IT

How can companies be free of security vulnerabilities? They could ferret out all the flaws in their computer products and patch them. They could prevent flaws from being exploited by shutting down systems. Of course, neither is good for business or the budget. That's the view...

The US Department of Health and Human Services is seeking nominations for individuals to recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria for the electronic exchange and use of health information for purposes of health information technology...

After serving 25 years as the City of Madison's data center manager, Dick Grasmick thought he'd retire in the same position. That's before he became the city's IT director in 2003 and a testament to how rapidly things have changed in the information technology field...

SearchCIO's Linda Tucci posted "IT transformation is off the table in a recession, CIOs say". Linda discusses the conversation that occurred at an IT and business executive luncheon in Madison, Wisconsin. CIOs may be weary from trying to do more with less, but I do not agree...

In 2005, CUNA Mutual Group began a massive effort to transform business processes to boost profitability. The Madison, Wis.-based organization provides insurance and other financial services to credit unions and their members. The move was not wildly popular with many of the organization's 4,700 employees....

The recession is turning out to be a career-booster for some folks within IT management ranks, but a dream-buster for a lot of CIOs looking for new jobs. As companies are consolidating and downsizing in this rotten economy, there's a huge supply of really good...

Tech job postings fell 40.4 percent in March over year ago figures, with most of the decline coming from full-time positions, according to a report released Tuesday by tech career site Dice.com. Read full article>>...

Nobody can afford to be casual about their jobs in this economy. But personal skills, an area where IT workers do not have a reputation for excellence, could cost you. A new book, The Personal Credibility Factor: How to Get It, Keep It, and Get It...

Google will have its own contender for desktop operating system king: Android. It's not news that Microsoft will get Windows 7 out as fast as possible this year. Vista has been a complete dog, so Microsoft will rush to deliver what is essentially a cleaned-up, lightweight...