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Rethinking IT: Why Computer Scientists Should Care about Art, Chemistry and Biology
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Career advice for computer scientists and IT professionals: Talk to, listen to, and work with your peers in a multi-disciplinary environment.
By Jeff Welser, VP and Lab Director, IBM Research - Almaden , 2/23/2018
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Think, Do We Rule Technology, or Does Tech Rule Us?
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
A nugget in CompTIA's predictions for 2018 raises awareness of a somewhat dark side of technology, and the questions we should be asking ourselves.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/8/2018
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Affective Analytics and the Human Emotional Experience
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
Commentary
Whether you are happy, grumpy, excited, or sad, a computer wants to know and can initiate affective analytics.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 1/24/2018
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10 Most In-Demand Programming Languages of 2018
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Do you have the skills you'll need to succeed this year, or are you still betting on a COBOL revival?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/22/2018
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One Year Wiser: 7 Top Culture Ins and Outs
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The transition from the business world of 2017 to that of 2018 features some shifts in culture across organizations.
By Ashley Goldsmith, Chief People Officer, Workday , 1/22/2018
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How to Cope with Stress in Tech
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Always a concern, workplace stress has soared to new levels in the tech sector.
By Mary Shacklett, founder and owner of Transworld Data , 1/10/2018
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CIOs' Evolving Role: Think Revenue and Strategy
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It's no longer about just cutting costs. CIOs must figure out ways to monetize tech including data, and where newer systems like blockchain can fit strategically.
By Matt Hamblen, technology journalist , 1/9/2018
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5 Traits of Truly Innovative Companies
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
When most people think about innovation, they think of companies like Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Google because those companies appear to have some kind of magic that other organizations lack. If your company wants to make lightning strike repeatedly, consider these points.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/8/2018
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Gender-based Preferences HR and Hiring Managers Should Know
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
It's not surprising that men and women value different things in the workplace, but employers aren't necessarily paying attention to the details. Going into 2018, here are a few things you should know.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/20/2017
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Kick the IT-Business, Love-Hate Bond up a Notch
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As businesses wrestle with the challenges that come with new technologies and concepts such as transformation it's more important than ever that IT and business leaders work as partners.
By Esther Shein, Technology Journalist , 12/13/2017
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To Find IT Talent, Think Differently and Move Quickly
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You might not be able to compete with the behemoths, but there are some things you can do to find great talent. Think about partnering with other companies and how multi-disciplinary teams can help fill gaps.
By Matt Hamblen, technology journalist , 12/11/2017
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How to Spin off an IT Startup
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Executives who have done it share their experiences and advice on knowing when and how to spin off an IT-based startup.
By Mary Shacklett, founder and owner of Transworld Data , 12/1/2017
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Changing How We Re-Skill in the Age of Automation
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Faced with the rapid pace of technology changes, organizations have to plan for continuous re-skilling of their tech workforces.
By Rostow Ravanan, CEO, Mindtree , 11/29/2017
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Openness The Key to Rapid Change in the Digital Era
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner
Commentary
Change is never easy, particularly in an age of constant change. So, consider new ways to implement change and smooth the process.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner, 11/21/2017
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How to Break into an Analytics Career
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
Commentary
Are you ready to take the leap into an analytics career? Here are some keys to getting started.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 11/20/2017
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Burnout Prevention: Do We Need a Corporate Disabled List?
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Employee burnout is a growing problem, and in the IT sector -- with its ever-evolving technologies and demands from business leaders -- is no exception.
By Mike Tierney, CEO of Veriato , 11/15/2017
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Top 10 Cities Where Tech Salaries Go Furthest
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
When you adjust for cost of living, IT workers often earn more money in smaller cities than in major technology hubs.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 11/2/2017
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How to Manage Workplace Conflict with Millennials
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Individuals with generational differences can learn to manage conflict effectively, and bring positive results from a conflict-laden environment.
By Sherrie Haynie, Director, US Professional Services, CPP Inc. , 10/26/2017
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CIOs Pay a Price When Change is in the Air
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
CIOs are finding their tenures are shrinking, in part because they often are bumped out when their organizations embark on new strategies.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 10/23/2017
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IT Pros and Entrepreneurs: Tap the Smart Home Market
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IT pros ready for a change should consider the smart home market to leverage skills such as IT security, networking and development.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 10/20/2017
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