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Content tagged with Team Building & Staffing
posted in May 2008
CIOs Uncensored: An Interview With The Last CIO
Commentary  |  5/29/2008
How did it come about that Tomorrow's CIO really is tomorrow's CIO?
CIO Values: Bill Brown, Senior VP, Infrastructure Services, Iron Mountain
Features  |  5/28/2008
"Concentrate on areas where you may be uncomfortable -- i.e., building relationships, spending time with business partners, etc."
Business Tech Is The Land Of The Living
Commentary  |  5/27/2008
Women prefer careers working with living things, rather than "inorganic matter," according to a study recently blogged about by my colleague, Richard Martin. But how come more females don't seem to realize that a successful career in the business technology field is all about working with people? People are "living things," too, right?
Disabled Teens Get Grant For Online IT Training
News  |  5/22/2008
The CompTIA Educational Foundation initiative provides career development opportunities for people who have been underrepresented in IT fields.
For Indian Tech Entrepreneurs, Downturn Still Offers Opportunities
News  |  5/21/2008
The head of The Indus Entrepreneurs, a tech networking group that mentors immigrant talent, says now is a good time to start new companies.
CIO Values: David Riley, CIO, VP Of IS And Technology, Foundry Networks
Features  |  5/21/2008
"Continue your business education and networking with peers at larger companies."
Carbon Nanotubes Could Be Toxic, More Study Recommended
News  |  5/21/2008
Nanotubes may pose cancer risk, but researchers have more to learn about real-world risks of human exposure.
How SAP Is Trying To Fill The Talent Pipeline
Commentary  |  5/20/2008
Last week, SAP announced new university alliances to prepare future professionals with business, tech, and soft skills needed in the rollout of NetWeaver, ERP 6.0, and other popular SAP products. This week, the company talked to me about the work under way with other third parties to help fill the talent gap now.
IT Pros Saw Paychecks Shrink In 1Q
News  |  5/20/2008
Average tech wages dropped in the first three months of 2008 compared with a year ago, says IT staffing firm Yoh.
CIOs Uncensored: Homeland Security's First CIO Reflects On The Challenges
Commentary  |  5/15/2008
Steve Cooper was also the CIO of the American Red Cross, which he says was actually more stressful.
CIO Values: Steven McIntosh, Senior VP And CIO, Jackson Family Enterprises
Features  |  5/14/2008
"You have to understand how to apply technology to business problems and apply solutions."
IT Helps Small Businesses Survive Economic Challenges
News  |  5/14/2008
CDW's survey found companies that employ 50 to 100 people face a critical development phase, or a management inflection point.
SAP Isn't As Easy As ABC
Commentary  |  5/13/2008
Having a hard time finding professionals to staff your SAP software rollouts? That's apparently the case for many organizations implementing NetWeaver, ERP 6.0, and other SAP technologies, as well as the third-party companies assisting in the deployments.
How Bad Is The SAP Talent Shortage?
News  |  5/13/2008
Currently, there is a deficit of 30,000 to 40,000 SAP project experts worldwide, admits Don Bulmer, SAP VP of global industry and influencers.
Patent Office Hosts Toy Design Competition For Students
News  |  5/13/2008
The Patent Office said the competition aims to show students from grades five to eight that engineering is collaborative, creative, and all around them.
CIOs Uncensored: GM's CIO: IT Vendors Aren't Helping With Globalization
Commentary  |  5/8/2008
Ralph Szygenda says IT support and collaboration have a ways to go to catch up with the global trend.
Students Sound Off About Java
Commentary  |  5/8/2008
What do future generations think about the state of Java and its relevance to their research? The answer may surprise you, and Sun.
CIO Values: Tom Holmes, CIO At Arise Virtual Solutions
Features  |  5/7/2008
"Provide strong leadership, a clear vision, and the proper resources -- then get out of the way and allow your team to execute."
Another Google Executive Joins Facebook
News  |  5/6/2008
Eliot Schrage joins several other former Googlers at Facebook, including Sheryl Sandberg, who left her job as Google's VP of global online sales and operations.
IBM Launches Program To Attract More Hispanics Into Technology Jobs
News  |  5/6/2008
IBM hosted a summit this week to harness and share best practices for recruiting the growing Hispanic population into scientific, technology, engineering, and math careers.
Chicago High School Students Test For IT Certification
News  |  5/5/2008
CompTIA helps nearly 500 students get up to speed on computer support and networking hardware, protocols, and services.
Down To Business: Let Go Of The Past And Embrace Change
Commentary  |  5/1/2008
It can be unsettling, but those who seek out change will find that it creates more career paths than it cuts off.
Learn To Play Guitar Online
News  |  5/1/2008
Online guitar schools like,, and want to turn you into the next Jimmy Page.
Tech Entrepreneurs Older, More Educated Than Stereotype
News  |  5/1/2008
The study also found the 45% of the tech startups were established in the state where American technology entrepreneurs received their education.

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