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Northbrook, IL, April 04, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Donlen, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ), and the fleet industry's most comprehensive provider of integrated financing and asset management solutions, today announced plans for the kickoff of its 50th year an...
We have all been there. Sitting in a stuffy conference room white-boarding and sharing innovative ideas only to be shut-down by the words, "Our IT environment won't support that."  I remember during my time as an IT manager hearing those words over and over.  We were encourag...
New technology captures brain activity via Bluetooth and predicts actions of system administrators before they happen www.netwrix.com/predict1 April 2014 - Netwrix, the leading provider of change and configuration auditing software, today unveiled its new 'mind-reading' technology, whi...
By ChrisScott All who track DoD technology issues have been waiting way too long to see DoD to capitalize on the benefits of Cloud Solutions. This topic has been studied for years (see, for example, DSB Report on Cyber Security and Reliability in a Digital Cloud). Building on years of ...
For me the most fascinating aspect of the Cloud trend was not so much the technology or suppliers like Amazon, but rather an associated focus on innovation that grew among the CIO community, and as a subset of this the role public sector CIO’s can play in driving economic innovat...
If you saw one of the many tweets yesterday, you know that Microsoft announced Office has been released for iPad.  I'm sure this pleases a lot of iPad owners.   For those without Office 365 subscriptions though, you will soon realize that you only have access to read...
As an informed senior executive, you already know that it's no longer a question of whether cloud service adoption is the right forward-thinking business technology strategy, but rather how you will leverage the abundance of new resources to outpace your competition. More companies ...
​If you follow Skytap here on our blog, or on Twitter, LinkedIn, or any of the other places we frequent, you more than likely saw a wealth of information related to our newly launched support for Skytap on Amazon Web Services.  But whether you got the news from the initial press r...
TechViews: TechViews: The Future of Mobile, Big Data “Due Process”, 5 BYOD Considerations and more! Featured Article Whither the CIO? The role of IT — and ...
With every major computing paradigm that comes along, CEOs tend to worry that their competitors are leveraging technology better than they are. “We must not have the right kind of CIO!” these CEOs exclaim. “We have an operations person, but we need an
Klagenfurt, Austria, March 21, 2014 --(PR.com)-- High Performance Cloud Encoding bitmovin will be showing its bitcodin transcoding and streaming service with the highest performance in the market today, demonstrating the speed, quality and capabilities of massively scalable cloud-bas...
TechViews: Google Flu Trends Big Data runs a fever, 8 Way Big Data will change sports and more! Featured Article Are Today's CIOs Cynics or Just Realists? ...
When applications crash due to a code quality issues, the common question is, "How could those experts have missed that?" The problem is, most people imagine software development as a room full of developers, keyboards clacking away with green, Matrix-esque code filling up the screen a...
Welcome to the Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly, our newest online newsletter. Mobile Cyber Security will focus on the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile and cyber security, mobile malware, mobile application management, cyber warfare (and more!) that I run ac...
By Bob Gourley I just read a review of a a 13 March session of the Association for Federal Information Resources Management (see AFFIRM). AFFIRM is a non-profit collective seeking to improve the management of information and related systems in the federal government. Lord knows we need...
London, 18 March 2014 - In an increasingly digital world the Cloud era presents a wealth of opportunity to economies, enterprises and individuals around the globe. At an executive level, Cloud is having a profound effect on the role of CIOs, whose corporate responsibilities are evolvin...
Essent is the largest energy company in the Netherlands, and has a significant API deployment which powers a self-service portal as well as mobile apps. At our
There has been a lot of talk about forms in the last year.  Your business users need it and your developers want it too.  The current version of SharePoint doesn't offer much in this space right now.  At SharePoint Conference 2014, Microsoft announced the forms roadm...
By Michael JohnsonApplications are core to the enterprise; they drive nearly every aspect of the business. The typical F1000 CIO completed 46 application projects in 2013, and on average, 28 of these 46 projects were over budget and behind schedule. That CIO also spends an average of 4...
Friday 14 March, 2014 Aucoda the next software generation platform which automates the generation of code enabling businesses to write, manage, change and deploy software to Web, Mobile and Legacy - launches an 'at risk' proof of concept service. Manchester based Cara Digital t...
In response to growing demand for formal software risk and quality management tools, the nations’ most respected standards bodies and IT communities of practice have joined forces to advance the state of the practice in software quality management.  Hosted by the Consortium for IT...
