Software & IT Services

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech startups draw on past lessons for keys to success

9/2/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

While they operate in a much different environment than many predecessors, for the upstart companies hoping to nab a piece of a growing market in business software, the road paved by tech stalwarts ca… Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

Emoticon-only app receives 70K registrations after release

9/2/2014

  • Digital Trends

Since the first announcement in July, emoticon-only messaging application Emojli has had 70,000 registrations for user names -- forcing the developers to go beyond concept alone to build the entire ap… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Viewpoint: Surge in connected devices will require increased IoT storage

9/2/2014

  • VentureBeat

As the number of Internet-connected devices continues to grow, so must the storage capacity for the Internet of Things, Joe Arnold writes. He says the introduction of smart home devices has added to t… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

FCC ramps up efforts to reduce waste, fraud, abuse under E-Rate program

9/2/2014

  • eSchool News (free registration)

The overhaul of the federal E-Rate program came with a heavier investment in efforts to combat waste, fraud and abuse -- by way of the Federal Communications Commission's new Universal Service Fund St… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Appeals court says Oracle won't get $1.3B from SAP

9/2/2014

  • Reuters

Oracle must accept less than the $1.3 billion in damages it won in a copyright case against SAP or face a new trial, according to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in California. The appeals court… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

IBM places Watson in the cloud

8/28/2014

  • Computerworld

IBM says researchers can now access its Watson computer through a cloud service. The machine responds to natural-language inquiries, making it easier to search its vast databases, the company says. "D… Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Know your priorities, says Guidepost CEO

8/26/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The best leaders identify and focus on their most important goals, says Julie Myers Wood, CEO of Guidepost Solutions. "When you go into an agency or a company, there are a million things you could fix… Read More