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Content tagged with Team Building & Staffing posted in January 2014
Microsoft CEO Search: 3 Things Satya Nadella Brings
News  |  1/31/2014  | 
Microsoft is set to name Nadella as its next CEO. Take a closer look at who he is and what he brings to the table.
Build Vs. Buy: A Dangerous Lie
Commentary  |  1/31/2014  | 
IT's eternal debate sidesteps the complexities of a fragile talent ecosystem and creates a vicious cycle that ensures project failure.
5 Salary Negotiation Mistakes To Avoid
News  |  1/30/2014  | 
Don't sell yourself short. Here's how to get the salary and benefits you deserve.
Oracle's Hurd: A 'Once-In-A-Career Opportunity'
Commentary  |  1/29/2014  | 
President Mark Hurd explains Oracle's strategy on cloud, marketing, innovation, and those pesky startup rivals.
Target Thinks Retail About Healthcare
News  |  1/29/2014  | 
Time to act more like retailers, Target medical director Joshua Riff tells healthcare leaders at the eHealth Initiative conference.
3 IT Lessons From Entrepreneurs
Commentary  |  1/29/2014  | 
Think startup culture exists in some alternate reality where normal business rules don't apply? Far from it. In fact, CIOs can learn a lot from entrepreneurs
Predixion Offers Free Analytics Software To Universities
News  |  1/28/2014  | 
Predictive analytics startup Predixion hopes to alleviate the data scientist shortage -- and boost its sales.
IT Jobs: 3 Reasons To Reject A Counteroffer
News  |  1/23/2014  | 
Accepting a counteroffer may be tempting, but it can pose big problems later. Here's why you should think twice before playing the game.
Bill Gates Offers Microsoft 'Part-Time' Help
News  |  1/22/2014  | 
The Microsoft chairman negotiates CEO rumors while focusing on global poverty efforts.
Traits That Make A Great Data Scientist
News  |  1/21/2014  | 
Not everyone has the chops to cut it as a data scientist. Here are the skills that matter most, says tech consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton.
Windows XP Last-Minute Upgrades: 3 Tips
News  |  1/21/2014  | 
Under the gun with your XP upgrade? IT exec shares advice for a smoother, more successful OS migration.
2014 IT Budget Survey
Steal Our Slides  |  1/20/2014  | 
Is the IT budget moving out of ITís control? Maybe -- 37% of respondents say the rate of outside spending is on the rise, up from 22% last year. Just 21% of CIOs retain full spending authority. What is in our control: How we respond.
3 Reasons Security Pros Are In The Driverís Seat Now
Commentary  |  1/17/2014  | 
The coming weeks are the perfect time to ask for a raise or find the job of your dreams. Don't let a perfect storm of security problems go to waste.
16 Stupid Tech Job Interview Questions: Show Your Snark
Commentary  |  1/17/2014  | 
Glassdoor characterizes these actual job interview questions as "oddball." We give these questions the answers they deserve.
LinkedIn Adds Volunteer Listings
News  |  1/16/2014  | 
Users can search for unpaid opportunities in LinkedIn's new Volunteer Marketplace.
IT Security Teams Adapt To Big Data
News  |  1/15/2014  | 
Big data means big changes in the makeup of IT security teams.
Windows 9: What We Know
News  |  1/15/2014  | 
With Windows 8.1 floundering, Windows 9 rumors have picked up steam. What can you expect from the next version of Windows?
Rackspace Names Taylor Rhodes President
News  |  1/14/2014  | 
Former chief customer officer aims to shake off investor doubts about Rackspace's cloud service fortunes.
Smells Like Entrepreneurial SpiritÖ In The Enterprise?
Commentary  |  1/14/2014  | 
Hiring the enterprise IT talent needed to speed innovation will only get harder. Perhaps it's time to partner with independent developers.
New IT Job Site Assists Veterans
News  |  1/13/2014  | 
Monster, the Consumer Electronics Association, and other technology entities have launched USTechVets.org to match veterans with civilian tech jobs.
Can Outsourcing Make You More 'Agile'?
Commentary  |  1/10/2014  | 
Agile software development has made its way into complex enterprise environments, but keeping the process in-house may be too expensive.
Top 10 Myths About Higher Ed CIOs
Commentary  |  1/9/2014  | 
Higher education CIOs are doing fine, thank you. Let's dispel some falsehoods.
Let Them See You Sweat
Commentary  |  1/9/2014  | 
Never let them see you sweat? This antiquated leadership rule must go.
Business Casual Dress For Job Interviews: Do's And Don'ts
News  |  1/8/2014  | 
In an age of business casual, how can you make sure you're wearing correct attire when you earn a sit-down interview at companies like Google, Amazon, and PayPal?
Is 'Fail Fast' Code For 'Don't Take Risks?'
Commentary  |  1/7/2014  | 
To encourage innovation in a risk-averse environment, identify the "killer issues" early.
My IT Resolutions For 2014
Commentary  |  1/7/2014  | 
Security, mobility, data-based decision-making, flash storage, and IT hiring must rise in importance.
Security Guru Bruce Schneier Joins Startup Co3
News  |  1/6/2014  | 
Schneier calls new gig at incident response management vendor a natural progression.
5 Program Management Lessons From HealthCare.gov
Commentary  |  1/6/2014  | 
Former NASA CIO Linda Cureton offers five ways agencies can manage IT programs more effectively in 2014.
Health IT Salaries Continue To Rise
News  |  1/3/2014  | 
The average healthcare IT professional's salary reaches six figures, with generous raises and bonuses. Interesting data points about demand emerge.
2014 Analytics, BI & Information Management Survey
Steal Our Slides  |  1/3/2014  | 
Enterprises want less complexity and more user-friendly, visual dashboards: Forty-six percent of respondents cite ease-of-use challenges with complex software as a significant barrier, while data visualization tools rate as the most ≠interesting leading-edge technology, with an average 3.5 rating on a 1-5 scale.
Do Your Employees Dress For Failure?
Commentary  |  1/3/2014  | 
Sloppy writing, attire, and overall comportment reflect poorly on an organization's people and work ethic. Demand better.
8 Hot IT Jobs For 2014
News  |  1/3/2014  | 
What IT skills and roles will be in demand this year? Recruiters share the scoop.


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