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On-Demand Workers Face Low Pay, Limited Flexibility
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
A survey tackles the benefits and challenges of life as an on-demand worker in the 1099 economy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/20/2015
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Streaming Analytics: Government Must Step Up
Chris Steel, Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions
Commentary
By blending static big data with streaming analysis, agencies will get insights they've never had.
By Chris Steel Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions, 5/18/2015
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Women In Security Speak Out On Why There Are Still So Few Of Them
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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They're now CISOs, security officials in DHS and the NSA, researchers, and key players in security -- but women remain a mere 10% of the industry population.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/11/2015
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The 'Internet Of Me' Is Getting Real In Healthcare
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Biogen's Andi Karaboutis believes medicine is about to get much more personal.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/11/2015
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IT Staff Fearful Of Cloud? Try Cloud Whispering
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Don't force people into cloud scenarios they fear. Here are some ways to win them over first.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 5/8/2015
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FCC's Wheeler Dishes On Comcast, Time Warner, Net Neutrality
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
At TechCrunch Disrupt NY, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler talked Time Warmer, Comcast, net neutrality, and whether he'll serve under the next president or just play with his grandkids.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/5/2015
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H-1B Visas: 10 Numbers To Know In 2015
Kevin Casey,
News
Statistics around this year's record-setting volume of new H-1B visa applications point to continuously growing demand for a supply that's unlikely to rise soon.
By Kevin Casey , 5/5/2015
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H-1B Visas Tougher To Come By In 2015
Kevin Casey,
News
Demand for new H-1B visas far outpaces supply in the 2015 application cycle. Don't expect that to change in the near future.
By Kevin Casey , 4/30/2015
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NASA MESSENGER Prepares For Impact On Mercury
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft is beaming back some final, incredible photos as it prepares to smash into the planet's surface -- a hard landing for the first spacecraft to orbit Mercury.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/29/2015
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Boeing's 3D Projects Invigorate IT, Manufacturing
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
News
Boeing, the No. 2 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, is running augmented reality projects that are uniting its R&D, IT, and manufacturing teams.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 4/28/2015
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The Jet Propulsion Laboratory Reaches For The Cloud
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
NASA's JPL, No. 3 in the InformationWeek Elite 100, has turned to cloud computing to make real-time analytics available to missions.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/28/2015
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Defense Secretary Outlines New Cybersecurity Strategy
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Russian hackers were caught infiltrating unclassified military networks earlier this year, he said.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 4/24/2015
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Hubble Telescope: 25 Years Of Stunning Images
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th year in low-Earth orbit, InformationWeek has taken a selection of some of the craft's most stunning and awe-inspiring photos, which explore the far reaches of our galaxy and beyond -- pictures that truly define the phrase "out of this world."
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/22/2015
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10 IT Hiring Trends Confounding Private, Public-Sector CIOs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
State government CIOs have some of the same hiring problems as their private-business counterparts. Here are 10 of the biggest trends in IT hiring and what executives can do to get the best talent.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/20/2015
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Space X, Hubble, Coffee: The Cost Of Doing Business In Space
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Space is expensive, dangerous, and easy to get wrong. This week, news about Space X, the upcoming Hubble anniversary, and the price of astronaut coffee shows why we should think hard about future projects.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/17/2015
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5 Salary Enhancing Moves For Tech Workers
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Some steps, like being honest about your preferences, might take some getting used to.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 4/16/2015
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H-1B Visa Applications Exceeded 230,000 This Year
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Overall, the USCIS received 233,000 H-1B visa applications this year. The agency will grant 65,000 of them. However, several groups noted that the lack of H-1B visas is limiting the potential for greater global competitiveness in the US.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/14/2015
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Epic On EHR Interoperability: Not A '1-Time Project'
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
News
Epic has ridden the wave of electronic health record adoption to huge success. Now it needs to help drive a wave of EHR data-sharing.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 4/10/2015
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Walmart, BoA Are Top IT Spenders
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Walmart tops the list of the 10 biggest IT spenders, which otherwise is dominated by banks and financial services companies.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/8/2015
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Stop Bashing IT Operations
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Without great ops, you have no credibility for innovation efforts.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 4/8/2015
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