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Amid a crowded congressional schedule that includes health-care reform and the latest on the economic stimulus plan, it's not surprising that a bill to extend the life of an effective federal research grant program might slip between Washington's legislative cracks. Here's hoping the future of...

As if outsourcing, virtualization, utility computing, automation, hosted applications, and a recession weren't enough to stress out the average IT professional, there's the emerging threat of cloud computing to take away even more IT jobs. IDC predicts that worldwide IT spending on cloud services...

In 1997, an episode of the popular Pokémon cartoon gained worldwide attention when more than 800 Japanese children with photosensitive seizure conditions were admitted to the hospital after viewing the cartoon or the subsequent news coverage of it. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Trace Center...

Constructive debate is an important component in healthy organizational dynamics. However, once a decision is made, the whole group needs to get on board and forge ahead. The CIO must clarify priorities and move the group toward that goal. Benny Sisko shares with you one...

The United States has fallen behind other nations in innovation, but has the capacity to regain its lead, federal chief technology officer Aneesh Chopra said Tuesday. "We have failed to translate the power and potential in our nation's capacity to compete in a more globally competitive...

Earlier this month Google announced a new operating system called Chrome. It’s meant to transform personal computers and handheld devices into single-purpose windows to the Web. This is part of a larger trend: Chrome moves us further away from running code and storing our information...

Four employees of a consulting firm billed more than $200,000 apiece in five months for work on a University of Wisconsin System information technology project, according to a review by The Associated Press. Advertisement Another 10 employees of Chicago-based Huron Consulting Group charged at least $100,000 during...