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Content tagged with Strategic CIO posted in March 2010
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Senators Object To Meaningful Use Rules For E-Health Records
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
Strict requirements for EHR use could kill funding incentives for doctors, hospitals, senators say.
Feds Developing Cloud Security Program
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
Proposed FedRAMP effort would make it easier for federal agencies to overcome compliance hurdles and participate in the Obama administration's drive toward the cloud.
White House Revising Outsourcing Policies
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
The policy changes requires agencies to keep "inherently governmental" jobs on the federal payroll.
Novell Wins Unix Case Against SCO
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
A federal jury ruled that Novell, not SCO Group, owns the Unix copyrights, but SCO said it would continue its fight.
Global CIO: Larry Ellison's Nightmare: 10 Ways SAP Can Beat Oracle
Commentary  |  3/30/2010  | 
Ellison bluntly predicted Oracle will blow past SAP in enterprise apps, but here are 10 steps SAP should take to reassert its preeminence.
Guerra On Healthcare: Keys To Managing Your Medical IT Staff
Commentary  |  3/30/2010  | 
With an acute health IT workforce shortage, make sure employees have the opportunity to do their best work.
Dell Launches Printers For SMBs
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Multifunction and single-function laser printers offer low printing costs, reliability, and productivity features for small and midsize businesses.
Obama Nominates Defense IT Chief
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Teri Takai has been CIO of Michigan and California, winning numerous plaudits along the way.
Apple Updates Snow Leopard
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
The update will improve stability, application compatibility, and security within the Mac and server versions of the operating system.
NHIN Direct Focus Is Health Data Exchange Specs
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) Direct aims to develop interoperability specs, but not to replace statewide and regional health information exchanges.
IBM, Johnson Controls Eye Smart Buildings
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Vendors combine facilities management and IT systems to help customers reduce energy costs by as much as 35%.
Global CIO: Oracle's Dazzling Profit Machine Threatened By Rimini Suit
Commentary  |  3/29/2010  | 
The two-way litigation's nominally about intellectual property but is really about Oracle's phenomenally profitable support revenue.
Google Mobile Service Trouble In China
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Google's mainland China service dashboard shows mobile service problems.
CIO's Front-Row Seat In Healthcare History Making
Commentary  |  3/29/2010  | 
John Glaser, CIO at Partners HealthCare System--which operates several Boston area hospitals, including Massachusetts General and Brigham & Women's, is finishing up his nearly year-long stint as an advisor to President Obama's health IT czar.
Fed IT Urged To Emulate Private Sector
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Government IT pros should follow the lead of private industry to improve project management, customer service, and accountability, report says.
SCO Novell Jury Decision Pending
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
A Utah federal jury is deliberating over the copyright ownership case between the SCO Group and Novell.
Cisco Lands Bank Of AmericaTelePresence Deal
Commentary  |  3/29/2010  | 
Bank of America is installing more than 200 Cisco TelePresence units across the globe in what Cisco said will be its largest TelePresence installation. The large-scale program will be used only for internal collaboration with no plans for customer-facing applications as yet.
IBM 'Internet of Things' Video Is Almost Too Cool
Commentary  |  3/29/2010  | 
Can a 5-minute animated video capture a technology company's global vision? IBM's "The Internet Of Things" YouTube clip is inspiring and compelling and the sort of fresh thinking more tech companies should try, although I did crack up during the final segment as some massively Deepak-Choprah-overdosed guy buzzes about what the planet is saying and the universe is hearing.
Global CIO: Oracle's Larry Ellison Declares War On IBM And SAP
Commentary  |  3/29/2010  | 
Ellison admits Oracle trails SAP in enterprise applications and IBM in high-end servers, but lays out plans for becoming #1 in each sector.
Google Broadband Plan Stirs Hunger For Speed
News  |  3/26/2010  | 
The company's experimental fiber network plan has elicited almost 200,000 invitations from speed-starved Internet users.
Hewlett-Packard And UPS Collaborate On Breakthroughs
Commentary  |  3/26/2010  | 
Hewlett-Packard's close relationship with UPS has led to two recent innovative breakthroughs that are very different in scale-data-center cooling versus handheld devices-but very similar in reducing waste and energy use while improving business results.
Apple iBookstore More Relaxed About Explicit Content
News  |  3/26/2010  | 
Explicit content in Apple's iBookstore seems not to be the problem that it is in the App Store.
Qwest Seeks $350 Million For Rural Broadband
News  |  3/26/2010  | 
The telecom firm wants federal government funding to help finance broadband facilities in underserved rural communities.
Guerra On Healthcare: Breaking Into Health IT Isn't Easy
Commentary  |  3/25/2010  | 
You need to learn the language and gain people's trust to become an insider in this industry.
