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15 Highest-Paying Tech Jobs for 2018
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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Executives, managers, mobile developers and people with the word "architect" in their title are at the top of the IT pay scale.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 10/17/2017
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Growing Soft Skills for Better IT Business Relationships
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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KBG Consulting's Kathryn Brett Goldman shares the value of building soft skills in the IT department at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 10/16/2017
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Tips for Transitioning from the IT Department to CEO Chair
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Prevedere CEO Rich Wagner takes a look at the skills that IT leaders share and what they might need to work on to move into a CEO role.
By Rich Wagner, president and CEO, Prevedere , 10/12/2017
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What Makes Digital Projects Different (And What to Do About It)
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With 77% of executive priorities now dependent on technology, the composition of the project portfolio is shifting dramatically toward digital work. Legacy approaches to managing IT projects, programs and portfolios canít keep up with this shift.
By Matt McWha and Veena Variyam, CEB (Now Gartner) , 10/11/2017
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AIM Was a Pioneer in Collaboration
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Now 20 years old, AOL Instant Messenger is quietly heading to software's trash heap.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 10/10/2017
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Artificial Intelligence Today: Time to Act
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
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The AI and advanced analytics conversation has risen all the way to C-suite. The time has come to act. Jump on the AI train soon or you will be left behind.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 10/5/2017
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How to Maintain Security when Rolling out DevOps
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DevOps may be up and running for your enterprise. Taking the time to integrate security will keep it that way.
By Kiran Chitturi, CTO Architect, Sungard Availability Services , 10/5/2017
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3 Ways Millennials are Shaping Todayís Workplace Tech
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Use of technology is a defining characteristic of millennials, so if you don't provide simple and instant application access in the workplace they will find their own alternatives.
By Oren Ariel, CTO and cofounder of Capriza , 10/5/2017
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How to Hire People for Your IT Culture
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Joseph Eng, CIO at TravelClick visited us at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to share how to identify your IT culture and hire the right people for your team.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 10/2/2017
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Citizen Data Scientists: Why Data Scientists aren't Enough
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While the unicorns that are data scientists have their place in an organization, management needs to empower proven business leaders to take on the role of citizen scientist.
By Karanveer Mohan, the founder and CTO of Kofa , 9/28/2017
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California Lawmakers Approve Anti-Offshoring Legislation
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
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California legislators this month approved a bill prohibiting state universities from contracting for services performed by workers outside of the United States that would displace California employees.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 9/27/2017
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Seven Steps to IT Transformation
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It's time for an IT overhaul, one that can support an organization's move through digital transformation.
By Tim Hebert, Chief Client Officer, Carousel Industries, Inc. , 9/25/2017
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I Rebuilt My Professional Network from Scratch; What I Learned
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With a career path that has led from a tech role to venture capital investing, Mark Minevich shares advice for other career changers.
By Mark Minevich, principal founder, Going Global Ventures, and venture partner, GVA Capital , 9/22/2017
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Recreate Your Job in the Age of Digital Transformation
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Whether you work in the C-suite or in a line role, if you donít want to be left behind, figure out how to evolve so you can help the company meet its digital business objectives.
By Laurent Bride, Chief Technical Officer, Talend , 9/21/2017
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Cybersecurity Becomes a Career Choice
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Young people canít ignore the news. Data breaches are everywhere and theyíre beginning to realize that itís up to them to keep our personal and national information private.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/21/2017
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Debunking 8 Big Data and Analytics Myths
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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As with other emerging tech concepts, big data and analytics are haunted by myths. Here are eight such myths that you will want to dispel as you advance your analytics strategy.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 9/21/2017
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IT Department Hiring Now at Zero Growth
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
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There may be evidence that the movement to cloud computing and workplace automation is slowing IT hiring.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 9/19/2017
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TrueAbility Aims to Reinvent IT Certifications
Ben Kepes,
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In an age of cloud computing and rapidly emerging technologies it's time for new approaches to IT certifications.
By Ben Kepes , 9/19/2017
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Top 10 Challenges IT Faces Heading Into 2018
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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While IT teams seem to face similar obstacles every year (talent shortages, tight budgets), the technology and methods they use to meet those challenges are rapidly improving and evolving.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/18/2017
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4 Tips From a Millennial Leader on Finding Great Talent
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Hiring great employees means looking beyond the resume into how they solve problems and address goals, as this millennial executive at Workday explains.
By Erin Yang, vice president of technology product management, Workday , 9/18/2017
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