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Billion-Dollar BS Degrees
News  |  4/16/2014  | 
Look who's getting rich with engineering degrees, according to the Forbes list of the world's top 100 billionaires.
When IT Managers Insult
Commentary  |  4/15/2014  | 
Sometimes CIOs and IT teams get saddled with an aggressive manager who pushes all the wrong buttons. Do you know how to deal with loudmouths?
Square Raids Amazon For Lead Engineer
News  |  4/15/2014  | 
Square hires Alyssa Henry, VP of storage services for Amazon Web Services, in latest move to build staff with executives from prominent web and Silicon Valley firms.
Inside Kayak's Search For Seasoned IT Talent
News  |  4/15/2014  | 
A few wrinkles won’t hurt job candidates at travel company Kayak, which says it's struggling to fill senior technology jobs in its US office. And H-1B visas don't entirely solve the problem.
Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro
Commentary  |  4/14/2014  | 
Struggling to find scarce IT security talent? Make sure your hiring managers understand the certifications and match candidates for skills fit -- not just credentials.
Data Scientists Want Respect & Results
Commentary  |  4/14/2014  | 
Analytics managers from Macy's, Ford, and Google offer tips on how to integrate and inspire data scientists.
So You Want To Be A CTO?
News  |  4/14/2014  | 
The role requires you to constantly balance technical and people skills, and to look ahead while fulfilling the here and now.
5 Job Interview Tips Via Alice In Wonderland
Commentary  |  4/10/2014  | 
Curiouser and curiouser! Use these techniques during your next interview to win that IT or security job offer.
IT, Business Exec Gulf Widens, McKinsey Says
News  |  4/9/2014  | 
Just as more businesses recognize IT's strategic importance, dissatisfaction with IT's effectiveness is growing, McKinsey research shows.
Throw Future IT Leaders In Pool's Deep End
Commentary  |  4/9/2014  | 
Fewer IT pros are being thrown into leadership roles and challenged to just figure things out. That's a huge problem.
Windows XP Diehards Face The Music
News  |  4/7/2014  | 
Some Windows XP holdouts make late-breaking pushes to upgrade -- to Windows 7, not Windows 8.1.
CIOs: Always Be Strategizing
Commentary  |  4/7/2014  | 
Tech leaders should constantly be connecting the dots on how software, services, and processes touch all facets of the company.
Will SDN Leave Network Engineers Jobless?
News  |  4/7/2014  | 
Software-defined networking will shake up the network engineer career path, so plan now to broaden your skills, an Interop panel of experts advised.
5 Steps To Become A Digital Business
Commentary  |  4/7/2014  | 
Here's how to become the type of organization that lives in your customers' digital world.
CIOs Need To Bend IT Like Beckham
Commentary  |  4/7/2014  | 
It sounds crazy, but CIOs can learn a lot from David Beckham's unique soccer and marketing skills.
Hadoop Jobs: Where To Find Them
News  |  4/7/2014  | 
One in three IT jobs requiring Hadoop skills is based in California, but other regions should see big-data-related hiring increases in the next few years, says Dice.com.
Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Resigns
News  |  4/4/2014  | 
Eich, who helped found Mozilla in 1998, steps down as CEO following criticism from employees and outsiders.
Enterprise Project Managers Must Get More Agile
News  |  4/4/2014  | 
More than half of PMOs now take a DevOps approach, according to the 2014 InformationWeek Project Management Survey. But just 10% use metrics to decide when to kill projects.
How To Recruit Top Talent For Dull IT Projects
Commentary  |  4/1/2014  | 
Finding top tech talent can be tough, and it's even trickier when the job is less than sexy. Here are seven tips on how to play up your company's advantages to attract the best candidates.
Manage Change – Or It Will Manage You
Commentary  |  4/1/2014  | 
As technology increases the velocity of business, IT leaders must move beyond to-do lists.
What Enterprise IT Can Learn From Industrial Engineering
Commentary  |  4/1/2014  | 
Budget-challenged IT organizations would do well to adopt the efficiency policies of industrial engineering. It applies efficiencies across enterprise operations, not just in specific areas.
The Next Hot IT Job: Service Broker
Commentary  |  3/31/2014  | 
IT architects may not lose their jobs to cloud computing, but they might find themselves in the role of IT service broker because of it.
Big Data Forces IT & Business To Get In Sync
Commentary  |  3/31/2014  | 
Data that benefits the company will slip through the cracks if IT and business groups don't bury the hatchet.
Busting 5 DevOps Myths
Commentary  |  3/31/2014  | 
DevOps is a technology movement for hipsters and your company doesn't need to worry about it, right? Right?
Zen & The Art Of Service-Oriented IT
Commentary  |  3/28/2014  | 
For IT, public cloud providers pose stiff competition. You must compete on quality.
GM's Randy Mott: What I Believe...
