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Advice for IT managers, including job search tips, compensation, consumerization of IT, project management, demonstrating IT's value to the business, security, outsourcing, and vendor management.

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IT manager resume makeover: How to show you can be CIO

Ambitious IT managers and IT directors dream of moving into CIO positions. But in today's competitive job market, organizations hiring CIOs want "proven" candidates who currently possess that title, according to executive recruiters. Here's how to show you have skills for the job.

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IT's 6-step guide to adopting consumerization

Most businesses are accepting, even embracing, consumer technology. What do they know that you don't?

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CA Technologies CEO William McCracken: Doing what the customer needs

McCracken spoke at the recent CA World conference to IDGE Chief Content Officer John Gallant about how the concept of 'business service innovation' is driving CA's business.

Q&A: Nimsoft CEO Chris O'Malley touts new 'supply chain of IT'
Systems monitoring and management may be headed to the cloud as management-as-a-service. Nimsoft CEO Chris O'Malley explains what that means and how it will affect IT.

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Culture club: How companies bring cool to the workplace
Want to create a cool office to work in? Those who have done it recommend taking a look around you. Hold onto the aspects of the existing culture you like, dump the ones you don't, and at all times, display and inspire the culture you want to create.

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