IT

According to some estimates, 68 percent of IT projects fail. That’s a sobering statistic, but there are ways to stack the deck in favor of IT project success. This episode of Sanity Savers shares five strategies to help you overcome some of the common problems...

Sure, IT jobs are difficult to find. But making matters worse, many IT professionals lack the personality traits that make career change easier, even exciting, for others. Are you an ISTJ? That's Myers-Briggs-speak for Introverted Sensing Thinking and Judging. The ISTJ personality refers to individuals who...

The Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems and Compuware announced today that they have joined forces to launch www.meaningfuluse.org. This collaborative web site will promote and advance the national dialogue and education around “meaningful use.” The new site gives the healthcare information...

An Ohio man was convicted on a hacking charge for using his work-provided computer in a way not sanctioned by his employer. Specifically, Richard Wolf spent 100 work hours visiting various adult web sites rather than working. Instead of simply being fired, Mr....

An electronic content management association and researcher AIIM has released a report that found that a third of organizations have no policy to deal with legal discovery and 40% might need to search back-up tapes to find emails that could be relevant to litigation. This...

An appeals court ruled that Wisconsin police can attach GPS to cars to secretly track anybody's movements without obtaining search warrants The District 4 Court of Appeals said it was "more than a little troubled" by that conclusion and asked Wisconsin lawmakers to regulate GPS use...

Patti Brennan, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison described as an authority in the field of health informatics, spoke on the emerging field of home-health information technology at the seventh annual Digital Healthcare Conference 2009 last week. Her talk, “Hi-tech Health@Home: New Center of...

Two weeks ago, the Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity marked Earth Day by holding an electronic recycling fundraiser at its ReStore in Appleton. Organizers couldn't have predicted the six-hour event would yield 84 tons of recycling material, everything from televisions to phones. "I don't know...