Commentary  |  3/27/2014  | 
CIO's five core principles underpin automaker's three-year "IT transformation" plan.
SAP To Buy Fieldglass, Cloud-Based Workforce Management Firm
News  |  3/26/2014  | 
SAP's deal with Fieldglass extends SuccessFactors' HR reach to contingent workers and Ariba procurement to labor and services.
3 Survival Tips For Women In IT
Commentary  |  3/26/2014  | 
The technology industry -- especially the networking field -- can be an awfully isolating place for a woman. I offer three ways to cope.
DevOps Creates A New Digital Divide
Commentary  |  3/25/2014  | 
What's that? Your product is the code and the code is the product and automation is your middle name? How nice. You're the digital 1%.
Hospitals Elevate Patient Satisfaction To The C-Suite
News  |  3/24/2014  | 
Chief patient experience officers, or CXOs, are an uncommon but valuable addition to hospital executive suites.
20 Tests Healthcare CIOs Must Juggle
Slideshows  |  3/24/2014  | 
With never-ending waves of federal regulations and new technologies, healthcare CIOs face constant change. These issues top the list of leadership challenges.
Buy Your CIO A Gift: 5 Inexpensive Ideas
Commentary  |  3/21/2014  | 
Consider these ideas for CIOs who think they have everything. These gifts may just keep on giving.
Mainframe Brain Drain? Not In Heart Of Texas
News  |  3/20/2014  | 
The computer science department at Texas State University still offers a full course in COBOL programming, in part to help students differentiate themselves on the job market.
Yahoo's 'Mission Accomplished' Moment: Talent Retention
Commentary  |  3/19/2014  | 
Marissa Mayer and other tech employers should focus less on an aggressive acqui-hire strategy and more on moonshot engineering goals, current and former Yahoo employees say.
How IT Pros Can Become Great Developers
Commentary  |  3/19/2014  | 
It takes business skills, as well as coding skills, to be a successful developer. The good news: Many IT pros already have the soft skills for the job.
LinkedIn Tips: 10 Steps To A Stronger Profile
Slideshows  |  3/18/2014  | 
Do these 10 things to improve your LinkedIn profile and position yourself for the next job opportunity. Each takes less than 10 minutes.
Federal IT: Pay For Results, Not Services
Commentary  |  3/17/2014  | 
Value-based arrangements can help agencies reduce up-front investments and improve results.
Mainframe Brain Drain Raises Serious Concern
News  |  3/17/2014  | 
As IT pros with deep mainframe know-how approach retirement age, a major skills gap may await enterprise CIOs that still rely on the decades-old technology.
DevOps Demands You Fix Twice
Commentary  |  3/13/2014  | 
If you've taken time to get everything just perfect, you haven't truly adopted the rapid iteration, lean product development ethos.
H-1B Visa Demand Spike Predicted
News  |  3/13/2014  | 
When the window for new H-1B applications opens on April 1, three IT job categories will lead the charge: software engineering, information security, and big data.
DevOps Ninjas Needed: 3 Ways To Build Ranks
Commentary  |  3/12/2014  | 
For DevOps -- the marriage of developer and operations -- to succeed, we must draw from our whole talent pool.
Women In IT: The Next Generation
Commentary  |  3/7/2014  | 
A walk-through at the University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab reveals lessons on how to solve IT's image problem.
Do You Have A Future In IT?
Commentary  |  3/6/2014  | 
During the next five to 10 years, 80% of current enterprise IT job functions will cease to exist. Yet, I'm optimistic.
Hadoop Jobs: 8 Resume Dos & Don'ts
News  |  3/6/2014  | 
Here's what hiring managers look for when vetting resumes for Hadoop-related positions -- and what prompts them to hit the delete button.
IT Resume Revamp: Goodbye, Contract Work
News  |  3/5/2014  | 
Many contractors see the improving economy as a lure back to full-time work. See how our expert remade one IT consultant's resume to help him stand out in a sea of candidates.
Female IT Leadership: Find Your Voice
Commentary  |  3/5/2014  | 
The biggest obstacle to your IT career success may be your inner voice, says Dell CIO Adriana Karaboutis.
IT Career Change & Crisis: Rapid Lessons
Commentary  |  3/5/2014  | 
After a dunk in a raging river, a CIO offers advice on coping with the unexpected.
The Broken-Leadership Paradox
Commentary  |  3/4/2014  | 
Is every hire a special little snowflake? That uniqueness affects the social dynamics of high-performing leadership teams.
Office 365 Gets Personal
News  |  3/3/2014  | 
Microsoft Office 365 will soon become more collaborative, focusing on relevant content to provide a more personalized work experience.
Hadoop Jobs: 6 Recruiter Tips
News  |  3/3/2014  | 
Tech recruiter shares insights and advice for IT pros with Hadoop skills looking to land a new gig.
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