DR-As-A-Service Moves Closer To Reality
New cloud-aware disaster recovery automation software like that from VirtualSharp could free IT from complex runbooks and expensive recoverability exercises.
4 Steps To A Successful BYOC Program
Many employees are ready and willing to use their own computers to get work done. Consider these steps to launch a bring-your-own-computer program.
How To Hire A Hacker
Hackers might have shady pasts, but they can also bring a lot of IT expertise to the table. Should you consider hiring one?
NASA Cranks Up Its Rocket Science
Commercial space industry tests rockets, books flights, and builds spaceports in anticipation of playing a bigger role in the U.S. space program.
Pano Logic Cloud System: Chromebook Minus The Book
Pano Logic debuts a browser-based "desktop" computer with pricing that's likely to appeal to SMBs. Analysts say it will best suit organizations that are already running most, if not all, of their applications in the cloud.
Patent Trolls Decimate Innovation
Study finds the cost of patent litigation brought by non-practicing entities comes to about a tenth of R&D spending by U.S. businesses.
Sir Ken Robinson: Creativity Through Technology
Sir Ken Robinson, an innovator and educator, talks to the InformationWeek 500 audience about the role technology is playing in changing our culture. "Technology is not leaving us alone, it's getting right in the middle of things," he says.
Feds Begin Work On BYOD Policy
Federal CIO VanRoekel announces an innovation center to help agencies share digital services, as well as a new advisory group working on a bring-your-own-device policy.
25 CIOs Transforming Healthcare
InformationWeek Healthcare's second annual list of IT executives highlights the exceptional thinkers and doers who are moving patient care forward.
Google Sees Surge In Censorship Demands
Silencing speech isn't just for dictators; democracies are trying it also. U.S. authorities, for example, asked Google to remove information 6,192 times in the second half of 2011.
Pentagon Outlines Mobile Device Plan
The Department of Defense releases a formal strategy that outlines its goals, challenges, and next steps in adopting commercial mobile devices and mobile applications.
ICANN Domain Landgrab: What SMBs Should Know
Accountants, retailers, automotive firms, and healthcare companies are among businesses that should be on alert now that ICANN has released its list of proposed new Internet domain names.
Medical Specialists Encouraged To Use More IT
National Committee for Quality Assurance dangles recognition
program to get specialty practices to coordinate with primary care doctors and inform patients via email, websites, and other
Apple Mac Pro Update Panned
Apple's first Mac Pro update in two years disappoints users hoping for more at Monday's WWDC. But this may not be the end of the line for the Mac Pro.
10 Windows Ultrabooks: Not Just For SMBs
Can an ultrabook offer your small- to medium-size business more than a MacBook Air or a tablet can? Take a look at the slim new laptops coming from Lenovo, Sony, Asus, and others.