Pennsylvania sues IBM over troubled $110M IT upgrade

 The Standish Group, drawing from a database of 50,000 development projects, has found that for development projects that exceed $100 million in labor costs, only 2% are successful, meaning on-time and within budget. Another 51% are considered challenged or over budget, behind schedule or didn't meet user expectations. The rest, 47%, are seen as outright failures, said [...]

Electronic Frontier Foundation – Digital Privacy at the U.S. Border: Protecting the Data On Your Devices and In the Cloud

Digital Privacy at the U.S. Border: Protecting the Data On Your Devices and In the Cloud | Electronic Frontier FoundationContentsDownloadExecutive SummaryPart 1: Digital Privacy Guide for TravelersWhat is the Border?Risk Assessment FactorsFactors About YouFactors About Your Data and DevicesBefore You Arrive at the BorderTalk to Your EmployerMinimize the Data That You Carry Across the BorderProtect [...]

El mercado del iPad y el tablet…

Desde que Apple presentó una menor venta de iPads en sus resultados trimestrales la pasada semana… es la comidilla en internet el asunto del éxito del iPad (y el tablet por extensión).Antes de los resultados, en previsión de esa menor venta, ya escribió sobre el tema Jean Louis Gassée en su Monday Note:The iPad’s limitations [...]

2014-04-28T15:29:00+02:00April 28th, 2014|apple, informática, tendencias|

Stateless Mindset

Stateless Mindset : zenhabitsIn programming, there is the concept of statelessness. It means that each request is treated anew, without memory of previous requests.This is extremely limiting in some ways, but in another way it’s a great way to deal with a ton of requests.Imagine if you as a person dealt with millions of requests [...]

How Technology Is Destroying Jobs | MIT Technology Review

How Technology Is Destroying Jobs | MIT Technology Review:Brynjolfsson himself says he’s not ready to conclude that economic progress and employment have diverged for good. “I don’t know whether we can recover, but I hope we can,” he says. But that, he suggests, will depend on recognizing the problem and taking steps such as investing [...]

Las ‘startups’, ¿crean o destruyen empleo?

Interesante reflexión de @alejandrosuarez en Teknautas"… Ejemplos de la nueva economía, como por ejemplo Google, tienen cerca de 30.000 empleados a nivel mundial. En España, apenas alcanzan las cien o doscientas personas, aunque es difícil tener el dato exacto por la opacidad de la compañía. Empresas como Facebook o Twitter tienen en nuestro país pequeñas [...]

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