IBM acquired more U.S. patents than any other company for the 21st year in a row. But Google has quickened its patent pace and climbed to No. 11 in the rankings.
Employee morale will plummet and key people will quit as Yahoo forces workers to the office, critics say. But data about telecommuting comes to different conclusions.
IBM earned 6,478 utility patents last year, topping the list of patent winners for the 20th year in a row
Last year, 60 percent of CIOs polled said their companies block access to online shopping sites. Today, only 33 percent block access to retail sites, according to survey data from staffing firm Robert Half Technology.
San Francisco tops the Modis list, followed by McLean, Va., Boston, St. Louis and Toronto, and the roles that companies in these cities are fighting to fill include data scientist, data analyst, business intelligence professional and data modeling/data modeler.
Influx of personal mobile devices to the corporate network is raising security concerns for IT pros.
The Miami Dolphins teamed with IBM to deploy a cloud-based analytics system that helps stadium staff to be proactive about potentially disruptive events, such as parking bottlenecks, concession stand inventory shortages, and inclement weather.
To some U.S. workers, telecommuting is a higher priority than many of life's perks, including raises, vacation time, shopping and social media.
IBM retained its patent crown for 2011, topping the list of U.S. patent winners for the 19th year. The only other U.S. company to make the top 10 is Microsoft.