ITworld Career en When Linus Torvalds curses, people listen [CARTOON] Linux’s creator goes on another epic rant<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Career Development Enterprise Software Internet IT Management Offbeat Open Source Security Software News breakfast cartoon cloud comic computers cursing cyberculture diner eggs food GCC Linux kernel Git humor Internet jokes linus torvalds Linux Linux kernel mailing list Mobile news open source security social media technology web Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 429343 at It's a seller's market for IT professionals In a job market where available IT pros can name their price and are rejecting poor offers, businesses need to step up their game.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career IT Management Case study IT jobs Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:39:21 +0000 IDGNS staff 429333 at How to repair broken relationships with co-workers Bad relationships are bound to happen from time to time, but you can repair them with a little work. Here&#039;s what you should always, sometimes and never do.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career IT Management Networking Analysis Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:18:28 +0000 IDGNS staff 429169 at Secrets to CIO longevity Most CIOs stay in their positions only about five years, but others manage to stick around longer. Here&#039;s a look at what it takes to remain effective when you hunker down in one place. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career IT Management Networking Feature Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:46:58 +0000 IDGNS staff 429168 at Why many programmers don’t bother joining the ACM In response to a query from Vint Cerf, professional developers explain why they don’t feel a membership in the Association for Computing Machinery is worth the cost<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Career Cloud Computing Development Enterprise Software Internet On-demand Software Open Source Software News ACM ACM Queue Association for computing machinery career code coder coding Communications of the ACM computers copyright cyberculture GitHub gmail Google Scholar GPL Internet licensing MIT open source paywall programmer programming Reddit research software software developer software development Stack Exchange technology Vint Cerf Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 429166 at Flexibility, asking questions key for recent college graduates looking to advance in IT When Cathy Lee started working at New York startup Faith Street last year, she quickly learned a lesson that could benefit other recent college graduates who want to advance their IT careers -- soft skills like being flexible, taking on new tasks and asking questions matter a lot.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career IT Management Feature Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:30:47 +0000 IDGNS staff 429164 at Top leadership quality isn't what you'd expect What&#039;s the most important quality leaders should have? Discipline? Drive? Obsession? The ability to motivate others? No, no, no and no. The answer is emotional IQ - or what&#039;s referred to in laymen&#039;s terms as empathy.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career IT Management Feature Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:00:58 +0000 IDGNS staff 429096 at 8 important things to do when you lose your job Help, I’m a Business Analyst and I just lost my job. My company just closed and everyone working there was just told to go home. What should I do first to get a new job?<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career itcareers Tip IT career advice IT job advice IT Job Search Tips job searching tips Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:39:28 +0000 Eric Bloom 429013 at GCC wins lifetime achievement award - and also takes heat from Linus Torvalds The venerable GNU compiler wins the ACM’s Programming Languages Software Award while simultaneously coming under fire from the Linux creator<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Career Data Center Development Enterprise Software IT Management Open Source Software News ACM Association for computing machinery Chris Lattner compiler computers Coq cyberculture free software Free Software Foundation FSF GCC GHC Glasgow Haskell Compiler gnu GNU Compiler Collection Haskell Internet java Jikes Research Virtual Machine JRVM linus torvalds Linux LLVM LLVM Compiler Infrastructure open source Programming Languages Software Award Simon Marlow Simon Peyton Jones software technology Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 428940 at How to select IT talent in a merger In today&#039;s dog-merge-dog world, one of the greatest challenges is determining how to weave the IT talent from merging companies into one successful, thriving organization. Divestitures pose the same challenge: deciding who will stay and who will go.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career IT Management News insider Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:30:52 +0000 IDGNS staff 428904 at 6 job search 'hacks' that will get you hired <!--paging_filter--><p>These six job search 'hacks' can set you apart from other candidates and put you on the path to land your dream job.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career IT Management Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:17:00 +0000 kgerich 428609 at Don’t overdo it on System Administrator Appreciation Day [CARTOON] Be sure to show your sysadmin how much you appreciate him or her today - but keep it sane<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Career Data Center Data Protection Hardware IT Management Networking Offbeat News cartoon cloud comic computers cyberculture dance frankincense humor Internet jokes king MacGyver Mobile news office poetry royalty security social media sysadmin SysAdminDay system administrator technology throne web work Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 428600 at For half, STEM degrees lead to other jobs The Census Bureau reports that only 26% of people with any type of four-year STEM degree are working in a STEM field. For those with a degree specifically in computer, math or statistics, the figure is 49%, nearly the same for engineering degrees. What happens to the other STEM trained workers? <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career IT Management News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:47:16 +0000 IDGNS staff 428487 at Just their type: 10 keyboards beloved by programmers <!--paging_filter--><p>Software developers can become quite attached to the keyboards they use to bang out code all day. Here are some models that have significant coder followings</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career Cloud Computing Data Center Development Hardware Internet Personal Tech Software Aluminum Wireless keyboard Apple Apple Aluminum Wireless keyboard Bjarne Stroustrup career coder coding Comfort Curve keyboard computers Das keyboard DataHand DataHand keyboard Dell Dell L100 keyboard developer Dvorak Emacs Emacs Pinky ergonomic Happy Hacking Happy Hacking keyboard HHKB IBM IBM Model M keyboard Internet Kinesis Advantage keyboard Kinesis keyboard L100 L100 keyboard Mechanical Cherry MX mechanical keyboard Microsoft Microsoft Comfort Curve keyboard Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 keyboard Model M keyboard Natural Ergonomic 4000 keyboard programmer programming QWERTY repetitive stress injury Richard Stallman RSI software software development software programming technology touch typing TypeMatrix TypeMatrix keyboard typing Unix USB USB keyboard Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 kgerich 428405 at Sysadmin Day 2014: 8 ways to show your appreciation <!--paging_filter--><p>Take a moment to show your appreciation for these professionals who spend most of the year doing wildly complicated things that almost no one notices or understands.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career Data Center Hardware IT Management Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:10:00 +0000 kgerich 428404 at