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11 Books To Help CIOs Become Better Leaders
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
CIOs are expected to be experts in tech as well as business while leading diverse and complicated intiatives and teams. But they don't have to go it alone. Here are 11 books to help CIOs -- and aspiring CIOs -- get better at many of the critical facets of their complex jobs.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/27/2016
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Microsoft Seals Nokia's Fate, Cuts 1,850 Jobs
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft is slashing up to 1,850 jobs, mostly in Nokia's home country of Finland, and taking on a $950 million restructuring charge as it streamlines its phone business.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/25/2016
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10 Tips For Hiring Top Tech Grads
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
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Graduation time at colleges and universities across the nation yields a fresh crop of potential IT pros. But competition is fierce for top tech talent. Here are 10 tips from a recruiting expert on how to identify rising stars and seal the deal when hiring the best in class among recent grads.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 5/24/2016
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10 Best US Cities For Tech Jobs In 2016
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Glassdoor recently released its report on the best cities for jobs in 2016 based on factors including cost of living, job satisfaction, and work-life balance. Which of these cities on its list are best for IT pros? We take a look.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/22/2016
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Welcome To Our Digital Future
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Digital transformation is disrupting enterprise IT. David Guzman, CIO of H.D. Smith, has ideas on how to survive and succeed through the disruption.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/18/2016
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9 Free Online Courses To Pump Up Your Big Data, Analytics Skills
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Do you really need to go back to school and get another degree in order to establish yourself in a career as a data scientist? Maybe not. These nine free online courses can help you explore a range of topics, including Python, R, AI, machine learning, and Hadoop, before you commit to more advanced learning.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/17/2016
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10 Must-Read Books For All Programmers
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
The road from newbie to professional developer can be long and bumpy. Here are 10 books (plus a few more) that can help guide you on the journey to success.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/15/2016
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8 Non-Tech Skills IT Pros Need To Succeed
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Communication and active listening don't normally come to mind when thinking of top skills for IT pros, but these "soft skills" can make a tremendous difference in building a successful career.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/12/2016
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Top 10 Highest Paying Tech Companies
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Looking to work for a tech company that offers a lucrative salary? Here's a cheat sheet based on Glassdoor's list of the highest paying US tech companies in 2016.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 5/11/2016
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The End Of IT: More Questions, Some Answers
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Jonathan Feldman, CIO of the City of Asheville, N.C., responds to some of the many questions elicited by his earlier column "Why It's Time To Say Goodbye To IT."
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 5/9/2016
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Data, Analytics In Spotlight At Elite 100: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
InformationWeek unveiled its Elite 100 winners this week at its annual conference in Las Vegas. The top 5 projects this year all put the focus on data and analytics. Here's our Big Data Roundup for the week ending May 8, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/8/2016
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Technicolor's Cloud Transition Enables Hollywood-As-A-Service
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Technicolor provides services to content creators and distributors in Hollywood, but the company faced challenges scaling to storage requirements that were projected to grow 100 times over. Here's how the company's new CIO transitioned the organization to embrace elastic cloud-focused services.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/4/2016
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Verizon Outages Hit Thousands Amid Strike
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Thousands of businesses and consumers have lost wireline services over the past several weeks, as Verizon Communications contends with a spike in cases of vandalism and striking workers.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 5/4/2016
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Cloud Provider Jobs: Pros And Cons
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Working for a cloud provider instead of taking a traditional enterprise IT position has its advantages. But there are plenty of pitfalls to consider. Here's a look at some pros and the cons of making the leap to a job with a cloud service.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/4/2016
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Inside The NBA's Tech Training Revamp
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The NBA implemented a series of educational projects to broaden new software adoption and engage its global workforce. These efforts earned the company a 2016 Elite 100 Award in the category of Best Impact On Workforce Performance.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/3/2016
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At Toyota Financial Services, Analytics Aid Distressed Customers
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
To find a better way to handle payment delinquencies in a period of global financial crisis, Toyota Financial Services established a multi-phase plan to use analytics to assess risk and microsegment consumers. The goals were to reduce delinquencies in order to keep drivers in their cars. The company's efforts earned it a 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100 Award for Best in Analytics.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/3/2016
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InformationWeek Elite 100: Past Winners Talk Strategy, Best Practices
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
How are the top IT leaders at the top companies grappling with digital transformation, the third platform, the rise of analytics and big data, and other industry shifts? We asked them during the opening session of the InformationWeek Elite 100 conference. Here's what they said.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/3/2016
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Capital One: Think Like A Designer, Work Like A Startup
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
News
The creation of Capital One Wallet is an example of how a large financial services IT organization can move like a startup and think like a design firm, transforming business expectations in the process. Their work earned them the No. 1 spot in the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 5/2/2016
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The Weather Company Brings Together Forecasting And IoT
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The Weather Company estimates that weather is perhaps the single largest external factor affecting business performance, to the tune of nearly $1 trillion lost annually in the US alone. Combining weather data with business data can improve decision-making for a wide range of companies. The company's work earned it the No. 2 spot on the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/2/2016
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Horizon Prioritizes Data And Patient Experience
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey implemented a fee-for-value healthcare delivery model that uses new technologies to gather data and improve member experience. More than 80 business processes were created or modified, transforming systems for enrollment, claims processing, billing, customer service, provider portals, sales, and benefit monitoring. These efforts earned the company the No. 3 spot in the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/2/2016
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