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Think older workers struggle with technology? Think again

Don't let the millennial buzz fool you. Older workers handle and adapt to new systems better than younger people.

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1 in 4 desktop owners use ad blockers

More than a quarter of all desktop computer users and 15 percent of mobile devices owners use ad blocking software, according to a new study, and 17 percent of people who don't block ads are likely to do so soon.

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Businesses failing to secure privileged accounts

A new benchmark survey finds that more than half of organizations have a failing grade when it comes to securing privileged accounts that can give attackers access to their entire networks.

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Security teams consulted too late on digital transformation

A new survey finds 76 percent of IT professionals with responsibility for security feel their security teams are brought in too late to have a meaningful impact on digital transformation projects.

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Publishers rely on Facebook at their own peril

A new report spotlights the challenges publishing companies grapple with on Facebook as the social giant continues to gain power over publishers even as it regularly changes policies and causes confusion.

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Why ITSM is on the cusp of a major shift

While the IT service management community has stepped up its collection of performance data from its customers, it's been slow to take the next step of applying data-driven automation. A new survey suggests adoption will happen in a...

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Businesses struggle to hire workers with cloud skills

As enterprises continue to focus on implementing a cloud infrastructure, many still face roadblocks when it comes to hiring candidates with the right skills.

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Spending on public cloud IT infrastructure to hit $23.3 billion

Research firm IDC forecasts strong spending on IT infrastructure for cloud environments in 2016, particularly public cloud environments, despite the slowdown in spending in the first quarter.

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6 ways to be a better project manager

Project management is a complex -- and critical -- function. Here are six pieces of advice to help project managers improve their craft.

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IT wants (but struggles) to operationalize big data

Big data leaders at large companies are bullish on the capabilities of big data analytics, but are struggling to break down data silos and make data accessible.

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Big data and analytics spending to hit $187 billion

In its new "Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide," research firm IDC forecasts revenues in the market will increase more than 50 percent over its five-year forecast period.

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Cloud Chronicles: Why Care.com cares about the cloud

In the latest edition of Cloud Chronicles, Network World's Brandon Butler visits the offices of Care.com, which runs almost its entire business via the cloud.

Computerworld IT Salary Survey 2016 Results

Download Computerworld's IT Salary Survey 2016 results

Our free special report shows current salaries for dozens of tech titles, plus details about IT pros' top concerns, the state of the job market and the hottest skills today.

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IT leaders must move fast (and decisively) to land tech talent

IT leaders say recruiting and retaining tech talent is of high importance. However, the vast majority are ill-prepared to fill open positions, according to the CIO Executive Council’s 2016 IT Talent Assessment Survey.

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Snapchat's oldest feature still its most popular

A new survey of young Snapchat users found that the app's messaging and story-sharing features are still the most popular — and nearly a third of all respondents said the best thing about Snapchat is that their parents don't use it.

Computerworld IT Salary Watch

IT Salary Survey 2016 results: Compare your pay

Use our Smart Salary Finder to compare your compensation with that of IT workers with similar jobs and experience levels across the U.S. or broken out by region.

Sign up to participate in Computerworld's 2017 IT Salary Survey

Want to be part of next year's IT Salary Survey? Fill out a short form and we'll send you the survey link when we launch it in the fall.

Computerworld IT Salary Watch

IT Salary Survey 2016 report: Paychecks get pumped

For the second year running, IT pay gains are strong. Our survey of 3,300 tech pros reveals whose salaries are beefiest -- and how you can add muscle to yours.

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