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Bio: Ann Bednarz writes about enterprise IT trends, including tech careers, browsers, telework and executive compensation, for Network World. Follow her on Twitter @annbednarz.
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- IT pros from social media, healthcare and insurance industries share their big-data success stories and lessons learned.
2 weeks 1 day ago
- Twitter revealed its biggest earners as it prepares for its IPO. CEO Dick Costolo netted $11.5 million last year, and Christopher Fry, SVP of engineering, raked in $10.3 million.
7 weeks 2 days ago
- CIOs at big-name companies are getting big-time bonuses, perks, and stock awards.
8 weeks 1 day ago
- Cisco CEO John Chambers saw his compensation nearly double this year, topping $21 million. His salary more than tripled, and the value of his stock awards doubled.
9 weeks 1 day ago
- The health insurance marketplaces mandated by the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act are scheduled to open for business in four days. Yet even before the sites launch, tech problems are emerging.
10 weeks 2 hours ago
- Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, who consistently ranks among the highest paid CEOs in the U.S., took an 18% pay cut this year. His total compensation, valued at $78.4 million, is down from $96.2 million in 2012.
10 weeks 3 days ago
- Devops is about getting the people responsible for creating applications to work more closely with the people who maintain apps in production. The goal? Faster delivery, better quality apps.
11 weeks 19 hours ago
- PayScale ranked 129 college majors based on earning potential. Engineering, math, science and technology fields dominated the rankings.
11 weeks 2 days ago
- Among computer science grads, alumni from University of California, Berkeley, led the pack with a median mid-career salary of $141,400, PayScale says.
11 weeks 2 days ago
- Tech companies are hanging on to record amounts of cash when they could be using it to do more acquisitions, repurchase stock, pay down debt, and pay out dividends. Microsoft, Google, Cisco, Apple and Oracle are among the biggest hoarders. Combined, these five tech companies held $245 billion in cash at the end of March.
13 weeks 3 days ago
- It's a job seeker's market, if you've got the right tech skills. IT staffing specialist Modis identifies the 10 hottest IT jobs, based on the skills and roles its clients are eager to find and fill.
16 weeks 3 hours ago
- The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 3,600 jobs were created in the tech category, 'data processing, hosting and related services,' marking the single best month of job growth in this category since June 1998.
16 weeks 3 days ago
- With the unemployment rate for tech workers below 4% nationally, there's growing competition for IT talent. Lately, some of the demand for tech candidates is coming from outside the IT department. Who's behind it? Marketing.
23 weeks 6 days ago
- C-level titles top the list of highest paid IT jobs, and technical support positions dominate the low end of the pay scale, according to new IT salary data from technology staffing firm Mondo.
23 weeks 6 days ago
- The U.S. tech industry has fared well amid the fiscal doom and gloom, and its economic fortitude is reflected in the jumbo pay packages of some tech CEOs.
24 weeks 6 days ago
- Cloud-based security, storage and management services are popular favorites among the IT pros who contributed to Network World's annual Fave Raves feature.
26 weeks 1 day ago
- IT execs say employees are getting ruder on the job, and they're blaming technology for the rise in bad manners.
27 weeks 1 day ago
- Most IT pros are satisfied with their demanding jobs, according to new survey data. Ninety-five percent are proud they chose IT as a career, and 81% would do it all over again given the chance, reports TEKsystems, which offers IT staffing and talent management services.
28 weeks 2 days ago
- Nick Carr rocked the tech world with his controversial essay in the May 2003 issue of the Harvard Business Review, titled "IT Doesn't Matter." On the 10-year anniversary of the article's publication, Carr talks about what he got right, what he got wrong, and how the piece remains relevant today.
29 weeks 2 days ago
- To ban or not to ban? The question comes up every year as March Madness approaches and companies fret about the potential for sluggish networks and lost productivity if employees tune in to games played during work hours.
37 weeks 6 days ago
- Concerns about the economy and budget battles on Capitol Hill have put a damper on the IT job scene, but not enough to thwart expansion.
38 weeks 3 days ago
- First Yahoo, now Best Buy. In the midst of a corporate restructuring, the electronics retailer has canceled its flexible work program and expects corporate employees to put in traditional 40-hour work weeks at its headquarters in Richfield, Minn.
39 weeks 2 days ago
- Employee morale will plummet, key people will quit, and efforts to enhance collaboration will backfire, critics said of CEO Marissa Mayer's decision to end telecommuting at Yahoo. But not all data comes to the same conclusions.
40 weeks 22 hours ago
- Handmade marketplace Etsy has grown to 800,000 sellers and 40+ million monthly visitors. All that activity generates enormous quantities of data, which Etsy uses to drive site improvements.
40 weeks 4 days ago
- Looking for a new IT job? Or a change of scenery? Here are the 11 U.S. cities where IT hiring is hottest.
45 weeks 1 day ago
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