Profile of Paul Korzeniowski
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Paul Korzeniowski is a freelance contributor to InformationWeek who has been examining IT issues for more than two decades. During his career, he has had more than 10,000 articles and 1 million words published. His work has appeared in the Boston Herald, Business 2.0, eSchoolNews, Entrepreneur, Investor's Business Daily, and Newsweek, among other publications. He has expertise in analytics, mobility, cloud computing, security, and videoconferencing. Paul is based in Sudbury, Mass., and can be reached at [email protected]
Articles by Paul Korzeniowski
posted in December 2008
Struggling to maintain a leading position in the smartphone space, Palm received a much needed cash infusion. Once a leader in this space, the company has recently struggled to remain relevant as high profile companies entered this space. In response, Palm has staked its future on its new Nova operating system, and the money could be used to help promote it.
Initially, companies installed IP PBXs to reduce their voice communications costs. Now that some of those benefits are being realized, corporations are searching for new business applications to run on top of those systems, and unified communications has emerged as a prime option.
With wireless LANs now quite common in many small and medium businesses, vendors have been searching for new applications to run on top of them. Real-time location services (RTLS) enable companies to track items, such as their inventory, via wireless connections, and one wireless LAN supplier bet heavily on its future.
One of the nationï¿¼s poorest service providers, wireless carriers, has been making progress, so the bulk of their customers are now satisfied with their services. The main reasons for the improvement appear to be that the carriers have enhanced their network performance, so there are fewer dropped calls and less static, items that previously made customers very grumpy.
Deep in the research and development labs at many of the nationï¿¼s leading technology firms, engineers are working feverishly to try and make your IT systems more efficient. Solar powered cell phones and voice activated Web sites are a couple of the items that one research group thinks could move from its labs to your company in a few years.