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Content tagged with Team Building & Staffing posted in September 2009
HP Hires Sun's Senior VP Of North American Sales
News  |  9/30/2009  | 
HP has hired Randy Seidl, a key Sun sales executive to head up its Americas sales organization, putting more pressure on Sun.
Microsoft Open Source Advocate Joins Startup
News  |  9/29/2009  | 
Sam Ramji, former head of Microsoft's Open Source Labs is now VP of strategy at Sonoa Systems, a startup focused on a key measure of how the Web 2.0 will operate.
'Giant iPhone' May Be Next From Apple
News  |  9/29/2009  | 
Newton exec's return to Cupertino intensifies tablet computer speculation.
Down To Business: IT Pros: Don't Count On The Government
Commentary  |  9/24/2009  | 
There are simply no federally orchestrated "solutions" when customers ultimately are dictating the terms of global commerce.
Meg Whitman Announces Gubernatorial Run
News  |  9/23/2009  | 
The former eBay CEO, a California Republican, vows to create private sector jobs and cut state payrolls.
Microsoft Data Center Exec Bolts To Cisco
News  |  9/23/2009  | 
Debra Chrapaty played major role in company's effort to roll out cloud-based offerings.
News  |  9/22/2009  | 
Linda Cureton leaves her position as NASA Goddard's CIO to fill the space agency's top IT job.
Shareholders To Vote On Ballmer's Pay
News  |  9/21/2009  | 
Microsoft CEO's compensation will be subject to non-binding ballot at annual meeting.
IW500: Making IT Sexy Won't Attract Kids
Commentary  |  9/18/2009  | 
Are young people staying away from tech careers because young people are foolish and shallow, concerned only with big bucks and glamour? Or are there smarter reasons? The answer to that question will determine how best to attract young Americans into tech careers in the future.
Indian Outsourcing To Increase Fivefold
News  |  9/15/2009  | 
Trade group predicts country's sales of tech and business services will hit $225 billion by 2020.
Intel Exec Takes Over A Top Job At EMC
News  |  9/15/2009  | 
As Pat Gelsinger assumes a key executive position, speculation about succession plans at the storage giant abound.
IW500: U.S. Faces Innovation Challenge
News  |  9/14/2009  | 
At the InformationWeek 500, SAS CEO Jim Goodnight calls for better science and technology education in the United States.
Down To Business: Do You Have Boardroom Chops?
Commentary  |  9/10/2009  | 
How comfortable would you be in articulating the business value of the technology you build or oversee? The answer should tell you a lot about your value to your organization.
Global CIO: IBM's Massive Study Says Future Belongs To High-Growth CIOs
Commentary  |  9/9/2009  | 
An unprecedented study of CIO outlooks, objectives, and behaviors will rapidly and dramatically raise expectations for CIO performance in driving growth and business value.
Survey Reveals Healthcare CIOs Are Seeking Tech Talent
Commentary  |  9/9/2009  | 
The healthcare industry plans to increase IT hiring about 5% in the fourth quarter, according to a new report. The figure might not appear to be blockbuster, but it's above the national average. Overall, CIOs across many industries plan to add zero tech people to their staffs in the near term.
Verizon COO Strigl To Retire
News  |  9/4/2009  | 
Dennis Strigl, the telecom's chief operating officer, has helped the company transition from the wireline business to wireless and FiOS.
Federal Agencies Plan To Hire Thousands Of IT Pros
News  |  9/3/2009  | 
A new survey shows that hiring by major federal agencies will rise a modest 1.7% each of the next few years, though that doesn't reflect job demand in intelligence agencies and smaller agencies.
Will The Rush To Health IT Create Talent Shortages?
Commentary  |  9/2/2009  | 
As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the federal government is funding numerous new technical assistance centers to help doctors and hospitals deploy e-medical records systems. That should fill some support needs. But won't many doctors require more hand-holding and won't most hospitals need tech people working closely with clinicians on-site? Where will all this talent come from?
Global CIO: HP And IBM To Add 4,000 U.S. Jobs In Three Small Towns
Commentary  |  9/1/2009  | 
HP and IBM will open heavily subsidized customer-support centers in three small towns across the U.S. that will eventually employ 4,000 workers. The jobs are wonderful--but was the price for them fair?

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