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The LA City Council voted unanimously to “Go Google,” approving a $7.25 million contract to outsource the city's e-mail system to Google's cloud and transition some 30,000 city employees to the cloud over the coming year. This approval mark is significant for the city of...

How enterprise software giants separate you from more of your company's money? Here's how the software business really works: A software company charges your firm an enormous upfront licensing fee and locks you into escalating costs for decades to come, often using a set of...

Two recent studies look at the use of collaboration technologies in the workplace, including Forrester's “The State Of Workforce Technology Adoption: US Benchmark 2009” and Frost & Sullivan's “Meetings Around the World II: Charting the Course of Advanced Collaboration.” Both reports have great stories to...

What have we learned from the Massachusetts healthcare reform effort? Although costs to the state are running higher than anticipated - a problem in a recession – about 97% of MA residents enjoy some type of healthcare insurance. Considering the national rate is about 18%,...

To cope with this increasing workload at a time of shrinking budgets, legal departments are doing what other areas like sales, finance and human resources did long ago: namely, leveraging technology. Previously they may have relied on service providers offering expensive white-glove service, now they...

The CIA’s interest in social networking is due to the abundant supply of what they call open source intelligence. Could their definition of open source be the same as ours? Let’s find out. Wikipedia describes open source intelligence (OSINT) as: “OSINT is a form of intelligence...

Where technology and learning are concerned, the University of Wisconsin needs to stay ahead of the curve. Demand for new technologies to be incorporated into college classrooms is higher than ever. A recent study conducted by the State University of New York in Fredonia concluded...

Hewlett-Packard's CEO, Mark Hurd, is raising issues with cloud computing, on everything from its name to its ability to offer a secure environment. There's a lot that Hurd likes about the cloud computing environment, but he told attendees at Gartner's Symposium/ITxpo Tuesday that more work is...

Google will soon launch a music service, according to a post at Tech Crunch and the company has spent the last several weeks securing content for the launch of the service from the major music labels. One source has referred to the new service as...