Global CIO's Bob Evans recently said it's time for a CIO revolution. But the former CIO of the U.S. Postal Service says different CIOs must pursue different objectives, and offers three role models for CIOs to evaluate.
Using Communications to Maximize Your Productivity
When employees can access tools and resources as well as interact with each other and customers, they can respond more quickly to market conditions and customer needs. Learn more about how you can use communications to maximize your productivity. Download Now
5 Steps to Creating a Business Continuity Plan
A University of Texas study estimates that more than half of small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) that lose their data in a disaster go out of business within two years after that disaster. Make sure its not yours with this five-step plan for putting a business-continuity plan in place.
The Free Software Foundation's Deadly Sins Posted By Serdar Yegulalp
After giving Vista a pummeling, the Free Software Foundation has turned to Windows 7's "sins" against computer users. And like their previous anti-Windows campaign, it misses the point. You can't improve your own lot by lowering everyone else's.
RIM's BIS 2.8 Details Leak Posted by Eric Zeman A multitude of BlackBerry users rely on Research In Motion's BlackBerry Internet Services rather than the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to get their fix of push email and data services. BIS version 2.8 is on the horizon, and with it, a number of new features.
Speech to Text Coming To iPhone? Posted By Ed Hansberry
According to a patent filing, Apple is working on speech-to-text technology for its iPhone and iPod product lines. Speech recognition could be the holy grail for data entry and retrieval on mobile devices, especially as they continue to shrink in size.
Minimally Invasive, Incremental Approach To EMRs Posted By Dr. Michael Mirro
With the stimulus incentive deadline for adoption of e-healthcare records quickly approaching, rising healthcare costs, and the increasing need to access patient data at multiple locations, there's no doubt that most healthcare IT professionals and physicians are planning to quickly and cost effectively embrace EHR technology in their organizations.
GPS Can Save Drivers 4 Days Per Year, Cut CO2 By 21% Posted By Eric Zeman
A new study coming from Navteq says that U.S. drivers who use GPS devices with real-time traffic updates enabled can save themselves from spending four days in the car per year. On top of that, it cuts down on CO2 omissions by a whopping 21%. Sounds like a slam dunk for any business that has vehicles.
Image Gallery: Which Browser And Why?
In the space of the last year, Firefox, IE, Safari, and Opera have been updated and Google's Chrome and Microsoft's Bing have joined the Web browser market. Is it time for you to make a change?
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Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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