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Thursday, May 13, 2010 09:05 AM

Not Dust, But Still Smart

by Tim Moran Hewlett-Packard recently announced that it's working on a project it calls the Central Nervous System for the Earth. "In coming years, the company plans to deploy a trillion sensors all ove....

Friday, May 07, 2010 11:05 AM

Green IT, Really

by Samuel Greengard Let's face it, a couple of years ago it wasn't the least bit fashionable to be a tree hugger in the corporate world. Unless you were Patagonia, Seventh Generation or some other granola....

Thursday, April 22, 2010 17:04 PM

Top Of The FLOPS

by Tim Moran Things move so fast today, there's so much to do, so much to process, that we rarely think about where we've been, where we are, and where we're going. Michael Hopkins, Editor‐in‐....

Monday, April 05, 2010 10:04 AM

Makes IT Look Easy

by Tim Moran In a tunnel 17 miles in circumference some 500 feet beneath the Franco-Swiss border lies the LHC--the Large Hadron Collider, "the world's most powerful particle accelerator. High-energy proto....

Thursday, February 18, 2010 09:02 AM

A Consortium With a Conscience

BY EILEEN FERETIC The Third Annual Green Grid Technical Forum and Members' Meeting, held on Feb. 4, had an admirable theme: "Get Connected: Drive Change With Global Strategies for Efficient IT." The cons....

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 16:01 PM

Pioneers in the Data Center

BY EILEEN FERETIC "Midsize enterprises are more aggressive and pioneering than either small or large enterprises." That surprising statement comes from "2010 State of the Data Center," a report conducted ....

Friday, December 18, 2009 14:12 PM

Saving Our Cities

BY EILEEN FERETIC "The world is undergoing the largest wave of urban growth in history." That statement is from "Linking Population, Poverty and Development," a report produced by the United Nations Popul....

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 12:11 PM

Practicing What They Teach

By Eileen Feretic Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business (www.msb.georgetown.edu) doesn't just talk about the importance of green initiatives--it follows through with decisive actions. In fa....

Friday, October 09, 2009 10:10 AM

Fighting the Good (Green) Fight

By Eileen Feretic What do the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), Coach, Verizon, The Walt Disney Co. and the NYSE Euronext ....

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 15:07 PM

Let's Get Physical

By Eileen Feretic "The eventual integration of all business processes that relate to the physical world." That's the mission of GeoWeb, which is designed to "automate the aggregation of information about ....

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 12:07 PM

Joining the Green Team

By Eileen Feretic Cost is one of the main reasons why many IT managers have not purchased green technology. But that's no longer a justifiable position. According to "Can Green IT Bloom in an Economic Do....

Friday, May 01, 2009 11:05 AM

Will Hulu Partners Tip Broadband Fight?

Disney is joining the team at Hulu, which means that the teevee-on-the-web service is now partnered with three of the four major networks. That means a lot more programming, new and old, will be available....

Tuesday, April 28, 2009 10:04 AM

Swine Flu and IT Continuity

I've been getting story pitches with subject lines like this one: "Swine Flu Outbreak Highlights Need for Supply Chain Resilience & Vulnerability Assessments." Opportunistic? Yes. But nonetheless importan....

Wednesday, April 08, 2009 10:04 AM

IT Threat to Power Grid

Here's a scary story: "Cyberspies have penetrated the U.S. electrical grid and left behind software programs that could be used to disrupt the system, according to current and former national-security offi....

Friday, February 13, 2009 16:02 PM

How Software Modeling Can Help Projects, Budgets

Guest Blogger: Don Sears It's a good time to be an apartment renter in New York City, as prices are dropping and laid-off MBAs flee the Big Apple for their parents' guest rooms. But if you're in the real ....