BW: EarthWeb CEO Jack Hidary Discusses Trends in Information Technology on the IT Radio Network

“IT Radio Network, the leading Internet radio network focused on
information technology news, is now featuring an interview with
Jack Hidary, founder and CEO of EarthWeb, Inc. (Nasdaq:EWBX), the
business portal for the information technology community.
Hidary discussed current and future trends in information
technology, including the knowledge worker shortage, the ASP model,
Linux, exchanges and more.”

“In a discussion on trends in technology, Hidary shared his
views on a number of issues. On companies turning to an Application
Service Provider model to procure applications, he said, “I think
it’s a real movement. The time to market advantages alone probably
justify going to ASPs. Forget about cost issues.” Addressing
vertical markets and exchanges, Hidary observed, “I do think a
number of key industries are going to really start using these
online exchanges as way of doing business, particularly as we now
can globalize that economy.””

“Hidary also addressed CIOs and CEOs for ‘rent’, distance
education, the dominance of the Windows operating system, Linux,
coopetition, EDIs, XML, and the concept of one big
business-to-business extranet. The entire interview can be heard on
demand at www.ITRadioNetwork.com.”

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