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Wednesday, April 24, 2013 20:45 PM

Boston Tech

If the investigation following the Boston Patriot Day bombings proved one thing, it's that law enforcement officials have caught up with the future.

Friday, April 19, 2013 20:50 PM

E-Wallets and Digicash Need to Happen Now

Current e-cash systems resemble the early days of computers, with their proprietary standards, walled-off systems and scores of upstarts battling for control.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 21:30 PM

Overworked, Overstressed and Underpaid

After years of downsizing, rightsizing, budget cuts and always-on office connections, most of us are approaching the breaking point.

Friday, April 05, 2013 14:05 PM

How Far Can Crowdsourcing Go?

Today's technology makes it increasingly easy to use crowdsourcing. Now, however, some organizations are attempting to take the approach one step beyond.

Thursday, March 28, 2013 19:15 PM

Seven Ways to Waste Everyone's Time

These seven approaches will ensure that you waste everyone's valuable time and wind up on your colleagues' blacklists.

Monday, March 25, 2013 19:30 PM

RIP Printers and Paper

While it used to be possible to operate a business in a paperless mode, it's now a straightforward proposition. We have finally arrived at the digital age.

Monday, March 18, 2013 13:40 PM

Clouds Aren't Optional Anymore

IT leaders must understand that cloud computing is now a critical and mandatory business component. This new order represents a challenge—and a huge opportunity.

Monday, March 11, 2013 17:00 PM

There's No Sense of Security

No security strategy is perfect, but one thing is clear: Threats are growing exponentially, and there's no place for careless attitudes and inept approaches.

Monday, March 04, 2013 15:10 PM

Yahoo Goes Forward to the Past

Last week, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer issued a memo banning telecommuting beginning in June. What's next? Banning computers in favor of pen and paper?

Monday, February 25, 2013 14:55 PM

Poor Etiquette Hurts Business

The lesson is simple: IT systems can't go on autopilot, and there must be a human touch to every aspect of the enterprise. Treat people well, and everyone wins.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 22:00 PM

Change Is About People, Not Tech

IT that's designed by geeks for geeks no longer cuts it. If workers cannot see the advantage of using a new system, it's impossible to get total buy-in.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 22:35 PM

Technology Requires Responsibility

Businesses now have more information about consumers than at any point in history. The downside is a degradation of privacy and a growing misuse of big data.

Friday, February 01, 2013 16:15 PM

Tech Predictions Are Imperfect

We don't know where technology will lead us. As the pace of innovation accelerates and the power of technology reaches greater velocity, all bets are off.

Monday, January 28, 2013 20:35 PM

Predicting the End of Work

The demand for IT and computing science jobs is on the rise, but individuals in a dizzying array of other fields must retool and retrain or face a grim future.

Friday, January 18, 2013 19:33 PM

A Banner Year for Censorship

The Internet has devolved into a three-ring e-circus that serves as a microcosm for global conflicts, scorched-earth politics, and the battle for hearts and minds.