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International Spectrum - Sep/Oct 2002


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.


 


 

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MARAPR 2006

MARAPR 2006

NEW LEADERSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL SPECTRUM So who is this new guy, and what is he going to do to our Spectrum? Find out what the new Chairman of International Spectrum plans to pursue. BY SHANNON STOLTZ

INVENTORY FOR PROGRAMMERS (PART
MY BLOG SPACE
HIGHLIGHTS FROM SPECTRUM ’06
INTERVIEW WITH INTERSYSTEMS
MIDDLEWARE METADATA AND MULTIV
USING THAT TRIGGER FINGER
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DATABASE CHALLENGE
MAYJUN 2006

MAYJUN 2006

UNDERSTANDING OLAP AND PIVOT TABLES OLAP browsers,pivot tables, vectors, measures-it's a whole different language. Jim explains it using a tool you probably have on your desktop. Excel. BY JIM PAUL

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INVENTORY FOR PROGRAMMERS, PAR
A BACKUP STRATEGY IN THE UNIDATA ENVIRONMENT
OVERVIEW OF MV.NET
AJAX AND OPENINSIGHT

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