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Google, Amazon, Apple Dominate Most Desirable Companies List
Commentary  |  3/24/2015  | 
It's no surprise that Apple, Amazon, and Google dominate a list of companies people would go to work for if they could. However, does this mean workers really want to leave?
Steve Jobs Bio Gets Praise From Tim Cook, Apple Execs
News  |  3/23/2015  | 
The latest bio about the life and times of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs is drawing praise from Tim Cook and others at Apple, even though the company did not cooperate with the authors.
Our New Service: Speed Networking For CIOs
News  |  3/23/2015  | 
We're improving the odds that you'll meet peers who are dealing with the same problems you face.
Top Jobs For STEM: Big Data, IT Product Management
Slideshows  |  3/23/2015  | 
Today's skills development in these fields could mean tomorrow's payday, according to a recent report.
Layoffs Breed Long-Term Employee Distrust, Study Finds
News  |  3/20/2015  | 
Being laid off causes long-term trust issues even when the employee gets hired by another company. The world-wide financial crisis of just a few years ago makes this a global crisis.
10 Sweet Job Perks In Tech
Slideshows  |  3/15/2015  | 
Free snacks are yesterday's news. Now tech companies offer $10,000 office decoration budgets and helicopter rides. Here's a look at what Google, Pinterest, Airbnb, Facebook, and others offer employees.
Tim Cook Offered Liver To Steve Jobs, Bio Reveals
News  |  3/15/2015  | 
A new biography on Steve Jobs reveals that the former Apple CEO rejected Tim Cook's offer of a life-saving gift, namely his liver.
'Wave 2' Wireless Deployments Power Education In Houston
Commentary  |  3/12/2015  | 
In Houston, "Wave 2" wireless networking deployments are helping one community college revamp how students and faculty view education, especially with video.
Millennials Redefine Business Tech Buying Decisions
News  |  3/11/2015  | 
Whether they're working solo or with a team, Millennials are holding more power over business technology buying decisions, according to IBM. How will it affect your business?
Google: IoT Can Help The Disabled
Commentary  |  3/10/2015  | 
At Mobile World Congress, the head of Google's accessibility engineering team explained how the Internet of Things can help those with disabilities.
IT Jobs Are Hot, Raises Not So Much
Commentary  |  3/10/2015  | 
IT job growth has been trending ahead of the national average, and remained hot for several months in a row. So, where are all our salary increases?
White House TechHire Initiative: Calling All Coders
Commentary  |  3/9/2015  | 
The White House TechHire Initiative looks to local code schools as models for tech skills development.
Gen Xers: More Millennial Than Millennials
Commentary  |  3/3/2015  | 
Gen Xers see the worst part of themselves in Millennials, and that is creating terrible myths about them.
8 Ways IoT Will Change IT Forever
Slideshows  |  3/3/2015  | 
Where the money goes, so go the jobs. Find out which areas of IT we think could face a skills gap in an IoT world.
Interop Radio: An End-User Look at Network Performance
Commentary  |  3/2/2015  | 
Join us at 3 p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 3, for Interop Radio: An End-User Look at Network Performance.
7 Dirty IT Words: Don't Say These In The C-Suite
Slideshows  |  2/26/2015  | 
Want to win over the bosses? Wipe these words and phrases from your IT vocabulary.
Conspire Brings Analytics To Social Networking
Commentary  |  2/26/2015  | 
Conspire offers networking that allows users to apply analytics to their job searches or any other social endeavor.
Video: Millennial Stereotypes, Bank Hacks & Drone Deliveries
Commentary  |  2/20/2015  | 
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at unfair perceptions of Millennial Generation workers, billion-dollar bank heists, and why we want drones to make deliveries.
IBM: Stereotypes Of Millennials Are Wrong
News  |  2/19/2015  | 
When it comes to career goals, collaboration, and leadership styles, Millennials have a lot in common with Baby Boomers and Gen Xers, according to new IBM research.
IT Career Success Takes Ditching Your Silo Mindset
Commentary  |  2/18/2015  | 
There are four IT career silos that good IT leaders must help knock down.
15 Hot Skill Sets For IT Pros In 2015
Slideshows  |  2/17/2015  | 
How do your IT skills stack up against the ones with the greatest market demand? Here's what our experts have to say.
5 Workplace 'Time-Wasters': Worth The Time?
Slideshows  |  2/11/2015  | 
Studies show that activities long considered by managers to be time-wasters at work may actually boost your productivity. How many of these are part of your workday?
How To Nurture Millennial Tech Leaders
Commentary  |  2/11/2015  | 
Start with understanding what's different about this generation, and what won't ever change.
10 Hot Cities For IT Pros In 2015
Slideshows  |  2/11/2015  | 
Sure, Silicon Valley is a hotspot for tech workers. But it's far from the only one, according to top tech recruiters. See if your town makes the list.
