11/28/2003 10:00:01 AM
Interviews by Stephen Ibaraki, I.S.P.
Read the thoughts of these noted authorities:
Anne P. Mitchell Esq.: Acclaimed expert in e-mail and spam,
President and CEO of the Institute for Spam and Internet Public Policy (ISIPP).
Damian Walch: VP of Consulting, T-Systems; internationally
recognized expert in data center recovery strategies. Damian is noted
in: “2003 - Consulting Magazine's - Top 25 Consultants of the Year.”
David A. Litwack: One of the world’s most recognized authorities in
web development and web services; senior vice president of Web
Application Development Products, responsible for the development and
advancement of Novell’s secure Web Services strategy. Prior to Novell’s
acquisition of the company in July 2002, David was president and CEO of
SilverStream Software, a position he held since 1997. Previous roles
also include executive vice president of Sybase Inc., and president of
David Hucaby, CCIE No. 4594: Leading Cisco networking
authority and author.
Dexada Jorgensen: World leading expert on disaster recovery,
business continuity planning and security.
Ed Bott and Woody Leonhard: Celebrated and world famous,
multiple-award winning editors/writers/authors, IT and MS Office
experts. Woody’s e-zines are amongst the most successful with more than
Ed Tittel: 20 year world-renowned expert in training, certification,
IT technologies with over 120 books to his credit, innumerable articles,
and an extensive background in program development, senior management,
speaking, teaching, editing, consulting and research.
Hans-Jurgen Schonig: Widely respected expert in Mono, PostgreSQL,
James Foxall: Outstanding writer, author, speaker, and talented
developer specializing in VB and C#.
James McGovern: Internationally known and widely respected
enterprise architect and author whose expertise includes: Java Web
services, J2EE, XQuery, enterprise architecture, SOA. He holds industry
certifications from Microsoft, Cisco and Sun, and he is a member of the
IEEE and the Worldwide Institute of Software Architects.
Joe Habraken: International IT expert, consultant, best-selling
author, trainer and educator with more than 15 years in the industry. He
also holds industry certifications from Microsoft and Cisco.
Joe Mayo: Acknowledged authority in software development,
specializing in .NET technologies. He opened his C# Station Web site in
July of 2000.
Katherine Spencer Lee: Executive director of Robert Half Technology.
Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of information technology
(IT) professionals on a project or full-time basis. In her role as a
recognized authority on IT careers, Ms. Lee has guest hosted several
live events on web sites such as Monster.com, Techtarget.com and
CareerPath.com. In addition, she is currently providing career insight
and advice to Network Computing and Certification Magazine
Kurt Cagle: XML, XQuery technologies master and author. Due
to his widely recognized expertise in XSLT, SVG, and XSL-FO issues, Kurt
has been a featured speaker at more than a dozen conferences in the last
five years. He is also a founding writer and regular contributor for
Fawcette’s XML and Web Services Magazine and his achievements
include best sellers amongst his more than 14 book credits.
Leo A. Notenboom: Writer, author, entrepreneur, philanthropist,
highly respected and top-ranking software developer, owner of Puget
Sound Software, LLC. In his years at Microsoft, Leo performed a pivotal
role in many major software releases including being awarded patents.
Michael Miller: Internationally known and widely respected author,
writer, consultant, and president of The Molehill Group
(molehillgroup.com), a strategic consulting and authoring firm based in
Carmel Indiana. Michael, with a reputation for technical accuracy, and
clarity, has more than 50 books to his credit.
Patrice-Anne Rutledge: Communications and presentations authority.
Patrice is a specialist in every aspect of global and corporate
communications, most recently managing a global communications
department for one of the world’s largest software companies.
Patricia Cardoza: Highly respected author, consultant, programmer,
and Exchange/Outlook/Access/SQL integration expert. Patricia has
authored many articles on Exchange and Outlook for TechRepublic, .NET
Magazine, and Microsoft’s Office Communities page. In addition since
2001, she has been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in
Preston Gralla: Internationally renowned IT expert, and
award-winning author, writer, and editor. Together with authoring
best-selling books, Gralla is an executive editor and columnist for CNet
and ZDNet with extensive writing credits for publications such as the
Dallas Morning News, USA Today, PC Magazine, the Los Angeles Times,
Boston Magazine, PC/Computing, Computerworld and FamilyPC. He also
writes the free newsletter, Gralla’s Internet Insider. In addition, he
has appeared on the CBS Early Show, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, TechTV, National
Public Radio’s All Things Considered, and CNet Radio.
Randy Cassingham: World-renowned writer, acclaimed author,
journalist, publisher, humorist, Internet and technology expert. With
more than 200,000 subscribers in over 190 countries, Randy is author and
publisher of the highly successful newsletters and websites, This is
the True Stella Awards (StellaAwards.com),
and The Spam Primer (SpamPrimer.com).
Robert Love: Linux expert, speaker, software engineer, and author.
Robert is contributing editor for Linux Journal and a software engineer
for MontaVista Software. His kernel projects include the process
scheduler, the preemptive kernel, the VM, and multiprocessing
enhancements. He maintains schedutils and procps.
Robyn Ness: Widely respected international expert on web
technologies and the Mac platform.
Rogers Cadenhead: Accomplished author, writer, Web developer and Web
publisher (whose sites receive more than seven million hits a year).
Rogers is a columnist for Linux Magazine and
has authored more than 17 books such as SAMS Teach Yourself Java 2 in
21 Days (http://www.java21days.com),
How to Use the Internet, and the recent, Radio UserLand, Kick
Stephen Mill: Regional manager for Robert Half Technology. Robert
Half Technology is a leading provider of information technology (IT)
professionals on a project or full-time basis. Mr. Mill's area of
responsibility currently includes managing the daily operations of the
firm's Canadian offices. Stephen has spent the past seven years at the
specialized staffing firm where he has experienced all phases of the IT
job market cycle first-hand.
Zak Ruvalcaba: Noted expert in multimedia products, and web
applications; author of Que’s 10 Minute Guide to Dreamweaver 4 and
co-author of SAMS’ Macromedia Dreamweaver MX Unleashed. Zak has been
developing web applications since 1995. He served as creative director
for EPIC Solutions until 1998. His web expertise was evident in his
position as Web Development Manager for SkyDesk Inc. where he developed
web applications for Gateway, HP, Toshiba, IBM, Intuit, Peachtree, Dell,
Convad Communications, and Microsoft. As a software engineer for ADCS
and Wireless Knowledge, Zak has developed .NET solutions for Mellon
Financial, Goldman Saks, TV Guide, Healthbanks, The Gartner Group and