Niwot Ridge Resources

A Source of Information for Mission Critical Systems, Management Processes, and Strategies


Computer and Computer Science Journals and Magazines

Annals of Software Engineering is an international archival, peer-reviewed journal which covers all aspects of software engineering. It is published annually in volumes. Each volume focuses on a particular topic of software engineering and contains state-of-the-art survey and tutorial papers as well as industrial and academic research and application papers. The tutorial and survey papers and in-depth coverage of software engineering topics make the journal essential reading for researchers, practitioners, managers, educators, and students.

Application Development Trends is a magazine for OO development activities.

Bell Labs Technical Journal contains papers on a wide variety of subjects related to telecommunications and networking. is the electronic version of the familiar Byte Mag

Chicago Journal of Theoretical Computer Science lots of source materials for distributed computing

Crosstalk is a publication of the Software Technology Support Center located at Hill Air Force Base, Ogden  Utah.

Classic papers from the ACM. This is a little know, and currently unmaintained link to classical computer science papers published in The Communications of the ACM.

The Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies hosted by Alf-Christian Achilles

Data Communications Magazine – industry mag for data communications.

Dr. Dobbs Journal is still a good source of programming and design information.

EAI Journal is an e–magazine as well as hardcopy with news and articles on Enterprise Application Integration.

Intelligent Enterprise Magazine is an industry mag for enterprise topics.

Information Systems Management

IBM Journals – the starting point for IBM's Journals and other research links.

Deep archive link for IBM Systems Journal. This is the link to the inaccessible volumes.

IBM Redbooks, although IBM centric, there are many general purpose documents on this site, that can be applied to other platforms, including Java, JSP, EJB, etc.

Ivey Business Journal from the Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario

Knowledge Management World is an industry trade targeted to knowledge management vendors and business propositions. This includes a library of best practices that may be useful in sorting out the hype on knowledge management.

LAN Times – a popular networking magazine.

Journal of Conceptual Computing is a free journal dedicated to data modeling, design, and implementation issues. The goal of this publication is to promote communication between professionals, share knowledge, and to educate our readers.

Journal of Management Information Systems

McKinsey consulting site with the McKinsey Journal.

MIT Enterprise Technology Review

Network industry mage for networking theory.

The New Architect

The Rational Edge is a web-zine dedicated to the practitioners and decision-makers in the Rational community. 

The Rational Unified Process white paper archive.

Physics Today is an online resource for physics related news.

PFP Consortium of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes

Program Manager magazine is published by the Defense Systems Management College.

SEI articles is a nice link to all the casual publications of SEI authors.

Silicon Valley News is an e-zine with current high technology news and analysis.

Sloan Management Review is a business journal, published by the MIT Sloan School of Management, that bridges the gap between management research and practice, evaluating and reporting on new research to help readers identify and understand significant trends in management.

Santa Fe Institute's publications which includes bulletins, journal articles, working papers, and book reviews.

Software Development Magazine is an industry "rag" that has many good articles (although high level) about developing OO based applications.

Software Risk Management Magazine is a quarterly magazine for corporate leaders and executives. In today's business environment, virtually every business—large or small—relies on essential software and the management of risks associated with this software. A Risk Assessment template is provided by Niwot Ridge as a starting point for IT intensive projects. 

Software Testing and Quality Engineering

Strategy and Business is a quarterly of Booz Allen & Hamilton.

Science Daily is an online magazine and Web portal devoted to science, technology, and medicine.

Trends in Software Management is a monthly trade journal that focuses on software process, risk and project management.

WinInfo is an electronic journal for Windows resources .

101Communications is a site hosting many of the popular journals and technology publications.

Electronic Journals

There are many electronic journals emerging that are replacing traditional paper versions.

Electronic Transactions on Artificial Intelligence

Electronic Journals Library hosted by the University of Regensburg.

Berkeley Computing & Communications is UC Berkeley's information technology newsletter.

Bulletin of the Technical Committee on Data Engineering

Complexity International is a refereed journal for scientific papers dealing with any area of complex systems research.

First Monday is a peer reviewed journal for the internet.

IBM Journal of Research and Development

IBM Systems Journal

Information Impacts is a journal of advanced information technology and its impact on society.

Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research

Journal of Digital Information

BMJ is an online medical journal

White and Working Paper Sources

White papers or working papers are in rich source of information. Here's a very partial list of some of these sources.

Carlson School of Management Systems Research Center

Center for Coordination Science at MIT Sloan

IT is a resource of white papers, some good, some commercial products re–purposed, some not very useful.

MIT Engineering Systems Division working papers

MIT eBusiness Process Repository

Duke University's Decision Analysis Society

Helsinki University of Technology's complete paper, presentation and theses archive.

Kopolow Business Library at the John M. Olin Business School at Washington University, St. Louis, MO has links to working paper resources.

Portfolio Management Fourm

Reginald H. Jones Center for Management, Policy, Strategy, and Organization supports a research program focused on the concerns of the CEO and the top management team.

Working Papers in Economics.

Scandinavian Working Papers in Business Administration contains papers on the theory of management.

News Paper People, Newspapers, and Magazine Links

This list is of newspapers and columnist that are of interest. A world class newspaper is hard to come by these days, especially here in the Rocky Mountains. is a project of the Independent Media Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening and supporting independent and alternative journalism.

The Internet Public Library's, Newspapers Online.

Leonard Pitts Jr. is a columnist for the Miami Herald and has written on 9.11.01

Columnist of the Detroit Free Press

The Internet Scout Project is a weekly publication offering a selection of or new and newly discovered internet publications of interest to researchers, educators, and those interested in high quality resources.

The Nation

US News and World Report

South China Morning Post

The Guardian

The Daily Mail (UK)

The Guardian and Daily Mail (South Africa)

International Herald Tribune

The Weekly Standard



New York Times

Los Angeles Times

Wall Street Journal

Washington Post

Sydney Morning Herald

ITAR–TASS is the Russian news agency history dates back to the early years of the 20th century, when three most powerful bodies in the government of the Russian Empire, the Finance Ministry, the Interior Ministry, and the Foreign Ministry, submitted a proposal to create the first official news agency in Russia.

BusinessDaily is part of the WorldNews Network.

Other Interesting Publications

Committee for the Scientific Investigation of the Paranormal (CSIOP) encourages the critical investigation of paranormal and fringe-science claims from a responsible, scientific point of view and disseminates factual information about the results of such inquiries to the scientific community and the public.


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