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  • Land an IT job: Tips from recent hires

    Posted December 17, 2012 - 11:03 am

    Four IT workers who recently found new jobs describe their hard-won success and offer a view from the street. Insider (registration required)
  • Making HTML5 work now for mobile app development

    Posted December 13, 2012 - 4:50 pm

    HTML5 has been dissed, dismissed and disrespected of late, but defenders say the evolving standard is still the best choice for platform-independent mobile app development. Insider (registration required)
  • Cloudera CEO: We're taking Hadoop beyond MapReduce

    Posted December 13, 2012 - 12:03 pm

    In an exclusive interview, the voluble CEO of Cloudera, Mike Olson, holds forth on the company's new Impala project and the boundless potential of Hadoop
  • 5 must-read books for IT career growth

    Posted December 12, 2012 - 10:59 am

    In a world of tweets and webinars, IT pros are still getting some value the old-fashioned way: books.
  • How IT can become a driver of business growth

    Posted December 11, 2012 - 12:36 pm

    IT departments excel at boosting efficiency but fall short of driving business growth, according to a study from the Economist Intelligence Unit
  • Get ahead of the BYOD wave

    Posted December 11, 2012 - 12:25 pm

    Why fight employees' constant barrage of bringing in their own devices. We are far past that point, it is time to accept it and find a way to make it BYOD work within the confines of your network.
  • SharePoint 2010 cheat sheet

    Posted December 11, 2012 - 10:47 am

    SharePoint 2010 can be a great collaboration tool. Here's what you need to know to find your way around.
  • Game on: Enterprise apps gain gaming features to boost usage

    Posted December 10, 2012 - 11:38 am

    Adding a competitive component to enterprise software improves adoption and real-time decision-making, gamification advocates say.
  • Review

    Riverbed Granite takes iSCSI across the WAN

    Posted December 7, 2012 - 2:40 pm

    Granite Core and Edge appliances eliminate the gap between storage in the data center and servers in the branch
  • How CIOs are making security an enterprise necessity

    Posted December 3, 2012 - 5:12 pm

    Information security is often seen as more trouble and cost than it's worth. Until it fails. How can CIOs truly make it part of enterprise risk management?
  • 3 ways CIOs work with sales to create innovative solutions

    Posted December 3, 2012 - 5:04 pm

    How IT leaders are recruiting ideas, building trust and embracing lessons learned when building tools sales teams want to use.
  • Review

    Six free databases with commercial-quality features

    Posted December 3, 2012 - 4:44 pm

    Free or open source databases run hundreds of millions of public-facing and private applications worldwide, but how effective is this technology and how do these products compare? For answers, we reviewed six popular free or open source database products: Microsoft SQL Server Express, PostgreSQL, Oracle's MySQL, MariaDB, Apache Derby and Firebird SQL.
  • Why voice recognition will finally conquer the office

    Posted December 3, 2012 - 4:25 pm

    While spoken input is spreading on mobile devices, it barely has a toehold in the office. But artificial intelligence that operates in the cloud will help drive speech technology beyond smartphones to computers and into other areas of the workplace, say experts.
  • How IT hiring managers can avoid the holiday rush

    Posted December 3, 2012 - 1:03 pm

    Kristen Lamoreaux says it's better to stock your talent pool throughout the year than to make a hasty hire in the frenetic days of December.
  • Developing, and succeeding, with Scrum

    Posted November 30, 2012 - 3:33 pm

    This agile development framework could be your key to completing more projects on time, on budget and on scope.
  • 5 rules for better troubleshooting

    Posted November 30, 2012 - 2:59 pm

    Troubleshooting a downed mission-critical system can be terrifying, but a slow, methodical approach can save you time.
  • Securing the keys to the cloud

    Posted November 27, 2012 - 5:12 pm

    Cloud service providers claim they can secure your data, but as the technology model is put to the test by more and more organizations, security holes, malware and other vulnerabilities are coming to light.
  • Tech job market on the upswing

    Posted November 27, 2012 - 4:48 pm

    Recent reports show IT jobs continue to rebound
  • Creating a view to the cloud

    Posted November 20, 2012 - 11:57 am

    How well can you see into the cloud? For many IT professionals, the view into the cloud isn't very clear, but new techniques and tools make visibility across multiple cloud systems clearer.
  • Can infosec cure stupid?

    Posted November 19, 2012 - 10:32 am

    The 'stupid' in question involves our living in a technologically complex world where only a tiny fraction of us actually understands how any of this stuff works.
  • We're missing out on the value of security awareness

    Posted November 14, 2012 - 11:36 am

    When a program is ineffective, the problem is usually that the training wasn't designed in a way that would result in changes in behavior.
  • Review

    Review: Best tools to set up secure Wi-Fi for BYOD

    Posted November 12, 2012 - 9:44 pm

    QuickConnect and XpressConnect offer cloud-based methods to automate BYOD client configuration and connection
  • BYOD: Where the costs are

    Posted November 6, 2012 - 2:36 pm

    Few technology trends have inspired as many misgivings -- and as much misinformation - as BYOD, or "bring your own device." Is the idea of allowing employees to purchase and use their own laptops and mobile devices a security nightmare? A productivity boon? A drain on the service desk? And perhaps the biggest question of all, a cost-savings nirvana?
  • Inside the DreamWorks data center

    Posted November 5, 2012 - 4:30 pm

    The data center infrastructure at DreamWorks Imagination Studios is certainly state of the art, but it doesn't make as much use of cloud, virtualization solid-state storage technologies as one might expect.
  • Review

    Top tools for BYOD management

    Posted November 5, 2012 - 11:07 am

    When we tested mobile device management (MDM) last year, the products were largely focused on asset management - provisioning, protecting and containing mobile devices.
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