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US IT salaries rose by more than 4 percent in 2014

U.S. IT salaries were up by 4.25 percent in 2014, the highest increase in years, according to an IEEE-USA survey.

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8 tips for managing outsourced projects

Project management and outsourcing experts share their advice on how to effectively manage far-flung or internationally outsourced projects.

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CSO burnout biggest factor in infosec talent shortage

The real cause of the talent shortage in the information security field isn't a lack of new people entering the profession, but retention and churn at the highest levels, according to a new report by IDC.

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Top-rated tech companies on Glassdoor

Glassdoor offers reviews of companies, which can help you get a feel for a company's culture before you decide to take a job -- or even apply. Here are the top 10 tech companies according to Glassdoor.

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How to coach executives to become agile leaders

Agile coaches wear lots of different hats. Michael Hamman of the Agile Coaching Institute shares five roles agile coaches play when helping executives achieve transformational leadership.

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When it comes to the "next big thing," IT can’t afford to choose poorly

How does IT decide what to choose and what to do with that choice?

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What Fiorina and Trump can learn from SWOT

A SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) analysis can help your company face its greatest challenges and achieve success. Columnist Rob Enderle demonstrates how to use the SWOT framework by applying it to the two...

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10 years after Hurricane Katrina: IT lessons learned

IT pros say being less dependent on physical locations is just one of the keys to ensuring your company doesn’t go out of business when disaster strikes.

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4 security metrics that matter

Today, management demands metrics to get a clearer view of security. Here are four metrics that deliver actionable insight -- and a few others with less value.

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How Georgia successfully overhauled IT

COO of Georgia Technology Authority discusses the sweeping enterprise-driven privatization push that's improved security, cut costs and upended the state's IT culture.

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CIO succession planning critical as IT drives business growth

CIOs say proper succession planning is a crucial part of their responsibilities. But it's not an easy job at a time when talented IT staff can rake in big salaries working on innovative projects, without putting themselves under the...

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9 things you need to know to run a successful software development team

Experienced software engineering leaders share what it takes to get the most out of your team.

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Decoded! What not to say to your non-IT coworkers (and what to say instead)

Some phrases are guaranteed to annoy or baffle non-IT folks. Avoiding them may be just the boost your career needed.

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5 companies that impress with employee benefits

A healthy employee is a happy employee, and these five companies figured that out. These powerhouses offer employees impressive health and wellness benefits to keep stress down and productivity up.

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Is Vietnam a viable offshore outsourcing alternative?

Although much smaller than India, Vietnam is emerging as an attractive option for IT service buyers seeking niche solutions. One of the first software testing providers to set up shop there shares some thoughts on this emerging market....

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Promise and peril in the journey to DevOps

Steep learning curves, cultural warfare and unbridled criticism are among the land mines littering the path to DevOps. However, plenty of perks await organizations that complete the trek successfully.

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How to build better SLAs for more strategic applications outsourcing

Service-level agreements need to not only look good on paper, the must deliver business results in real life. Here’s how to create more effective SLAs for application development and maintenance.

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People aren’t the only unhappy Amazon employees [CARTOON]

The retail giant’s cutthroat work environment is bringing both human and non-human workers to tears.

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