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Content tagged with Team Building & Staffing posted in August 2014
CIOs In Training: 3 Factors For Success
Commentary  |  8/27/2014
At Interop New York, I'll reveal some secrets about getting to -- and staying in -- the CIO's chair.
Analytics For All, No Data Scientists Needed
News  |  8/25/2014
While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users. Here's how.
4 Outsourcing Mistakes Companies Still Make
News  |  8/25/2014
Control freaks, blame games, and other misguided attempts at building a better business through IT outsourcing.
IT Needs A Dose Of Its Own Medicine
Commentary  |  8/25/2014
You're all over collecting and mining information to help the business get lean and mean. Why not shine that light inward?
Geekend: Want To Be Smarter? Draw, Sing, Teach
Commentary  |  8/22/2014
Three new studies offer advice that can help us in the workplace.
BYOD: California Ruling A Wakeup Call
Commentary  |  8/22/2014
California's Cochran v. Schwan court case casts a pall over BYOD plans, but clear corporate policies can eliminate liability concerns.
New York IT Salaries Top The Charts
News  |  8/22/2014
New York City delivers the highest pay for US IT managers. Here's salary data you need as you network your way in at Interop New York.
Wanted: Cloud Brokers
News  |  8/21/2014
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
10 Big Data Online Courses
Slideshows  |  8/21/2014
IT pros looking to add big data skills to their career toolkit can benefit from online learning opportunities, often without breaking the bank.
Steve Ballmer Resigns From Microsoft Board
News  |  8/19/2014
Former Microsoft CEO -- and newly minted LA Clippers owner -- Steve Ballmer steps down from the board but will remain Microsoft's largest individual shareholder.
5 Steps To A Healthy IT Culture
Commentary  |  8/18/2014
Internal politics can jeopardize the success of IT projects. Here's how to maximize morale, encourage teamwork, and foster a healthier organization.
Gamification's Failure: A Lack Of Real Life Wins
Commentary  |  8/18/2014
Gamification will finally meet its promise when we can deliver a dose of the blissful productivity gamers feel, rather than just a badge.
IT Job Seekers: Resume Liars
News  |  8/12/2014
IT hiring managers report catching more instances of lying than the national average, making IT the third worst industry for dishonest resumes, according to a CareerBuilder report.
Healthcare IT Hiring: No Summer Doldrums
News  |  8/12/2014
Healthcare organizations outpace the overall economy in hiring.
Eating At Interop: 8 NYC Dining Options
Slideshows  |  8/12/2014
Baffled by where to eat near the Javits center? You're not alone: Check out these eight walkable and delectable options for Interop NY attendees.
Gender Bias: Is Your IT Group Guilty?
Commentary  |  8/11/2014
When it comes to gender bias, a recent InformationWeek flash poll suggests that IT groups may be slightly less discriminatory than the tech industry in general. But there's still plenty of work to be done.
IT Jobs: Which States Show Most Growth?
News  |  8/8/2014
Texas leads in technology job growth in 2014, according to new hiring data, with Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, and Washington rounding out the top five.
5 Priorities For Chief Data Officers
News  |  8/8/2014
IBM says 25% of Fortune 500 firms now employ CDOs, yet many don't know how to structure the role. Research reveals five imperatives.
Glassdoor Adds Benefits Info
News  |  8/7/2014
How do your company's benefits stack up? Glassdoor's newest feature lets job seekers compare time off, health insurance, office perks, and more.
12 STEM Resources For Young Women
Slideshows  |  8/6/2014
Trying to fuel a young woman's interest in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics? These 12 organizations actively help students pursue STEM-related careers.
CIOs Cede Digital Transformation Ground To CMOs
News  |  8/6/2014
With a majority of businesses realigning technology and business this year, CIOs must step up and assume an active role, according to Altimeter Group research.
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update Next Week
News  |  8/6/2014
Microsoft will release a constant stream of Windows 8.1 updates, not a major "Update 2." No word on the Start menu.
Can Healthcare Execs Be Security Experts Too?
Commentary  |  8/6/2014
Trying to teach healthcare professionals security technologies is a risky idea. It's far easier to teach healthcare to security experts.
LinkedIn Pays $6M For Overtime Wages Violation
News  |  8/5/2014
Department of Labor investigation found LinkedIn failed to properly track pay records and compensate workers for overtime.
Introverts Can Be Great Data Analysts
Commentary  |  8/5/2014
Are you an introvert in a world that favors extroverts? This dynamic creates a challenging cultural pressure for analytics professionals.
GE Capital CIO: Outsourcing Went Too Far
Commentary  |  8/5/2014
GE Capital CIO Jim Fowler looks to hire more IT employees and reduce outsourcing for strategic work -- while also embracing Agile development tactics.
An IT Admin Walks Into A Bar…
Commentary  |  8/5/2014
Got a good IT joke? Share it! We're collecting IT humor in anticipation of Seth Meyers' comedy keynote at Interop New York.
Statistics: Exciting Career For Young Professionals?
Commentary  |  8/4/2014
Professional organization campaigns to boost the image of statisticians and draw more young people into the field.
Grow Your Tech Company & Stay Cool
Commentary  |  8/4/2014
Automate everything, ditch fancy titles, and other ways a small company can scale fast without losing its soul.
IT Careers: Open Source, Open Resume
News  |  8/4/2014
Don't trash the traditional resume just yet, but developers who contribute to open source projects may find their code becomes their best career-boosting tool.
4 IT Outsourcing Trends To Watch
Commentary  |  8/4/2014
How cloud is competing head-to-head with outsourcing more, and other developments to keep an eye on.
Video Interviews: 6 Mistakes To Avoid
News  |  8/4/2014
Video interviews are becoming increasingly popular with hiring managers, but they can pose some unique challenges. Here's how to nail your next one.
Secrets To Unified Communications & Collaboration Success
Commentary  |  8/1/2014
These seven usage profiles will help you trace the communications activities of workers and uncover bottlenecks and inefficiencies.
SaaS: Still Not Simple-As-A-Service
Commentary  |  8/1/2014
Cost, data ownership, security, and other factors can complicate the SaaS decision.


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