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  • Open source IT Dashboard tracks govt spending

    The United States Government has open sourced the IT Dashboard project, a Web-based application designed to track IT spending used by CIOs of government agencies.

    Written by Rodney Gedda05 April 11 15:25
  • Chinese 'driving ICT agenda' in Africa: Wikileaks

    The latest US cable released by Wikileaks scorns Chinese ICT companies doing business in Kenya as "re-colonising Africa" with "good and cheap" equipment, even if the after-sales service is described as s***.

    Written by Rodney Gedda02 March 11 11:23
  • WikiLeaks founder praised by Pentagon Papers exposer

    Daniel Ellsberg, the man responsible for outing the now famous Pentagon Papers in 1971, and a group of ex-intelligence officers have thrown their weight behind WikiLeaks and its founder, saying the current attempt to label WikiLeaks' leaks as trivial compared to the Pentagon Papers is wrong.

    Written by Dan Nystedt09 Dec. 10 08:20
  • County will rip and replace ailing SAP system

    Officials in Marin County, California, decided on Tuesday to replace the county's ailing SAP ERP (enterprise resource planning) system, an option that would cost less than trying to fix widespread problems with the software, according to officials.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus25 Aug. 10 06:52
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  • Schmidt: Private Sector Key to Stopping Google-style Attacks

    White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt says the information security community is right to be spooked by massive, coordinated attacks that recently targeted Google. But he rejects the notion that this is cybergeddon, and believes the best defense remains in the hands of the private sector.

    Written by Bill Brenner08 April 10 05:19
  • Outsourcing: Prepare Now for Anti-Offshoring Laws

    Whether any future U.S. jobs bills will contain anti-offshoring measures remains up in the air. But outsourcing customers don't have to wait to protect themselves from potential protectionist legislation.

    Written by Stephanie Overby18 March 10 07:22