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CIOs Concerned With Skills Shortage, Talent Retention

CIOs Concerned With Skills Shortage, Talent Retention

By Chris Crum June 10, 2014

Harvey Nash recently released its 2014 CIO survey of over 3,200 chief information officers and technology leaders from across over thirty countries, with a combined tech spend of over $160 billion. It found that investment in new technology is growing …

Flash Played Extended Support Upgraded To Version 13 Flash Played Extended Support Upgraded To Version 13

If you want to be secure on the Web, it’s best that you keep all your extensions upgraded. Flash Player is no exception as its does occasionally fall to zero day attacks and other exploits. While continuously upgrading to the …

Total Seminars Updates A+ Study Materials Total Seminars Updates A+ Study Materials

Total Seminars, an online provider of IT certification test materials, this week announced that it has updated all of its A+ certification practice test materials. The practice materials now reflect the recent revisions made to the A+ certification exam. Total …

IT Spending to Reach $3.8 Trillion This Year IT Spending to Reach $3.8 Trillion This Year

As the world has become more connected, the global economy has shifted significantly toward information technology. On the eve of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Market research firm Gartner this week predicted that global IT spending is set …

LinkedIn Partners With IDG On New Focused Groups LinkedIn Partners With IDG On New Focused Groups

LinkedIn has announced a new partnership with IDG Communications to offer IT vendors and marketers new ways to engage wit LinkedIn members. The IDG Enterprise Custom Solutions group will provide services for marketing programs and offerings, building on existing LinkedIn …

Cisco To Acquire IT Energy Management Firm JouleX Cisco To Acquire IT Energy Management Firm JouleX

Cisco announced on Wednesday its intent to acquire IT engergy management company JouleX. Cisco says the Atlanta-based company complements its existing portfolio by using capabilities of its network to gain visibility into and control energy usage across global IT environments. …

Increase Employee Productivity With A BYOD Policy Increase Employee Productivity With A BYOD Policy

For many years, businesses supplied their employees with a phone to keep personal and work information separate. With the advent of more sophisticated smartphones, these policies are all but obsolete. Some employers may stick with the old policy of mandating …

Intelligent Technology Is The Next Big Thing Intelligent Technology Is The Next Big Thing
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IT, or Information Technology, according to Webster’s is “the technology involving the development, maintenance, and the use of computer systems, software, and networks for the processing and distribution of data.” We’ve been using this term to describe computer technology since …

Amazon's EC2 Gets High Memory Cluster Instances Amazon's EC2 Gets High Memory Cluster Instances

Amazon announced new High Memory Cluster instances for Amazon Web Services’ Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). These are designed for memory-intensive applications, like in-memory analytics, databases, caching, and scientific computing, the company says. These instances are especially helpful for applications that …

Google Launches A New Google Search Appliance Google Launches A New Google Search Appliance
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Google Search Appliance has been around for about a decade, and today, the box has received a new update with version 7.0. This version adds universal search, refined relevance signals and some other bells and whistles. “The GSA 7.0 helps …

IBM on New Mobile and Cloud Technologies IBM on New Mobile and Cloud Technologies
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During the recent IBM Impact 2012 Conference, the company made several announcements. Among them were the company’s introductions of new software systems primarily focused on mobile and cloud computing.

Cyber Security and Advanced Malware [Infographic] Cyber Security and Advanced Malware [Infographic]

I’m sure this is not news, but over 60% of security and IT professionals think their organization will be the victims of some type of cyber attack within the next six months. That’s an awful large group of people who …

Cloud-Based Cuts Company Waste [Inforgraphic] Cloud-Based Cuts Company Waste [Inforgraphic]

Do you feel like you waste a lot of time at working trying to carry out tasks that should be simple by nature? How many hours have you wasted relaying the same information to the same people, continually trying to …

Top 25 CIOs Active in Social Media [Infographic] Top 25 CIOs Active in Social Media [Infographic]

Chief Information Officers can have a full plate, if they’re anything like the server-slaves that work in the org tree beneath them. Keeping up with changing technology, staying well-read on better ways to accomplish a company’s goals, and just generally …

Matt Cutts Tweets Engineer Running For Congress Matt Cutts Tweets Engineer Running For Congress

According to 26-year-old Patrick Kelly, Washington needs more engineers and less lawyers. That’s why he has decided to run for U.S. Congress in the 6th district of the great state of Kentucky. This congressional district covers Lexington as well as …

Cloud Vs. Conventional IT ROI Research Findings Cloud Vs. Conventional IT ROI Research Findings
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When utilizing clouds as an IT service there is a complex method for figuring costs and a growing fear that those costs are going to severely cut into your bottom line. Though these types of services are becoming an inevitability, …

Top 12 Cities For IT Jobs In 2012

If you’re looking for a new or better job in the IT industry here’s some great news. There is hope for those who want to work somewhere other than Silicon Valley. According to the latest research done by Modis, the …