Denise DubieNetworkWorld

Responsibilities: To follow, report and write on management software and appliance vendors, products and services, as well as to cover IT spending and staffing news and issues. Past experience: Worked at Application Development Trends, a monthly trade magazine, and The North Adams Transcript, a daily newspaper based in western Massachusetts.How to reach: E-mail works best and early in the week for more timely news items. E-mail any time for trend or customer stories.

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