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State Street Finds Internal Social Network Sparks Innovation
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at Large
News
David Saul, chief scientist of financial services firm State Street, tells InformationWeek Leadership Summit attendees that companies must tap their employees for innovation, or they are wasting resources.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large, 10/1/2014
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15 Surprising Facts About Indian Outsourcers
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Thinking of outsourcing with Infosys, Wipro, or Tata? Here are some points worth knowing about the IT services heavyweights.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/30/2014
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3 Reasons CIOs Must Lose Hiring Perfection Goggles
Tracy Cashman, SVP & Partner, WinterWyman
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Got open IT job slots? Holding out for Mr. or Ms. Absolutely, Completely, Utterly Right is likely to backfire. Here's how to get real and get hiring.
By Tracy Cashman SVP & Partner, WinterWyman, 9/30/2014
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Stop Doing This On LinkedIn Now
Kevin Casey,
News
Watch out for these missteps that might undermine your presence on the professional networking site.
By Kevin Casey , 9/30/2014
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New Role Needed: Business Information Officer
Peter High, President, Metis Strategy
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Rather than take responsibilities away from the CIO, companies should create this new position to help the CIO cement strategic relationships with other divisions.
By Peter High President, Metis Strategy, 9/29/2014
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5 Steps To Build A Strong IT Brand
Doron Gordon, Founder & CEO, Samange
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As IT departments become strategic partners providing quantifiable ROI, CIOs need to pay more attention to their brands.
By Doron Gordon Founder & CEO, Samange, 9/29/2014
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DevOps Talent: Grow It Internally
Nathen Harvey, Community Director, Chef
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Automation and web-scale operations will flourish with home-grown DevOps talent. Here’s how to nurture your organization’s expertise.
By Nathen Harvey Community Director, Chef, 9/26/2014
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6 DevOps Salary Negotiation Tips
Lorna Garey, Content Director, InformationWeek Reports
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DevOps pros, take note. Interop speaker Dustin Whittle explains how to position yourself as indispensable.
By Lorna Garey Content Director, InformationWeek Reports, 9/24/2014
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ADP CIO Pursues Passion, Lands COO Role
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
CIO Mike Capone moves to SaaS company Medidata Solutions, which provides tools to manage clinical trials.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 9/24/2014
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IT Dress Code: 10 Cardinal Sins
Kevin Casey,
News
You don't need to be a runway model to succeed in IT, but please stop making these office fashion faux pas. Remember, you work for an enterprise, not on the Enterprise.
By Kevin Casey , 9/24/2014
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4 Awful Company Retreat Ideas
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
Commentary
Company retreats can be done right -- but not if they involve hypnotists. Avoid these event choices.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/23/2014
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Wearables In The Workplace: 3 Realities
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
News
Wearables innovation will happen first in the enterprise, but CIOs should brace themselves for security and integration challenges.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/22/2014
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6 Habits Of Unsuccessful IT Pros
Kevin Casey,
News
Watch out for these career sinkholes -- and learn how to recover if you've fallen into one.
By Kevin Casey , 9/22/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: Government
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Federal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/22/2014
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Databricks Plans Spark Developers Certification Program
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Databricks says demand for its Spark in-memory analytics platform is skyrocketing, so it's launching its first-ever certification program for professionals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/18/2014
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IT-Business Alignment: Enough Already
Charles Araujo, Founder & CEO, IT Transformation Institute
Commentary
Achieving business outcomes depends on fostering a new level of cross-departmental intimacy, not alignment.
By Charles Araujo Founder & CEO, IT Transformation Institute, 9/18/2014
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3 Myths That Could Spoil IT's Future
Sarah Lahav, CEO, SysAid Technologies
Commentary
IT leaders need to overcome the myths that keep hurting IT's reputation.
By Sarah Lahav CEO, SysAid Technologies, 9/17/2014
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What's Your CIO Legacy?
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Box CIO Ben Haines compares his experiences at two very different companies to explore the notion of a CIO legacy.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 9/17/2014
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Docker Gets $40 Million: Full Steam Ahead
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Docker will use its third round of funding to double staff, including engineers and a direct sales force pointed at enterprise buyers. The company's enterprise data center momentum keeps growing.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/16/2014
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LinkedIn Tips: 5 Ways To Manage Endorsements
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
LinkedIn Endorsements and Recommendations have changed very little, until now. Here's a look at the updates, plus new ways to optimize them.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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