Software & IT Services

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Next iteration of Microsoft Office is on the horizon

1/26/2015

  • eWeek

Microsoft's Julia White said the company will release a new version of its Office software in the second half of the year. In a blog post, White said the new version, dubbed Office 2016, will provide … Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

CompTIA touts channel mentor program, legal services

1/26/2015

  • VAR Guy, The

CompTIA says it wants to boost collaboration and communication between the younger and older generations with its Future Leaders Community initiative. The association also is touting its Legal Service… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Pa. districts adopt variety of approaches to blended instruction

1/26/2015

  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Blended instruction is taking off in some Pennsylvania districts, where educators have adopted a variety of approaches. In one academy, educators blend one-on-one instruction with online lessons to he… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

BlackBerry tries to reinvent itself with cross-platform apps, software

1/25/2015

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

BlackBerry says it's expanding its services across multiple platforms with new smartphone applications. The company is touting an Internet of Things offering to help enterprises track and collect data… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

How to keep your organization focused

1/19/2015

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

The best-run organizations are purposeful and clear about objectives, says John Baldoni in this blog post and video. Without that guidance, organizations and employees become listless and disengaged. … Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Will expanding education opportunities, rising wages invigorate manufacturing?

1/19/2015

  • Manufacturing.net

More vocational apprenticeships and the prospect of free community college could help make 2015 a bright year for the manufacturing industry, Bridget Bergin, associate editor of Manufacturing.net, ass… Read More