internetnews.com: 2003: Back From the Brink
Dec 25, 2003, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Colin Haley)
"After two years of a wrenching dot-com fallout and technology
recession, 2003 marked a time when growth prospects for information
technology improved, all while innovation kept marching on.
"CIOs budgeted for hardware and software upgrades again. Sector
leaders bought startups to attack new markets. And several
technologies advanced on the 'early adopter' to 'mass market'
"By the second half, industry executives struck an increasingly
optimistic tone about the prospects for an IT recovery..."