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DevOps: Ingredients For The Best Recipe
James Kenigsberg, CTO, 2U
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Here's what one company learned by using the DevOps methodology to create a sense of shared responsibility across teams.
By James Kenigsberg CTO, 2U, 4/22/2014
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EHR Jobs Boom: 8 Hot Health IT Roles
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Electronic health records have fueled a growing career specialty. Consider these in-demand health IT jobs.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/22/2014
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No-Poaching Settlement Could Spur Tech Talent War
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Adobe, Apple, Google, and Intel reportedly close to settling a lawsuit over agreements not to recruit each other's employees. Tech pros could benefit from more open market.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/22/2014
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What Millennial Workers Want
Toni Cusumano, People & Change Leader, PwC
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Millennials seek more balanced and purposeful work lives. Here's how big companies can adjust to the desires of the young and tech-savvy.
By Toni Cusumano People & Change Leader, PwC, 4/21/2014
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The Sorry State Of IT Education
Lawrence Garvin, Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
Commentary
Our profession is rife with people capable of performing procedures they've been taught, but incapable of thinking through a problem. Here's what we need to do.
By Lawrence Garvin Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 4/18/2014
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Billion-Dollar BS Degrees
Karen Field,
News
Look who's getting rich with engineering degrees, according to the Forbes list of the world's top 100 billionaires.
By Karen Field , 4/16/2014
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When IT Managers Insult
Brien Posey,
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Sometimes CIOs and IT teams get saddled with an aggressive manager who pushes all the wrong buttons. Do you know how to deal with loudmouths?
By Brien Posey , 4/15/2014
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Square Raids Amazon For Lead Engineer
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Square hires Alyssa Henry, VP of storage services for Amazon Web Services, in latest move to build staff with executives from prominent web and Silicon Valley firms.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/15/2014
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Inside Kayak's Search For Seasoned IT Talent
Kevin Casey,
News
A few wrinkles won’t hurt job candidates at travel company Kayak, which says it's struggling to fill senior technology jobs in its US office. And H-1B visas don't entirely solve the problem.
By Kevin Casey , 4/15/2014
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So You Want To Be A CTO?
Karen Tegan Padir, CTO, Progress
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The role requires you to constantly balance technical and people skills, and to look ahead while fulfilling the here and now.
By Karen Tegan Padir CTO, Progress, 4/14/2014
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Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro
W. Hord Tipton,
Commentary
Struggling to find scarce IT security talent? Make sure your hiring managers understand the certifications and match candidates for skills fit -- not just credentials.
By W. Hord Tipton , 4/14/2014
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Data Scientists Want Respect & Results
Shane O'Neill,
Commentary
Analytics managers from Macy's, Ford, and Google offer tips on how to integrate and inspire data scientists.
By Shane O'Neill , 4/14/2014
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5 Job Interview Tips Via Alice In Wonderland
Mark Aiello,
Commentary
Curiouser and curiouser! Use these techniques during your next interview to win that IT or security job offer.
By Mark Aiello , 4/10/2014
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IT, Business Exec Gulf Widens, McKinsey Says
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Just as more businesses recognize IT's strategic importance, dissatisfaction with IT's effectiveness is growing, McKinsey research shows.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/9/2014
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Throw Future IT Leaders In Pool's Deep End
Charles Araujo, Founder & CEO, IT Transformation Institute
Commentary
Fewer IT pros are being thrown into leadership roles and challenged to just figure things out. That's a huge problem.
By Charles Araujo Founder & CEO, IT Transformation Institute, 4/9/2014
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Windows XP Diehards Face The Music
Kevin Casey,
News
Some Windows XP holdouts make late-breaking pushes to upgrade -- to Windows 7, not Windows 8.1.
By Kevin Casey , 4/7/2014
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CIOs: Always Be Strategizing
Paige Francis, CIO for IT, Fairfield University
Commentary
Tech leaders should constantly be connecting the dots on how software, services, and processes touch all facets of the company.
By Paige Francis CIO for IT, Fairfield University, 4/7/2014
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Will SDN Leave Network Engineers Jobless?
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
Software-defined networking will shake up the network engineer career path, so plan now to broaden your skills, an Interop panel of experts advised.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 4/7/2014
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Hadoop Jobs: Where To Find Them
Kevin Casey,
News
One in three IT jobs requiring Hadoop skills is based in California, but other regions should see big-data-related hiring increases in the next few years, says Dice.com.
By Kevin Casey , 4/7/2014
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5 Steps To Become A Digital Business
Shane O'Neill,
Commentary
Here's how to become the type of organization that lives in your customers' digital world.
By Shane O'Neill , 4/7/2014
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