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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
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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
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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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Will H-1B Visas Kill Jobs Or Ensure Survival Of The Fittest?
Charles Murray,
Commentary
As the debate over H-1Bs looks like it's starting again, it's worth thinking about what the pros and cons of the system are, and what the influx of workers from overseas really means for the US tech economy.
By Charles Murray , 4/6/2015
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Net Neutrality Rules Will Survive, FCC Chairman Says
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In a speech at the Moritz College of Law, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said that new net neutrality laws would hold up to court challenges brought by telecoms, carriers, and their representatives.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/30/2015
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FTC: Google Received No Favors During Investigation
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The FTC is pushing back against reports that it gave Google favorable treatment due to the search engine giant's lobbying prowess. Google is also facing more scrutiny in Europe.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/26/2015
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New Security Mindset: Focus On The Interior
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Chief privacy officer Jason Straight shares his insights on why organizations are struggling to stop the breach wave -- and manage the aftermath.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/18/2015
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White House TechHire Initiative: Calling All Coders
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
The White House TechHire Initiative looks to local code schools as models for tech skills development.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 3/9/2015
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FCC Chief At MWC: 'No One Blocks Internet'
David Benjamin,
News
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler defended the FCC's order that upholds net neutrality.
By David Benjamin , 3/4/2015
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H-1B Overhaul Increases US Dependence On Skilled Foreign Workers
Nicole Lewis,
Commentary
High tech OEMs are looking for skilled workers from all over the world. New H-1B visa guidelines offer an opportunity to bring in a wealth of new talent.
By Nicole Lewis , 2/17/2015
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How To Nurture Millennial Tech Leaders
Daniel Weinfurter, Contributing Writer
Commentary
Start with understanding what's different about this generation, and what won't ever change.
By Daniel Weinfurter Contributing Writer, 2/11/2015
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5 Top Sources Of Job Frustration For Your IT Team
John Reed, Senior Executive Director, Robert Half Technology
Commentary
Money's not the only problem. Fix these points of frustration, or watch good people head out the door.
By John Reed Senior Executive Director, Robert Half Technology, 2/11/2015
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FCC Net Neutrality Push Rattles AT&T, Verizon
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
AT&T, Verizon and other wireless network operators aren't happy with the FCC's proposed net neutrality rules, and they were quick to threaten legal action.
By Eric Zeman , 2/5/2015
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FCC Net Neutrality Salvo: Reclassify Broadband Providers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Wheeler's proposed rules would classify broadband providers as common carriers, meaning they would be subject to the same open access rules that currently regulate telecommunications companies.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/4/2015
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Interop Radio: Innovating From The CIO's Office
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Join us at 3 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 3, when we welcome Jonathan Feldman, CIO of Asheville, NC, to Interop Radio.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 2/2/2015
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Spire Readies Satellite Swarm
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
To bridge an anticipated gap in weather satellite coverage, Spire intends to launch 100 satellites the size of wine bottles.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/29/2015
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How DevOps Can Cut Innovation-Crushing Technical Debt
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
These five elements can reduce the technical debt that builds up when rotten code and bad practices get into your systems.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 1/21/2015
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