Microsoft is ready for a world beyond Windows

Cloud and AI are Microsoft’s future bets By Tom Warren@tomwarren  Mar 30, 2018, 8:26am EDT ”We want to move from people needing Windows to choosing Windows, to loving Windows. That is our bold goal,” said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella three years ago. At the time, Microsoft was unveiling more details about Windows 10, and surprising people with technologies like... Continue Reading →


How transparent is FOIA?

By Chase Gunter - Mar 13, 2018 On Capitol Hill, senators are complaining that there's too little transparency surrounding the government's premier transparency law. While the Department of Justice recently launched a one-stop shop to centralize the submissions of Freedom of Information Act requests, Republican and Democratic senators alike expressed frustrations with agencies' actual responses — or... Continue Reading →

AIEF Press Release: Call for Nominations for Trustee Position

(Palmyra, NJ – March 23, 2018) - The Foundation is a leading organization that enhances the practical and scholarly knowledge of information management by funding and promoting research, scholarship, and educational opportunities for information management professionals. The Foundation is a non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 tax exempt status in the US. For additional information, please visit:... Continue Reading →

Hospitals are trashing THOUSANDS of personal health documents without shredding them, researchers discover by dumpster diving

Hospitals leave patient data vulnerable by simply throwing out thousands of pages of private documents instead of shredding them, a new study warns. Researchers at the University of Toronto and St Michael's Hospital retrieved 1,300 lbs of paper from recycling bins at five hospitals and found that more than 2,500 sheets contained private patient information.... Continue Reading →

Vermont Says Blockchain Record-Keeping System Too Costly

The cost of using an implementation of the blockchain for a public records management system would outweigh any potential benefits, a report prepared for Vermont's state legislature concludes. The report, commissioned as part of a broader legislative effort aimed at promoting economic growth, was prepared by Vermont's Secretary of State, Attorney General, and the Department of Financial Regulation.... Continue Reading →

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