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January 28, 2008  1:43 PM

Overheard: Governance, risk and compliance in a single $400,000 package



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Compliance, ERM, IT Governance, Technology

rat.jpg That integration wasn't quite there when we first implemented the software. We were going on faith regarding the vendor's...

January 27, 2008  9:40 PM

Overheard: What the CEO Wants You to Know



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Business, Technology

ceo.jpg What the CEO Wants You to Know is one of my favorite...


January 26, 2008  10:23 PM

Overheard: Piracy hurting open source movement in China



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Firefox, Microsoft, mozilla, Open source, Piracy, Technology

firefox2.gif In China, the open-source movement is having a harder time gaining traction because of widespread software piracy....


January 26, 2008  7:56 PM

Overheard: EMC enters the cloud



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Backup, EMC, SaaS, Storage, Technology

wade_roush.jpg Going with “SaaS”, as it’s called, is a major switch if you’re a hardware company, since it entails...


January 17, 2008  9:21 PM

What is IT? Remote Presence (RP7) medical robot



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
What is IT?

medical_robot.jpg This remote presence robot allows doctors in different geographical locations to teleconference right by a patient's bedside. Real-time video allows for detailed viewing,...


January 17, 2008  8:30 PM

What is IT? Telepresence studio



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
What is IT?

halo_collaboration_studio.jpg Both the HP Halo collaboration studio and the


January 17, 2008  7:56 PM

What is IT? The world’s smallest RFID chip



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, What is IT?

hitachi_radio_chip_powder.jpghitachi-smallest-rfid.jpg These RFID chips...


January 17, 2008  7:36 PM

What is IT? The world’s smallest full-featured motherboard



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, What is IT?

pico_itx_motherboard_via.jpg This is the world's smallest full-featured x86 motherboard. It's designed for ultra compact embedded PCs, gaming systems and appliances. It's made by VIA...


January 17, 2008  7:26 PM

What is IT? A paper battery that can be powered by blood, sweat or tears



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, What is IT?

paper_battery_rpi.jpg

The new battery is a nano-composite paper made by growing carbon nanotubes on a silicon substrate and impregnating the gaps between...


January 17, 2008  12:18 PM

Overheard: MySQL purchase could be what saves Sun



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
MySQL, Open source, Sun

dana_gardner.jpg The MySQL purchase by Sun makes more sense than any other acquisition they have done since they botched...


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