It wasn’t that long ago that networking talk was all about the cost of equipment. With CapEx as the primary pain point, everyone was talking about merchant vs. custom silicon, with the primary argument being that a move to common components would provide margin relief in what has to be...
By Bob GourleyIf you follow federal IT you more than likely already read Steve O’Keeffe. But if you are new to this world you can find him at http://MeriTalk.com Last week he treated his followers to a nicely written piece which used metaphors from the Titanic (but in this case, ...
We have started a series of activities for new startup ventures, with a headline theme that now is an ideal time for them to become a ‘Digital Disruptor’, to harness new technology in such a way they create an entirely new business model that obviates their competition. You...
If like me you’re at DocuSign MOMENTUM 2014 in San Francisco right now, you may be thinking how you can get the most out of the event. To save your brain first thing in the morning, especially after the welcome reception, here are some top tips on how to make best use of your time and...
If like me you’re at DocuSign MOMENTUM 2014 in San Francisco right now, you may be thinking how you can get the most out of the event. To save your brain first thing in the morning, especially after the welcome reception, here are some top tips on how to make best use of your time and...
ParStream brings established big data analytics platform to the Italian market to help businesses gain competitive advantageCologne, Germany & Silicon Valley, Calif - February 25, 2014 - ParStream, provider of the Real-time Database for Big Data Analytics, today announced that ParS...
By Bob GourleyCTOvision and our partner sites now fuel nine newsletters designed to provide tailored insights to key thought leaders and decision-makers. Please review your list settings to make sure you are getting the information you need. Do that at this link: http://ctolink.us/ctol...
Industry veteran and respected technology expert take the reins in launching ParStream's Brazilian subsidiaryCologne, Germany & Silicon Valley, Calif. - February 20, 2014 - ParStream, provider of the Real-time Database for Big Data Analytics, has unveiled a new subsidiary in Sao Pa...
London - 19th February - Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave cloud services company today recognised the second anniversary of the UK government's G-Cloud programme. Launched to bring about a much needed change in the use and procurement o...
Thanks very much go to John Teeter - Managing Director, Federal Advisory at KPMG, Global Center of Excellence for Health and former HHS CIO - for his presentation and discussion leadership at today's #nvtc joint committee meeting (Health Technology and Business & Enterprise Archite...
Today I'm proud to say that Axway was certified by the
from InfoQ.com: With the news stories of possible data breaches at enterprises like Target, and the current trend of companies migrating to cloud environments for the flexibility, scalability, agility, and cost-effectiveness they offer, CIOs have been asking hard questions about cloud ...
TechViews: Amazon Can Read Your Mind, The Year of the Mobile Debit Card, The Cloud Can Help Your Golf Swing; and more! Featured Article Mars Rover Got an U...
Northern Virginia Enterprise Architects, Health Technology Professionals, in the Washington DC metro region  - if you are members, stakeholders or guests of the Northern Virginia Technology Council ( #NVTC ), please join us this next Tuesday Feb 8th, 2014, from 7:30-9AM, for a He...
70% of businesses say a focus on everyday IT tasks is holding them back - and just one in 10 use innovation to drive competitive advantageFebruary 6th, 2014 - Executives are spending up to 85% of their IT budget just "keeping the lights on" - and say their businesses are being held bac...
Northbrook, IL, February 06, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Donlen, the fleet industry's most comprehensive provider of integrated financing and asset management solutions, today released their case study of Ericsson’s six-month DriverPoint Telematics trial titled, "Return on Invest...
Having grown up in Ireland, I learned early on that it's not a good idea to get into religious arguments. But, it also means that I know a religious argument when I see one. Surely the world of APIs is
Tuesday 4 February, 2014 gain - Guillain-Barre & Associated Inflammatory Neuropathies is one of the first Charitable Incorporated Organisations to convert from an Unincorporated Association in England. Previously known as the Guillain-Barre Syndrome Support Group a charity found...
NoSQL and Big Data Analytics: 10 Things Every CIO Should KnowFebruary 3, 2014http://www.eweek.com/enterprise-apps/slideshows/nosql-and-big-data-analytics-10-things-every-cio-should-know.html/#sthash.ZMrHqCZD.dpufCIOs of Fortune 1000 companies already understand the competitive edge IT ...