Tam Harbert Contributor, Computerworld

Harbert is a Washington, D.C.-based writer specializing in technology, business and public policy.

Attention IT: Your Interns Have Something to Teach You

It's that time of year again. Legions of eager, fresh-faced interns have invaded IT departments across the country, hoping to get real-world experience, or at least something that sounds impressive to put on their resumes.

New Job for Mainframes: Cloud Platform

Most experts say that a key attribute of the cloud is that the dynamic provisioning is self-service -- that is, at the user's demand.