Software & IT Services

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Why successful cloud migration requires executive buy-in

10/21/2014

  • CIO.com

Moving IT infrastructure to the cloud promises to bring efficiencies to enterprise operations, but making the shift requires following a carefully detailed road map and a strong commitment from the up… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Amazon Web Services exec sings its praises

10/21/2014

  • V3.co.uk (U.K.)

Amazon Web Services' Iain Gavin touted the agility, scalability and flexibility of AWS at the company's Enterprise Summit, and he said the platform can help reduce IT's capital expenditures. Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Pa. district invests in safety, visitor management technology

10/21/2014

  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

A Pennsylvania school district used grant funds to install the Raptor Visitor Management System -- used to authorize parents and visitors on campus -- in its four schools, spending $1,200 per school. … Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Staples cites possible data breach

10/21/2014

  • Reuters
  • CNET

Staples says it may have had a data breach involving credit cards used in its stores in the Northeastern U.S. "Staples is in the process of investigating a potential issue involving credit card data a… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Google will help pay for $60M undersea cable between Brazil, U.S.

10/17/2014

  • IEEE Spectrum online

Google is picking up part of the tab for a new undersea fiber-optic cable linking Brazil and the U.S., a $60 million project scheduled for completion by the end of 2016. The cable will have six fiber … Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

N.J. bills aim to advance career and technical education

10/14/2014

  • NJ.com (Hackensack, N.J.)

The New Jersey Senate has passed bills that seek to improve and expand career and technical education. The bills include measures to develop local career and technical training facilities, promote ear… Read More