8 Hot Tech Jobs Getting Big Salary Bumps In 2016
Engineering jobs to mobile app developer positions are expected to post some of the largest salary gains in 2016, and some tech-related creative careers are not too far behind. Here's a look at eight of those hot jobs.
Best And Worst Tech Cities For Drivers
Your commute, whether it's bumper-to-bumper or a breeze, can play a major role in your work-life balance. It can extend or take away hours from time with family and friends. We count down the top tech cities that have the most and least traffic congestion.
Microsoft Uses Minecraft To Teach Kids To Code
Microsoft has teamed with Code.org to roll out a Minecraft-themed coding tutorial as part of the annual Hour of Code. The event aims to inspire broader interest in programming and help create the next generation of coders.
Data Science Skills To Boost Your Salary
Are you a data scientist wondering how your compensation stacks up to your peers? Or are you considering a career shift to data science? Here's a look at how much you can expect to earn.
Is Your Company Underpaying You?
Most of us think we're underpaid, but are we really? If our own employers armed us with the right information, we'd all be better off.
Elite 100 2016: Call For Entries
Find out how to nominate your company to the InformationWeek Elite 100 2016, and learn all about what you can look forward to if you make the final cut.
Siri, Cortana: New Driving Hazards In The Digital Age
If you work for an IT leader who expects you to be always-on, even during your drive times, you'll want to see what researchers have discovered about how much hands-free systems diminish your attention span behind the wheel.
10 Scariest Bosses: A Survival Guide
We explored multiple surveys and studies about bad bosses to assemble this rogue's gallery of the most reviled types of managers. Check out our 10 scariest bosses (complete with their own Halloween costumes), and consider our advice for how to deal with them.
10 Hot IT Jobs That Deliver Work-Life Balance
Ten IT jobs made the cut on Glassdoor's 25 Best Jobs For Work-Life Balance. In fact, the No. 1 job on the list is IT-related. If you're struggling with work-life balance in your own career, you'll want to have a look at these positions and see how your job stacks up. It might be time to polish up that resume or learn some new skills.
SIM CIO Report: IT Leadership Hits A 'Watershed Moment'
One-third to one-half of the current crop of CIOs will be gone in 5 to 10 years, says the lead researcher for SIM's annual IT trends survey. Do you fit the profile of the CIO of the future? What's top-of-mind for CIOs right now?
10 Books To Turn IT Pros Into Business Pros
Nobody doubts that as an IT professional you know your field. But how much do you know about business? If the answer is "not enough," it's time to start learning. Here are 10 books to help turn IT pros into business ninjas.
Gartner: 10 Radical Changes Coming To IT
Gartner's Daryl Plummer paints a convincing picture of a near-term future full of robots, smart machines, machine learning, and changing mobile habits. Here's everything CIOs and IT professionals need to know to be prepared.
Secret To Successful Teams: Lead Them With Laughter
We all want a boss with a good sense of humor. But a new study reveals that humor at work is ineffective -- no matter how genuinely funny you may be -- if you're lousy at building and maintaining relationships with your team members.
Ada Lovelace Day: Celebrating Women In Tech
Let me tell you a very personal story about why Ada Lovelace matters, and how we can use this day to inspire girls and young women to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
How State CIOs Can Save $11 Billion
State government CIOs can save precious budget dollars by automating services and focusing on productivity, according to a new report released this week by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
Why IT Needs To Stop Saying No
How do you turn your IT shop from the "Department of No" into the "Department of Yes?" You need to change your people and change how you measure them.
15 Hottest IT Jobs for 2016
If you're thinking about switching jobs next year, here's a guide to the IT jobs that are poised to earn the biggest salary increases in 2016. If you're a CIO or an IT leader and you're planning on doing any IT hiring in 2016, you'll want to factor this information into your budget plans.
Telecommuting: 3 Myths Busted, 3 Benefits Revealed
Telecommuting is growing, but despite a plethora of research there's no clear consensus about whether or not it's successful. A large-scale review of the data reveals what we know and what we misunderstand about the benefits of telecommuting.
IBM Wants To Bring More IT To Big Data
With its new emphasis on cloud and analytics, IBM doesn't have time to wait around for data scientists to get their PhDs. Now Big Blue wants to train more IT pros to analyze big data.
10 IT Infrastructure Skills You Should Master
Infrastructure is no longer static, immovable, or inflexible -- and neither should be an IT pros skill set. Take a look at 10 of the hottest infrastructure skills that IT pros should be considering today.
IT Freelancing: 11 Signs It's Hot Now
Enterprise demand for specific skillsets, a war for talent, and constantly shifting tech priorities are contributing to a thriving IT freelance culture. Whether you're in the field already, considering a career shift, or responsible for hiring freelance IT talent at your organization, here's what you need to know.
Comic: Digital Natives
Managers have to put up with a lot from digital natives, but sometimes it goes too far.
Maker Faire: 9 Projects That Will Inspire You
Innovation, mutual respect, and the open sharing of information are the hallmarks of the Maker Movement. Here's why a trip to your local Maker Faire might be the wake-up call your IT team needs.
5 Tips For Optimizing Your Break Time
Researchers at Baylor University have conducted what they believe is the first empirical study of how to take a break during the workday. Here's a practical guide for how to use your downtime for maximum benefit.
10 Cities Where Your IT Pay Is Worth The Most
Big paychecks are nice, but in some cities they only let you keep pace with the cost of living. In honor of Labor Day, we're highlighting the US metro areas that allow you to stretch your IT paycheck the farthest.
True Digital Organizations Put People First
Digital transformation means significant and sweeping organizational change. It is not something that will be led by IT, it is not something that a chief digital officer can do alone. It requires culture change, and lots of it.
Google: Your Searches Could Land You A Job Here
Google is targeting people for job offers based on their search activity. It's certainly a way to attract people with an inborn curiosity and willingness to investigate unusual things (and no fear of malware).
10 Highest Paying Computer Science Programs
Computer science majors from these 10 schools can expect to earn the most by the time they reach the middle of their careers, according to data from Payscale.com. See how your salary stacks up.
Tesla Engineer Jumps Ship To Join Apple
Apple is adding another senior automotive engineer -- this time from Tesla -- to its roster of people working on the closely guarded Project Titan autonomous vehicle project.
12 Questions To Ask Before Accepting An IT Job
The corporate culture in which you're working is as important as the work you're being asked to do. Here are 12 questions to help you figure out what kind of workplace you'd be walking into before you accept your next job offer.