Software & IT Services

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Analysis: The cloud can help boost agility of IT departments

7/11/2014

  • InfoWorld

With the shift to the cloud, IT departments are embracing a new set of responsibilities that can lead to a feeling of having less control over operations that were once solidly in their domain, accord… Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

Augmented-reality app turns travel into a game

7/10/2014

  • Gazette (Montreal) (tiered subscription model), The

The augmented-reality mobile application Ingress connects travelers by tagging landmark and location "portals." Ingress was developed by Google subsidiary Niantic Labs and asks users to discover porta… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Forecast: Chip-market growth to come from smartphones, gaming

7/10/2014

  • Computerworld

Sales of mobile devices and game consoles will boost semiconductor revenues to $336 billion this year, up 6.7%, Gartner predicts. DRAM revenue may increase by about 19% this year, with a downturn expe… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Md. school system invests in Chromebooks, tablets

7/11/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Maryland's largest school system on Thursday announced an initiative to provide 100,000 Chromebook laptops and Android tablets to students by 2017-18. The initiative will launch in August with the dis… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Box teams with VMware to boost security

7/11/2014

  • ZDNet

Box says it's joining forces with VMware to increase secure connections between mobile devices and benefit Box customers. The companies say they will rely on iOS configurations that enable centralized… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Telecoms confront the disruptive impact of open-source NFV

7/3/2014

  • Light Reading

Developers working on open-source virtualization technology are propelling a shift in the way networks are managed, characterized by more operator and vendor autonomy and the increased collaboration o… Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Report: Population trends will affect global manufacturing workforce

7/9/2014

  • Manufacturing.net

The percentage of the world's population that is of working age is expected to decrease in coming years, which could have implications for the global manufacturing workforce, according to a report by … Read More