5 Top Sources Of Job Frustration For Your IT Team
Commentary  |  2/11/2015  | 
Money's not the only problem. Fix these points of frustration, or watch good people head out the door.
Tinder For Tech Jobs: 5 Apps Better Than LinkedIn
Slideshows  |  2/10/2015  | 
These five innovative job search apps take advantage of dating-site functionality to help you find your next job while easing the pain of potential rejection.
Data Scientist: STEM Boys Club Open To Women
News  |  2/10/2015  | 
Data scientist Laurie Skelly says STEM is still largely a boy’s club, but that’s changing.
Interop Radio: Make An IT Presentation That's Actually GOOD!
Commentary  |  2/9/2015  | 
This week's live broadcast of Interop Radio finds out what it takes to make a great presentation from Betsy Weber, the chief evangelist for TechSmith.
Code Schools: Right Path For Professional Programmers?
Commentary  |  2/9/2015  | 
For students and CIOs alike, the question is whether code schools offer a ticket into the high-tech world.
Apple, Tesla Tussle Over Talent
News  |  2/6/2015  | 
Tesla Motors looks to Apple for new employees as the cars of the future begin to resemble computers.
Silicon Valley Expands Unevenly
News  |  2/5/2015  | 
Income inequality grows even in Silicon Valley, but there's no bubble ahead.
IT Stereotypes: Time To Change
Commentary  |  2/4/2015  | 
Stereotypes abound in business, especially around IT. Here’s how IT pros can correct misperceptions about a culture of insular control freaks.
Leadership Fail: Lessons From The Worst Super Bowl Play Ever
Commentary  |  2/2/2015  | 
The biggest coaching mistake in Super Bowl history gives us a lesson in how to handle failure in our own IT organizations.
10 Cloud Migration Mistakes To Avoid
Slideshows  |  2/2/2015  | 
Migrating to the cloud can be challenging. Here are 10 common pitfalls -- and how to sidestep them.
Artificial Intelligence Will Put Us Out Of Work
News  |  1/30/2015  | 
Forget killer robots. Widespread unemployment is the worst case scenario for humans in the AI future.
8 Reasons IT Pros Need To Reject A Promotion
Slideshows  |  1/30/2015  | 
You got promoted within your IT organization. Good job. But do you really want it?
4 Education Technology Trends To Watch
Commentary  |  1/22/2015  | 
Educational technology is changing rapidly. These four trends will influence learning in schools -- and in corporations.
NFL Cheating Scandal: 4 Lessons For CIOs
Commentary  |  1/21/2015  | 
What can CIOs learn from Deflategate, a cheating scandal involving the New England Patriots?
Millennials In IT: How To Talk To Old People
Slideshows  |  1/21/2015  | 
There are certain phrases that are like passwords to the heart of your IT managers. And, no, I'm not talking about, "I bought you a fresh box of adult diapers."
IT Stress: Management, Empathy, And The Kindness Of Strangers
Commentary  |  1/19/2015  | 
Stress makes us more likely to forget how the other guy feels, which is not good for the modern IT department.
Facebook For Work App: Dislike
Commentary  |  1/15/2015  | 
Facebook for Work might be a success, but I'm changing my status to "no way."
Burned Out Workers Are Dangerous
Commentary  |  1/14/2015  | 
Employees suffering from job burnout are more likely to give in to impulse, and that can be hazardous to your company.
3 Tips For Minding The IT Skills Gap
Commentary  |  1/14/2015  | 
In the digital enterprise, CIOs must help IT staffers expand their abilities and value soft skills as much as tech acumen.
Rebuilding Trust In Your Organization
Commentary  |  1/12/2015  | 
Can management rebuild trust in an organization when it has been lost?
How To Build A Data-Driven Dream Team
Commentary  |  1/9/2015  | 
Like any good sports team, your data team needs a leader, a common goal, and group chemistry.
Intel's $300 Million Diversity Plan Looks Impossible
Commentary  |  1/7/2015  | 
Intel's goal of having a culturally representative workforce in place by 2020 is laudable. But given the challenges that must be overcome, it seems unlikely.
10 Signs You've Hired The Wrong Person
Slideshows  |  1/6/2015  | 
Is the new guy Mr. Negative? Does he shout at the espresso machine? Look for these warning signs before you make the hire.
Why InfoSec Should Be Separated From IT
Commentary  |  12/30/2014  | 
The case for taking the information security function out from underneath the IT umbrella.
Data Scientist Training Programs Gain Steam
News  |  12/30/2014  | 
More universities are launching programs to develop the big data talent businesses need.
Reclaim Your Schedule In 2015: 7 Tips
News  |  12/30/2014  | 
Were you overworked, overtaxed, or simply "over busy" in 2014? Take control of your schedule and reduce stress in 2015.
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