<![CDATA[]]> http://www.itworld.com/business-money/feed en Midyear jobs outlook: What to know about IT hiring, skills, benefits http://www.itworld.com/career/428268/midyear-jobs-outlook-what-know-about-it-hiring-skills-benefits Companies in hiring mode say there&#039;s a shortage of tech talent, while IT pros are upping their expectations for pay and benefits.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/career/428268/midyear-jobs-outlook-what-know-about-it-hiring-skills-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/career/428268/midyear-jobs-outlook-what-know-about-it-hiring-skills-benefits#comments Career IT Management News Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:12:47 +0000 IDGNS staff 428268 at http://www.itworld.com OwnPhones Kickstarter raising funds for custom 3D printed, wireless earbuds http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/428045/ownphones-kickstarter-raising-funds-custom-3d-printed-wireless-earbuds Those Normal 3D printed earbuds we looked at a few weeks ago have some competition, and OwnPhones are wireless (and of course, more expensive).<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/428045/ownphones-kickstarter-raising-funds-custom-3d-printed-wireless-earbuds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/428045/ownphones-kickstarter-raising-funds-custom-3d-printed-wireless-earbuds#comments Business Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:05:00 +0000 pasmith 428045 at http://www.itworld.com Why is the NoSQL choice so difficult? http://www.itworld.com/big-data/428051/why-nosql-choice-so-difficult The last time I was evaluating NoSQL databases I ended up sticking with a relational database. I’m evaluating them again today and this time I’m pretty sure I’ll have to actually choose one. The choice is really hard for a number of reasons.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/big-data/428051/why-nosql-choice-so-difficult" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/big-data/428051/why-nosql-choice-so-difficult#comments Big Data Business Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Consumerization of IT Data Center Data Protection Development Disaster Recovery Software Storage Opinion nosql Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 mombrea 428051 at http://www.itworld.com 3 ways to spot a bad boss before you take the job http://www.itworld.com/career/427136/3-ways-spot-bad-boss-you-take-job There are warning signs, red flags to look out for that can identify a bad boss or an untenable work environment before you accept a job.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/career/427136/3-ways-spot-bad-boss-you-take-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/career/427136/3-ways-spot-bad-boss-you-take-job#comments Career IT Management News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 01:55:59 +0000 IDGNS staff 427136 at http://www.itworld.com What the robot apocalypse will mean for IT, jobs and work http://www.itworld.com/426723/what-robot-apocalypse-will-mean-it-jobs-and-work Google&#039;s huge entry into robotics leaves little doubt that we&#039;ll shortly be up to our armpits in robot alternatives to people. Robots will enter all aspects of our business and personal lives. Machines, vehicles, drones, cameras, sensors, you name it.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/426723/what-robot-apocalypse-will-mean-it-jobs-and-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/426723/what-robot-apocalypse-will-mean-it-jobs-and-work#comments Career IT Management Opinion robotics robots Tue, 22 Jul 2014 01:18:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 426723 at http://www.itworld.com How to judge a job candidate's personality (and why you should) http://www.itworld.com/career/428047/how-judge-job-candidates-personality-and-why-you-should New interviewing tactics are designed to help recruiters and hiring managers uncover who candidates are -- rather than just what they can do.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/career/428047/how-judge-job-candidates-personality-and-why-you-should" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/career/428047/how-judge-job-candidates-personality-and-why-you-should#comments Career IT Management News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:46:13 +0000 IDGNS staff 428047 at http://www.itworld.com Don't give your job search a summer vacation http://www.itworld.com/career/427565/dont-give-your-job-search-summer-vacation While other candidates are working on their tans, check out these six tips to maximize your summer job search.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/career/427565/dont-give-your-job-search-summer-vacation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/career/427565/dont-give-your-job-search-summer-vacation#comments Career IT Management Feature job search Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:22:37 +0000 IDGNS staff 427565 at http://www.itworld.com Comcast doesn't know how to quit you [CARTOON] http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/427618/comcast-does-t-know-how-quit-you-cartoon The cable giant’s attachment to its subscribers is getting downright creepy<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/427618/comcast-does-t-know-how-quit-you-cartoon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/427618/comcast-does-t-know-how-quit-you-cartoon#comments Business Cloud Computing Internet IT Management Offbeat Personal Tech News boombox cable cartoon cloud Comcast comic computers customer service cyberculture humor Internet jokes Lloyd Dobler Mobile news Ryan Block Say Anything security social media technology TV web Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 427618 at http://www.itworld.com Defending the unannounced Kindle Unlimited subscription service from Amazon http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/427448/defending-unannounced-kindle-unlimited-subscription-service-amazon Amazon leaked a $10/month ebook service and I&#039;m seeing skepticism due to the fact that the &#039;big 5&#039; publishers apparently aren&#039;t on-board. I&#039;m not sure Amazon needs them. (Nor am I sure Amazon won&#039;t eventually get them.)