE
MV REPORTCARD: LESSONS LEARNED IN MULTIVALUE REPORTING
A long-time MultiValue programmer spent years and years evaluating a myriad of reporting technologies that can be integrated with some of the most widely used MultiValue applications. Benefit from his firsthand experience in finding, fixing, and fostering the right reporting tools for MultiValue users and their critical business applications. BY MICHAEL BALLARD
3 ULTIMATE PDAS
The author's choice of three ultimate PDAs that almost allow you to carry your
INTRODUCTION TO LEGACY CORNER
There are many users out there still chugging away quite effectively on legacy MultiValue systems. A new column, focused on the legacy systems that got us to where we are today, makes its debut. BY MARK JOHNSON
CONSUMER CHRONICLES: TRAK AUTO PUTS UNIVISION TO WORK IN ITS STORES
How Trak Auto, a retailer of high-quality auto parts, went from running its business on three disparate system platforms to a MultiValue solution that saved it hundreds of thousands of dollars in communication and support costs, ended lengthy POS waits for on-line information, and strengthened its technology
HISTORY OF MULTIVALUE, CHAPTER 7: THE VERSIONS PROLIFERATE
The next chapter in MultiValue's evolution-how Prime INFORMATION came to be; the appearance of Revelation Software's predecessor, Cosmos; the advent of VMark Software's UniVerse; and many more Pick ports. BY GUS GIOBBI
BTW (BY THE WAY)
Hearing the news that www.PickJobs.com was closing down shop, a contract programmer takes up the flag, operating the job posting service for the benefit of the MultiValue community.