IT Management

Career advice for IT managers, including job search tips, interview techniques, project management, IT-business alignment, outsourcing, and vendor management

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Are it certifications worth it?

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ITworld cartoons 2014: The year in geek humor (so far)

Each week, ITworld's Phil Johnson pokes fun at the tech world's top news and newsmakers

Why – and how – to do a better job of listening to your end user customers

IT managers haven't always been the best listeners. Here are some strategies to consider, taken from the best and worst customer interaction stories heard at a recent conference.

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CIOs tasked with federal IT overhaul battle culture and bureaucracy

Federal agencies large and small are in the midst of a wave of ambitious IT projects, but their relative success hinges in large part on the ability of the CIO to align the technology overhaul with the organization's mission and to...

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Free and cheap ways to learn about network administration

These nine self-taught labs give you hands-on experience with various networking tasks -- and most don't cost anything.

Microsoft sued as lawsuits over employee no-poach deal mount

Microsoft, Ask.com and Oracle have been sued so far in the latest round.

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7 wacky Google Street View vehicles

For Google, mapping the world's darkest corners means relying on some very odd Street View vehicles.

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The robots are coming to steal your job

Automation technology isn't invading the IT industry alone -- robots are taking over a terrifying range of jobs.

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IT resumes: Lies, half-truths and embellishments

HR pros and hiring managers encounter candidates of all kinds and any lie on a resume is a definitive red flag. However, all lies are not created equal.

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CMOs in over their heads with technology (and CIOs aren’t helping)

While CMOs drown in a sea of new digital marketing technology products and services, CIOs are noticeably not coming to the rescue.

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5 non-traditional hiring tips for InfoSec

The majority of companies surveyed – 70 percent – says their IT security departments were understaffed.

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11 ways to re-energize your IT career

Mid-career blues, begone. Here are 11 actionable items tech pros can tackle to keep moving on up in IT.

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A peek at the code behind Facebook

A developer has gathered a collection of source code snippets used by the social media giant

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Cyber insurance: Worth it, but beware of the exclusions

Cyber insurance can offset the costs of a major data breach. But experts caution that it can only ease the pain, not eliminate it.

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Sprint cuts 452 HQ jobs in IT, network and technology areas

Sprint recently cut 452 jobs from its headquarters in Overland Park, Kan., an amount that equals about 6% of the 7,500 workers there.

Booz Allen takes data science training online

Aiming to make data science training more accessible, Booz Allen Hamilton introduces a hands-on online training course complete with gamification elements.

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Building the next generation of female IT professionals

It's no secret that women are under-represented in technology jobs. To help turn that tide, while at the same time building a pipeline of talent, some companies are putting money where their good intentions are.

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H-1B fraud may cost you your car and home

The U.S. is using forfeiture laws to try and extract a heavy price from defendants in H-1B fraud cases.

Cisco exec: Turnover in engineering no problem

High level turnover expected when company embarked on customer focused product development "transformation".

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