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50 Most Influential Government CIOs

Check out InformationWeek's Government CIO 50, our power list of top government CIOs--ranging from the NSA's technology chief to innovators at the...


Federal CIOs Extol TechStat Contribution To IT Reform
InformationWeek Analytics Report: The Government CIO 50

Slideshow: Apple iCloud Purchasing First Look Slideshow: Apple iCloud Purchasing First Look
By Brian Burgess

Apple's iCloud will give you the ability to see all apps you've purchased on any of your iOS devices and download them to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch without a wire in sight.


Apple WWDC Visual Tour: First Look At iCloud, Lion, iOS 5, And More

Apple CEO Steve Jobs Introduces iCloud

Apple iOS 5 Features: Notifications, iMessage Lead the Way

Apple WWDC: Lion OS Roars In At Just $29

Reader Response: Thoughts On Steve Jobs WWDC Keynote

Startup Aims To Cut Chip Power Needs In Half

SuVolta's new processor designs call for 50% power savings compared to traditional chips, with an eye toward phones, tablets, and laptops.

As PC Sales Decline, iPad Grabs Share

Analysts continue to downgrade PC sales forecasts, but also warn that other than iPad, tablets are not selling as fast as the industry had hoped.

RIM Updates PlayBook Tablet OS: Quick Guide

Research In Motion added a number of new features and smoothed out a few hitches with a PlayBook system update that became available Tuesday.

HP Improves Its Data Center In A Box

To boost the manageability of its EcoPod containerized servers, HP added a service aisle for IT staff. Do these power-savvy and space-saving pods beat the competition from the likes of Dell?

A Collaboration Strategy For The Change-Averse

If internal people resist new ways of working, should you go around them to their customers?

Forget Farmville: We Need CIO-Ville Or Call Of CIO Duty

Our intrepid CIO friend, Stu Laura, suggests that if the military can use computer games to help recruiting, why not the IT profession? Warning: If you can't have a sense of humor about the treachery in your own industry, don't play.

Bluebeam Offers PDF Collaboration Behind The Firewall

PDF Revu document markup and collaboration software, available in desktop and cloud versions, can now work inside the enterprise on local servers.


Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't. -- Richard Bach


Forget Farmville: We Need CIO-Ville Or Call Of CIO Duty
Bluebeam Offers PDF Collaboration Behind The Firewall
Reducing Mobile Device Risks To Enterprise Data
Messaging and Web Security Best Practices for 2011

Steve Jobs WWDC Keynote Live Blog

Driving More Value with Cost Effective Data Technologies
Take Our IPv6 Survey: You Could Win An iPad 2


Posted By ANON1237925156805:

"Every intelligent individual or organization borrows good ideas. The original iPhone, just like the original Mac, was a confluence of many ideas, some original and some not."

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Posted By RCASPER234:

"I bought my Windows Phone 7 this past Thursday. Tomorrow (Tuesday) I will return it to the Verizon store and purchase an iphone. Why? Because the iPhone is actually more compatible with Microsoft Outlook."

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"Politicians seem to have an unchecked lust for playing choo-choo train and wanting to run a cable or Internet service. They also have no expertise in any of them, and usually end up wasting millions of taxpayer dollars."

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Reducing Mobile Device Risks To Enterprise Data

Innovative IT shops are turning the mobile device management challenge into a business opportunity -- and showing that we can help people be more connected and collaborative, regardless of location. We offer a framework of four possible strategies to secure the mobile environment.

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Messaging and Web Security Best Practices for 2011

Recent research conducted in January 2011 demonstrated that IT decision makers are pessimisic about the future of spam and malware problems because the number of platform threats that enter organizations on a daily basis continues to increase. This white paper reveals 5 tips and best practices to thwart threats targeted at your messaging systems.

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Discover the Value of Requirements Management

In this white paper, software quality expert, Richard Denney walks through the steps of calculating the financial benefits of requirements management solutions. Discover how to determine the financial ROI that requirements management solutions deliver through less rework, redundancy, and defects.

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Steve Jobs WWDC Keynote Live Blog
At Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, CEO Steve Jobs takes the stage to lift the curtain on iCloud, Lion OS, the latest iOS update, and maybe one more thing.

Apple WWDC Visual Tour: First Look At iCloud, Lion, iOS 5, And More
Fresh from Apple's WWDC event, see images and details on Apple's iCloud service, Lion OS, iOS 5 for iPhone and iPad and other goodies unveiled by Steve Jobs.'s Fritz Nelson brings you the latest from the company known for design style as much as substance.

Apple WWDC: Lion OS Roars In At Just $29
Apple takes a direct job at Microsoft with this pricing on the next version of Max OSX, available next month only through the Mac App store. And with full-screen apps, Apple also swings at Google's Chrome OS.

Exclusive: Microsoft Has Acquisition Deal With Nvidia
Redmond's purchase option automatically kicks in if a third-party offers $3.4 billion or more for tablet chipmaker's shares.

Coming Monday: Live Blog Of Steve Jobs' Apple WWDC Keynote
iCloud, Lion OS, the latest iOS update are expected to be unveiled by CEO Steve Jobs at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday. Catch every moment in images and text as it happens on our live blog.



10 Crowdsourcing Success Stories

We looked at 10 applications of the crowdsourcing concept for business, covering the broad disciplines of marketing, advertising, product development, customer service, public relations, human resources, outsourcing, and more.   View Now


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Driving More Value with Cost Effective Data Technologies

Join Janet Oswald and Tom Klein in this free, one hour webcast to learn how you can create an integrated environment that enables you to cost-effectively manage data throughout its life-cycle.

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Take Our IPv6 Survey: You Could Win An iPad 2

InformationWeek Analytics conducting a survey to get a baseline look at where enterprises stand on their IPv6 deployments, with a focus on problem areas, including security, training, budget and readiness.

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