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Acquisition to Enhance Virtusa's Asset and Treasury Management ExpertiseLondon, UK - January 7, 2014 - Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global IT services company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to transform the customer experience, today ...
By Bob GourleyOn 16 January 2014 the federal Cloud Computing community will be gathering at the Newseum for an exchange of ideas and a continued focus on ways to leverage emerging cloud computing capabilities to the betterment of federal missions. I most strongly endorse this event for...
Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016.Also read Field Mo...
By Bob GourleyIf you are an analyst or executive or architect engaged in the analysis of big data, this is a “must attend” event. We will be there engaging with the community and hope to see you there. Registration is now open for the third annual Federal Big Data Apache Ha...
Edina, MN, December 19, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Balakrishna Chintaginjala of Edina, Minnesota has been included in the Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of information technology. About Balakrishna Chintagin...
By Bob GourleyDC seems to have a cyber security related event every week. No kidding. You have to pick and chose and only go to the best or you will never get any work done.  How do you pick the right events? My recommendation is to look for events that have a good mix of thought leade...
New Interactive tools to bridge the communication gap between people with Dementia and their professional carers or familyPleasanton, CA and London, UK - Friday 6th December 2013 - Toolwire today announced that Norfolk and Suffolk Dementia Alliance has launched a new range of online Le...
Assured cloud provider creates student scheme to support UK growth through education and high-tech industriesLondon - 5th December 2013 - Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave cloud services company, today announced the launch of a new underg...
Consumer trust plummets to a ten year low in the wake of data scandalsLondon, 4 December 2013 - Fujitsu's data research report, in conjunction with One Poll, has revealed consumer trust in data security has hit a ten year low, with over 1 in 10 suffering from a data loss. Only 9% of co...
In our continuing coverage of Google Fiber, this post will center on the growing reach of Google Fiber and the work of American cities to beat Google Fiber to the connectivity chase. To read our first blog post on the subject, follow this link, “On the Growing Importance of Googl...
By Bob GourleyThe Office of Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security just released an important report for those seeking to understand or improve how the US government responds to cyber attacks. The report, titled DHS Efforts to Coordinate the Activities of Federal Cyb...
By Bob GourleyGSA quietly issued a press release that documents some very virtuous activity. They continue to make progress on the very hard task of data center consolidation and are helping save money, enhance agility and improve support to citizens while doing so. Thanks GSA, keep up...
Santa Ana, CA, October 18, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Armored Shield™ Technologies, Inc, the leading provider of Secure Protective Distribution Systems and developer of Secure Passive Optical Networks (SPON) and information technology (IT) and professional services and solutions to U.S. ...
Colocation of business IT assets (servers, storage, networking) at Washington DC regional and local Datacenters in the Northern Virginia area is big business – and entirely appropriate to consider for small to mid-sized businesses of all shapes and sizes.What do you need to know, where...
The call for help began as a rumble. Twenty miles beneath the ocean’s surface, a rupture in a massive tectonic plate ripped a 310 mile-long break in the sea floor, sending an army of seismic waves to the coast of Japan, a geologic event as unavoidable and uncontrollable as it was unpr...
Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016. Also read Fiel...
According to Erin McCann, Associate Editor of Healthcare IT News, “Meaningful use will bring about the most significant improvements in the health information technology arena, say health IT executives, who are working tirelessly to meet industry deadlines. However, a new survey finds ...
Yangon event to showcase unique market opportunity as Myanmar looks to achieve 80% telecoms penetration within three years.The Allworld Exhibitions Alliance, whose Asian event experience includes CommunicAsia show in Singapore, is to stage the first ever major telecoms event in Myanmar...
By Ryan KamauffHere are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Study: EHR adoption fueling health information exchange – “Health information exchange between hospitals and other providers increased 41 percent between 2008 and 2012, according to recently published resear...
By Bob GourleyWith this note we provide some information on how you can make the best use of the CTOvision.com Technology Discovery Platform. We also provide links that will let you add or remove yourself from our e-mail newsletters. CTOvision provides up to date insights which can hel...
