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Solar Impulse Flight Makes Silicon Valley Stopover
News  |  4/29/2016
Bertrand Piccard, the pilot of the Solar Impulse 2 plane that recently flew from Hawaii to San Francisco, says more radical thinking is needed on energy.
Agile Not Just For IT Anymore
Commentary  |  4/29/2016
Many organizations are taking the Agile development discipline beyond IT to every department. What are the key issues to make the transition successful?
Agile Analytics: 11 Ways To Get There
Slideshows  |  4/26/2016
The accelerating pace of global business means that enterprises need more agile data-related systems and practices. Becoming more agile -- and succeeding at it -- isn't always easy given existing technology investments, constant technological evolution, and lingering cultural obstacles. No matter how agile your company is or isn't now, consider these important points.
Google's Area 120: An Incubator To Fight Brain Drain
News  |  4/25/2016
Google expands its commitment to nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit in its employees, allowing some to work on new projects full-time in its Area 120 startup incubator.
GE Oil & Gas Finds Amazon Use Lowers TCO 52%
News  |  4/21/2016
At the Amazon Summit in Chicago, the CTO of GE Oil & Gas said his unit is exploring ways to better understand and save with the AWS platform.
Apple Car: Secret Berlin Lab Details Emerge
News  |  4/18/2016
In an effort to ramp up its vision for an electric and/or self-driving car, Apple's Project Titan is operating a secret lab in the heart of Germany's auto mecca, according to reports.
Data Outliers: 10 Ways To Prevent Big Data Damage
Slideshows  |  4/18/2016
Most business decision-makers aren't trained to understand data outliers, but they can learn the basics. Executives, managers, and employees without math degrees can ask smarter questions about analyses they're basing crucial judgments on. Here are some things to know.
Making Mainframes Cool Again
Commentary  |  4/15/2016
Mainframe systems are still the backbone of much of today's IT infrastructure. Yet, finding IT talent to maintain these systems, and the COBOL and Fortran languages that support them, is becoming increasingly difficult. Knowledge transfer expert Steve Trautman, founder of The Steve Trautman Co., offers real-world advice on how IT leaders can cultivate the talent needed to run these crucial systems.
H-1B Visa Application Numbers Hit Record High
News  |  4/14/2016
Demand for H-1B visas has reached a record high, with employers outstripping the available allotment of visas for the fourth consecutive year within five business days.
OpenText Tackles Digital Transformation, Extends EIM Platform To Cloud
News  |  4/13/2016
OpenText Release 16 addresses EIM customer demand for digital transformation and hybrid deployments. CEO Mark Barrenechea told us about the forces driving these demands and how OpenText is pursuing its own transformation, including standardizing on a single ERP system.
10 Cloud Jobs In Highest Demand Now
Slideshows  |  4/13/2016
Companies are increasingly turning toward the cloud and need to hire workers who can help them get there. Here are the top 10 cloud positions in demand, some of which may surprise you.
Microsoft, Facebook Say They Pay Women, Men Equally
Commentary  |  4/12/2016
Microsoft, Facebook, Expedia, and Intel claim they pay men and women equally, but the tech industry has a long way to go.
12 Inspiring Women In Data Science, Big Data
Slideshows  |  4/11/2016
Women make up half the population, yet it's been well documented that they don't come close to parity in STEM fields. Could the rise of big data and data science offer women a clearer path to success in technology? Here's a list of 12 inspiring women who work in big data and data science.
10 Top Tech Companies Poised For Massive Layoffs
Slideshows  |  4/7/2016
Tech workers across the nation may witness a massive pink slip parade this year, should one Wall Street analyst's prediction of more than 260,000 tech layoffs in 2016 come true. Here's at a look at the top 10 companies on his list and why they are there.
IBM Layoffs Hit Canada, Europe, Australia; US Likely Next
News  |  4/4/2016
IBM layoffs are hitting employees in Canada, Europe, and Australia. Another round of US layoffs is reportedly "imminent."
6 Ways To Become An IT Talent Magnet
Commentary  |  4/1/2016
Dan Roberts, CEO and president of Ouelette & Associates Consulting, has been coaching CIOs since 1984. What's he's found is that those with a track record for creating high-performing cultures focus on one thing above all else: talent. Here, he shares his guidance on how you can become an IT talent magnet.


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