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  • IT Certifications: Discover Where the Value Lies

    knowing which certification will help elevate your career or land a job is not only difficult, it's different among different facets of it.

  • CIOs Tasked With Federal IT Overhaul Battle Culture and Bureaucracy

    WASHINGTON -- Federal agencies large and small are in the midst of a wave of ambitious IT projects, but their relative success hinges in large part on the ability of the CIO to align the technology overhaul with the organization's mission and to secure the support of senior management.

  • Future Points to Healthcare IT as a Service

    IT leaders today frequently mention the importance of bringing social, mobile, analytics and cloud technology -- the so-called "SMAC stack" -- into a single, integrated architecture.

  • 8 big trends in big data analytics

    Bill Loconzolo, vice president of data engineering at Intuit, jumped into a data lake with both feet. Dean Abbott, chief data scientist at Smarter Remarketer, made a beeline for the cloud. The leading edge of big data and analytics, which includes data lakes for holding vast stores of data in its native format and, of course, cloud computing, is a moving target, both say. And while the technology options are far from mature, waiting simply isn't an option.

  • IBM's chip business sale gets national security scrutiny

    IBM's plan to transfer its semiconductor manufacturing business to GlobalFoundries faces a government review over national security implications. It has the potential of being complicated because of IBM's role as a defense supplier.

  • Analytics for the rest of us

    Analytics is something new for most of us, and therefore scary. But as it moves from the realm of the data geeks and into the general enterprise where most of us live, it's helpful to recognize that there is nothing new in the way this situation is unfolding.

  • Employees Excited, Concerned About Wearables in the Workplace

    PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a professional services network, this week released a lengthy report on wearable technology. Though the research focused largely on future consumer uses of wearables, it also touched on a number of enterprise-related topics.

  • Software developer shortage transcends international boundaries

    The dearth of software development talent isn't an issue restricted to U.S. businesses. Finding programmers, especially to fill positions in the growing field of health IT, is a global challenge, said speakers Tuesday during a panel discussion on developing a health IT workforce.

  • SAP offering customers 'simpler' way to buy its Hana in-memory platform

    SAP is hoping a new set of programs, services and policies will help rev up sales of its Hana in-memory database and computing platform.

  • Workers use their own smartphones at work, without boss's knowledge

    Many workers use their personally owned smartphones and other computers for job tasks, but a new survey shows a big percentage are doing so without their employer's knowledge.