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Enhance your productivity and raise your pay

Many technical managers, me included, believe that a top technologist (Programmer, Tester, Business Analyst, Help Desk professional, etc.) can produce two to five times as much output with higher quality and greater reliability than...

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How much do CIOs really make? Pay packages of 25 Fortune 500 execs revealed

Compensation for CIOs includes cash, equity, perks.

Cisco names two more to new CEO's team

CTO and Chief Digital Officer tapped on Robbins' first day in the corner office.

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It pays to be CIO: Median pay for 25 Fortune 500 CIOs tops $2.4M

How much do CIOs really make? To find out, we scoured the proxy statements of the 500 largest U.S. companies and found 25 that disclosed CIO pay.

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Q&A: New Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins heads into "hyper-connected" mode

When Cisco Systems employees head into work Monday they’ll encounter something they haven’t seen in two decades: A new boss. Chuck Robbins – formerly senior vice president of worldwide operations – takes over from John Chambers, one...

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Getting serious about portfolio and program management

It's been 10 years since Johanna Rothman co-authored 'Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management.’ She was just getting started.

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Push notifications as distracting as responding, says study

Just receiving notifications on your mobile phone can impair your ability to focus on a given task, a new study finds.

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A fly named for Bill Gates and 9 other unusual honors for tech’s elite

Over the years, these stars of technology have been showered with honors, some of which are a little odder than others.

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Get your vendor's A team

Promises made about service delivery can slip away when you find that you’ve been assigned to a B team.

Microsoft to make enterprise security tools generally available

Advanced Threat Analytics and Rights Management Service become generally available

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When to outsource tech training for employees

Developing, delivering and maintaining training programs can be time-consuming and costly. Knowing when to relinquish control and when not to can be an essential part of creating a skilled workforce.

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Toshiba execs resign in $1 billion accounting scandal

The false accounting is Japan's biggest earnings scandal since the Olympus affair of 2011.

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The evolving meaning of the 'I' in CIO

As Ginna Raahauge, a veteran of Riverbed and Cisco, steps into the CIO position at data integration software specialist Informatica, she reflects on the changing responsibilities of the CIO.

Report: Microsoft paying $320 million for cloud security provider Adallom

Adallom provides a range of security and data gathering tools to businesses

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Bad IT: Don't make these mistakes in your organization

Here are some real-life examples of less-than best practices, performed both by IT organizations and IT pros -- and the lessons you can learn from them.

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5 lessons from Google that everyone should learn

There are simple, powerful and financially useful things to learn from Google; these are lessons that can apply to a business of any size to make a positive step toward change.

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Will the White House disappoint on H-1B displacements?

Signals are mixed on whether the Obama administration will take action or wait for Congress to change the law.

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6 ways to give millennials the mentorship programs they want

Traditional corporate mentorships just don't cut it for today's millennial workers. Younger employees seek meaningful and time-efficient relationships with senior colleagues. These six expert tips can help organizations understand...

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Why the IT outsourcing model is moving away from manic multisourcing

The prevailing IT outsourcing model has shifted from a single provider approach to managing a host of best-of-breed vendors. But the pendulum may have shifted too far in the direction of multisourcing as IT leaders now try to get a...

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