Software & IT Services

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Why trust is an organization's most important asset

6/1/2015

  • General Leadership

The best team members aren't necessarily the most skilled, but rather those you can trust to be transparent, dedicated and responsible, argues Todd Hirneisen of the Maryland Air National Guard. "[T]ru… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Intel announces $16.7B deal for Altera

6/1/2015

  • Bloomberg

Intel says it will pay $54 a share for Altera. A completed acquisition is expected to help Intel extend its supply of server chips for data centers. Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

How is Kaplan's Open College changing higher education?

6/1/2015

  • eCampus News (free registration)

Open College at Kaplan University has created an innovative new model for higher education, according to this article. The university did so by establishing multiple tech-supported offerings, adopting… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Navy seeks to accelerate transition away from BlackBerry devices

6/1/2015

  • FederalNewsRadio.com

The Navy says it wants to speed up its transition from BlackBerry to Apple and Android devices. Officials say the capacity of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet was increased to handle 15,000 Apple and An… Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Kinder, gentler robots are on the way and to the rescue

5/26/2015

  • The Guardian (London)

The lethal capabilities of aerial drones and other robots are well documented, but a number of companies are working on robotic technology of a kinder sort. These devices will be able to help the disa… Read More