Microsoft Reveals Big Data Strategy
Microsoft's new tools aim to serve all users -- not just data scientists -- extracting insight from big data sets and the Internet of Things.
Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro
Struggling to find scarce IT security talent? Make sure your hiring managers understand the certifications and match candidates for skills fit -- not just credentials.
Senate Unanimously Passes DATA Act
Bipartisan legislation directs government agencies to improve spending transparency by publishing financial data in standardized, machine-readable formats.
Feds Seek To Expand Open Data
Agencies plan "open data roundtables" with private sector users of government data to encourage new business opportunities.
US Unveils Super-Accurate Atomic Clock
NIST's new F2 cesium fountain clock, three times more accurate than the previous clock, improves reliability for communications networks and positioning systems that depend on precise timing.
How To Recruit Top Talent For Dull IT Projects
Finding top tech talent can be tough, and it's even trickier when the job is less than sexy. Here are seven tips on how to play up your company's advantages to attract the best candidates.
DARPA Next-Gen Aircraft: Sneak Peek
Four companies vie to develop a new breed of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can take off and land vertically like a helicopter but fly twice as fast.
Tech Fear-Mongering Must Stop
It's time for Americans to worry more about the Luddites quashing tech innovation and progress, and worry less about job-stealing robots and privacy-invading smart meters.
CIO's Real Boss: The Customer
As customers become more engaged with business through mobile and social, the CIO must help nurture that relationship.
Patent Wars: No Simple Answers
Former head of the US patent office shares his views on the so-called mobile patent wars and proposes a sound approach to standards-essential patents.