Global CIO: Would You Move To China? This CIO Did
Commentary  |  3/25/2010  | 
Why a U.S. CIO moved his family to Shanghai.
CA Completes 3Tera Acquisition
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
The purchase of 3Tera, a supplier of application packaging for the cloud, is CA's third acquisition of a cloud computing startup this year.
Novell Acquisition Bidding Stalls
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
The company's directors are hoping another firm will make a purchase offer above Elliot Associates' $2 billion bid to acquire Novell.
Samsung Intros LTE Phone
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
The SCH-r900, to be offered by prepaid provider MetroPCS, upstages the buzz around Sprint's 4G Android phone at the CTIA Wireless show.
Global CIO: Oracle Smart Grid Study Reveals Deep Cost Concerns
Commentary  |  3/25/2010  | 
While the smart grid industry's bubbling over with hype and hope, it lacks the insights on which broader business-technology strategies can be built.
Gmail-To-Outlook Glitch Fixed
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
Google says it's resolved a problem with Google Apps that halted delivery of e-mails and other information to Outlook users.
Census Web Site Tracks Participation
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
Taking into consideration privacy and security concerns, the bureau is not collecting 2010 census information online.
Google Hit With China Fallout
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
Telecom partners in the People's Republic abandon search giant amid censorship controversy.
Down To Business: FCC Broadband Plan All Over The Map
Commentary  |  3/25/2010  | 
Why should we think that government mandates will bring broadband to the masses more efficiently and effectively than the private sector already has over the past decade?
Global CIO: UPS CIO Barnes Shatters Dangerous IT Stereotypes
Commentary  |  3/25/2010  | 
One of the world's top CIOs says the technology strategy at UPS is very simple: "It's the business strategy. There's no difference."
Kundra Outlines Open Government Progress
News  |  3/24/2010  | 
The federal CIO said the government is already seeing performance improvements from the Obama administration's transparency plan.
Google Suggests Ways Around China Apps Roadblocks
News  |  3/24/2010  | 
The search engine giant is warning users of its services in China that disruptions to Google Apps are possible.
Down To Business: Cisco Talks Telepresence Direction
Commentary  |  3/24/2010  | 
Cisco coined the term and raised market awareness. Now it's looking to drive adoption into wholly new areas.
Feds Try Mobile Video, 3G Tethering
News  |  3/24/2010  | 
The ATF is testing video surveillance on Windows Mobile devices, while the IRS is looking to replace its 25,000 3G cards by tethering smartphones to laptops.
Dell Unveils Medical Archiving Storage Products
News  |  3/24/2010  | 
Dell Medical Archiving Solution aims to help healthcare providers manage exploding data storage requirements.
Cisco Launches Cloud Services
Commentary  |  3/24/2010  | 
Extending its involvement in one of the IT industry's hottest markets, Cisco has formed a cloud-computing joint venture with a large European telecom firm doing businesses in 20 countries across Europe and Asia. With the global market for cloud services quadrupling to $60 billion in 2012 from $15 billion in 2008, Cisco said, the time is now.
Health IT Storage Challenges To Surge
News  |  3/24/2010  | 
The coming demand for storage will be great, but so will regulatory and compliance scrutiny, data security, risk mitigation, and transparency.
Dell Doubles India Revenue
Commentary  |  3/24/2010  | 
Scouting out strategic opportunities in India, CEO Michael Dell said his company's annual revenues in that country are more than doubling and that he sees specific opportunities for continued growth in services, servers, and smartphones. "India is a great place to be in," said Dell, who's got 23,000 employees there.
Intel, AMD Servers To Run NYSE Data Centers
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Like Google, Yahoo, Amazon, and Microsoft, the NYSE is building its data centers with PC-style servers, disk drives, and I/O devices -- on a massive scale.
Global CIO: Ford's Challenge: Social Networking At 70 MPH
Commentary  |  3/23/2010  | 
Automaker takes a different view of location-based apps.
Global CIO: Are Oracle, HP, Cisco & IBM Too Big To Innovate?
Commentary  |  3/23/2010  | 
They're great at acquiring aggressively and generating huge cash positions—but do those translate into customer-focused innovation? We hand out report cards for each.
NYSE Data Center Upgrade To Yield New Business
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
NYSE Euronext will offer infrastructure and hosted services in addition to its data and trading services when it brings two new mega-data centers online.
China Calls Google's Actions 'Wrong'
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Chinese authorities have warned Google not to politicize commerce.
Federal CIOs Seek Direction On Open Government
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Agency officials say they are taking steps to make government more transparent, but worry that their efforts lack structure and could come at a price for security.
Clearwire Expanding To LA, Miami
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Seven more cities will get Clearwire's WiMax service by the end of the year, the firm announced at CTIA.
Android Builds Extend Corona SDK Beyond iPhone
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Generating apps that run on multiple mobile platforms is getting easier.
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