<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/427448/defending-unannounced-kindle-unlimited-subscription-service-amazon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/427448/defending-unannounced-kindle-unlimited-subscription-service-amazon#comments Business Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Opinion Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:15:00 +0000 pasmith 427448 at http://www.itworld.com GitHub data shows developers are turning to Swift http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/427399/github-data-shows-developers-are-turning-swift Only six weeks after its release, Apple’s new programming language appears to already be on its way to replacing Objective-C<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/427399/github-data-shows-developers-are-turning-swift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/427399/github-data-shows-developers-are-turning-swift#comments Big Data Business Cloud Computing Development Internet Mobile & Wireless Open Source Software News Apple BigQuery c C# c++ coder coding CoffeeScript computers css cyberculture data developer Git GitHub GitHub Archive Go Google Google BigQuery Internet IOS java JavaScript Mobile Objective C OS X PHP programming programming language PYPL PYPL Popularity of Programming Language indexopen source python R research Ruby shell software software development software programming SQL Swift technology Tiobe TIOBE Programming Community Index Worldwide Developers Conference WWDC Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 427399 at http://www.itworld.com How to Get Your Next Large IT Project Funded http://www.itworld.com/career/427467/how-get-your-next-large-it-project-funded I had the great pleasure of speaking with Jim Maholic, a VP in Hitachi Consulting’s Management Consulting and Industries Practice. We discussed how to identify, calculate and communicate the value of large scale IT projects, based on Jim’s book “Business Cases that Mean Business”.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/career/427467/how-get-your-next-large-it-project-funded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/career/427467/how-get-your-next-large-it-project-funded#comments Career itcareers Tip IT career advice IT leadership IT project management project management Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:29:59 +0000 Eric Bloom 427467 at http://www.itworld.com Shadow IT spend rising http://www.itworld.com/career/427318/shadow-it-spend-rising A new report confirms what many in the IT sector have suspected – tech spending outside the IT department of Australian companies is increasing.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/career/427318/shadow-it-spend-rising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/career/427318/shadow-it-spend-rising#comments Career IT Management Research Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:54:49 +0000 IDGNS staff 427318 at http://www.itworld.com France to offer programming in elementary school http://www.itworld.com/application-management/427170/france-offer-programming-elementary-school Beginning this fall, French primary school students will have the option of learning computer science<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/application-management/427170/france-offer-programming-elementary-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/application-management/427170/france-offer-programming-elementary-school#comments Application Management Career Cloud Computing Development Internet On-demand Software Storage News Australia Benoît Hamon coder coding computer science computers Congress cyberculture developer education Elementary and Secondary Education Act ESEA Estonia Europe Finland France H.R.2536 House House of Representatives Internet Le Journal du Dimanche programmer programming Project Tiiger S.1407 school Senate software software development software programming technology uk United Kingdom United States US US Computer Science Education Act Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 427170 at http://www.itworld.com Employers use customized bonus plans to attract developers, survey says http://www.itworld.com/career/427254/employers-use-customized-bonus-plans-attract-developers-survey-says Software developers may find more employers using customized bonuses to attract and retain them as the job market for their skills stays competitive, according to a salary survey from IT job site Dice.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/career/427254/employers-use-customized-bonus-plans-attract-developers-survey-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/career/427254/employers-use-customized-bonus-plans-attract-developers-survey-says#comments Career IT Management News Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:34:41 +0000 IDGNS staff 427254 at http://www.itworld.com Verizon customers lose as FiOS performance on Netflix continues to degrade http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/427044/verizon-customers-lose-fios-performance-netflix-continues-degrade When I was forced to switch from Verizon FiOS to Time Warner Cable I was annoyed, but these days I&#039;m feeling like I dodged a bullet.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/427044/verizon-customers-lose-fios-performance-netflix-continues-degrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/427044/verizon-customers-lose-fios-performance-netflix-continues-degrade#comments Business Internet Personal Tech Opinion Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:02:00 +0000 pasmith 427044 at http://www.itworld.com Ubuntu 14.04: Is Canonical taking on too much? http://www.itworld.com/open-source/426949/ubuntu-1404-canonical-taking-too-much The recent release of Ubuntu 14.04 Long Term Support/LTS (Trusty Tahr) proves to us once again that it doesn&#039;t matter if you&#039;re Oracle, Microsoft, or Canonical: Bringing a fleet of products into new release revision synch is tough.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/426949/ubuntu-1404-canonical-taking-too-much" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/426949/ubuntu-1404-canonical-taking-too-much#comments Business Development Open Source Software News Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:32:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 426949 at http://www.itworld.com The death of console gaming has been greatly exaggerated http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/426609/death-console-gaming-has-been-greatly-exaggerated Sure for some people a tablet is all that&#039;s needed to scratch that gaming itch, but the numbers show there&#039;s still a healthy market for dedicated gaming consoles.