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Groupon Goes to China

February 22, 2011 |
Weeks after the popular "Deal of the Day" website decided to yank its "Tibet" TV ad and apologize for what had come across during its Super Bowl debut as insensitivity to the plight of Tibetan
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Can the H-1B Issue Be Discussed in a Civil Manner in an Open Forum?

February 22, 2011 |
This is a challenge for everyone who feels strongly, whether pro or con, about the H-1B visa issue. The challenge is to discuss a recent H-1B-related development without denigrating anyone, without
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Is AOL Like Apple Without Steve Jobs?

February 21, 2011 |
It's hard to imagine what Apple's model would look like without a charismatic leader behind it. Apple is focused like a laser on products that provide high revenue potential, on looking at every nook
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Technology's Negative Impact on Jobs

February 21, 2011 |
In past economic recoveries, technology spending and hiring have risen in parallel, with companies increasing both to drive growth. That doesn't appear to be happening now, however, writes Forrester
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Cisco Partners on Wireless Networking with GE Healthcare

February 21, 2011 |
When it comes to hospital settings, the number of wireless networks that need to be managed can be daunting. Not only is there the usual assortment of 802.11 wireless networks to support an array of
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Re-examine Your SMB Backup Strategy

February 21, 2011 |
Advancements in technology mean that new deployment options might become available or that previously impractical strategies become viable over time. As such, it only makes sense to review various
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Translate Military Experience to Benefit the Company

February 21, 2011 |
Last week I wrote that employers want to see on your resume the impact you've made-not just that you held a job. And even college students can draw from their school projects or volunteer service
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Facebook: Friend or Foe for SMBs?

February 21, 2011 |
Despite the social networking site's exponential growth, PCWorld's Katherine Noyes says Facebook is not the best place for nascent businesses to get their names and products in front of potential
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The Changing Role of IT in Today's Business Climate

February 21, 2011 |
While politicians continue to debate the implications of a jobless recovery on this Presidents' Day, business leaders are clearly focusing on a different set of leadership priorities that put an
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List of Outsourcing Don'ts, from Boeing's 787 Project

February 21, 2011 |
The travails of aerospace giant Boeing as it attempts to bring its long-delayed 787 Dreamliner to market read like a primer of How Not to Do Outsourcing. I've written about the company's experiences
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Developing More Secure E-mail Solutions

February 21, 2011 |
Despite the growth of Facebook communications and messaging, e-mail is not going anywhere anytime soon, especially not in a business atmosphere. Yet, despite the strong reliance enterprise has had on
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CustomGuide Offers Quick References to Office 2010 Suite

February 21, 2011 |
To those looking for a one-stop location for quick references that reveal the new and improved features and functions of the Microsoft Office 2010 suite of programs, we-or more accurately,
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Accommodating Scale-out Architectures in the Cloud

February 21, 2011 |
The cloud is all about scale. As enterprises seek to cobble together the resources needed to handle the unrelenting increase in data loads, a ready supply of on-demand IT resources is a welcome
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E-Discovery from Social Networks Becomes the Norm

February 21, 2011 |
Just over a year ago, I talked to HP's information management solutions director, Patrick Eitenbichler, about the importance of archiving and managing Web 2.0 content for purposes of e-discovery and
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Why We Need to Be Like the iPhone Team

February 21, 2011 |
Today fellow blogger Rob Enderle asks, "Is AOL Like Apple Without Steve Jobs?" He says AOL seems to be laser-focused on profit without the power of a personality that drives teams to
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IBM's Watson Could Take Health IT to New Level

February 21, 2011 |
We've talked about electronic medical records for years-what they will improve, the risks they present, the lengths to which the government will go to see widespread adoption, and the hurdles
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Senators Continue to Tweak 'Kill Switch' Bill

February 21, 2011 |
I mentioned earlier this month that Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and his co-sponsors reintroduced their bill, "Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset." They tweaked the bill in an effort to avoid
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Where Are the Newspaper App Developers?

February 21, 2011 |
My colleague Carl Weinschenk wrote in late December: One thing is sure as 2010 gives way to 2011: It's a good time to be an application developer. Mobile applications development is on everyone's
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Integrating Humans and Computers-Is There a Spiritual Dimension?

February 20, 2011 |
Talk about great timing. On the final day of the match between IBM's Watson and the "Jeopardy!" champs last week, I interviewed Michael Chorost, author of the book, "World Wide Mind: The Coming
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Engineers Not on Board with Social Networking for Work

February 18, 2011 |
Some months ago I wrote about the growth of social networks geared toward specific professions. Among the examples I cited: a network devoted to data governance and another network for business
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