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Where The IT Jobs Aren't: Tech
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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IT jobs in the tech sector will stall while non-tech industries will drive IT job growth, impacting job geography and skills, says new report.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/24/2014
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IT Leaders, You're The Cavemen Who Survived
Scott Carlson, Senior Infrastructure Architect
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The ability to spot an anomaly in hundreds of lines of code isn't all that different from Neanderthal man picking out the weakest wooly mammoth -- and don't let anyone tell you different.
By Scott Carlson Senior Infrastructure Architect, 7/24/2014
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Gender Judo: Salary Negotiation Tactics For Women
Laurianne McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com
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Are good girls ambitious? Flip gender expectations on their head with these salary negotiation moves.
By Laurianne McLaughlin Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com, 7/24/2014
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Agile Dev: Don't Take The Easy Way Out
Dwight Kingdon,
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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
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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,
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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,
News
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
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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.com
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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, InformationWeek.com, 7/18/2014
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IT Career Advice: How To Sell
Daniel Weinfurter, Contributing Writer
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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
Commentary
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
Commentary
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,
News
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
Commentary
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,
Commentary
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
Commentary
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,
News
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
Commentary
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,
News
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
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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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