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CIOs In Training: 3 Factors For Success
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
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At Interop New York, I'll reveal some secrets about getting to -- and staying in -- the CIO's chair.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/27/2014
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Analytics For All, No Data Scientists Needed
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
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While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users. Here's how.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 8/25/2014
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4 Outsourcing Mistakes Companies Still Make
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Control freaks, blame games, and other misguided attempts at building a better business through IT outsourcing.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/25/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: Application Development
InformationWeek Staff,
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Developers' raises matched or beat inflation in 2014, and middle-aged men working at large firms on the coasts fared best. Still, software development remains a well-paying field for everyone.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/25/2014
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IT Needs A Dose Of Its Own Medicine
Lorna Garey, Content Director, InformationWeek Reports
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You're all over collecting and mining information to help the business get lean and mean. Why not shine that light inward?
By Lorna Garey Content Director, InformationWeek Reports, 8/25/2014
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Geekend: Want To Be Smarter? Draw, Sing, Teach
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
Three new studies offer advice that can help us in the workplace.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 8/22/2014
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BYOD: California Ruling A Wakeup Call
Mike Jennett, Enterprise IT Mobility Program Director, HP
Commentary
California's Cochran v. Schwan court case casts a pall over BYOD plans, but clear corporate policies can eliminate liability concerns.
By Mike Jennett Enterprise IT Mobility Program Director, HP, 8/22/2014
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New York IT Salaries Top The Charts
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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New York City delivers the highest pay for US IT managers. Here's salary data you need as you network your way in at Interop New York.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/22/2014
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Wanted: Cloud Brokers
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
News
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/21/2014
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10 Big Data Online Courses
Kevin Casey,
News
IT pros looking to add big data skills to their career toolkit can benefit from online learning opportunities, often without breaking the bank.
By Kevin Casey , 8/21/2014
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Steve Ballmer Resigns From Microsoft Board
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Former Microsoft CEO -- and newly minted LA Clippers owner -- Steve Ballmer steps down from the board but will remain Microsoft's largest individual shareholder.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/19/2014
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5 Steps To A Healthy IT Culture
Sandy Salty, Director, Business Development, Trace3
Commentary
Internal politics can jeopardize the success of IT projects. Here's how to maximize morale, encourage teamwork, and foster a healthier organization.
By Sandy Salty Director, Business Development, Trace3, 8/18/2014
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Gamification's Failure: A Lack Of Real Life Wins
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Commentary
Gamification will finally meet its promise when we can deliver a dose of the blissful productivity gamers feel, rather than just a badge.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 8/18/2014
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IT Job Seekers: Resume Liars
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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IT hiring managers report catching more instances of lying than the national average, making IT the third worst industry for dishonest resumes, according to a CareerBuilder report.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/12/2014
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Healthcare IT Hiring: No Summer Doldrums
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Healthcare organizations outpace the overall economy in hiring.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/12/2014
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Eating At Interop: 8 NYC Dining Options
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
News
Baffled by where to eat near the Javits center? You're not alone: Check out these eight walkable and delectable options for Interop NY attendees.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 8/12/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: BI/Analytics
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Intelligence/analytics and data integration/warehousing professionals at the staff and managerial level are in demand, feel challenged, and are generally secure and optimistic about their careers. So why is compensation stagnant?
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/11/2014
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Gender Bias: Is Your IT Group Guilty?
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
Commentary
When it comes to gender bias, a recent InformationWeek flash poll suggests that IT groups may be slightly less discriminatory than the tech industry in general. But there's still plenty of work to be done.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 8/11/2014
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IT Jobs: Which States Show Most Growth?
Kevin Casey,
News
Texas leads in technology job growth in 2014, according to new hiring data, with Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, and Washington rounding out the top five.
By Kevin Casey , 8/8/2014
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5 Priorities For Chief Data Officers
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM says 25% of Fortune 500 firms now employ CDOs, yet many don't know how to structure the role. Research reveals five imperatives.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/8/2014
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