Stories by Sean M. Dugan

An e-business by any other name

Pity the poor letter e, a useful and hard-working vowel. E had been putting in a lot of overtime with e-this and e-that. I blame that ubiquitous e-word: e-business.

To quote a fine American, "It's a fine line between clever and stupid." That truth also applies to clever Web marketing.

Instant messaging to pervasive messaging

Businesses (all businesses) have a big stake in the evolution of instant messaging (IM) into pervasive messaging. We all should be pushing for open, universal IM standards for one simple reason: Your customers will demand it.

Peer-to-peer networking is back

Wait long enough and everything comes back into fashion. With the return of bell-bottoms and platform shoes, are we really surprised to see peer-to-peer networking making a comeback?