Tag Archives: information technology

The Real Reasons Why Cyber Is Now Front-Page News

A front-page article on cybersecurity by Ellen Nakashima, published in the March 18, 2012, edition of The Washington Post, is important in several ways.  First, the article discusses the use of cyber as a weapon system, i.e., as a component … Continue reading

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NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2012

It’s a milestone year for this, the 20th NASSCOM India Leadership Forum (NILF), and as I arrived at the Hotel Grand Hyatt in Mumbai to attend the annual showcase, the first impression that I got was that the event is … Continue reading

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Is IT Making Unemployment Worse? The Debate Has Begun

In America, the combination of high unemployment and the start of the presidential election process has sparked a great deal of debate about how jobs are created, and lost. Nothing new there. Similar academic and populist debates have been part … Continue reading

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All I want for IT in 2012 (Predictions for IT in 2012 by CSC)

On cloud! On data! On cyber! On mobile! On tablets! On social networks…okay, you get the point. It’s December, and for those of us in IT, ’tis the season for predicting what trends will be dashing through enterprises in 2012. … Continue reading

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For Better or Worse, Global Banking Will Encounter Global Cyber Threats

The Washington Post report on the suspected North Korean cyberattack is troubling in a number of ways. If true, the attack signals that commercial institutions are – as many have suspected – the targets of weapons-grade, state-sponsored cyberattacks and exploits. Such … Continue reading

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Emerging Models for Retained IT

In an era of both increased sourcing and new technology proliferation, Enterprise IT organizations are deciding what skills they should and shouldn’t retain in-house. The future mission of Enterprise IT is clearly changing, but the nature of the change is … Continue reading

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Too Reliant on ITO? Seriously?

Recent press reports have provided emphasis to the reckoning that some IT Services providers have become “too reliant on IT Outsourcing.”  I find this remarkable on a number of fronts. Foremost, most legitimate industry analysts have been prolific in expressing … Continue reading

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The Government Needs to Remove Telemedicine Roadblocks

Voxiva and ViTelCare are among the many companies in the Washington area and around the globe that have developed telemedicine solutions through online and mobile technologies. Telemedicine is considered to be a key technology enabler of U.S. health reform efforts … Continue reading

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Privacy and Security – Does Anyone REALLY Care?

There has recently been a spate of data breaches and reported cyber-attacks. Epsilon, and SONY PlayStation have lost data on millions; Amazon’s Cloud services were taken down; the RSA SecureID token was compromised, and the South Korean financial institution Nonghyup … Continue reading

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From Cairo to Jeopardy to the Oscars, Everybody’s Talking About IT

It would be hard not to have noticed just how many information technology stories have been in the news lately – Wikileaks, the use of Facebook and Twitter by protesters throughout the Middle East, The Social Network being nominated for … Continue reading

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