Lessons from the verticals
InfoWorld takes a hard look at five industries and highlights innovative solutions to IT's toughest problems

Financial services: High pressure, high performance
In financial services, slight slowdowns in transaction volume can equal big losses. No wonder IT invests big in new technology -- while keeping regulatory wolves at bay

Retail: The ultimate distributed architecture
Low-tech IT, far-flung locations, and a patchwork of inventory requirements demand ingenious solutions, especially on a shoestring budget

Telecommunications: Grappling with M&A mania
How many plates can you spin? Try merging huge IT infrastructures with mishmashes of legacy systems while trying to beat the competition with new services

Health care: Doctors without desks
As doctors and nurses wander hospital campuses, they need anytime, anywhere access to confidential medical information

Government: Unlocking data, locking down access
The federal government is on a mission to expose content from legacy systems in portals, but it also must meet stringent new access control regulations

DOWNLOAD REPORT

Looking for this InfoWorld Special Report in one complete, printable format? Download it now.

>> Lessons from the verticals





Today's Headlines: First Look Newsletter

Find out what will be news for the day, with our first-thing-in-the-morning briefing.

©1994-2014 Infoworld, Inc.