Profile of Marianne Kolbasuk McGeeSenior Writer, InformationWeek
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Marianne Kolbasuk McGee is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
posted in October 2007
Cisco also announced that it was providing an additional $100 million in its Indian innovation program, bringing its total there to $1.1 billion.
The pilot program aims to entice more doctors, especially those in small- to medium-sized practices, to use digitized health records.
The Procure-to-Pay service ties companies' procurement operations and accounts payable systems onto a single platform, says JPMorgan Xign.
Is the United States locking the door and nailing it shut to foreign tech talent while Europe is getting ready to roll out the red carpet? Some people think so.
The European Union hopes that its proposed blue-card program will provide a more attractive alternative to the U.S. green-card program, which critics say is plagued by backlogs, cumbersome processes, and insufficient quotas.
SAP consultants earned $88.07 per hour, Java developers garnered $50.89 in the third quarter, according to the Yoh Index of Technology Wages.
Since reviews are time-consuming and disruptive, CIOs should have strong justification for wanting to shake things up, suggests a Forrester Research report.
The amendment, passed Tuesday, would tag on an additional $3,500 per visa to be earmarked for U.S. scholarships.
Members of the New Democrat Coalition are joining the tech industry in calling for increasing the supply of foreign-born workers in the United States.
For IT managers and experienced IT pros, the United States ranked sixth in pay, while Switzerland is the most generous country to techies overall.
For the first time, the average premium paid for certified tech skills is less than the premium paid for non-certified skills, says a study by Foote Partners.
The Programmers Guild opposes expansion of the green card program for foreign tech workers, while the Semiconductor Industry Association and IEEE-USA asked Congress to revisit the program.
The IEEE and Semiconductor Industry Association both hope to create exemptions for foreign professionals with advanced STEM degrees.
Nine regional health information networks were awarded $22.5 million in contracts to begin trials on exchanging health data.
The 107-page report recommends a "shared vision" and timeline to guide health-care players in how to improve quality and accessibility of health care.
The IADMD's membership fee includes hosted customizable Web sites that support encrypted credit card billing, online prescription renewals, and e-mailing.
IT execs are starting to see a looming shortage of people with the mix of tech and business skills they'll need.
HealthVault includes private health-related Web search tools and personal health-record tools that consumers control.
An outsourcing firm's survey found IT workers feel happier and more secure than their manufacturing, financial, and healthcare counterparts.
West Coast-based American companies are more likely to choose Canadian cities, namely Vancouver, for outsourcing work, according to a new survey.