“I’ve been in this field for more than 30 years,” said co-anchor of Today Ann Curry. “I’ve heard a lot of stereotypes.”Women continue climbing the rungs of power—building their ranks as heads of state, corporate leaders and media influencers—but their minority status means they still face harsh, limiting assessments based on their gender.
The St. Petersburg Times was founded in 1884 as the West Hillsborough Times, with an original circulation of 480. More than a century and 8 Pulitzer Prize Awards later, the St. Petersburg Times has grown to become the largest newspaper in Florida and the 25th largest in the United States, with a daily readership of over 591,000 and Sunday readership of approximately 966,000.
Doyenz, a Seattle-based firm chosen as one of CRN's Top 20 Cloud Storage Vendors for 2011, has launched a new disaster recovery solution for SMBs that decreases the time to recover a virtual environment to minutes instead of days, according to Eric Webster, Chief revenue officer at Doyenz.
The summer blockbuster “Horrible Bosses” painted a grim picture of the employee-boss dynamic. However, a new survey shows employees don’t think bosses are so horrible after all.
At Dell World last week, Michael Dell hosted a variety of speakers, most of whom pointed to a vision of a new CIO, one who abandons the under-the-hood, component level focus in favor of vastly increased attention on business processes and crafting and configuring applications to support them. While the vision represents a coherent synthesis that addresses most of the challenges facing CIOs, several implications of the vision deserve attention in order for CIOs to avoid serious errors.
The new leading sector for cleantech venture capital isn’t PV or EVs — it’s energy efficiency. What startup ideas will attract capital and customers? I hand-picked a panel of experts to reveal to you the opportunities and highlight the key trends that make energy efficiency, the “low-hanging fruit,” a rising star among investors.
Like most Internet-centric companies, we find ourselves engaged in an ongoing (never ending?) search for the core metrics that will truly matter for our business. In today’s digital world, we can record and report on just about every single bit that is flipped – but the deluge of data that ensues is rarely informative or directly actionable.
The menu of available mobile devices seems to grow longer by the day, thanks in large part to an increasing number of Android phones and tablets. But what makes those devices true business tools? The apps, of course.
Medify mines Medline, the largest database of medical studies. Founder Derek Streat and his team tabulate a list of criteria they think are important to arrive at a score. Medify’s algorithm assigns what Streat calls “a strength of evidence” or “Hotness” to a group of inputs, which is essentially a weighting system. It takes into account, for example, how often a treatment has been studied, how many patients have been studied, the number of clinical trials, and outcomes. Those inputs are constantly refined.