InformationWeek offers 10 tips on making IT more green, including going beyond the data center in order to assess culture and alternative facilities. Simple strategies such as recycling, measuring and taking full advantage of available facilities can make the difference when trying to go green.
The Association of California Insurance Companies has created a list of major bills passed -- or not passed -- by the California Legislature. Among those that passed were a prohibition on capping paint and materials charges for auto repair and a bill allowing the Department of Insurance to maintain electronic records. Some that failed included mandating use of certain aftermarket auto parts and two workers' comp bils.
Creating new products and services is seldom a solitary process and collaboration can be essential. A relatively new Web site is hooking up ideas and users, and providing vital feedback and marketing insights.