Is it acceptable to simply be a technology specialist, or do ICT professionals also need to be an inherent part of the business process?
By Bob GourleyIn June 2013 Gartner issued results of analysis and global surveys on Government IT spending. Their analysis was for worldwide spending, which they projected to be at $449.5 billion for 2013. It includes spending for hardware, software, IT services and comms. Bright spots...
Don’t play Jeopardy! with your IT decision making processes
The Chief Marketing Technology Officer (CMTO) is recently an often-proposed role, that combines the interactive marketing savvy and experience of a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and the traditional information technology operations, management and investment knowledge of a CIO or CTO. ...
The US State Department, US Army, FAA and NASA are among the agencies that have adopted Postgres, meeting open source objectives while reducing costs UNITED KINGDOM, London —July 24, 2013- Shrinking budgets and ongoing battles in Congress have prompted US government agencies to t...
According to a Federal Computer Week article by Frank Konkel, The Department of Veterans Affairs terminated its five-year, $36 million cloud computing contract for email and calendaring services with Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services. Citing a material change in the agency’s re...
FINANCING TO SUPPORT CONTINUED GROWTH AND DRIVE NEW MARKET OPPORTUNITIESLONDON, 26 JUNE, 2013 - XConnect, the global leader in Federation-based next generation interconnection and Registry services, today announced that it has secured $10 million of equity funding from Young Associates...
Welcome to SMAC News Weekly, featuring the latest news and numbers relating to SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) that I come across each week. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HTML5 ...
I just got a phone call from a firm getting paid to do a survey for the NRA. They’re calling patriotic gun rights supporters in Massachusetts. Would I be willing to listen to a message from Wayne LaPierre (the NRA leader) and answer a few questions? “Sure,” I said. Wayne then told me t...
By Timothy ColemanA new study concludes that 70 percent of Federal IT executives deem “Big Data,” as a transformative lynchpin for mission critical work.  Published by MeriTalk, an online government IT resource, and sponsored by EMC Corporation, a leading provider of IT storage hardwar...
Welcome to M2M News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  I also sea...
By Bob GourleyWith this note we provide some administrative reminders and information on how you can make the best use of the CTOvision.com Technology Discovery Platform. We also provide links that will let you add or remove yourself from our e-mail newsletters. CTOvision provides up t...
By Bob GourleyAFCEA continues to help facilitate dialog on issues of importance to the nation regarding technology and national security. An event I believe you will find of high interest is their July 30-31 2013 Global Intelligence Forum. I have pasted information below from their sit...
Interview with Sir Richard Branson! Sir Richard Branson, founder and chairman of Virgin Group, discusses how he has been able to foster innovation by giving his employees the ability to be creative, take chances, and learn from failure i...
By Bob GourleyThe press release below should be of high interest in the federal technology domain. Most agencies are already at some stage of working with Cloudera, either by directly working with them for support to ongoing enterprise-scale projects or by downloading and using their f...
12 start-ups given the opportunity to pitch their ideas at Conservative Party ConferenceLondon, 23 May 2013 - For the third year running Fujitsu is pleased to be supporting the Start-Up Hub at this year's Conservative Party Conference. The national competition provides the opportunity...
By Ryan KamauffSteven VanRoekel gave an excellent keynote on Wednesday at the FOSE conference. Mr VanRoekel is a former Microsoft executive who has been in the Federal Government since 2009. He outlined the steps that he is pushing as the Federal CIO to improve IT throughout the govern...
By Bob GourleyFriends at the Government Technology Research Alliance have an awards activity they call the GovTek Awards.  They seek community input and then provide awards in categories designed to highlight contributions in many key federal IT disciplines.  You can check out the 2012...
Living Social, the popular online discount site, recently experienced a cyber-attack affecting more than 50 million of their customers. Users with a Living Social account received an email explaining the data breach, which included hackers accessing customer user names, email addresses...