Author: WTN News

A $54 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will allow Kaiser Permanente to conduct health research on public and clinical health areas using its electronic health record database. "Kaiser Permanente is proud to be part of what President Obama called the 'single largest...

Things are getting better for entrepreneurs, according to data released Tuesday by information services provider Chubby Brain. Venture investment hit a multi-year low in the first quarter of 2009, reaching $5.3 billion in the second quarter and jumping a respectable 14 percent to $6.1 billion in...

The education industry is on the cusp of being massively disrupted by innovation in Web technology. Like other industries prior, it would like to pretend that it can weather the storm and continues business as usual, with only minor tweaking. We all know how that...

The FBI plans to migrate from its IAFIS fingerprint database to a new biometrics system that will include DNA records, 3-D facial imaging, palm prints and voice scans. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is expanding beyond its traditional fingerprint-focused collection practices to develop a new biometrics...

Whether looking for an investor, a joint venture or joint development partner, a strategic hire, or your next CEO, a warm introduction is almost always better than a cold call or solicitation. But the quality and effectiveness of warm introductions vary considerably. In...

While the U.S. economy continues to struggle, there are pockets of strength in the IT labor market. To find the hot spots, both by specialization and by industry, we spoke with the following experts: David Van De Voort, IT workforce specialist, Mercer, Chicago, IL; Dave...

The Federal Communications Commission, on September 21, proposed rules that would prevent Internet service providers (“ISPs”) from treating different sources and types of data differently; more to the point, the rules would prevent your ISP from charging a premium for watching content generated by third...

The Federal Communications Commission, on September 21, proposed rules that would prevent Internet service providers (“ISPs”) from treating different sources and types of data differently. These rules would enforce “Network Neutrality.” More to the point, the proposed rules entrench the way that...

IT requirements definition approaches, tools and techniques are based on the hearsay. We ask representatives of the business to tell us what they want and need. If hearsay is inadmissible in court, then why is it admissible in IT? Hearsay evidence is not admissible...