News & Commentary
Content tagged with Team Building & Staffing posted in December 2013
How To Build A Successful Data Science Team
News  |  12/30/2013  | 
Don't try to find one superhuman who does it all. You need three experts: business analyst, machine learning expert, and data engineer, says Lithium Technologies chief scientist.
Big Data In 2014: Top Technologies, Trends
News  |  12/30/2013  | 
What will the next year hold for big data? Here's what industry heavyweights predict.
My Best IT Moment In 2013
Commentary  |  12/30/2013  | 
An emergency preparedness drill brought out the best in my IT team. What were your best moments?
5 IT Hiring Trends In 2014
News  |  12/26/2013  | 
Which IT skills are in demand and which roles are changing? Take a look ahead.
Government Contractors Feel Pain From Shutdown, Sequestration
News  |  12/23/2013  | 
Federal contractors rethink business strategies to weather uncertainty, declining revenue in government business.
Analytics: Where The Girls Are
News  |  12/20/2013  | 
Data science is a field where men and women enjoy near parity in terms of university students and jobs, according to one expert.
Real-Time Analytics Boosts Operations Staff Performance
News  |  12/20/2013  | 
A mortgage processor for Australia says Enlighten's operations automation software enabled him to achieve a 40% cost savings and hire more staff.
Increase Cyber-Security Workforce, Government Urged
News  |  12/19/2013  | 
Cyber-security organization offers seven recommendations to the White House and defense agencies on improving worker qualifications and strengthening security built into IT.
IBM's Predictions: 6 Big Data Trends In 2014
News  |  12/18/2013  | 
A big data expert shares predictions based on feedback from IBM's enterprise clients. Is it time to update your strategy?
Microsoft Exec To Run HealthCare.gov
News  |  12/18/2013  | 
Former Microsoft Office division president Kurt DelBene will lead troubled healthcare insurance site through the first half of 2014.
How CIOs And CMOs Can Be Better Partners
Commentary  |  12/17/2013  | 
CIOs can do a better job of collaborating with CMOs in three areas: people, process, and technology.
Elon Musk: I Thought Tesla Was Dying
News  |  12/16/2013  | 
Speaking at the Dell World conference, Tesla Motors and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk discusses innovation, teamwork, and risk taking.
IT Millennials: CEO Or Bust
News  |  12/13/2013  | 
Young IT professionals have more C-suite ambitions than their older colleagues -- but don't necessarily covet the CIO role.
10 Nerdy Gifts For Techies
News  |  12/12/2013  | 
When you've run out of Dr. Who and Star Trek gifts, check out these novel ideas for the techie in your life.
A Practical Approach To Project Portfolio Management, Part 3
Commentary  |  12/12/2013  | 
How do you decide whose projects get back burnered? Don't make it a popularity contest. Run the numbers.
A Practical Approach To Project Portfolio Management, Part 2
Commentary  |  12/11/2013  | 
Realizing that you can't afford not to have a PMO is half the battle. Now it's time to take inventory.
Consulting Fees: How Much Are You Worth?
Commentary  |  12/10/2013  | 
The art of naming your price is a skill all IT consultants should master. Here are six things to consider before taking your next gig.
A Practical Approach To Project Portfolio Management, Part 1
Commentary  |  12/10/2013  | 
PPM is a necessity, not a luxury. Here's how to set up a good, fast, and inexpensive program that will make the best use of pricey IT resources, without costly specialized software.
The Upside Of Hostility
Commentary  |  12/9/2013  | 
The defining quality of the DevOps movement can challenge the default division of labor.
What 'The Old Guy' Brings To IT Teams
News  |  12/6/2013  | 
IT pros report that hiring managers often favor young hires in the name of "culture" or "fit." But this may throw your team's balance off.
Creating The 'Solution Economy': Government's Role
Commentary  |  12/6/2013  | 
Government alone can't solve society's big challenges. But technology that enables the public can foster an environment of innovation and problem-solving.
Next-Generation Communications Have Real Power
Commentary  |  12/5/2013  | 
NGC combines unified communications features like voice, video, and IM with the practice of true teamwork. The result is often a better bottom line.
5 Ways To Turbocharge Innovation
Commentary  |  12/5/2013  | 
Think "creative conflict" rather than touchy-feely collaboration to get the best ideas out of your organization.
IT Jobs Outlook: Salary, Training Spending Rise
News  |  12/3/2013  | 
Increased spending on salaries, training, and budgets puts IT in a "sweet spot for employment and investment," says latest Society for Information Management data.
Lessons For HealthCare.gov: Project Crash Recovery
News  |  12/3/2013  | 
Former Air Force Col. Mark Douglas shares lessons learned from a $5 billion problem IT project, as the HealthCare.gov recovery effort moves forward.
Happy Hour 'Virus' Promises Respite From Work
News  |  12/2/2013  | 
Need a little extra time off? Ad campaign offers fake virus attack on your computer's screen.
Too Old For IT Jobs? 7 Fight-Back Tips
News  |  12/2/2013  | 
For older IT job seekers, ageism occurs in subtle ways during the application and interview process. Use this advice from recruiters to tackle the challenges.
IT Consultants: Is Full-Time Work For You?
Commentary  |  12/2/2013  | 
If you're toying with the idea of leaving contract work for a full-time position, ask yourself these four questions first.
Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job No One Has
Commentary  |  12/2/2013  | 
The data scientist has been called the sexiest job of the 21st century, but it's largely going unfilled. That's a huge problem for the business world.


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