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How To Make The Leap From IT Pro To CIO
Commentary  |  3/28/2016
Executive recruiter Kathy Harris gives us an in-depth look at how to rise to the top levels of IT.
8 Hot Software Skills To Keep Your Career On Track
Slideshows  |  3/28/2016
Looking for work in tech right now? Looking for ways to expand your role at your current job? I've put on my prognosticator's cap for a look at which software is worth your time. You'll find content management systems, 3D modeling, and programming frameworks in the mix. If you're a hiring manager, it's worth a look to see which software is being used, and where.
Amazon Says It Pays Women, Men Equally
News  |  3/24/2016
Bending to pressure from an activist shareholder, Amazon reveals information about its pay equality for males, females, as well as minorities.
Gen Z Hits The Workforce: Are You Ready?
News  |  3/24/2016
A new generation of talent is following Millennials into the workplace, bringing with it a fresh set of values and challenges to enterprise IT. Whether you're involved in hiring Gen Z employees for your own IT team or looking for ways to make sure your IT strategy accommodates their expectations across your enterprise, knowing more about this generation's needs and wants is the first step.
8 Biggest H-1B Employers In 2015
Slideshows  |  3/24/2016
The impact of H-1B workers on American tech jobs has been a hot-button issue, and now the controversial topic is a talking point in the current presidential race. So, now is a good time learn more about last year's 8 largest H-1B employers.
CrescentCare CIO: How Analytics Improves Patient Outcomes
News  |  3/23/2016
CrescentCare Health in New Orleans has expanded beyond its original charter as the NO/AIDS Task Force to serve the broader community. CIO Seema Gai is leading the charge to incorporate data analytics to improve patient outcomes.
Best, Worst States For Tech Jobs: CompTIA
Slideshows  |  3/21/2016
In its 27th annual Cyberstates study, CompTIA tells us which states experienced the most growth in the number of tech jobs in 2015, and which ones saw declines. See where your state lands.
How To Make Your Workplace Culture Collaborative
Commentary  |  3/17/2016
Open spaces, water cooler talk, and allowing employees to update Facebook are often more effective in creating a collaborative workplace than all the team-building exercises your consultants can dream up. Here's a look at what works in the real world.
Carhartt CIO: Business Experience Is Key To IT Success
Commentary  |  3/15/2016
Recently appointed Carhartt CIO John Hill has taken a career path that spans the IT and business sides of the enterprise. Here's why he thinks it will become increasingly difficult for IT professionals to rise to the CIO level without getting significant business-side experience.
11 Tech Jobs That Pay The Most: Glassdoor
Slideshows  |  3/15/2016
IT positions account for 11 of the 25 top-paying jobs in Glassdoor's annual ranking. See which positions made the grade, and how your salary stacks up.
CHIME, HeroX Patient ID Challenge Gains Momentum
News  |  3/14/2016
CHIME launched a prize to fix a stubborn data problem in the healthcare industry. More than 300 companies and individuals have registered to receive more information about the contest, with judging set to begin in May.
5 Secrets For Becoming A Courageous CIO
Commentary  |  3/14/2016
Dan Roberts, CEO and president of Ouelette & Associates Consulting, has been coaching CIOs since 1984. Here, he shares his guidance on why courage matters in IT and offers five ways for CIOs and others to be brave in today's changing enterprise environment.
Top Programming Languages That Will Future-Proof Your Portfolio
Slideshows  |  3/13/2016
The most popular programming languages are used to code most of the applications in the world. Here are the 10 most popular now -- and insight into a handful on a rocket up the charts.
HPE's Machine Learning APIs, MIT's Sports Analytics Trends: Big Data Roundup
News  |  3/13/2016
We've got news from HP Enterprise, MapR, and IBM Watson in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending March 13. Plus, we bring you a summary of top trends in analytics for sports, and tell you why you may be headed to the most forgettable city in the country.
What Top IT Employees Really Want
Commentary  |  3/11/2016
Be the kind of IT leader who gives the "gift of accomplishment" early and often, and you'll retain your best staff.
9 Books Every IT Leader Needs To Read
Slideshows  |  3/9/2016
Reading sharpens our reasoning, reduces stress, advances our careers and, when done deeply and broadly, is a key habit of successful leaders.
IBM Denies Layoff Size As Salesforce CEO Woos Talent
News  |  3/8/2016
IBM called reports that it is laying off a third of its workforce "outlandish and untrue." That's not stopping Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff from publicly inviting IBM employees to apply for open posts at his firm.
SanDisk CIO: How To Determine Business Want Versus Need
Commentary  |  3/7/2016
SanDisk CIO Ravi Naik spoke with InformationWeek about how he figures out the difference between the technology his business executives want, and the technology they really need. His experience holds lessons for any IT leader looking to make technology a true driver of business outcomes.
IBM Cuts Jobs In 'Workforce Rebalancing'
News  |  3/4/2016
IBM has reportedly begun a wave of layoffs that are initially targeting the Global Technology Services and Global Business Services groups. Here's what we know so far.
7 Tech Jobs Hardest Hit By Layoffs In 2015
Slideshows  |  3/3/2016
Despite a relatively low unemployment rate for the tech industry, some of its jobs were hit harder with layoffs than others in 2015. Take a look at the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics data to see how your job and those of your peers fared.
VMware Executives Departing Ahead Of Dell Merger
News  |  3/2/2016
Over the last month, VMware has lost its CFO, its COO, and a networking expert. It's all part of the reality of adjusting to Dell finalizing its acquisition of EMC.
Healthcare.gov: Hard-Earned Lessons For CIOs
News  |  3/2/2016
It's been just over two years since the controversial and troubled launch of Healthcare.gov, a marquee project for a new age of digital government, implementing a politically controversial policy of affordable healthcare insurance for everyone. As of today more than 6 million people have been enrolled through this system. InformationWeek caught up with Healthcare.gov's technology lead to talk about lessons learned.


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