IT systems in hospitals don’t save money, boost efficiency, study finds

A Harvard Medical School study that looked at some of the nation's "most wired" hospital facilities found that computerization of those facilities hasn't saved them any money or improved administrative efficiency.The recently released

Published on: December 1st, 2009 Lucas Mearian

Acknowledging privacy concerns arbitrator allows Google Apps use at Canadian University

Lakehead University decreased the privacy of faculty by switching to Google's Gmail service for campus communications, but is allowed to do so because there's no requirement that they provide private e-mail communications, according

Published on: June 17th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Four expert tips on installing new Linux apps

Sooner or later, we all end up installing new software on our computers. Whether it's a new version of Firefox, or a cool game, or a video editing package, there comes a time

Published on: September 29th, 2008 James Turner

Enjoying the perks – and avoiding the pitfalls – of IT offshoring

Bill Piatt, CIO of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), sits in his Washington, D.C., office just three floors above the company's primary data center. But for all he cares, that server room could

Published on: March 27th, 2008 Stephanie Overby