Software & IT Services

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

ITIF: Cloud growth could be stalled by laws stifling global data movement

2/27/2015

  • CIO.com

Government regulations that restrict the free flow of data between nations are likely to hamper the growth of the cloud and ultimately slow down worldwide economic growth, some technology experts say.… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Forecast: Mobility will be atop tech chiefs' agendas

2/27/2015

  • App Developer Magazine online

Mobility will be a top IT priority to facilitate teamwork by enterprise developers this year, and IT departments will try to find a happy medium between stability and speed, Ovum predicts. Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Educational technology vendors get lessons on data privacy

2/27/2015

  • Education Week (tiered subscription model)

About 40 educational technology companies recently gathered in Washington, D.C., for a two-day training event on data-privacy issues. "Privacy and contracting across thousands of school districts is g… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

IBM puts emphasis on Big Data, cloud

2/27/2015

  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)
  • CRN (U.K.)
  • PCWorld
  • Reuters

IBM is putting its focus on Big Data, cloud computing and mobility, with plans to invest $4 billion in these areas this year, with a goal of $40 billion in annual revenue from them by 2018. Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Lobbying effort on drone issue intensifies in Washington

2/24/2015

  • Reuters

Major corporations such as Google and Amazon, media organizations and the aerospace industry are all working with lobbyists to push back against limitations on commercial drone use proposed by the Fed… Read More