Information Technology and Services

IT News Crunch
Looking for technology news? Below is a roundup of web sites and news feeds you might find useful. If you have a favorite site or feed that you want us to consider for inclusion here, please send the link to help@syr.edu.


General IT


Fast Company

Fast Company sets the agenda, charting the evolution of business through a unique focus on the most creative individuals sparking change in the marketplace. By uncovering best and "next" practices, the magazine and website help a new breed of leader work smarter and more effectively.
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Slashdot

News for nerds. Stuff that matters.
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Wired.com

Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and culture at Wired.com.
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Higher Ed IT & Business


Campus Technology

Campus Technology is a higher education technology magazine that provides updated information about advanced networking for the campus enterprise, security solutions for the campus enterprise, enterprise resource planning, managing IT assets, networking and infrastructure for the campus enterprise, and much more information for the campus IT professional.
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ECAR

Developing a strong, forward-looking campus IT program is easier with ECAR's well-timed, comprehensive research. ECAR simplifies complex issues, presents proven models, and reduces the risks involved in decision making.
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Education Advisory Board

The Education Advisory Board provides best practice research and practical advice to adademic, business, and student affairs leaders at the nation's leading universities.
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Educause

EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.
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Wired Campus

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
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IT Infrastructure


[H]ard|OCP

Computer hardware reviews and news.
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Network Computing

Network Computing's content adheres to the valuable "For IT, By IT" methodology, delivering timely strategy & tactics, news, in-depth features, expert reviews, opinionated blogs, newsletters and digital issues on an array of key enterprise technologies: back-up and recovery, data center architecture and technologies, data protection, network and storage management, unified communications, virtualization, wan acceleration, and wireless networking.
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IT Podcasts


Buzz Out Loud

Buzz Out Loud features Tom Merritt, producer Jason Howell, and a rotating roundtable of CNET's top tech experts reviewing the day's tech news. Each episode, five times a week, the crew analyzes, interprets, and argues about what all this technology means and what it's doing to us.
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Security Now

A weekly audio security column & podcast by Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte to discuss important issues of personal computer security.
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this WEEK in TECH

A weekly podcast of the TWiT.tv network. Hosted by Leo Laporte and many other former TechTV employees, it features roundtable discussions and debates surrounding current technology news and reviews, with a particular focus on consumer electronics and the internet.
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SU Blogs


iSchool Information Space

Information Space is where the people of the Syracuse iSchool community share their stories, ideas and thoughts about the information field. Our bloggers are students, alumni, faculty and staff.
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Maxwell ICT

The Information and Computing Technology group is responsible for support, maintenance, and improvement of most technology in the Eggers Complex.
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User Groups


Higher Education User Group (HEUG)

The HEUG is an international organization consisting of Higher Education institutions that use application software from the Oracle Corporation. Its two primary purposes are to facilitate sharing of ideas, information and experiences among its members, and to provide a unified and effective voice to Oracle on all issues involving the use of Oracle application software in the Higher Education community.
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Microsoft User Groups

User groups are typically independently run, volunteer groups that meet on a regular basis to discuss and share information on a variety of technical topics. Participation in a user group is an excellent, inexpensive way to receive technical content, education and to meet with your peers to get more out of the Microsoft platforms, products, technologies, and resources which you are interested in.
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