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Technology Is A Human Endeavor
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
IT leaders share their insights on why technology doesn't mean anything without people.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/5/2015
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H-1B Visas: 10 Numbers To Know In 2015
Kevin Casey,
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Statistics around this year's record-setting volume of new H-1B visa applications point to continuously growing demand for a supply that's unlikely to rise soon.
By Kevin Casey , 5/5/2015
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Nordstrom VP: Take Emotion Out Of Agile Transformation
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Mapping each step of a dev process can make the transformation more fact-based. It might look like micromanagement, but Nordstrom's Courtney Kissler calls it "honoring reality."
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/4/2015
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Boston Red Sox VP Of IT: Invest In Your Farm Team
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Brian Shield, the vice president of IT for the Red Sox, thinks IT departments and CIOs can learn how to solve hiring problems by learning from how baseball teams recruit.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/30/2015
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H-1B Visas Tougher To Come By In 2015
Kevin Casey,
News
Demand for new H-1B visas far outpaces supply in the 2015 application cycle. Don't expect that to change in the near future.
By Kevin Casey , 4/30/2015
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Innovation Starts With Culture: Interop Leadership Track
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Three IT leaders talk about how they transformed their cultures and became more innovative.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/30/2015
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Time Killers At Work: How To Avoid Them
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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Here are four ways we lose precious time at work, and alternatives that can return hours to our weeks.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 4/29/2015
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AstraZeneca CIO: Insourcing Can Drive An IT Transformation
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
On its road to becoming "twice as good at half the cost," AstraZeneca has prioritized insourcing IT and focusing on customers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/28/2015
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9 Top-Paying Tech Firms: Glassdoor
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
The tech sector dominates Glassdoor's list of the top 15 highest-paying companies in the US.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/28/2015
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Comic: HR Analytics
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
Commentary
Predictive analytics is great, but when it comes to HR, maybe spending more time on people will make it less necessary.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 4/27/2015
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BetterWorks CEO: Treat Feedback Like A Fitbit
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
We love feedback, but our enterprises do it all wrong. The CEO of BetterWorks wants employers to treat feedback more like a Fitbit.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/23/2015
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IT Hiring Outlook Is Upbeat, Study Finds
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
A first-quarter 2015 "reality check" survey by IT staffing firm TEKsystems finds that IT leaders are bullish on hiring this year.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/22/2015
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IT Life Radio: An Alternative To University IT Programs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Tune in Wednesday, April 22, at 3 p.m. ET to hear Ashu Desai talk about Make School, an alternative to University computer science programs.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/22/2015
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10 Trailblazing Companies For Women In IT
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
On the following pages, we'll take you beyond the tech sector to highlight companies across all industries that provide strong, supportive, and flexible work environments for female employees.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/21/2015
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10 IT Hiring Trends Confounding Private, Public-Sector CIOs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
State government CIOs have some of the same hiring problems as their private-business counterparts. Here are 10 of the biggest trends in IT hiring and what executives can do to get the best talent.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/20/2015
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5 Salary Enhancing Moves For Tech Workers
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Some steps, like being honest about your preferences, might take some getting used to.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 4/16/2015
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Why The Maker Movement Matters To Your Business
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Chris Anderson has found success in what's known as the Maker movement, and he's sure that encouraging the freedom to tinker at work will deliver rewards for any company.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 4/16/2015
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Cloud Certifications To Boost Your IT Skills
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Cloud computing has been one of the fastest-growing IT trends for the last several years. If you're an IT pro looking to move up the ladder or make more money, check out our list of certifications than can set you on your path.
By InformationWeek Staff , 4/15/2015
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10 Astonishing Email Habits
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
The world's biggest study into our email habits reveals some strange behaviors we might want to consider breaking.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/14/2015
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Google Image Search Results Amplify Sexism, Study Finds
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Gender bias is made worse by public sources of data, such as image search engines and stock photos.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/14/2015
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