PC Sales Byte the Dust

| Moira Cotlier

Programmer’s Paradise has seen a shift in buying habits among its core audience of software developers. Without question, computer manufacturers have

Profile: David Bolotsky

| Rama Ramaswami

You were an analyst at Goldman Sachs. What prompted you to become an e-tailer? I had always wanted to run a business, and as an analyst, I felt like I

To Catch a Thief

| Martin Dolphin

Alarming statistics abound on the prevalence of security breaches. A survey released in 2000 by the Computer Security Institute (CSI) and the FBI reveals

Digging Tunnels

| David Pluviose

A network security system consisting solely of firewalls and anti-virus software is no longer viable, according to a report titled, eSecurity: Removing

Penney Names Two Catalog Execs

| MCM staff

Plano, TX–Former Spiegel president/CEO John Irvin has been named senior vice president/president of catalog and Internet for J.C. Penney, effective Feb.

When Dinosaurs Fly

| MCM staff

Move over, Jurassic Park. Brick-and-mortar retailers have not only survived the mass extinction of dot-coms but evolved into a new, hybrid species of


| Ron Hounsell

measuring work doesn’t take split-second timing, but it does require valid standardsLOOKING OVER a warehouse worker’s shoulder and counting how many minutes

talking heads

| MCM staff

“How do you measure warehouse productivity?” The ultimate measurements I would use for a distribution center would be units – cartons or pieces, for instance

Is Your Closet Clean?

| Jeff Kline

It’s a known fact that the bigger your closet, the more space you have for old clothes you haven’t worn in years. The warehouse is the closet of the operations

Stop Thief!

| Rama Ramaswami

If even mighty Microsoft could fall victim to a hacker, chances are most companies will face systems security breaches at one time or other. But businesses