Google Car: What's Next?
Google's self-driving car is still very much an R&D project. But will it eventually find its way onto the freeway?
5-Step Plan For New Target CIO
Target's new CIO, Bob DeRodes, faces tough challenges as he upgrades information security processes. Here's my armchair quarterback advice.
Tape As A Long-Term Storage Option
Datacenters are being asked to archive data for longer periods of time than ever. Here's why tape is an ideal solution for long-term data storage.
HCSC Security Chief's Secret To Longevity
Ray Biondo has served as chief information security officer for nine years at insurance giant Health Care Service Corp., something of a record. He credits users and execs willing to collaborate on risk management.
Government IT's Investment Trap
Some federal agencies are falling into the trap of investing in technology rather than IT talent, especially at budget cut time. Here's how to keep the two in balance.
Justice Department Names New CIO
Joseph Klimavicz, who led IT, big data, and datacenter consolidation initiatives at NOAA, will assume the DoJ's CIO seat in May.
Google+ Manager Vic Gundotra Resigns
Gundotra, Google's senior VP of social, "built Google+ from nothing," says Google CEO Larry Page. VP of engineering David Besbris is rumored replacement.
Healthcare IT: Public Sector Gains Momentum
Government health IT leaders are working more closely with the private sector and making greater use of commercial off-the-shelf technology to improve the quality, delivery, and interoperability of services.
IT Control Is An Illusion
With all due respect to GM's Randy Mott, doing most IT work in-house and outside the cloud isn't a winning strategy.
Contacting Congress Just Got Easier
Electronic Frontier Foundation and more than 100 volunteer developers are working on a tool that pairs public domain data with free software interfaces.
'BYOS' Should Replace BYOD
Phone-centric thinking must give way as mobile security, management, and development demands meet wearables, smart autos, and other digital "stuff."
Heartbleed Will Require Rehab
Patches are just band-aids. Heartbleed's long-term effects will force companies to reassess how they deploy and manage technology.
What Millennial Workers Want
Millennials seek more balanced and purposeful work lives. Here's how big companies can adjust to the desires of the young and tech-savvy.
Wearables, Drones Scare Americans
Google has some public relations to do. People remain wary of tech breakthroughs including care-giving robots and drones, Pew research finds.
The Sorry State Of IT Education
Our profession is rife with people capable of performing procedures they've been taught, but incapable of thinking through a problem. Here's what we need to do.