Learning from the 2014 Global e-Gov Forum International Scientific Practical Conference

I am speaking, chairing the opening session of the 2014 Global e-Government Forum International Scientific Practical Conference next week involving 60 countries and in collaboration with the United Nations. I am sharing here since the topic areas should be on your agenda and this provides a quick check list. I will write articles about my…


Chat with John Davies, Vice-President Intel World Ahead Program

John shared his deep insights in this interview. Q: John, Intel is doing amazing work. Can you profile how stratified information, computing or mobile access is being provided to the world's 7.24 Billion? Broadband for All To understand which programs to focus on, we must examine the full Internet and access device affordability model. Until…


People of ACM: Fabrizio Gagliardi

Fabrizio Gagliardi is Distinguished Research Director at Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain, where he oversees the long-term international alliance strategy of the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre. He is founding member and Chair of the ACM Europe Council, and serves on the boards of Informatics Europe and several other technology groups. Previously, he was Director, Microsoft Research,…


MVP Top Tips—PoC background virtual machines, Real Estate transactions OneDrive OneNote, PowerShell, Windows Server Software defined storage, PCL explained

1. PoC: Tatoo the background of your virtual machines by Emin Atac – PowerShell MVP 2. Completing Real Estate Transactions with OneDrive and OneNote By Corey Roth – SharePoint MVP 3. PowerShell Prank #1: R2D2 By Joseph Moody – Software Packaging and Deployment MVP 4. Video – Introducing Windows Server Software-Defined Storage ByAidan Finn –…


MVP top tips—Artifacts Visual Studio, Windows Server DirectAccess in Azure, Essbase Add-in, Power BI Data Management Gateway, Debugging System Center Advisor integration with Operation Manger

1. Quick easy steps to grab your build artifacts from Visual Studio Online By ASP.NET MVP John Petersen 2. Configure Windows Server 2012 R2 DirectAccess in Microsoft Azure By Enterprise Security MVP Richard Hicks 3. Enable Double-Click and Right-Click with the Essbase Add-in By Excel MVP Michael Alexander 4. Power BI Data Management Gateway 1.2…


ACM Top Career News

With so much information, it’s very good to have curated news of the best topics of interest to computing professionals. There is also the ACM Learning Center for articles, podcasts, videos, webcasts, books, courses, ACM Queue,… Five Must-Have IT Skills For the Future of Work When Programming Is a Second Career How to Get a…


Half the world will be online by 2017

Over 50% of the global population will have Internet access within three years’ time, with mobile broadband over smartphones and tablets now the fastest growing technology in human history, according to the 2014 edition of the State of Broadband report. Released today in New York at the 10th meeting of the Broadband Commission for Digital…


SecTor 2014 – Full Speaker Lineup Announced

The Second Round of Speakers have been selected and we are thrilled to once again bring the world's best speakers in the field of IT Security to Toronto this October.  See the full listing at www.sector.ca. A few sessions are highlighted below: Keynotes The Connected Car: Security Throwback – Chris Valasek, Director Vehicle Security Research…


Chat with Josh Hong, Top Executive Chairman, Successful Serial Entrepreneur and Innovator

Josh has a long success history in leadership, entrepreneurship and innovation. There is much to be learned by looking at Josh’s history and hearing his thoughts. —————— Joshua is an Internet-media entrepreneur. He worked at Arthur Andersen Worldwide as a technology and corporate strategy consultant and Deutsche Bank in its global investment banking and M&A…