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/426609/death-console-gaming-has-been-greatly-exaggerated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/426609/death-console-gaming-has-been-greatly-exaggerated#comments Business Offbeat Personal Tech Opinion Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:12:00 +0000 pasmith 426609 at http://www.itworld.com Crowdfunding jumps the shark [CARTOON] http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/426603/crowdfunding-jumps-shark-cartoon Will we see anything sillier than a Kickstarter campaign to make potato salad? Wait, don’t answer that<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/426603/crowdfunding-jumps-shark-cartoon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/426603/crowdfunding-jumps-shark-cartoon#comments Business Cloud Computing Internet Offbeat News cartoon cloud comic computers crowdfunding crowdsourcing cyberculture dinner feet food foot rub humor Internet jokes kickstarter Mobile news potato salad restaurant security social media technology web Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 426603 at http://www.itworld.com Intensive interview process ensures you hire top tech talent http://www.itworld.com/career/426598/intensive-interview-process-ensures-you-hire-top-tech-talent While many organizations struggle to retain top talent in a tight employment market, some firms are using intensive, rigorous hiring and training practices to ensure both that their hires are the right fit and that the employee stays for the long term.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/career/426598/intensive-interview-process-ensures-you-hire-top-tech-talent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/career/426598/intensive-interview-process-ensures-you-hire-top-tech-talent#comments Career IT Management News Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:26:45 +0000 IDGNS staff 426598 at http://www.itworld.com 12 tips to help college grads land their first IT job http://www.itworld.com/career/426403/12-tips-help-college-grads-land-their-first-it-job Technology and HR pros offer advice on how recent graduates can best position themselves for a tech career.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/career/426403/12-tips-help-college-grads-land-their-first-it-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/career/426403/12-tips-help-college-grads-land-their-first-it-job#comments Career IT Management Feature Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:36:05 +0000 IDGNS staff 426403 at http://www.itworld.com 10 leadership lessons from Jeffrey Fox http://www.itworld.com/it-management/426532/10-leadership-lessons-jeffrey-fox Do you remember when you were first assigned a leadership role? It&#039;s an exciting adventure, filled with anticipation, anxiousness, fear of the unknown and an overwhelming need to ensure you&#039;re ready to take on one of the greatest responsibilities of a career.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/426532/10-leadership-lessons-jeffrey-fox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/426532/10-leadership-lessons-jeffrey-fox#comments Career IT Management Networking Opinion Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:05:23 +0000 IDGNS staff 426532 at http://www.itworld.com The top 10 paying IT jobs: IT careers can prove fruitful http://www.itworld.com/career/426552/top-10-paying-it-jobs-it-careers-can-prove-fruitful IT management positions have long paid quite well, but a new survey finds that a lot of other IT jobs are providing big paychecks.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/career/426552/top-10-paying-it-jobs-it-careers-can-prove-fruitful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/career/426552/top-10-paying-it-jobs-it-careers-can-prove-fruitful#comments Career IT Management News Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:58:23 +0000 IDGNS staff 426552 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft denies Xbox One dev kit comments in vaguest way possible http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/426475/microsoft-denies-xbox-one-dev-kit-comments-vaguest-way-possible Why are &#039;Microsoft Spokespeople&#039; always so indirect with their comments?<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/426475/microsoft-denies-xbox-one-dev-kit-comments-vaguest-way-possible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/426475/microsoft-denies-xbox-one-dev-kit-comments-vaguest-way-possible#comments Business Personal Tech Opinion Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:04:00 +0000 pasmith 426475 at http://www.itworld.com Programmer proverbs share the wisdom that comes from coding http://www.itworld.com/application-management/426431/programmer-proverbs-share-wisdom-comes-coding A new GitHub repo is collecting the life lessons that one can learn from programming<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/application-management/426431/programmer-proverbs-share-wisdom-comes-coding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/application-management/426431/programmer-proverbs-share-wisdom-comes-coding#comments Application Management Career Development Enterprise Software Internet Offbeat On-demand Software Open Source Software News A/B testing Antonin Januska API career coder coding computers cyberculture debugging developer Facebook Git GitHub Internet open source programmer Programmer’s Proverbs programming proverbs pull request software software development software programming technology testing Texas Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 426431 at http://www.itworld.com Gloves come off as BlackBerry fires back at Good Technology http://www.itworld.com/426437/gloves-come-blackberry-fires-back-good-technology BlackBerry is in full defensive mode these days. Rightly so. These are troubling times for the Canadian company.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/426437/gloves-come-blackberry-fires-back-good-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/426437/gloves-come-blackberry-fires-back-good-technology#comments Business Mobile & Wireless Opinion BlackBerry Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:35:50 +0000 IDGNS staff 426437 at http://www.itworld.com