News & Commentary
Content tagged with Team Building & Staffing posted in November 2013
Rise Of The Corporate MOOC
News  |  11/27/2013  | 
It's not your father's corporate training. EdX wants to help companies offer their own massive open online courses to keep employees' skills updated.
How Educators Can Narrow Big Data Skills Gap
News  |  11/26/2013  | 
With data scientists in short supply, the US must step up its game to compete globally, says educator.
IT Leaders: Grow A Pair
Commentary  |  11/26/2013  | 
Business management author Larry Winget urges IT leaders to stop whining and deal with more matters themselves.
Stop Butchering The English Language
Commentary  |  11/25/2013  | 
Solutioning, diarizing, and zerotasking have lurched into the business lexicon -- but must go, says a former CIO. Weigh in with your own linguistic peeves.
10 IT Job Titles We Miss
Slideshows  |  11/25/2013  | 
IT veterans pick their favorite -- largely obsolete -- job titles of yesteryear. Join us on a 20-year-stroll down memory lane.
How CIOs Can Help Build A Millennial Enterprise
Commentary  |  11/25/2013  | 
Here are a few ways: Build an enterprise app store, gamify your company, and support as much consumer technology as possible.
How To Succeed As A Social Business Sponsor
Commentary  |  11/25/2013  | 
Follow these five steps to become a more effective leader and seamlessly shape your company into a social business.
5 Online Classes To Pump Up IT Careers
News  |  11/25/2013  | 
Strengthen your IT skill set on these in-demand topics. New online classes make it easier than ever to bolster your portfolio.
Outsourcing: Why Onshore Vs. Offshore Isn’t The Right Question
Commentary  |  11/25/2013  | 
Well publicized offshore outsourcing challenges, a narrowing labor-cost gap, and political considerations have some aggressively promoting onshoring. But they’re missing the point.
Xbox One Key To 'One Microsoft'
Commentary  |  11/23/2013  | 
Microsoft's Xbox One isn't just about taking over the living room. It's a proving ground for CEO Steve Ballmer's "One Microsoft" vision.
HP's Baez: We're No Longer 'Built For Slow'
Commentary  |  11/22/2013  | 
HP CIO discusses changing the company culture, spending more time with customers, and moving to cloud platforms to execute faster.
H-1B Visas: 5 Big Trends In 2014
News  |  11/22/2013  | 
What should CIOs and hiring managers prepare for in the 2014 H-1B application process? Experts say beware new twists.
4 Reasons You Aren't An Entrepreneur
Commentary  |  11/22/2013  | 
A startup survivor shares why the traits that make corporate execs successful can undo their entrepreneurial efforts.
10 Most Misunderstood Facebook Privacy Facts
News  |  11/21/2013  | 
Facebook privacy changes seem to never end. Get a grip on your account with these privacy settings tips and tricks.
Are You Recruiting A Data Scientist, Or Unicorn?
News  |  11/21/2013  | 
Many companies need to stop looking for a unicorn and start building a data science team, says CEO of data applications firm Lattice.
Human Resources Tentatively Tries Predictive Analytics
News  |  11/20/2013  | 
Knowing the probability of important employee events before they happen can have a big bottom-line impact.
SAP CEO Envisions Younger, Greener, Cloudier Company
Commentary  |  11/20/2013  | 
Bill McDermott is trying to change SAP's conservative, ERP-centric image for millennial employees and buyers.
7 Ways To Drive Social Business Buy-In
Commentary  |  11/20/2013  | 
A successful transition to a social business hinges on employee adoption. Plan carefully for these seven ways people perceive change.
Are You Too Old For IT?
News  |  11/20/2013  | 
Ageism might be a taboo topic among employers, but veteran IT pros say it's very much an industry reality.
8 Ways To Bomb IT Job Interviews
News  |  11/20/2013  | 
Don't trash past employers. Don't make crazy requests. Here's what else to avoid in an IT job interview, say recruiters.
H-1B Visas: 6 Most Misunderstood Facts
News  |  11/20/2013  | 
The H-1B visa program has cooked up a hot stew of myths and misconceptions. Legal experts break down the facts on salaries, timing, and more.
Creating A Marketplace For Public-Private Innovations
News  |  11/19/2013  | 
Former US Transportation Department CIO Nitin Pradhan discusses why he established GOVonomy to match government needs with innovative technology startups
Career Advice From The Future
Commentary  |  11/19/2013  | 
How to start a revolution at work by flattening the org, taking part in hackathons, and listening to rap music.
Wal-Mart CIO's Advice For Women In IT
Commentary  |  11/19/2013  | 
Karenann Terrell talks risk, job hopping, sponsors, and more. Are you developing the traits it takes to succeed?
