"Shadow IT"—or apps that get brought into offices without consent of the big bosses — gets a bad rap among enterprise folks. But even with genuine concerns like security and protocol to think about, it's worth asking: Do those all users with the unauthorized Dropbox accounts have a point?
With an important deadline for an updated card format coming up next week putting pressure on retailers and banks alike, the main sticking point around chip cards, or EMV, is the decision by the banking industry not to require the usage of PIN numbers during transactions. Retailers would like to see that strategy change.
The 2015 American Hero Dog was revealed earlier this month by the American Humane Association. Harely the Chihuahua, who sustained an array of serious injuries while living in a puppy mill, found a second life as the face of the National Mill Dog Rescue.
With the federal government potentially heading towards another shutdown at the end of this month, a leading contractor group highlights the disruption that the shutdown will have for its members. Meanwhile, a recent report on the impacts of political uncertainty in government funding underlines these points—and then some.
The English Bridge Union has more than a few rounds of bridge riding on a British High Court case that challenges the definition of what a sport actually is. The group says that current U.K. rules used to define sports for funding purposes are broad enough that bridge deserves a spot at the table.
Revelations of organizational dishonesty by the auto giant have already had some landscape-shattering effects on the company, and those revelations came about thanks to the work of two environmental advocacy groups.
While refugees fleeing war-torn countries in the Middle East have raised challenges for European countries, members of the International Chamber of Shipping have stepped forward to assist in the humanitarian crisis—despite the risks and high costs. But the group says that European nations should do more to assist in rescue efforts.
The 2015 edition of the Online News Association's annual meeting sports a diverse speaker lineup. That's no accident, being the result of criticism the association faced from members.
The pope's first trip to the United States this week, promises to snarl traffic and draw online buzz, but for Catholic-student associations, it represents an opportunity to start a bigger conversation with a tough audience to reach.
The role that communication plays in ensuring that your tech vendors are all on the same page. Also: Connecticut's success with making nonprofits great places to work.