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Bureaucracy in Motion

Elissa Stein | Posted 06.16.2015 | Education
Elissa Stein

NYC's Department of Education (DOE) has been working hard under this new administration to encourage family engagement and to help build stronger bonds between families and schools.

Energy Efficiency in the Digital Age: A Win-Win

Tim Mohin | Posted 06.02.2015 | Green
Tim Mohin

As we move into the era of the "Internet of Things," digitally enabled devices are being utilized in a myriad of ways that can save energy and benefit society.

What Everyone Needs to Know About the IRS Breach

TJ Trent | Posted 05.28.2015 | Technology
TJ Trent

As a cyber security professional balancing the unique needs of the organization with industry best business practices is always a challenge. Tactics, techniques, and procedures are often a reflection of an organization's prevailing mindset.

The Tech Fight of the Century -- Google Drive vs. OneDrive

La Tanya Williams | Posted 06.22.2015 | Small Business
La Tanya Williams

As the world awaits the awe inspiring "Fight of the Century" between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao on May 2, techie's are focused on another crucial battle. We aren't chanting a name per se, but for more online storage, easier access and reliable security.

8 CIO Leadership Lessons for Enterprise Success

Vala Afshar | Posted 05.26.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

In the digital era, growing business needs for accelerated innovation aimed at improving company growth, operational inefficiencies and the customer experience, is rapidly changing the role of Information Technology (IT).

Big Data Can Drive SDGs With Improved Accountability and Transparency: A Question of Trust

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 05.19.2015 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

The rise of big data can help build a framework, shifting away from macro-analysis and demographics to individualized targeting.

Hold the Phone! You Might Miss a Whale, or Even a Whale of a Bright Idea Like the Laser

Ben Hellwarth | Posted 04.15.2015 | Science
Ben Hellwarth

What if Dr. Townes, instead of taking that timeout, had sent a text or played Angry Birds? Might we be in the dark about the laser? As research and Townes' example suggest, the unpredictable sparks of our own mental machinations should be something we don't want to miss any more than the majestic sight of a passing whale.

The IT Faustian Bargain

Michael Brenner | Posted 04.11.2015 | Politics
Michael Brenner

The IT revolution has us all entangled. Most of us are enraptured. The younger you are, the more likely to be in this latter category. It is like that with all dramatic social innovations. Habit is resistant to change; the older you are the more entrenched your habits.

Faizolhardi Zubairy: Stretch Beyond Your Comfort Zone for Full Career Growth

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.27.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

What's the main formula for career growth and advancement? While there's no one-size-fits-all formula, Faizolhardi Zubairy, Head the Digital Media at PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad, shares his journey.

Digital Business Transformation Starts With the CIO

Vala Afshar | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

There is no better time than now for chief information officers (CIOs) to champion and lead digital business transformation. Successful adoption of mobility, social networking, cloud computing, and data analytics will require IT organizations to be agile, responsive and forward looking, while sustaining operational excellence.

The Season of Giving Back

Barry Segal | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact
Barry Segal

A Guest Post by Rich Segal, Segal Family Foundation Board Member The holiday season is all about giving. It reminds us to be thankful for what we h...

Americans Believe The Internet Has Made Them Better Informed

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.09.2014 | Media

The majority of Americans believe access to the Internet has made them better informed and "improved their ability to learn new things," the Pew Resea...

Technology in Schools: How to Hire the Best People

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 02.04.2015 | Education
Jason Saltmarsh

The technical jobs in schools are now more strategic and service oriented. Cloud computing, SaaS, mobile devices, and Google Apps for Education have changed the game by offering free or inexpensive solutions to replace the traditional server/client configuration.

Top 10 Strategic Trends in Technology 

Gordon Ching | Posted 01.18.2015 | Technology
Gordon Ching

Here are the top 10 strategic trends in technology from the recent Gartner Symposium ITXPO in Barcelona I attended. I was humbled to have had the chance to attend as perhaps the youngest digital executive in the audience. I was blown away by what's to come as a reflection of the agendas of the world's CIO's.

The No-Complex Generation In Romania

John Feffer | Posted 01.07.2015 | World
John Feffer

Of all the countries that I've visited in this region, the mentality of people here in Romania seems to have changed less than in the other places.

Defining 21st Century Success: Are You Expert 2.0 or Hero 2.0?

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 01.02.2015 | Impact
Dr. Layla McCay

I want to be clear: I'm not 100 years old. But when the twelve year old girl sitting next to me at the Broadcom Masters awards started talking about what to do with Raspberry Pi, the first answer that came to my mind was: "eat it?" No.

Consumer Driven Health Care Is One Answer, Not the Answer

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael B. Laskoff

Technology and access to information do not magically confer gravely ill individuals with medical expertise. Moreover, a collective desire for self-directed care does not displace the requirement for expert, compassionate guidance made available to every patient -- whether requested or not.

Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity

Pam Nochlin | Posted 11.29.2014 | Books
Pam Nochlin

According to Alan and Irene, "Complexity has a dramatic, negative impact on people's lives and robs us of time, patience understanding, money and optimism."

Building the University of the Future

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.26.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

With the underlying forces of mobile, social, cloud and the rising costs of higher education coming to a head, Georgetown University appointed the former CIO for the US Marshals to lead IT and business transformation across the 225 year-old institution.

Why I Love Working In IT And Think You Would Too

Fatima Hanif | Posted 09.26.2014 | Technology
Fatima Hanif

Many people think that being in Information Technology means that you have to be a programmer or engineer. However, once I started my career, I realized there are many other options.

5 Must-Have IT Skills For The Future of Work

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.14.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

The fact that data has the power to change our business and personal lives has put data science and analytics at the center of how marketing is done. Every digital click, swipe, "like", buy, comment and search produces a unique virtual identity.

Why HR, PR, and IT Are Worthy Startup Investments

Julia Neumer | Posted 11.11.2014 | Small Business
Julia Neumer

Money is tight, especially as you continue to build your startup. We know as well as the next entrepreneur that the bottom line is always top of mind. However, there are a few particular areas in which you should focus on early to secure future success.

10 Reasons To Use Open Source Software Defined Networking [Slideshare]

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.04.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

10 Reasons To Use Open Source Software-Defined Networking from Vala Afshar Open source software (OSS) now has a permanent role in the enterpris...

Instead of Banning 'Inversion,' Try This

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 11.02.2014 | Business
Robert Whitcomb

The aim should be to help streamline and detoxify our tax system, encourage economic growth and at least mildly mitigate the growth of a permanent plutocracy based on inheritance.

Postmortem of an Outage

Sarah Novotny | Posted 10.20.2014 | Huffpost Code
Sarah Novotny

I'll let you all in on a secret. The big tech companies don't keep their websites perpetually available because of magic. These companies are able to serve their users on the web so consistently because of a few specific strategies.