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2014-08-06 08:39:25

In an interview with InformationWeek Editor Chris Murphy, the CIO of GE Capital talks about how his company is embracing the insourcing of IT, and why Agile development matters. NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the 1990s, GE led the charge when it came to outsourcing IT from the United States to countries such as India. Now, however, the company is changing one division at a time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130898 In fact, Jim Fowler, the newly...

2014-08-05 08:28:44

Join the editors of InformationWeek and Amy Mizoras Konary, a research VP with IDC, as they discuss the perils of software licensing, as well as strategies for helping enterprises get more out of their software budgets. NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to software licenses and the juggling act enterprise IT departments have to perform to stay within compliance with vendors, the pressure is mounting. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130898 Software...

2014-08-04 08:25:27

When it comes to protecting your health, what's on your smartphone might be just as important as what doctor you see. InformationWeek has a list of 10 you should avoid. NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're thinking about downloading an app to your smartphone or tablet to help you track your health or monitor your workout, InformationWeek has a bit of advice: Watch out. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130898 In her most recent post for InformationWeek,...

2014-07-31 16:25:55

Do fish use Facebook? Do bears tweet? When it comes to social media, the US Fish and Wildlife Service is much more evolved than you think. InformationWeek Radio goes wild to find the real story. NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If a bear tweets out an update in the woods, does it really count as social media? These and other questions are just some of the topics InformationWeek Radio plans to discuss with a special guest from the US Fish and Wildlife Service....

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,...


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