Strategic CIO // Team Building & Staffing
News & Commentary
Women Execs Boost Company Profits, Study Finds
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Companies with more women in executive positions correlated with increased profitability, according to a new study.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 2/12/2016
Comment10 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
10 Unique Perks At Tech Companies
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Tech companies are well represented on Glassdoor's rankings of the top beyond-the-basics perks and benefits offered to employees. See 10 of the most interesting and surprising.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 2/9/2016
Comment12 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Comic: Respect Your Elders
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
In tech, we tend to like the new and shiny. But never forget the power of legacy systems, whether they are actual systems or just older IT pros.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 2/8/2016
Comment9 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
BlackBerry Layoffs Leave Dark Cloud Over Handset Business
Eric Zeman,
BlackBerry cut about 200 employees this month, which prompted many to question its commitment to smartphones, BlackBerry 10 in particular.
By Eric Zeman , 2/8/2016
Comment3 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
IBM Watson, Heart Association Take On Cardio Health
Michelle Maisto, Freelance Writer
IBM, the American Heart Association, and Welltok have teamed to deliver a workplace health solution. Without preventative strategies, by 2030 cardiovascular diseases may cost companies $106 billion in lost productivity alone.
By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/5/2016
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
10 Quirky Tech Job Interview Questions That May Stump You
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
Apple, Google, and other tech giants are notorious for grilling candidates with tough questions. How would you fare in one of their job interviews? Here are 10 quirky questions tech companies asked applicants in the hot seat.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/4/2016
Comment26 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Intel's Diversity Report: Some Progress, More Work Ahead
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
Intel has set ambitious goals to increase diversity within its US workforce. A new report shows that the chipmaker has made progress since announcing its five-year, $300 million plan. But there's more to be done in the years ahead.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/3/2016
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Email Etiquette: 5 Ways To Write Better Corporate Email
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
It's easier than ever to send a corporate email -- and that's a huge problem. Misleading and meandering messages often clog corporate inboxes and lead to poor communication among colleagues. Here's a look at five common email mistakes and ways to fix them.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 2/3/2016
Comment14 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Yahoo To Lay Off 15% Of Workforce, Hints At Sale Of Assets
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
Yahoo said it plans to cut 15% of its workforce and hinted at selling its non-strategic assets. Another strong indication that change is afoot is the resignation of a high-profile board member -- the second one in the past two months.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/3/2016
Comment6 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Computer Science For All: Obama Unveils Initiative For US Students
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Computer science is no longer an optional skill, says President Barack Obama. The new Computer Science for All initiative represents an extension of ongoing efforts by the White House to improve the availability of, and access to, K-12 education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/2/2016
Comment2 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
10 Signs You're Not Cut Out To Work At A Startup
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
Working at a startup can sound alluring -- building a business from scratch, sharing a passion with a tight team to create the next big thing, and potentially reaping millions of dollars with a successful IPO. But not everyone is cut out for startup culture -- are you?
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/2/2016
Comment6 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
The Cybersecurity Talent You Seek May Be In-House
Rutrell Yasin, Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers Bureau
IT staff in many cases are already performing security-related work -- with proper training, they could be converted to the security team.
By Rutrell Yasin Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers Bureau, 2/1/2016
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
10 Tools To Keep Your Agile Dev Projects On Track
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Agile development is standard development in many companies. The right tools for managing the agile process can make the difference between success and struggle for your team. Here are our 10 picks to keep you on track.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 1/31/2016
Comment8 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
6 Hot Programming Languages To Add To Your Tool Kit
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
Are you looking to tune up your software development or DevOps career with up-and-coming languages? Are you a hiring manager hoping to round out the tool set of your in-house team? Here are six languages to consider adding to your repertoire.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 1/27/2016
Comment6 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Ban The Box: What It Means For Your IT Hiring Practices
Paul Korzeniowski,
A movement known as Ban The Box aims to have questions about criminal convictions removed from employment applications. The effort has led to regulations in 19 states and more than 100 cities and counties. Here's what you need to know.
By Paul Korzeniowski , 1/25/2016
Comment5 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
10 Best Tech Jobs For 2016
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
Tech companies' perks and benefits have long been the envy of a number of industries, but what about the actual work itself? It turns out that tech jobs accounted for nearly half of Glassdoor's "25 Best Jobs in America" report. You may be surprised by the tech jobs that made the list.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 1/21/2016
Comment11 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Apple Inches Toward Workforce Diversity
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
Apple released figures on the diversity of its workforce. While the company has upped its resources and efforts to increase diversity, figures reflect minuscule gains.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 1/20/2016
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
CIOs Must Drive Technology Change For Business: IDC Study
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
How do CIOs view their role within their organizations? Are they the chief innovation officers that they should be? A new study by IDC looks at how these executives see themselves and how others within their organizations view them.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 1/19/2016
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
8 Cheat Sheet Sites To Ace Tech Job Interviews
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
Technical interviews can be grueling and filled with potential pitfalls. But you can up your chances of nailing them and landing that dream IT job with the right preparation. Here are 8 sites that offer sneak peeks at technical job interview questions at companies including Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 1/19/2016
Comment40 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
CIOs Detail Hiring Plans For First Half Of 2016
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
A recent survey delves into the IT positions that CIOs say are in demand for the first half of the year, and finds the major cities that are most likely to win with these expansion plans.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 1/13/2016
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
More Stories
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
How to Knock Down Barriers to Effective Risk Management
Risk management today is a hodgepodge of systems, siloed approaches, and poor data collection practices. That isn't how it should be.
2014 US Salary Survey: 10 Stats
2014 US Salary Survey: 10 Stats
InformationWeek surveyed 11,662 IT pros across 30 industries about their pay, benefits, job satisfaction, outsourcing, and more. Some of the results will surprise you.
Steal Our Slides
Dark Reading Threat Intelligence Survey
Dark Reading Threat Intelligence Survey
Threat intelligence is the best way to stay ahead of new and complex attacks, say survey respondents. How analytics influences their IT security strategies varies.
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.