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Content tagged with Team Building & Staffing posted in January 2013
CIO Master Class: Choose Your Public Speaking Style
Commentary  |  1/31/2013  | 
Addressing the troops can be fraught with pitfalls. A psychologist offers tips on how leaders can boost teamwork by using situation-appropriate styles of speaking.
Immigration Reform Package Includes Tech Workers
News  |  1/29/2013  | 
Separate bill would significantly increase the number of H-1B visas issued by the United States.
Google U.K., Raspberry Pi Donate School PCs
News  |  1/29/2013  | 
Google U.K. teams with Raspberry Pi to donate 15,000 cut-down computers to British schools and inspire the next generation of computer engineers.
Big Data Profile: Ford Motor Company's Michael Cavaretta
News  |  1/28/2013  | 
Ford predictive analytics group lead Michael Cavaretta talks big data, machine learning and what he looks for in new hires.
IBM Tools Point To Bigger Social Trend
News  |  1/28/2013  | 
As social features become standard in traditional IT products, companies must consider new security and training challenges.
Square COO Resigns, Calls Harassment Claim A Shakedown
News  |  1/25/2013  | 
"I did not do the horrendous things I am told I may be accused of," insists Keith Rabois following resignation from mobile-payments company.
U.K. Companies Plan To Boost IT Hiring
News  |  1/25/2013  | 
IT employment is on the upswing in 2013, despite the dismal national economy, finds Robert Half Technology research.
Secret CIO: 5 Steps To That CIO Title
Commentary  |  1/22/2013  | 
I advise a frustrated reader on how to win the CIO title he wants and deserves.
Big Data Budgets: Marketers Plan Spending Spree
News  |  1/22/2013  | 
Social media-generated data is a major reason companies will spend big on data-oriented analytics projects and people in 2013, a new survey says.
5 Ways Business Still Fails The IT Organization
Commentary  |  1/18/2013  | 
If IT doesn't deliver everything a business wants, it's not all IT's fault, readers say.
IBM, Universities Team Up To Build Data Scientists
News  |  1/15/2013  | 
Big Blue program aims to prepare students for a workplace increasingly driven by data.
How To Scare Off Your Best IT People
Commentary  |  1/14/2013  | 
We put so much effort into our communications with customers, yet we spend comparatively little time communicating to "our most important resource."
General Motors Hiring 1,000 IT Pros In Atlanta
News  |  1/10/2013  | 
GM will start interviewing as soon as next week, as CIO Randy Mott continues with plans to rely on staffers instead of outsourcers.
How To Fill Big Data Talent Gaps Fast
Commentary  |  1/9/2013  | 
Consider training current employees or recruiting from our list of analytics master's degree programs.
Big Data Analytics Master's Degrees: 20 Top Programs
Slideshows  |  1/7/2013  | 
These one-year and two-year graduate programs are just what's needed to close the big-data talent gap. Read on to find a school that fits your ambitions and background.
How IT Can Keep Its Strategic Role In 2013
Commentary  |  1/4/2013  | 
A columnist says this is the year IT may lose its seat at the strategy table. A focus on the end customer is key to avoiding that outcome.
Big Data Profile: Mike Capone, ADP
News  |  1/2/2013  | 
We sat down with Mike Capone, senior VP and CIO at HR software provider ADP, to discuss career decisions, analytics trends and more.

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