IT Management

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

How to use LinkedIn’s new profile features

LinkedIn wants you to think beyond your resume or next job by encouraging you to edit and freshen up your profile on a more consistent basis.

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9 data breaches that cost someone their job

Notable breach-related job losses in 2014.

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6 IT workforce predictions for 2015

2015 promises to be a banner year for IT workers. Experts weigh in on the biggest trends, technology and strategies that will make an impact on hiring and recruiting in 2015.

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Buzzwords and jargon just aren’t revolutionary anymore

As tech cultures collide with mainstream culture, tech buzzwords have led to serious consequences. Techno jargon is partially to blame for the demise of a 100-year-old magazine as well as general confusion in the C-suite.

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9 reasons good employees leave -- and how you can prevent it

The average tenure for IT workers is less than 3.8 years, according to Payscale. And while you’ll never eliminate employee turnover, these strategies can help you motivate and ultimately retain your best talent.

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The biggest challenges faced by CIOs/CISOs heading into 2015

Experts weigh in on the most important items in the security sandbox next year.

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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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The workplace will never be a democracy

People in IT keep saying that they want democracy at work. But when you probe that idea, it completely falls apart.

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10 etiquette tips for your holiday office party

'Tis the season for holiday parties, and while it can be great fun to celebrate the season with your colleagues, these corporate-sponsored events can also be fraught with stress. Here are 10 tips on how to best navigate them.

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3 ways for CIOs to understand their company’s bottom line

Plenty of CIOs pay lip service to “aligning with the business,” but to truly succeed, they need a deep knowledge of how the company makes money.

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Top 10 tech stories of 2014

Take a look back at a very disruptive year.

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Why the board of directors will go off on security in 2015

Get ready for 2015, a year when some predict breaches will hit even harder and security executives will come under fire by confused company board members.

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Orion's lesson for IT: Test your systems, then test again (and again)

When NASA's new spacecraft, Orion, made its maiden voyage last week it relied on systems that NASA "tested it in all directions."

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Apple fights news orgs to keep Jobs video off the Internet

Apple is fighting a move by several news organizations to make public a two-hour video deposition recorded by former co-founder Steve Jobs in 2011.

AT&T's Thaddeus Arroyo: Tech will transform customer engagement

The telecom's top IT exec hopes to move 80% of customer interactions to digital channels by 2020.

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What happens next in the Cisco suit against Arista?

Although the outcome is uncertain, the case will likely go to trial.

IBM: CISO’s outgunned in the cybercrime corral

IBM’s third annual Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) study of 138 security executives found that 60% said their organizations are outgunned in the cyber war and that sophisticated external threats were identified by 40% of...

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MIT names U.S. CTO Megan Smith as 2015 commencement speaker

Mechanical engineering grad returns to deliver 2015 commencement speech at MIT.

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Install GUI apps on Windows Hyper-V Server and Windows Server Core

Wouldn't it be great to get some convenient GUI apps into a Windows Server Core or Hyper-V Server installation? It's easier than you think!

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