Premium-Inhalt. The fundamental principle of portfolio management is that you first choose the goals for your portfolio and then select the investments that will achieve them. For investments in change, these goals are expressed as the results you want to accomplish (with corresponding measures and milestones) and the shape of the enterprise that the investments must deliver.
Premium-Inhalt. While they are not Felix Unger and Oscar Madison, a company's CEO and CIO can at times make a fairly odd couple. Differing agendas create significant challenges from the outset. At the same time, we all understand it is critical for the CIO to engage the CEO and senior business leaders in discussions of IT investments. Considering those somewhat contradictory points, what exactly is the state of the union between business and IT leaders?
Premium-Inhalt. The FCC in the United States, and its proposals for getting from where we are to where we need to be are imperative to maintaining a level playing field for business in America. The limited bandwidth is running out, and the , and businesses on the wrong side of that divide will find it very hard to keep up with the competition.
Premium-Inhalt. Blu-ray burners are advancing at a fast pace: Only a couple of months ago I was marveling at the speed of --now here I am again with the 12X Plextor PX-B940SA ($250, price as of March 5, 2010). The write speeds make this an especially appealing option.
Premium-Inhalt. Want to know what the iPad version of your favorite magazine will cost? A report in the Wall Street Journal for a few publications, but we may already know more than that.
Premium-Inhalt. LG announced this Thursday that its upcoming LX9500 will be the worlds first HDTV set to combine a fully-LED-backlit LCD with 3D support.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're looking for a free program to handle your notes from meetings or classes, or a real-time receipt tracker that you can connect to via PC or phone, or a free online photo editor that displays the different adjustments you make as you make them, read on.
Premium-Inhalt. Apps are a new frontier of game development where pioneers carve out a unique existence in a vast and largely uncharted landscape. For traditional developers who made their names in the console business, large budgets and well-staffed development teams provide an extraordinary leg-up, but the history of the App Store proves that these advantages aren't enough.
Premium-Inhalt. A number of people have decided, or been compelled, to move from the security of a CIO position to the less secure, but more flexible life of a freelance consultant or part-time CIO-for-hire.
Premium-Inhalt. McAfee has announced plans for the latest version of its data loss prevention solution. McAfee Data Loss Prevention (DLP) technology is planned to include a common policy across all components, database crawling, workflow through the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator platform and support for Microsoft Active Directory, said a statement.
Premium-Inhalt. Novell today announced the availability of a new ZENworks Configuration Management virtual appliance. In addition, Novell announced ZENworks enhancements to help customers migrate to Windows7. Additionally, Novell announced a technology preview of ZENworks 11, which integrates endpoint security into a single console with systems management, said the statement.
Premium-Inhalt. The year is 1975. Gerald Ford is in the White House, South Vietnam falls, Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in the "Thrilla in Manila" world championship boxing match, the late-night comedy show NBC's Saturday Night (later called Saturday Night Live) debuts, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest sweeps the Oscars, and Captain & Tennille's "Love Will Keep Us Together" and Glenn Campbell's "Rhinestone Cowboy" top the music charts.
Premium-Inhalt. Hackers took down 's iPhone and Safari browser, 's Internet Explore 8 (IE8) and Mozilla's Firefox within minutes at today's Pwn2Own contest, as expected.
Premium-Inhalt. LAS VEGAS -- As the nation's wireless carriers rush to compete with faster 4G speeds on either or , their workers are toiling in the trenches to make it happen.
Premium-Inhalt. A delayed flight didn't stop Vincenzo Iozzo and Ralf Weinmann from scoring a cool US$15,000, a brand-new iPhone and a trip to Las Vegas at the annual in Vancouver on Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. If you've got a printer from Canon and want to make sure it's fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.6, relief is just a download away. Apple on Wednesday posted updated printer drivers that include the latest Canon printing and scanning software for Snow Leopard.
