Industry development policy for the tech sector seems to make a pilgrimage into the sunlight once every three years in a carefully choreographed dance with the electoral cycle.
on 07/19/2010 – Made popular on 07/19/2010
Following other vendors, and engaging in more nickel and diming, VMware recently announced that VCP certs are only good for two years before they have to be recertified.
In the past this wasn't much of an issue since major release versions followed a 2 year cycle anyway (3.5 in 2007, 4 in 2009, 5 in 2011). So what if someone could claim to be a VCP 4 if the current version is 5.
The ICT sector’s peak industry association, the Australian Information Industry Association, has announced that Suzanne Campbell, who has an extensive telecommunications sector heritage, will replace Ian Birks as the body’s chief executive officer.
The tech industry is one of the brightest spots in the economy today. It's where lots of jobs are being created and lots of money is being made. But there's one notable area in which the tech sector lags in comparison to other well-performing industries: Philanthropy.
The average salary of Silicon Valley tech professionals is $101,278.
Sphero, our second favorite little robot, is one of the most creative ideas for a smartphone in the past few years. Some really dedicated Android users in Union Square, New York wanted to test out what they could do with the little robot ball by choreographing an entire light and dance show with 28 Sphero balls. It’s impressive, to say the least.
When Washington D.C. threatened to raise the price of an Uber cab by a few dollars, the online community staged a full-fledged panic attack. Yet it barely whispered a peep of discontent when Congress introduced a bill to alleviate the high-skilled immigrant crunch for tech companies.
<b>LinuxSecurity.com</b>: My expectations were low when I asked the National Security Agency to cooperate with my story on the impact of Edward Snowden's leaks on the tech industry. During the 1990s, I had been working on a book, Crypto, which dove deep into cryptography policy, and it took me years - years!
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: StrategyThe chair of the NSW branch of the Australian Information Industry Association has torn a strip off the ICT sector in general, and the association in particular, for failing to properly promote the productivity benefits of technology for the nation.