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2014-07-31 12:33:35

The tech world prides itself on being an open and inclusive profession. So why is getting more women and minorities into the IT field so difficult? A special broadcast of InformationWeek Radio asks the tough questions. NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, the tech world has prided itself on being progressive and inclusive when it comes to its employees. However, recent reports from some of the biggest names, including Google, Facebook, and Twitter, find that the people...

2014-07-30 08:30:48

When it comes to electronic health records, there's a lot of misinformation out there, as well as fear of new technology. In a column for InformationWeek, CIO Mansur Hasib shows why patients should embrace EHRs. NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In healthcare, the fear of new technology and an ever-increasing awareness of security and privacy concerns are driving patients away from electronic health records (EHRs). However, this doesn't have to be the case....

2014-07-29 08:33:44

When it comes to wearables and the Internet of Things phenomenon, most businesses are taking a wait-and-see approach. However, healthcare seems to want to embrace it first, and InformationWeek finds five wearables ready to disrupt the industry. NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to technology, healthcare is usually one of the last industries to adopt new devices, if not the last. However, when it comes to wearables, healthcare is trying to move ahead of the curve....

2014-07-29 08:30:20

SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech announced InformationWeek and Network Computing were both recognized for editorial excellence by the American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE). ASBPE's Azbee Awards of Excellence program recognizes outstanding work by business-to-business, trade, association and professional magazines and digital media. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130587 "The ASBPE awards are among the most prestigious in the business, and this...

2014-07-28 12:31:09

In an interview with InformationWeek, Joan C. Williams, a professor at the University of California, offers women in IT a way to negotiate for the salaries and pay raises they deserve in a male-dominated profession. NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Is there a way for women in IT to negotiate for the salaries and pay raises they deserve? There is, according to one University of California professor, and it involves a lesson that she calls "Gender Judo."...

2014-07-23 12:27:43

Register by September 12 to Save on the Hottest New Event in Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things, September 23-24 SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Designers of Things, a new conference produced by UBM Tech dedicated to accelerating the design, development and business of Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things, announced that Dr. Mike North will keynote the inaugural event this fall. As the founder and president of North Design Labs,...

2014-07-23 08:38:48

When it comes to technology, robots are in. But are they ready to overcome some of the difficulties associated with healthcare? InformationWeek locates 10 robots that are changing the way we think about technology and medicine. NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to welcoming our new robot overlords, InformationWeek editor David Wagner is ready to roll out the red carpet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129533 Healthcare is one of the major reasons to...

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...


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