Premium-Inhalt. Want the go-anywhere spirit of a netbook and the full keyboard (and features) of a typical laptop? The Gateway EC14D07u ($630 as of March 22, 2010) attempts to merge the two, and in some ways it succeeds: The laptop feels light and yet manages to pack a DVD burner and an 11.6-inch screen. But in other ways--such as with its mediocre audio and video performance--it stumbles. Ultimately, it ranks as an average , albeit one that is fast enough for most applications and small enough to tote anywhere.
Premium-Inhalt. If you've got the latest version of A suite of pro video applications on your Mac, it's time to fire up Software Update--Apple has an update just for you!
Premium-Inhalt. GoDaddy is joining Google in its fight against .
Premium-Inhalt. Nintendo may be hip to sell 3D handhelds, but Sony's having none of it.
Premium-Inhalt. Is the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) a harmless attempt to quietly harmonise intellectual property laws and enforcement around the world, or a threat to civil liberties that will require fundamental legislative changes to implement?
Premium-Inhalt. Cisco introduced the CCIE certification in 1993 to aid the industry in distinguishing the top inter-networking experts worldwide.
Premium-Inhalt. announced Tuesday in , China that the previous SPSS lab in the city of Xi'an has become Big Blue's global hub for analytics development.
Premium-Inhalt. There are four distinct behavioural motivators driving the interest in mobile navigation, according to NAVTEQ, a global provider of digital maps, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless and enterprise solutions.
Premium-Inhalt. A little over two weeks ago, Ubisoft's recent PC releases--Assassin's Creed II and Silent Hunter 5--were rendered unplayable for hours to new players when a hacker attacked the two games' DRM servers. The players who were affected are now posting messages on stating that they have received reparation from Ubisoft, as the publisher has sent emails offering free DLC to some and the choice of one of five free games to others.
Premium-Inhalt. Though earnings season won't start in earnest until next month, financial reports and earnings forecasts from companies as varied as Adobe, Red Hat, Oracle and Qualcomm this week indicate that sales across a range of technology products are recovering from the Great Recession.
Premium-Inhalt. Organisations are ramping up both business-to-employee (B2E) and business-to-consumer (B2C) mobile spending, according to Gartner, which says that investments in mobile applications and technologies will increase through 2011.
Premium-Inhalt. Still running into trouble with Aperture 3, even after the recent update? Not to worry, Apple has just posted yet another update for Aperture 3 users.
Premium-Inhalt. Take a tour through Microsoft's forgettable, regrettable mobile OS history.
Premium-Inhalt. So Google finally made good on and/or leave the Chinese market. And China is now making good on its promise to make Google very sorry for ever bringing it up.
Premium-Inhalt. Fueled by growth in new software licenses, Oracle revenue for its fiscal third quarter, ended Feb. 28, increased 17 percent from the same period last year, hitting US$6.4 billion, though earnings declined due in part to restructuring charges incurred by the company's purchase of Sun Microsystems.
Premium-Inhalt. Google jumped into social bookmarking this week with its new experimental . Lists lets you save links--handy, for example, if you're planning a vacation or compiling information for a presentation--then share them with others or keep them private.
Premium-Inhalt. In an , Bungie player investment designer Luke Smith explains that "whatever you enjoy doing in multiplayer, we're gonna find a way to reward you. Through the Player Investment system, you're going to be building an identity for the first time in a Halo game." The interview goes on to highlight how the economy for the new system works, how it tracks player behavior, and how Bungie has revised matchmaking in multiplayer.
Premium-Inhalt. I was looking forward to getting a chance to play , a baseball-themed pinball game. Sadly, however, the games kept getting called on account of rain. Or to put it more accurately, bugs--which in the games of iPhone and iPod touch games, is actually more annoying than rain.
Premium-Inhalt. Even though is starting in a matter of hours, Activision Blizzard is trying to make fans aware of the "other" fan-focused gaming convention, as the company announced the dates for Blizzcon 2010--Friday, October 22 and Saturday, October 23. The fifth iteration of Blizzcon will take place at the same location it's been situated in since its 2005 inception--the Anaheim Convention Center.