Software & IT Services

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Federal agencies plagued by network downtime, report finds

8/20/2014

  • Computerworld

Seven in 10 U.S. government agencies report that their networks have gone down for at least a half-hour over the course of 30 days, according to a new assessment of federal IT preparedness by MeriTalk… Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

Facebook increases cap for certain brand ads

8/20/2014

  • Digiday.com

Brands can now show Facebook news feed ads twice daily to nonfollowers or reach connected users with the same ad twice in one day, each up from a previous once-a-day limit. The total number of ads a F… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

HP, VMware reportedly working on Converged Systems offering, secret project

8/20/2014

  • CRN.com (U.S.)

Hewlett-Packard and VMware reportedly are collaborating on a Converged Systems product that will integrate VMware's vSphere with Operations Management software. Analysts say the product will be easier… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Apps that help principals collaborate, connect

8/20/2014

  • T.H.E. Journal

This article lists 15 mobile applications that every principal should be aware of, including some that allow administrators to collaborate, connect and communicate. One California principal is using t… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Dropbox for Business adds features

8/20/2014

  • VentureBeat
  • CNET

Dropbox for Business customers are getting new features such as expirations and passwords for shared links and view-only permissions for shared folders. Separately, Dropbox's head of design, Gentry Un… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

IRS website offers small-business tax guidance

8/17/2014

  • Fox Business Small Business Center

Navigating the tax code can be a complex task for small businesses, and professional guidance may be in order, writes Bonnie Lee, owner of Taxpertise. However, it's important to educate yourself, and … Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering

Why it's best to approach job networking as a "buyer"

8/18/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

Job seekers should approach networking meetings as "buyers" and offer value to those they meet, career experts suggest in this article by marketing consultant Brian Honigman. Instead of selling their … Read More