IT Industry Recession Proof And Wants College Grads

 “We’re hiring as fast as we can. The past six months have been the peak for us”, said the CEO of Platinum solutions Laila Rossi; not something you would expect to hear given the current global recession. Yet according to the Washington Post  the most expanding industry is the information technology industry due to the steady pace …

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Google vs. Microsoft: Health IT

$20 Billion in UK healthcare IT spending for Google or Microsoft? In the UK,  Conservative Party leader David Cameron has made it clear that he wants to scrap the Labour Party government’s “centrally determined and unresponsive” plan for a $20 billion national health data network, in favor of Google Health …

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Google and Microsoft Battle for EHR Market

The British National Health Services may abandon its proprietary national health network in favor of Google Health or Microsoft HealthVault, according to the Daily Mail.  Conservative Party leader David Cameron has made it clear that he wants to scrap the Labour Party government’s “centrally determined and unresponsive” plan for a …

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The VA Gets $3.31B for HIT

The Senate Appropriations Committee has awarded the Veterans Administration (VA) with $3.31 billion for health information technology in the new budget plan for 2010. The 2010 budget is 30 percent higher than that of 2009. The committee has suggested that $800 million be allocated new programs, $939 million be spent …

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American Systems Selects New VP Of Acquisition And Logistics

AMERICAN SYSTEMS appointed George Nagy its new vice president of Acquisition and Logistics Strategic Business division. In his new position Nagy will manage and advise AMERICAN SYSTEMS and clients in acquisition and supply-chain management programs.  Nagy joins AMERICAN SYSTEMS from GP Consulting Partners where he served as a strategist, business developer and operations and …

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NJVC Promotes VP of Finance To CFO

NJVC, a leading information technology provider to the US Department of Defense, has promoted Chris Anderson to the position of Chief Financial Officer from his former position as NJVC’s vice president of finance. In his new role as NJVC chief financial strategist Anderson will oversee the accounting, budgeting and forecasting, cash management, financial risk, long-term planning, program control, performance …

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Jerry Williams New CIO Of HUD

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development appointed Jerry E. Williams as its new Chief Information Officer. Williams is filling the vacancy left in December by Lisa Schlosser, who currently works under the Environmental Protection Agency. In his new postition Williams will manage a $379.2 million budget and 265 employees as well …

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Sitting Pretty: Sitting and Wellness

Are you in good health yet exhausted at the end of the day? After long commutes, hectic days sitting in meetings, crunching on your computer, and then finally, some down time relaxing on the couch, you may blame stress for your fatigue, yet inactivity is probably what leaves you drained. …

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