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DEFINITION: The Platform for Internet Content Selection (PICS) is a World Wide Web Consortium ( W3C ) group that defines rating systems and rating information for Web-based content. The term also refers to a set of specifications developed by that group. PICS ratings give parents and teachers standards to help them decide what their children or students should be allowed to access on the Internet . The criteria  … 
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Global Risks 2014
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RESEARCH CONTENT: Cybercrime and the potential fragmentation of the internet are among the most serious risks  facing businesses and governments in 2014, this report from the World Economic Forum reveals.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

IT jobswatch – trends in media IT recruitment
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WHITE PAPER: This quarters figures compiled by jobadswatch.co.uk show that during the fourth quarter of 2010 the IT jobs market for permanent staff being recruited by media organisations is up by 1.8%. This is the sixth consecutive quarter that has seen higher demand.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

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SOA Reference Architecture
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Download the Open Group Service-Oriented Architecture reference architecture.
Posted: 17 Jan 2012 | Published: 17 Jan 2012

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The Open Group - Cloud Computing guide to interoperability and portability
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This guide from the Open Group offers advice to businesses on how to avoid supplier "lock-in" when you move data into the cloud.
Posted: 05 Jul 2013 | Published: 05 Jul 2013

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An Introduction to Quantum Lifecycle Management
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from The Open Group introduces QLM, explains why it is necessary and how its development and acceptance will be assured.
Posted: 18 Jan 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2012

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ITIL Version 3.0 -- What It Means to You
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WHITE PAPER: As the IT industry standardizes its operations to solve business problems in the most efficient, effective, economical, and equitable way, ITIL v3 becomes a critical tool.
Posted: 06 Jul 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

Global Knowledge

Project Management Network Diagram: A Tool for Understanding the PM Life Cycle
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WHITE PAPER: The Project Management Network Diagram (PM Network Diagram) provides a visual illustration of the project management life cycle (in terms of the chain of events that take place in a project).
Posted: 06 Jul 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Global Knowledge

The 7 Deadly Skills of The Perfect Employee
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WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the 7 skills essential to employee success and how to keep your employees productive and satisfied.
Posted: 23 Apr 2012 | Published: 23 Apr 2012

Skillsoft

Dirk Hohndel on Intel and the Linux Foundation
sponsored by Intel
VIDEO: In this video, Dirk Hohndel, Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist at Intel, discusses the importance of standards organizations like the Linux Foundation as well as thought on the future of Open Source at Intel.
Posted: 01 Nov 2010 | Premiered: 01 Nov 2010

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Solution Spotlight: Creating a Strong Customer Experience Management Strategy
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EGUIDE: In this e-guide, learn how to resolve communication issues between the IT and contact center departments by creating internal service-level agreements, recognizing that what's right for the organization is the same as what's right for the customer, and more.
Posted: 05 Dec 2012 | Published: 05 Dec 2012

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W3C DEFINITION (continued): …  can also be used for other purposes such as code signing and privacy assurance.PICS labels are most often used in content filtering to block access to specific Web site s or page s based on labels associated with them. The system of labels works in much the same way as the labels used to define movies. The development of labels always involves subjective judgment because human beings must be involved at some point in the process to ensure that the labels are based on common sense. For example, a recipe for chicken breast with butter sauce should be all right for a child to read but might be flagged … 
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