13 CIOs Share: My Big Mistakes
Slideshows  |  11/19/2013  | 
From tackling personnel problems quickly to not chasing tech fads, 13 CIO innovators share lessons learned the hard way.
2014 Digital Business Survey
Steal Our Slides  |  11/19/2013  | 
When it comes to digital strategy, size matters. We broke 510 respondents down by employee count: 326 hail from orgs with fewer than 1,000 employees, while 184 have more than 1,000. We found that 62% of smaller shops have digital strategies vs. 73% of large companies. And that's just the start of the disparities.
How To Become A Customer-Facing CIO
Commentary  |  11/18/2013  | 
Your title alone isn't enough to be successful in customer conversations. You must fully understand your company's products and services, and make sure you have something to contribute.
5 Deadly Sins Of Email Writing
News  |  11/18/2013  | 
Think the world revolves around you? Still refuse to write Twitter-style? No wonder colleagues ignore your emails.
Welcome To The New InformationWeek
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
We're leaving behind the old, one-way publishing model of business technology journalism and pioneering an approach that emphasizes community and true multiway discourse.
10 Top LinkedIn Tips, Tricks
Slideshows  |  11/15/2013  | 
Follow these best-practices to improve your profile, get noticed by recruiters, and land your next gig.
The Troubling Decline Of IT Security Training
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
Can our governments really afford to fall further behind in IT security competence? Recruiting isn’t enough.
Why IT Groups Shouldn't Act Like Commies
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
Totalitarian systems create black markets of shadow IT and silos that don't serve the greater good.
5 LinkedIn Headaches, Cured
News  |  11/15/2013  | 
Tame your LinkedIn endorsements mess, change settings so people won’t guess you're job hunting, and more.
Microsoft SharePoint: 7 Ways To Achieve More
News  |  11/15/2013  | 
SharePoint is used by most of the Fortune 500 -- so why do we still hate it so much? Here's how to make Microsoft's intranet platform work better for you.
10 Best Business Books Of 2013
News  |  11/15/2013  | 
Polish your leadership skills and hone your business know-how with the best books of the year.
10 Agile Skills CIOs Need To Manage Change
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
Cloud services, mobility, and digital disruption have upended the traditional methods of handling change within a company.
Don't Forget About Visa Reform
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
Visa reforms in the immigration bill will have a different effect on US and Indian firms. Both stand to benefit in the long run.
Mobile Transforms IT's Role: What's Next?
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
Mobile devices have reshaped the employee-IT relationship and how we work with tools like Google Docs. Brace yourself for big changes over the next five years.
CIO Leadership Calculus
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
How the mathematics of collaboration can improve CIOs' chances for success leading their organizations and themselves.
IT Resume Revamp: Spotlight On IT Consultants
News  |  11/15/2013  | 
Job hopping means that IT consultants often struggle to keep resume length manageable. Our expert helps make over one job candidate's IT resume.
Why The CDO May Steal The CIO's Lunch
News  |  11/15/2013  | 
Bad news, CIOs: Businesses continue to hire chief digital officers and chief data officers to solve two imperatives: creating new value from data and managing data risk. Beware this power shift.
Big Data Has A Trust Problem
News  |  11/15/2013  | 
A lack of interdepartmental trust prevents organizations from getting full value from their analytics projects, IBM survey finds.
LinkedIn Adds Pulse For News
News  |  11/14/2013  | 
LinkedIn pushes customized content with the integration of news curation app Pulse for desktop and mobile versions.
IW500 Executive Survey Results
Steal Our Slides  |  11/13/2013  | 
Just 12% can switch between public cloud infrastructure and in-house datacenters based on ­demand; only 26% use PaaS; 54% do predictive revenue analysis; and 30% have widely deployed mobile apps for employees.
Why The CIO Is Marketing’s Best Friend
Why The CIO Is Marketing’s Best Friend
InformationWeek Videos  |  11/12/2013  | 
Why mobility, CRM, and innovation have made the relationship between the CIO and CMO vitally important.
Dr. Dobb's Annual Developer Salary Survey 2013
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
Salaries for software developers are on the rise, driven by the proliferation of mobile startups. Will the trend continue?
How To Build An Analytics A-Team
News  |  11/11/2013  | 
Five key big data roles will emerge as analytics tools become more popular in the enterprise, says one analyst firm.
CMS CIO Leaves Mess For Private Sector
News  |  11/6/2013  | 
CIO Tony Trenkle, who oversaw $2 billion IT office for CMS, including program, heads for the private sector.
Google Helpouts Offers Lessons By Video
News  |  11/5/2013  | 
Helpouts video teaching platform wants to be reliable source of advice, medical and otherwise.

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