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Agile Dev: Don't Take The Easy Way Out
Dwight Kingdon,
It's easy to lose track of Scrum principles and best practices. Do these Scrum anti-patterns affect your development process?
By Dwight Kingdon , 7/23/2014
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The IPv6 Skills Crisis
Edward Horley, Practice Manager, Cloud Solutions, Groupware Technology
As IPv6 adoption ramps up, there aren't nearly enough experts and trainers to fulfill the demand. Here's how to start educating yourself.
By Edward Horley Practice Manager, Cloud Solutions, Groupware Technology, 7/23/2014
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Government IT Priorities: Security Reigns, Cloud Crawls
Richard W. Walker,
Our new survey shows fed agencies focusing more on security, as they should, but they're still behind the times with cloud use, data center consolidation, and overall innovation.
By Richard W. Walker , 7/21/2014
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Microsoft's Productivity Story: Showtime For Nadella
Kevin Casey,
Give the Microsoft CEO credit for his articulate vision. Now comes the hard part: execution.
By Kevin Casey , 7/21/2014
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Why Enterprises Need To Adapt To Agile
Eric Reed, Chief Technology Officer, GE Capital
Today's large businesses are not too big and inflexible to be agile. Here's why.
By Eric Reed Chief Technology Officer, GE Capital, 7/21/2014
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Salary Negotiation For Women: Ask The Expert
Laurianne McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief,
InformationWeek salary survey data shows the gender pay gap remains alive and well in IT. One reason: Women walk a tricky tightrope during the negotiation process.
By Laurianne McLaughlin Editor-in-Chief,, 7/18/2014
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IT Career Advice: How To Sell
Daniel Weinfurter, Contributing Writer
IT leaders must sell ideas and projects to be successful, but few are trained in sales. Here are some tips.
By Daniel Weinfurter Contributing Writer, 7/18/2014
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Detour On The Road To ICD-10
Deborah Graham, Programmer/Analyst
How one health system is adjusting to the delayed implementation of the new ICD-10 healthcare coding standard.
By Deborah Graham Programmer/Analyst, 7/18/2014
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Geekend: Familiar Faces Can Be Friendly (Or Dangerous)
David Wagner, Community Editor
Studies show we pick our friends -- and employees -- based on visible and invisible similarities.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/18/2014
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Microsoft Slicing 18,000 Jobs: More Change Ahead
Kevin Casey,
Microsoft announces largest layoff in its history as it restructures and integrates recently acquired Nokia devices unit. CEO Satya Nadella promises sweeping organizational changes.
By Kevin Casey , 7/17/2014
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CIO-CMO Relationship: Plagued By Digital Pretenders
Chris Curran, Advisory Principal & Chief Technologist, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Digital strategies that focus only on customer engagement are shallow. But to go deeper, CIOs and CMOs must be partners.
By Chris Curran Advisory Principal & Chief Technologist, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 7/17/2014
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Tech Titans: Midyear Report Card
Mike Feibus,
Amazon, Google, and other major tech players went on a shopping spree in the first half of 2014. Here's a look at who won, who lost, and why -- along with a peek ahead.
By Mike Feibus , 7/17/2014
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7 Ways To Avoid Self-Service IT Pitfalls
Jeff Brandt, Solutions Director, Randstad Technologies
Moving routine work from IT to end users can increase efficiency and save serious money. But too many projects fall flat.
By Jeff Brandt Solutions Director, Randstad Technologies, 7/16/2014
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9 Job Hunt Tips For Older IT Pros
Kevin Casey,
The IT job market isn't always kind to professionals of a certain age. Use these strategies to improve your odds.
By Kevin Casey , 7/16/2014
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3 Cardinal Rules For Managing Your Boss
Robert Hewes, PhD, Senior Partner, Camden Consulting Group
Don't be your own worst enemy when it comes to interactions with your boss. Instead of blaming him for your problems, learn his style and adapt.
By Robert Hewes PhD, Senior Partner, Camden Consulting Group, 7/15/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: Insurance
InformationWeek Staff,
Insurance IT salaries are flat, but demand and compensation are highest for people with experience in social media, mobile, analytics, and cloud, according to InformationWeek's 2014 US IT Salary Survey.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/14/2014
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UPMC Tech Dev Center Chief Discusses Digital Strategy/Disruption
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
Rebecca Kaul discusses the importance of a separate development group that isn't part of core IT operations.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/14/2014
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9 Books IT Leaders Should Read
Bassam Zarkout, CTO, RSD
Here's a mix of business books and compelling novels to help inspire new ideas this summer.
By Bassam Zarkout CTO, RSD, 7/9/2014
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12 Tech Greats: Where Are They Now?
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
What happened to Rod Canion, Andy Grove, and their peers who shaped modern technology? Catch up on some original tech visionaries.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/9/2014
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Retention Strategy: Treat Everyone As An Individual
Larry Bonfante, Practicing CIO & Executive Coach, CIO Bench Coach
It pays for IT leaders to leverage and cater to their people's unique talents, competencies, attitudes, and needs.
By Larry Bonfante Practicing CIO & Executive Coach, CIO Bench Coach, 7/8/2014
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