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Archive for February, 2012

28
Feb

Social, Mobile Innovation Spurred to Fight Disease

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are linked by common risk factors, underlying causes—and now more opportunities for intervention with help from university students using tech and business savvy to save lives via mobile and social innovation.

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23
Feb

Is Mobility Really Just About Communication And Data?

Chances are, there’s a mobile phone in your pocket, if not on your desk. And chances are you rely on that phone to get a considerable amount of work done — or at the very least — keep it under control. The mobile revolution is in full swing and its impact on the market will be indelible. But what can we learn from the latest trends? And more importantly, what is mobility, really?

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21
Feb

Using Cloud as a Market Disruption Agent

Cloud computing is often spoke of as a disruption force to the conventional IT paradigm and a transformative agent to automate and optimize legacy computing systems. From a technology perspective, cloud computing is a means for doing more with less in data centers, endpoints and mobile devices.

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16
Feb

Maps are the New Path to Enterprise App Upgrades

When it comes to rolling out enterprise-wide application updates, it’s probably helpful to have an update plan. That may seems like common sense, but common sense is often overlooked in the IT world. More than a plan, you need a strategy.

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14
Feb

Cloud, Collaboration Combat Political Blocks to BPM

Fifty-three percent of 157 business process management (BPM) professionals recently surveyed by Gartner identified organizational politics as the main obstacle stalling wider adoption of BPM.

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9
Feb

Can You Push Your Way to Productivity?

How do you send information to someone sitting at their computer?

Currently, the communication paradigm for the desktop computing environment is e-mail and instant messages. In the last 30 years of computing, that paradigm hasn’t changed at all. Even in the mobile world, e-mails and instant messages (and text messages) still dominate. But the desire for information on the go evolved a new style of receiving information, the push notification. So, can this be adopted to the desktop platform?

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7
Feb

Input Sought to Move Anti-Phishing Specs Forward

A group of tech industry heavyweights are working on a draft of new Internet standards aimed at reducing the ubiquitous threat of e-mail phishing, and improving coordination between e-mail providers and mail sender domain owners.

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2
Feb

Cloud First Comes Second for Federal IT Managers

Federal IT managers who are under the gun to meet Cloud First initiative goals are finding compliance challenging. According to a survey by SafeGov.org, the issue isn’t the lack of cloud services. Federal IT managers are concerned about security and the all-important bottom line.

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