Articles By Michael Cooney

IBM packages crime-fighting, big data analytics

IBM packages crime-fighting, big data analytics

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- IBM last week came out with its first iteration of the analytics software package that it expects...

May 4th, 2012 Michael Cooney
Nine best practices for successful IT projects

Nine best practices for successful IT projects

Most often when the watchdogs at the U.S. Government Accountability Office are called into to check out an agency, process...

November 28th, 2011 Michael Cooney
Gartner’s Top 10 tech trends for 2012

Gartner’s Top 10 tech trends for 2012

The technology that makes up many of thesystems in the IT world today is at a critical juncture and in the...

October 20th, 2011 Michael Cooney
Romance scams pick on divorced, lovelorn

Romance scams pick on divorced, lovelorn

The online research was conducted by the UK's University of Leicester found that 52% of people surveyed online had heard...

September 29th, 2011 Michael Cooney
Facial recognition security, privacy issues concern FTC

Facial recognition security, privacy issues concern FTC

The Federal Trade Commission the week said it will hold a workshop that examines how burgeoning use of facial recognition...

September 21st, 2011 Michael Cooney
IT skills force out need for cursive writing in schools

IT skills force out need for cursive writing in schools

Keyboard typing and messaging are the way of future no doubt but at the cost of cursive writing? That seems...

July 14th, 2011 Michael Cooney
DOJ report critical of FBI ability to fight cyber attacks

DOJ report critical of FBI ability to fight cyber attacks

Despite a push to bulk up its security expertise, the FBI in some case lacks the skills to properly investigate national security...

April 27th, 2011 Michael Cooney
IT graduates ‘not well trained, ready to go’

IT graduates ‘not well trained, ready to go’

There is a disconnect between students getting high-tech degrees and what employers are looking for in those graduates.Employers agree that...

March 3rd, 2011 Michael Cooney
Google set to go on massive hiring spree in 2011

Google set to go on massive hiring spree in 2011

Google is poised to hire more than 6,000 people this year if all goes according to plan. That amazing fact...

February 3rd, 2011 Michael Cooney
Can the U.S. exploit offshore wind energy?

Can the U.S. exploit offshore wind energy?

If wind is ever to be a significant part of the energy equation in this country we'll need to take...

October 13th, 2010 Michael Cooney