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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Fidelity's top IT exec sees potential in A.I.

For several years, Stephen Neff, enterprise CTO at Fidelity Investments, has been focusing on the cloud, social tools and mobile. Now he's turning his attention to emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, gamification...

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Court OKs IT worker lawsuit over student visa work program

A federal court gave a green light last week to a lawsuit by a union and IT workers challenging a student visa work program.

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IT modernization project makes the grade at North Carolina colleges

Fourteen community colleges (and counting) have replaced slow, aged infrastructure with power- and space-saving alternatives.

Webcam snooper now looking for a job

Insecam's creator, possibly based in Moldova, is looking for remote programming work.

Talent Acquisition Methods

4 ways your competitors are stealing your IT talent

As the talent war heats up, poaching tech professionals is becoming increasingly common. Here's how it's done and how to stop it.

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Disruptive technology: Dead companies do tell tales

You can avoid becoming the next Blockbuster, Nokia or Kodak if you learn from their mistakes.

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Cameras, robotic mules could help battle Ebola in West Africa

Researchers are working on technology that could be shipped to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak as soon as a few months from now, while also looking ahead to bigger plans to combat any disease outbreak.

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7 great MOOCs for techies -- all free, starting soon!

To keep up in the world of high tech, IT pros must be constantly refining their existing skills and picking up new ones along the way. These seven free online courses can help.

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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

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Top tech turkeys of 2014

This Thanksgiving, just be thankful you aren’t associated with any of these people.

Job Interviewing Skills

6 must-dos to nail the job interview

Learn what IT hiring managers say are the most common interviewing mistakes and how you can avoid making them. (And if you're a millennial, pay particular attention.)

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How to be the CIO of tomorrow

What does the future CIO look like? He or she probably won’t have a technology background. However, this new kind of CIO will not only have to lead a technical staff but will also be a leader of leaders in the boardroom.

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Growing a business: Double, double, toil and trouble

Every company wants to experience rapid growth, but if you’re not prepared, you could be in for a lot of pain.

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10 hottest IT skills for 2015

Programmers and project managers rejoice: Your skills are bankable assets.

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How 40 tech companies got their names

From Apple to Amazon to Microsoft to Twitter, the names of some of the world's most popular tech companies tend to have interesting and significant backstories.

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5 steps to more mobile-security-savvy employees

It takes more than policies and penalties to make your workers smart about mobile security. Here’s how to identify and correct problem behaviors in your organization that can leave your corporate data vulnerable.

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8 tech buzzwords that you need to know

Impress your friends at this year’s holiday gatherings by dropping a few of these terms.

Mistakes

10 security mistakes that will get you fired

From killing critical business systems to ignoring a critical security event, these colossal slip-ups will get your career in deep water quick.

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