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Pan-European Awards for ISVs, Solution Providers, Systems Integrators, Software Vendors, Service Providers and DistributorsRecognising Excellence in IT and Telecoms Channels, Software and Solutions [London, 29 July 2014] IT Europa announced today that it will stage the European IT &...
As global warming causes sea levels to rise, the risk of flooding for coastal settlements also rises over time. A recent analysis by Reuters find that incidents of coastal flooding along the Eastern seaboard of the United States have surged in recent years as the sea level steadily ris...
By Bob Gourley We are now two days away from the 30 July Analyst Forum, an event we organized with our partners at the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF). Now that I have seen the most recent list of attendees coming to the forum I am more excited than ever. Altho...
The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso ...
By Catherine Kunst, Director of Operations at Colorado Statewide Internet Portal Authority (SIPA).    Why should your government office wire up with digital tools? That’s simple: the government serves the people and the people demand digital.   While many may think that the government...
By Catherine Kunst, Director of Operations at Colorado Statewide Internet Portal Authority (SIPA).    Why should your government office wire up with digital tools? That’s simple: the government serves the people and the people demand digital.   While many may think that the government...
Forget paper and the Web, if you need a survey just pick up the phone!ORC International and Local Government users benefit from more effective phone-based research methods of conducting surveysBelfast, 28th July, 2014 - ORC International, a leading market research firm whose customers ...
Tquila, a Salesforce Platinum Partner, has hired the former Public Sector Liaison Director at PSNGB, Neil Bacon, for a newly created position as Head of Public Sector. Neil has worked on one of the biggest ever government IT programmes and brings with him 15 years of experience in the ...
Europe-based Espion Now Offering LitWorks™ Certified Litigation Support Professional Training to Law Firm and Corporate Legal ClientsDublin, Ireland, and Atlanta, Georgia - 28 July 2014 - DTI, the largest privately held legal process outsourcing company in the US providing manage...
Alongside the goals, saves and controversial ‘falls’ (bites), the use of goal-line technology and magical vanishing spray are two technological innovations which have got people talking during this World Cup. The likes of cricket, rugby and tennis have been using technological innovati...
Alongside the goals, saves and controversial ‘falls’ (bites), the use of goal-line technology and magical vanishing spray are two technological innovations which have got people talking during this World Cup. The likes of cricket, rugby and tennis have been using technological innovati...
Monday 28 July, 2014 The public's willingness to dig deep in their pockets to help the victims of humanitarian crises during 2013-14 enabled Oxfam to recover from a fall in income and help almost 6 million people caught up in disasters. Oxfam helped almost a million people in ...
The debate over whether municipalities should be allowed to provide Internet access has been heating up. Twenty states ban it. Tom Wheeler, the chair of the FCC, has said he wants to “preempt” those laws. Congress is maneuvering to extend the ban nationwide. Jim Baller, who...
Consumers in the US should soon be able to legally unlock their phones for use on other wireless networks. The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill this afternoon legalizing cell phone unlocking, following the lead of the US Senate earlier this summer. President Obama cam...
As SDN gains traction within the private sector we are also seeing federal agencies adopt it as they identify the need for network infrastructure changes. While it may be instinctual to say ‘yes’  to upgrading the network to include every new additional feature offered, especially when...
By Bob Gourley Stories are starting to make it into the tech media about what appears to be a massive melt-down of one of the nation’s most important IT systems. This system is not be as widely known as healthcare.gov, but it should be, because it is every bit as important. The s...
By Bob Gourley On 30 July 2014 in Reston Virginia some of the greatest minds in analytics for business outcomes and mission impact will be gathering at the Hyatt Regency Reston.  This event, the Analytics 2014 Forum, is being pulled together by the United States Geospatial Intelligence...
Friday 25 July, 2014 Small businesses are the lifeblood of the British economy. But seven years after the start of the credit crunch, many of them tell us they're still struggling to get funding. According to the British government, around a third of SMEs rely on retained earni...
In case anyone has forgotten what honesty sounds like:
Company is re-engineering solutions and processes to optimise for cloud-based deliveryExpanding scale and reach of cloud-based applications and partners to meet growing demand Commits to greater simplification for faster provisioning and reduced resource requirements Guildford, UK - Ju...
La nouvelle solution d'automatisation de salles de courrier automatise la capture, le classement et l'acheminement des documents et informations issus de différents canauxMunich, Allemagne (le 24 juillet 2014) - ABBYY Europe, un fournisseur leader de solutions de reconnaissance de...
