News & Commentary
Content tagged with Team Building & Staffing posted in July 2009
Down To Business: Are Some CIOs Wearing Too Many Hats?
Commentary  |  7/30/2009  | 
There's no right or wrong approach to setting CIOs' responsibilities, but anecdotal evidence suggests we could be stretching them too thin.
Twitter Launches Tools For Businesses
News  |  7/24/2009  | 
The micro-blogging service hopes that its search widget and user manual will help businesses use Twitter for marketing --- and boost its own revenue.
Motorola Makes Big Push For Android Developers
News  |  7/24/2009  | 
The Motodev program is aimed at making it easier and faster for content creators to make Android programs for Motorola's smartphones.
Gates: H-1B Limits A 'Big Mistake'
News  |  7/24/2009  | 
Microsoft chairman says curbs on foreign tech workers could damage U.S. competitiveness.
GM CIO Ralph Szygenda To Retire; New CIO Named
News  |  7/23/2009  | 
CEO Fritz Henderson announced Szygenda's resignation as part of a management shake-up at the troubled automaker. Terry Kline, one of Szygenda's direct reports, will take over as CIO.
Second Life Trains First Responders
News  |  7/21/2009  | 
The virtual world is being used by medical schools and other healthcare training programs to simulate medical emergencies so doctors and nurses can learn to make quick decisions.
Down To Business: The Backlash Against Science And Math Education
Commentary  |  7/16/2009  | 
Just because tech jobs are more scarce in the U.S. doesn't mean we should pull back from STEM education. It's so much more than vocational training.
Bill Gates Posts Nobel Winner's Science Lectures
News  |  7/16/2009  | 
A historic series of lectures delivered by physicist Richard Feynman and now owned by Gates are hosted by Microsoft Research.
3 In 4 Americans Use Internet To Combat Recession
News  |  7/16/2009  | 
Adults are flocking to the Web to find job leads, investment information and bargains, and to track down government benefits, says Pew study.
Cisco, UnitedHealth Group Launch Telehealth Network
News  |  7/15/2009  | 
The national platform will deliver health services by videoconference to rural areas, inner city communities, or anywhere distance or clinician shortages hinder affordable care.
Thousands Of H-1B Visas Still Up For Grabs
News  |  7/14/2009  | 
The demand for highly educated H-1B visa workers, however, is strong. The cap for foreign workers with advanced degrees was reached in April.
Ex-Microsoft Exec Named FCC Managing Director
News  |  7/14/2009  | 
Julius Genachowski also appointed Austin Schlick to his former position as general counsel of the FCC.
IT Job Market Improving, Gradually
News  |  7/14/2009  | 
Long-term IT growth, driven by the Obama administration’s interest in healthcare and cybersecurity, is looking more robust than short-term growth.
Sprint Contracts Network To Ericsson
News  |  7/9/2009  | 
The seven-year, $5 billion deal means Ericsson will service, maintain, and operate Sprint's CDMA, iDen, and wireline networks.
IT Job Stats: Grim, But Some Hopeful Signs
News  |  7/9/2009  | 
Fewer jobs were lost in bellwether IT job segments in June than in May.
Former IBM Exec Seeks Fraud Dismissal
News  |  7/8/2009  | 
Unisys' Sam Khanna has asked a court to toss suit filed by Big Blue.
Motorola Seeks Android Developers
News  |  7/7/2009  | 
The company wants to woo developers to create Motorola-specific Android apps to help it differentiate from the competition.
Usenet Loses RIAA Copyright Infringement Suit
News  |  7/1/2009  | 
The music industry group is shifting away from targeting individuals and toward going after companies that make copyright violations possible.

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