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  • Smartsheet, the project management tool cloaked as a spreadseet, adds visualization

    Smartsheet, whose namesake online project management app uses a spreadsheet interface, has developed a visualization tool to let its customers graph and map workgroups in their organizations for better planning and supervision.

  • IBM prepares for a post-silicon world

    IBM's decision to get out of the semiconductor manufacturing business may be of little consequence in a post-silicon world.

  • Booz Allen Takes Data Science Training Online

    When it comes to big data projects, the biggest challenge most organizations face, regardless of size, is staffing, says Peter Guerra, a principal in Booz Allen Hamilton's Strategic Innovation Group.

  • Is the darn thing on?

    I was having dinner recently at the home of a friend, a doctor with extremely impressive diagnostic skills. Since I spent many years in the high-tech business, as an engineer and as a manager, he said to me, "Steve, my computer backups aren't running. Would you mind taking a quick look?"

  • 5 Ways Digital Health Startups Can Break From the Pack

    Now's a good time to be a healthcare startup. Investors have poured between $3 billion and $5 billion into the digital health market so far in 2014, according to Rock Health and StartUp Health. (The two groups track funding differently, which is why there's such a discrepancy.) Meanwhile, Accenture expects the digital health market to reach $6.5 billion by 2017.

  • Building the Next Generation of Female IT Professionals

    like most technology executives, jon bischke worries about attracting and retaining top talent and the ever-widening skills gap that's plagued the it industry for years. but bischke, ceo of entelo, a talent search, recruitment, hiring and staffing solution, is also troubled by the lack of women in the industry, and the ever-widening skills gap as women and minorities increasingly choose other professions.

  • China again blames US for disrupted cybersecurity talks

    China claimed on Sunday the U.S. has derailed cybersecurity cooperation between the two countries and that it doesn't tolerate hacking.

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    Online, gamified learning is where it’s at in education

    To really be a leader in the education-technology space, it takes more than just hooking up some students with Internet access and publishing content online. For the founder of MCI Institute, Denise Meyerson, it’s about using technology to shake up conventional teaching methods and improve student outcomes.

  • Disruptive technology reaps cash as venture capital pours in

    It's a boom year for venture capital investing, and tech companies with the potential to disrupt business-as-usual are grabbing the lion's share of the money.

  • Salesforce's big opportunity is in keeping it simple

    It's good to be Salesforce -- and increasingly bad to be anybody else.