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2014-07-22 08:39:46

Writing in InformationWeek, Eric Reed, the chief technology officer of GE Capital, explains how his company is adopting the agile approach to development, and why your IT department should as well. NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to agile development, GE Capital is taking an all-in approach. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140721/129063 In fact, Eric Reed, the Chief Technology Officer for GE Capital, writes on InformationWeek this week that his firm is a...

2014-07-22 08:27:06

Annual Polling Reveals Global Salary Trends Across All Major Job Disciplines Within the Realm of AAA and Independent Game Development SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading game industry website Gamasutra, a UBM Tech property, revealed the results of its annual Game Developer Salary Survey. Results can be viewed in PDF format, as well as Gamasutra's dedicated Salary Survey page http://www.gamasutra.com/salarysurvey2014.pdf. The survey showed that, overall, salaried...

2014-07-21 16:28:50

Join University of California Professor Joan C. Williams, along with the editors of InformationWeek, as they discuss how women can negotiate better salaries and close the gender gap in IT this Tuesday, July 22, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to women in IT, one of the biggest obstacles to overcome, especially as women start to climb the corporate ladder to the C-suite, is the pay difference compared to male colleagues in the same...

2014-07-18 12:23:11

Leading Enterprise IT Event Releases Initial Keynote Lineup, including Shadow IT Expert from CBS Interactive SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interop, produced by UBM Tech, today announced Emmy Award winner Seth Meyers, host of NBC's Late Night, will entertain an audience of IT professionals from the Interop New York keynote stage. Meyers joins a keynote lineup of tech experts from CBS Interactive, Box, Cisco and more, who will discuss major opportunities and challenges in the IT...

2014-07-15 08:36:13

Whether you are keeping up with work while on vacation or trying to find something the kids can enjoy, InformationWeek editor Curtis Franklin looks at the best tech your money can buy to beat the summertime blues. NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The summer might be that one time of year when you can get away from the office, but that doesn't always mean you can get away from work. Still, technology is making it easier to keep connected, keep up-to-date, and still sneak off to...

2014-07-14 16:26:22

Join Forrester analyst J.P. Gownder and InformationWeek editors on Tuesday, July 15, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time for a live, on-air debate about IoT in the office. NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Stewart and The Daily Show famously skewered wearers of Google Glass earlier this year, continuing the somewhat comical assault on "glassholes." However, like it or not, Google Glass and other wearables will soon be appearing in your office....

2014-07-11 12:23:21

Jonathan Murray, EVP and CTO of Warner Music Group, among First Elite Keynote Speakers Announced for Leading Cloud Event SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Connect, produced by UBM Tech, will present Cloud Connect Summit alongside Interop New York this fall, broadening the conference's cloud content offering. As a full conference, Cloud Connect Summit will focus on how enterprises can leverage the cloud's abundance of resources and applications to outmaneuver,...

2014-07-10 08:33:24

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- They were the men and women who helped create the technology world that we know today. They started at the beginning of the PC revolution, and their innovation helped pave the way for our always-connected, web-based world that has given way to hot Silicon Valley startups and the social media phenomenon. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140707/124628 But what happened to them? Tech pioneers such as former Sun Microsystems chief Scott...

2014-07-10 08:25:57

Online Destination For Banking IT and Business Decision Makers to Exchange Ideas SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech today unveiled the new community-driven Bank Systems & Technology (banktech.com), an interactive platform for bank technology professionals to connect with peers, editors and industry experts. The redesigned site provides the latest news, commentary, and discussion on the most pressing issues that technology and business leaders face in the financial...

2014-07-08 16:24:00

Company Wins Expo Elite, Rising Star and EXCITE Awards, with Four Honorable Mentions SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech live events and professionals collectively accepted six awards at ExpoNext 2014, a conference and awards program designed by the editors of EXPO for leading tradeshow and event producers. The awards recognized UBM Tech's strong leadership and highlighted the company's strides in community engagement, media relations, PR strategy and more....


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'