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US Tech Spending to See 'solid, Steady Growth' This Year and Next, Forrester Says

Stability in the federal government is spurring Forrester's confident outlook Full Story »
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San Diego's SAP System has Tripled Workloads for Some Tasks, Report Says

SAP's software systems 'work exactly as designed,' a spokesman says

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Vic Gundotra, Who Led the Creation of Google+, Leaves Google

Gundotra worked at the company for nearly eight years, also serving key roles in mobile and Google I/O

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How the Collaborative Economy Will Change the Way You Do Business

The Internet puts the goods, services and expertise you need at your fingertips. Some call it a 'collaborative economy' focused less on transactions and more on trades. Others see a throwback to the early days of economic exchange. Either way, it's quickly changing the way we do business.

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'Silicon Valley' Nails the Bay Area's Tech Culture

CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige had resisted watching HBO's new comedy about life in the Silicon Valley. After all, he's lived it since the '90s. But a funny thing happened during his week of binge viewing.

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Healthcare IT Security Brings Challenges, Opportunities, but No Big Surprises

Recent pan-industry data breach reports from Symantec and Verizon Business largely confirm what healthcare already knows about the root cause of its data breaches. But how can organizations step up to improve security?

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University Takes a Pass on Oracle After ERP Lawsuit Settlement

Montclair State will switch to Ellucian in a three-year, US$13 million deal

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How to Gauge Employee Satisfaction, One Question at a Time

If you're looking to improve workplace satisfaction and retention, you can improve morale by asking employees a single question.

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Former Github CEO Quits After Harassment Investigation

Tom Preston-Werner says he'll 'fight any further false claims to the full extent of the law'

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Federal CIOs Squeezed by Budgets, Executive Buy-in

Technology chiefs in the federal government say they struggle with their role within their departments and agencies. A bill passed in the House and pending in the Senate could give federal CIOs more authority, though.

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IT Departments Not Losing Ground to Managed Service Providers (Yet)

Many business users say they're fed up with what they perceive as sluggish IT departments, but cringe at the thought of outsourcing to a managed services provider. However, the rise of BYOD, consumer tech and cloud computing may be clearing a path for change.

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Americans Cool with Lab-Grown Organs, But Not Designer Babies

Americans are optimistic about scientific inventions on the horizon, though are cautious about future uses of DNA, robots, drones and always-on implants, according to the latest Pew Research Center survey on future technology.

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Analysts Have Mixed Emotions in Bidding Farewell to Windows XP

Microsoft's Windows XP has reached its end-of-support deadline, but it's not easy saying goodbye to the most dominant operating system of its time. Two Aberdeen Group analysts share their (differing) thoughts on the end of Windows XP.

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CIOs and Procurement Pros Partner on Cloud Services

Cloud services can help CIOs free themselves from worrying about managing data centers, scaling capacity, configuring servers, applying security patches and other routine maintenance so they can focus on providing insight to improve the business.

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Report: Oracle Pushes Back Against Oregon Officials Over Troubled Health Care Site

A strongly worded letter from Oracle's co-president says Cover Oregon's woes are the state's fault