While the internet has completely changed the way in which we conduct our personal business, it has also brought with it a boatload of security issues. It seems that barely a day passes without another new security breach affecting everyday consumers. Digital criminals work by compromi...
In my first article for Forbes, I asked whether Enterprise Architecture (EA) was completely broken. My conclusion: executives seeking digital transformations of their organizations require a […]
By Bob Gourley Enterprises everywhere have been seeking improved ways to make use of their data. Federal agencies have in many ways been on the cutting edge of community efforts at big data, with most all agencies either executing on a comprehensive big data strategy or empowering tech...
Cloud service provider adds Employee Relations case management Software Europe, the provider of business process improvement and spend reduction cloud services, has added Employee Relations [ER] case management to its cloud services portfolio with the acquisition of Workforce Metrics L...
Contributed by Katie Burke, Government Program Specialist at Laserfiche.    “Going digital” has been a topic of conversation in government for many years, yet very few organizations have actually mastered the concept. Digitization brings benefits such as reduced costs, increased effici...
Contributed by Katie Burke, Government Program Specialist at Laserfiche.    “Going digital” has been a topic of conversation in government for many years, yet very few organizations have actually mastered the concept. Digitization brings benefits such as reduced costs, increased effici...
A startup has told Los Angeles city officials that it wants to build a citywide fiber-to-the-home broadband network and that it also hopes to build nationwide Wi-Fi and cellular networks. The proposal sounds unlikely to succeed, but it’s certainly ambitious. It comes in response ...
By Shannon Perry Anonymous, the decentralized network of hacktivists that often targets organizations accused of rights abuses or hindering freedom, posted a video to YouTube last week condemning Israel’s actions on the Gaza Strip and threatening the Israeli government with a slew of u...
Fairbanks, AK, July 22, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The first start-up business using University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) technology announces initial revenues from its volcanic ash forecasting and risk planning tools. The startup, named V-ADAPT, Inc. specializes in understanding the risk of v...
Recent vulnerabilities like Heartbleed served as a reminder of the importance of maintaining the integrity of networks and code so that systems and intellectual property remain protected at all times. At Protecode, we understand that fully, which is why we’ve engineered our Global IP S...
New BigHand digital dictation integration in early adopter phase; County Court Bulk Centre changes availableLexis® Visualfiles™ 2014, the latest release of LexisNexis® Enterprise Solutions' legal workflow and case management system, is growing in popularity in law firms...
Football is a global business, and business today means blending the commercial with technological know-how. But while commercial success in football is a refined art, the use of technology to manage key operations is yet to kick off. Jesper Frederiksen, VP EMEA (and lifelong Chelsea f...
Football is a global business, and business today means blending the commercial with technological know-how. But while commercial success in football is a refined art, the use of technology to manage key operations is yet to kick off. Jesper Frederiksen, VP EMEA (and lifelong Chelsea f...
By ChrisScott Last month I was approached by one of my favorite DoD colleagues, inquiring about opportunities “out there” in Industry. This guy is one of the smartest Civil Servants I know. He has been a mover and shaker for decades. You know, one of those rare technically inclined ind...
Just a quick heads-up that I'll be presenting with Neera Talbert (VP Professional Services, Revolution Analytics) in a free webinar on Tuesday, July 22 on Applications in R: Success and Lessons Learned from the Marketplace. I'll describe several R applications from well-known companies...
18th July 2014 - Ascribe Ltd, part of EMIS Group PLC (AIM: EMIS.L) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Indigo 4 Systems Ltd ("Indigo 4"), a leading supplier of specialised data display, integration and messaging solutions to healthcare organisations across the United Kingdom. The...
By Shannon Perry Reflecting the increasing attention paid to information security by many Americans, Pew Research recently conducted a large study, “Net Threats”, to identify important trends among technology experts’ opinions and predictions regarding the future of digital security. T...
Friday 18 July, 2014 IMI has launched a new apprentice return on investment (ROI) calculator which will help employers and training providers make a strong business case for hiring an apprentice. The calculator makes use of recent data from the IMI’s ROI studies to allow busine...
Friday 18 July, 2014 Almost a fifth (19%) of exports of Scotland's national drink goes to Commonwealth countries. Last year exports to the Commonwealth were up 1% on 2012 to £793 million, out of a global total of £4.3 billion. Singapore is the largest market in the Commonwealt...