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Is 1% Improvement Boring, Or A Breakthrough?
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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To tap the Internet of Things, CIOs need to bridge the gap between the culture of grinding out small wins and the Silicon Valley disrupt-or-nothing mindset.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 10/30/2014
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Toromont Industries CIO: IT Job Hunt Tips For Beginners
Laurianne McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com
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Mike Cuddy, CIO of Toromont Industries, shares his advice for new and recent graduates pursuing IT careers.
By Laurianne McLaughlin Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com, 10/30/2014
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ConocoPhillips CIO: IT Job Hunt Tips For Beginners
Laurianne McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com
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Mike Pfister, CIO of ConocoPhillips, shares his advice for new and recent graduates pursuing IT careers.
By Laurianne McLaughlin Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com, 10/30/2014
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McGraw-Hill Education CIO: IT Career Tips For Beginners
Laurianne McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com
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David Wright, CIO of McGraw-Hill Education, shares his advice for new and recent graduates pursuing IT careers.
By Laurianne McLaughlin Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com, 10/30/2014
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Royal Caribbean Cruises CIO: IT Career Tips For Beginners
Laurianne McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com
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Bill Martin, CIO of Royal Caribbean Cruises, shares his advice for young people pursuing IT careers.
By Laurianne McLaughlin Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com, 10/30/2014
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3 Essentials For Supporting High Performing Employees
Anant Gupta, President & CEO, HCL Technologies
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There's no perfect model for building the perfect team, but all empowered employees need the following characteristics.
By Anant Gupta President & CEO, HCL Technologies, 10/30/2014
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8 Scariest Comments Your Boss Can Make
David Wagner, Community Editor
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"You're fired" is scary, but obvious. These eight terrifying phrases could blindside you.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 10/30/2014
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CIO Vs. CMO: Can't We All Just Get Along?
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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PwC chief technologist Chris Curran discusses how to turn infighting between IT and marketing into a productive partnership.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 10/29/2014
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IT Investments: 5 Common Mistakes
David McLaughlin, President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group
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There are benefits to a new IT project, but the risks are higher than most investments. Here are five missteps to avoid.
By David McLaughlin President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group, 10/28/2014
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How I Became a CISO: Janet Levesque, RSA
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
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RSA's newest chief information security officer says she landed the job because of her ability to build relationships, not a background in crypto or a pile of certs.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 10/27/2014
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IT Contracting: 5 Tips For Success
Kevin Casey,
News
Don't be "just" a contractor. A recruiter shares advice for becoming an indispensable asset to current -- and future -- employers.
By Kevin Casey , 10/27/2014
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Rackspace Bundles Collaboration, Productivity Apps
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Cloud Office gives users single sign-in to email, Microsoft Exchange, Lync instant messaging, and SharePoint.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/24/2014
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7 Ways To Be A Great Developer, Offsite
Stephane Kasriel, SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk
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Working remotely requires special discipline and unique habits. Learn them to really contribute to the project.
By Stephane Kasriel SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk, 10/22/2014
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How To Become A CISO, Part 1
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
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Think you're ready for the top job? Here's part 1 of a series to help you land that prime chief information security officer position.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 10/20/2014
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3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
Tony Pagliarulo, Partner, New Vantage Partners
Commentary
CIOs are often undone by sticking with old systems too long and failing to market themselves. Here's how to right the ship.
By Tony Pagliarulo Partner, New Vantage Partners, 10/17/2014
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Nadella Apologizes For Gender Pay Gaffe
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella draws quick criticism for his response to a question about pay gaps between male and female employees.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/10/2014
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Geekend: How Idiots Fool Themselves & Us
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
How do know-nothing blowhards get promoted beyond their ability? By making us think they are smarter than they are.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 10/10/2014
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LinkedIn Tips: How Analytics Improves Your Job Search
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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LinkedIn's "Who's Viewed Your Profile" section features new data that can improve your network, profile, and job opportunities. Here are three ways to take advantage of it.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/9/2014
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Woz Talks Engineering Passion At Gartner Symposium
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak wants to see engineers get more respect, have more fun, and play nice.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/8/2014
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'Why Not?': Power Phrase For Women In Tech
Laurianne McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Don't talk yourself out of challenges, jobs, or life experiences, female tech leaders at Interop advise IT professionals -- and a group of high school students in attendance.
By Laurianne McLaughlin Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com, 10/7/2014
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