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Content tagged with Team Building & Staffing posted in June 2014
Big Data Innovation To Hit Legacy IT
Commentary  |  6/30/2014  | 
Big data is coming to industries that have historically struggled to get started with data-driven initiatives. The best advice: Start small.
IT Salary: 10 Ways To Get A Raise
Slideshows  |  6/30/2014  | 
Do you deserve a bigger IT paycheck? Here's how to negotiate with bosses, navigate counteroffers, and avoid mistakes.
IT Salary Survey 2014: Banking
Steal Our Slides  |  6/30/2014  | 
It's been a good year for banking and financial services IT pros: Most are satisfied with their job responsibilities, compensation, and job security. Few are looking for a new job, but active job searchers want higher pay.
IT Salaries: Looking For Love
Commentary  |  6/30/2014  | 
We asked whether you felt fairly compensated for your IT role. More than half of you said no.
Hadoop Jobs: Key Skills For Advancement
News  |  6/27/2014  | 
Many people want lucrative Hadoop jobs right now. Do you have the Hadoop expertise and experience necessary to keep your career moving forward?
Lockheed Consolidates DISA Network Centers
News  |  6/26/2014  | 
Defense tech firm plans to streamline DISA's global network by closing two European operations and technology centers.
Cloud ROI: 4 Critical Considerations
News  |  6/25/2014  | 
The nature of pay-as-you-go makes the cost calculation seem easy. It's not, but it is more critical than ever
After Ballmer: 8 Execs You Love To Hate
Slideshows  |  6/25/2014  | 
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer created the kind of love-hate relationship that tech users can't resist. These tech bigwigs can bring it like Ballmer.
Infirmary Health Turns To Computer-Based EHR Training
News  |  6/24/2014  | 
Infirmary Health used Ancile's CBT system to train more than 1,000 hospital clinicians and staff within weeks to use their new Epic electronic health record platform.
Hadoop Jobs: 9 Ways To Get Hired
Slideshows  |  6/24/2014  | 
IT recruiters share expert advice and creative tips for landing the Hadoop job or big data gig you want.
UC Berkeley Breeds Data Scientists Online: $60K, 18 Months
News  |  6/23/2014  | 
Want a data science Master's degree? UC Berkeley's $60,000 online program will make a data scientist out of you in 18 months.
Florida Hospital Shows Power Of Patient Engagement
News  |  6/20/2014  | 
Florida Hospital Celebration Health uses GetWellNetwork software to improve patient care and build a culture of empowerment.
Standing Desks: What I've Learned
Commentary  |  6/20/2014  | 
After a year of using one, I'm sold on the idea of the standing desk -- also known as the all-day fidget desk.
IT Salary Survey 2014: Healthcare
Steal Our Slides  |  6/19/2014  | 
Health IT appears to be a good way to make a living, as nearly two-thirds of staff and managers say they're satisfied with compensation, benefits, and other aspects of their jobs.
Yahoo, LinkedIn, Google: Not A Diverse Club
News  |  6/18/2014  | 
Yahoo joined LinkedIn and Google in releasing workplace diversity statistics. They tell the same tale: Silicon Valley is predominantly white and male.
Cloud Disaster Recovery: CIOs Must Lead
News  |  6/18/2014  | 
IT teams wary of public cloud often discount its value in disaster recovery. That does a disservice to the business.
Hadoop Jobs: Hiring Outlook Red Hot
News  |  6/18/2014  | 
Demand for Hadoop developers is up 35% from a year earlier, Dice.com says -- and salaries don't disappoint.
Innovation: Disperse or Congregate?
Commentary  |  6/18/2014  | 
If you want to increase innovation, make sure your people literally cross paths more often.
Chief Data Officer: Do You Need One?
News  |  6/16/2014  | 
MIT Big Data Symposium explores whether enterprises need a C-level executive who focuses mainly on the quality of an organization's data.
The Data-Driven Workforce: 5 Critical Roles
Commentary  |  6/16/2014  | 
To stay competitive, companies must maintain a data-savvy workforce. Here are some key roles to fill.
LinkedIn Tips: 10 Smart New Moves
Slideshows  |  6/16/2014  | 
Ready to take your LinkedIn success to the next level? Check out the newest tools and features to get you there.
Big Data Job Hunting: Unconventional Advice
Commentary  |  6/13/2014  | 
Yes, mere IT mortals can land big data jobs. Consider these expert strategies to get your foot in the door.
Commerce Dept. Appoints New CIO
News  |  6/12/2014  | 
Former CIO of Homeland Security Dept. and FAA Steve Cooper returns to government.
Academia: Government's Biggest Cyber Security Ally?
Commentary  |  6/12/2014  | 
Federal cyber security programs need access to fresh talent. They can boost the quality of that talent by bolstering cyber security training in colleges and universities.
Hey IT Leaders, Don't Worry About Titles
Commentary  |  6/12/2014  | 
CIOs, or whatever we'll be called in five years, should ignore the hype about titles and laser-focus on being great business partners.
Target Hires GM Exec As First CISO
News  |  6/11/2014  | 
Target names Brad Maiorino as its first chief information security officer to oversee the company's security and technology risk strategy.
3 Ways To Defuse Dr. No.
Commentary  |  6/11/2014  | 
You know that guy in the back of the room, just waiting to list all the reasons your project won't fly? Don't fight him -- convert him.
10 Powerful Facts About Big Data
Slideshows  |  6/10/2014  | 
Big data means many things to many people, but how broad is its impact? Consider these figures on big data and the gurus who splice it.
In Praise Of Shadow IT
Commentary  |  6/9/2014  | 
80% of those employed by enterprises larger than 1,000 people circumvent IT to use cloud-based tools, new research says. I say let them.
Federal CIOs Feel Hobbled By Congress
News  |  6/6/2014  | 
Government IT leaders struggle to incorporate cloud and mobility, bolster security amidst outdated government policies and budget constraints, says study.
LinkedIn Tips: 5 New Ways To Stand Out
News  |  6/5/2014  | 
LinkedIn added features for paid users, including a redesigned profile, a keyword optimization tool, and more prominent search placement. Here's a deeper look, plus details on a new paid account option.
Geeks Versus Jocks: CIOs, Beware Your Culture
Commentary  |  6/5/2014  | 
Geeks, jocks, or anything else -- if you have too many, it's a problem.
Culture Mapping: A Workshop In IT Transformation
Commentary  |  6/3/2014  | 
While most IT execs understand the importance of culture, they haven't had an easy way to articulate it. Until now.
Want Great APIs? Start With Training
Commentary  |  6/3/2014  | 
When it comes to API development, consistency matters, training pays, and you can't be afraid of a few claws, says an Ancestry.com exec.
10 Tips: How To Select IT Staffing Firms
Commentary  |  6/2/2014  | 
Is a local IT staffing company an advantage? What about niche specialists? Tackle these 10 questions to find the right firm for your needs.
Age Discrimination In IT: Know The Law
Commentary  |  6/2/2014  | 
Join us for a lively discussion and Q&A with a legal expert on this important topic for IT job seekers and managers.


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