Lauren BrousellSenior Writer, CIO

Patriots deploy free stadium-wide Wi-Fi to compete with the comforts of home

The New England Patriots hope Wi-Fi and exclusive content will lure fans from the comfy couch to chilly Gillette Stadium

Desperately Seeking the Right Social Enterprise Tool?

Scott Carl, CIO of Parsons, an engineering and construction company with more than 11,500 employees, knew he needed the right tools to help new employees integrate into the company and facilitate collaboration among existing staff--particularly recent college grads.

5 Important Facts About Near-Field Communications

Using NFC as a "digital wallet" for payments is quick and easy for consumers, but the technology still faces some major security issues.

CIOs Plan to Increase Cloud Spending

An exclusive survey finds that many CIOs say cloud services are a plus for business continuity and speedy deployment. But they still worry about security.

How One City Used Smartphones to Fix Its Streets

The CIO of the City of Cambridge, Mass., developed an iPhone and Android app that citizens can use to report potholes, vandalism and other issues.

Apple Lion: 5 Things You Need to Know

Is it worth your while to upgrade your OS?

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5 Things to Consider About Chromebooks

The chromebooks are shipping in volume. Before you're seduced by the latest sexy netbook, consider these factors.

5 Things You Need to Know About Videoconferencing

Here's what you can do with the videoconferencing tools on the market now.

Five Things You Need to Know About Office 2011 for Mac

No one but Marky Mark is sad to see Entourage go, but are there enough improvements to make Office 2011 for Mac worth the investment?